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Worldwide IT Security Spending will Reach $119.9 Billion

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More CIOs are investing in business technology that improves their organization’s resilience to cyber threats. Worldwide spending on IT security-related hardware, software, and services is forecast to reach $119.9 billion in 2021, according to the latest global market study by IDC.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why Mobile Augmented Reality Has Huge Upside Potential

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Mobile AR’s installed base could grow to over 3 billion by 2021, while smartglasses, premium VR and mobile VR combined might top 100 million in the same timeframe (so tens of millions for each platform individually). This makes mobile AR’s installed base more than 25x all AR/VR headsets long-term.

Source: Digi-Capital

Software-Defined Storage Revenue will Reach $16.2 Billion

As more CIOs and CTOs prepare for the data deluge that’s driving demand for enterprise storage solutions, savvy IT infrastructure vendors are already offering next-generation systems that meet the evolving requirements of their customer’s digital transformation projects.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Cognitive and AI Systems Revenue will Reach $57.6 Billion

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The retail and banking industries are forecast to spend the most on cognitive and AI systems in 2017 with investments of $1.74 billion and $1.72 billion, respectively. The discrete manufacturing, healthcare, and process manufacturing industries are also forecast to spend more than $1 billion each this year.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Commercial Blockchain Deployments Gain Traction

Many organizations are now actively considering blockchain deployments, and a significant proportion are already anticipating integration of blockchain into their IT systems within the next 18 months, according the latest worldwide market study by Juniper Research.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Digital Transformation Requires Robust IT Architecture

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Today, just 34 percent of companies say they build IT architecture strategies beyond a 12-month window, according to a survey of 500 U.S. firms. Yet a majority acknowledge the need for improved planning across their entire IT architecture – hardware, development (software), data, and security.

Source: CompTIA

Cyber Threat Survey Uncovers Common IT Security Attacks

IT security threats market research

Phishing (72%), spyware (50%), ransomware (49%) and Trojans (47%) are the threats most seen by respondents’ organizations, but not all of these have significant impact. When it comes to impact, phishing causes the most damage, and 40% of survey respondents experienced phishing attacks, including spearphishing and whaling in the last year.

Source: SANS Institute