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The $7 Billion Opportunity that Legacy IT Vendors Ignored


How did the Shadow IT phenomenon disrupt an established industry, when the signs of growing discontent were so clear and obvious? Many CIOs have been challenged to offer a similar experience — easy to use, rapid provisioning of infrastructure — to compete with the savvy public cloud service providers.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Technology, Media and Telecom Sector M&A Trends in 2016

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During the first half (H1) of 2016, 1,363 deals worth $223.1 billion represented a 41.6 percent decrease in value compared to H1 2015 ($382.3 billion, 1,580 deals), and the weakest H1 deal value and count since 2013 ($173.5 billion, 1,056 deals).

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Study Finds UK Digital Economy Generated £123 Billion

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Digital business contributes an enormous amount of money to the British economy. Research from Virgin Business Media and Oxford Economics has found that digital capabilities generated £123 billion in business revenues, which is equivalent to 3.4% of the UK GDP.

Source: The Guardian

Globalization is Now Driven by Digital Transformation

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Digitization has transformed everything: the nature of the goods changing hands, the universe of potential suppliers and customers, the method of delivery, and the capital and scale required. Globalization is no longer exclusively the domain of Fortune 500 firms.

Source: World Economic Forum

How Cloud Services Disrupt the Videoconferencing Market

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In the first quarter of 2016 (Q1 2016), video conferencing revenue declined 22 percent quarter-over-quarter to $701 million due to lower seasonal demand, according the the latest worldwide market study by IHS Technology.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How SDN and NFV Lead Open Technology Transformation

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The traditional carrier networking equipment sector has been awaiting a major transition, as telecom service providers sought a way to free themselves from the constraints of proprietary platforms. Open source software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) hold the key to progress.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Worldwide Smartphone Growth Now Forecast at 3.1% in 2016

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Global smartphone shipments will grow by just 3.1% during 2016, which is a substantial slowdown from the 10.5% growth in 2015 and 27.8% in 2014. Shipments are now expected to reach 1.48 billion in 2016 and grow to 1.84 billion in 2020, according to an updated forecast by IDC.

Source: IDC


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