The market for Big Data tech and services is expected to be worth $32.4 billion by 2017, growing between then and now at a CAGR of 27 percent.
That’s what market research company IDC is projecting, in a report that says that growth is about six times the growth rate of the ICT market. more»
The global market for materials to construct active matrix organic light emitting (AMOLED) panels next year will grow by 27 percent.
That’s according to a report from IHS, which predicts the market will be worth an estimated $445 million in 2014. more»
A report from Gartner said that by 2017 public cloud offerings will account for over 25 percent of government business services, not counting defence and security.
But CIOs need to get themselves into the debate on public cloud sourcing, and kick of sourcing strategies with politicos. more»
A company claims that enterprises will adopt smart glasses faster than your average geek.
APX Labs, which makes Skylight software, claims that Google, Epson and others are making devices which in conjunction with apps will be adopted by large corporations.
Skylight, it claims, will let workers share their view with remote colleagues, continuously monitor important information, control devices, sensors and equipments remotely and find and track objects and people. more»
There’s more gloomy news for chip giant Intel.
A report by Digitimes Research estimates that a total of 20,000 units of ARM-based servers ship this year. And while that’s hardly made a dent in Chipzilla’s armour yet, only representing 0.2 percent of that market, that’s set to change. more»
Thinkbroadband surveyed close to 900 British workers and has discovered a large percentage have gripes about using the internet from home.
While the majority of people working from home feel that it’s important to their job, their ability to do their job is marred by defects with their broadband conection. more»
The hegemony of Intel looks to be under further threat after a report that search giant Google is to design its own chips.
That’s according to the Wall Street Journal, which speculates that because it buys more servers than anyone else in the world, it could dictate prices to component makers. more»
Microsoft has signed up Capita to its global Cloud OS Network.
And Capita, as a result, has introduced a private cloud product called Capita Productivity Hub – yu can get it using the existing Capita Private Cloud infrastructure.
It lets UK customers using Outlook, Lync, Sharepoint, Word, Excel and Powerpoint to increase productivity, Capita claims. more»
The first UK Cloud awards are to be sponsored by Ingram Micro UK.
The awards have been created by the Cloud Industry Forum in conjunction with techUK and Cloud Pro.
The jamboree is set to take place in February 2014, giving gongs to vendors, customers and individuals notable for pushing the edge of the cloud industry. more»
German Voice over IP phone company Innovaphone says it has signed up Ingram to distribute its products through Europe.
The aim is to use Ingram’s Micro Unified division to sell its VOiP Unified Communication Solutions products.
Ingram senior manager Cristophe Mory said that the firm’s products are easy to use and will provide its customers – resellers – with a “best of breed” communication tool. more»
As predicted here, now is the time for predictions for 2014. And the latest seer to gaze into his dark John Dee style speculum is Mario Faria, from ServiceSource.
Fario says many companies have experimented with big data stuff during 2013 and tried pilots. more»
A Harris poll has shown that people largely show a vast indifference to wearable technology.
That could be bad news for vendors who have hyped up the category like there’s no tomorrow.
Harris surveyed 2,250 people aged 18 or over in the USA. more»
Big Blue said it has made a breakthrough that will provide the potential to create ultra fast optical switches, suitable for future big data computer systems.
The company said its scientists have demonstrated a quantum mechanical process known as Bose-Einstein Condensation (BEC). more»
After rumours that high street giant Argos had dropped its MyTablet, it now appears that, er, it has.
A report on Hudluser.com quotes a customer service rep from Argos saying that its Bush MyTablet pink and its Bush MyTablet silver have been discontinued. more»
An IDC report said that the Western Europe large format printer market fell in the the third quarter of 2013 by 2.9 percent. Meanwhile it also reported that the document scanner market was up by more than 30 percent.
The top three vendors in the large format printer market are HP, Canon and Epson – together they accounted for 89.3 percent of shipments – they were close to 15,500 units in Q3. more»