Containers will be a $2.6B market by 2020, research firm says

The market for containers – which are used by developers to package applications – is “exploding” with a slew of startups looking to compete with legacy vendors who are increasingly prioritizing the technology. +MORE AT NETWORK WORLD: Greenpeace’s naughty and nice list of the most – and least – green tech vendors | Oops, this […] Read more »

Cisco, HPE led $88B enterprise infrastructure market in ’16, Synergy says

Despite more and more companies outsourcing workloads to the public cloud, legacy technology stalwarts Cisco and HPE remain the most popular enterprise infrastructure vendors, new estimates from Synergy Research suggest. Synergy tracked enterprise infrastructure spending across seven categories for the 12 months leading up to the end of Q3 2016: Data center servers; switches & […] Read more »

Qualcomm’s new chip may be too late as ARM server market fades

After more than half a decade in the making, ARM server chips should have struck gold by now, but they haven’t. ARM servers were projected to be approaching a double-digit server market share, but they still are virtually non-existent. Keeping market realities in mind, Qualcomm earlier this year said it would take a wait-and-watch approach […] Read more »

Cloud services lift IT outsourcing market higher than expected

Companies signed IT and business process outsourcing deals worth a record $ 9.5 billion in annual contract value, according to the quarterly outsourcing index produced Information Services Group (ISG). Traditional outsourcing contracts were up 5 percent to $ 5.8 billion, while the fast-growing as-a-service segment leapt 20 percent to $ 3.7 billion, according to ISG. […] Read more »

IDG Contributor Network: ZipBooks wants to shake up the accounting software market by helping customers collect cash

The accounting software industry is, contrary to what you might think, a pretty interesting place. Characterized by three large vendors that hold the lion’s share of the market in their respective geographies, until recently it has been a fairly sedentary place with Intuit (U.S.), Sage (U.K.) and MYOB (Australasia) happy to organically grow their businesses. […] Read more »

Cisco enters storage, hyperconvergence market with data center splash

SAN DIEGO – Cisco this week is throwing its hat into the hyperconvergence and software-defined storage ring with a system co-developed with software company SpringPath. Cisco is also rolling out at its Cisco Partner Summit here a new generation of Nexus 9000 data center switches featuring 25G/50G Ethernet based on custom ASICs. The new products […] Read more »

Does Oracle have a shot in the IaaS cloud market versus Amazon and Microsoft?

Less than a week after Hewlett-Packard unceremoniously withdrew from the IaaS public cloud market, another legacy IT stalwart has jumped in. In a grandiose display at the company’s OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, Oracle executives, led by czar/Chairman Larry Ellison made an ambitious, weeklong pitch for the company’s cloud. It stretches across all types of […] Read more »

How hybrid will reshape the entire cloud market

Sinclair Schuller is the CEO and cofounder of Apprenda, a leader in enterprise Platform as a Service. When the phrase “hybrid cloud” is mentioned, some technologists will tell you it is the eventual end state of cloud computing, while other technologists chuckle. Those that chuckle typically view hybrid as a phrase used by vendors and customers […] Read more »

Cisco New Intercloud Services Focus on Next Generation Internet of Things Market

The initiative of Cisco Intercloud, a worldwide network consisting of interconnected clouds that the corporation is building along with its partners, has grown now. The networking giant announced significant developments in the Intercloud initiative, which aims to connect the hybrid cloud to being part of a large available and accessible network from anywhere. During this […] Read more »

Global Safe Cities Market to Exceed $226 Billion Between 2015-2020, Says a New Research Report from Homeland Security Research Corp.

Washington DC (PRWEB) June 19, 2015 It is an open secret that the economic prosperity and quality of life of communities, towns and cities depend on the mitigation of crime, terror, man-made and natural disasters. Maturing technologies and changing public opinion lead to major shifts in the Safe Cities Global Market during the forecast period. […] Read more »