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Cloud-based Big Data Services will Grow in Western Europe

Cloud-based Big Data Services Europe

Big data analytics is gradually gaining traction and involves collecting data from smart systems — such as in-vehicle infotainment, smart meters, and kiosks. The big data services market in Western Europe is expected to grow by 28.74% during 2014 to 2019.

via Technavio

How a Shift to Software Impacts Data Center Hardware Vendors

open source software in data center

Server hardware vendors are threatened by the growing importance of software within the data center market, as customers seek to mitigate complexity and ongoing management challenges. TBR reports that server, storage and networking hardware revenue increased by just 3.9% year-to-year in 1Q15.

via TBR

Why Emerging Digital Platforms Disrupt Old Business Models

digital disruption

Uber and other digital platforms are redefining the interaction among consumers, workers, and employers. They are also making the prior celebrated firm of the industrial age – an essential institution, which allowed for specialization and saved on transactions costs – redundant.

via World Economic Forum

Why Wearable Device Shipments will Soar in China During 2015

Wearables in China

Last year, 13.0 million wearable devices were shipped in China. That was already a 150% increase over 2013. Wearable device shipments in China are forecast to increase by 169.2% and reach 35 million units in 2015.

via eMarketer

Mobile Video Viewing Grew by 126.7% During Last 12 Months

Mobile Video Viewing

Short-form content remains the most popular type of video viewed on mobile phones. In Q1 2015, videos under 3 minutes accounted for nearly half of time spent watching video via smartphones.

via eMarketer

Demand Grows for Data Center Infrastructure Management

cloud data center infrastructure management

Infrastructure management software vendors experienced an average 48% growth in subscription revenues, but license and maintenance revenue averages declined. TBR believes these figures illustrate the ongoing business model shifts from software license and maintenance agreements to more flexible subscriptions.

via TBR

How Open Source Subscriptions Disrupt Legacy App Vendors

Open Source Software Subscription

The ongoing success of open source software subscriptions continues to take a heavy toll on traditional vendors. Application software revenue grew by just 2.7 percent year-to-year for the twenty-three vendors tracked in Technology Business Research (TBR) “Applications Software Vendor Benchmark” study.

via Digital Lifescapes

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