Worldwide Application Infrastructure and Middleware Market Grew 12 Percent in 2017

Posted on: June 4th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Worldwide Application Infrastructure and Middleware Market Grew 12 Percent in 2017

While new agile challengers may seem better fits for those pursuing digital initiatives, the underlying reality is that legacy middleware and software integration platforms will persist

Global Smart Home Market to Hit $155 Billion by 2023

Posted on: June 1st, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Global Smart Home Market to Hit $155 Billion by 2023

The global smart home market ended on an upbeat note in 2017 reaching $84 billion, up 16% from $72 billion in 2016 according to a report just released by Strategy Analytics . According to the report, “ 2018 Global Smart Home Market Forecast ”, worldwide consumer spending on smart home devices, systems and services will total nearly $96 billion

Smartphone Shipments Forecast to Decline in 2018, Then Resume Growth

Posted on: June 1st, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Smartphone Shipments Forecast to Decline in 2018, Then Resume Growth

The other catalyst to watch will be the introduction of 5G smartphones. IDC predicts the first commercially ready 5G smartphones will appear in the second half of 2019 with a ramp up across most regions happening in 2020. IDC projects 5G smartphone volumes to account for roughly 7% of all smartphones in 2020 or 212 million in total. The share of 5G devices should grow to 18% of total volumes by 2022.

Personal Computing Devices Forecast to Continue Their Decline

Posted on: June 1st, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Personal Computing Devices Forecast to Continue Their Decline

According to the latest forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker, global shipments of personal computing devices (PCDs) – composed of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, and workstation) and tablets (slate and detachable) – are expected to decline 3.5% year over year in 2018, which is an even steeper decline from

Worldwide Server Market Revenue Grew 38.6% in the First Quarter of 2018

Posted on: May 31st, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Worldwide Server Market Revenue Grew 38.6% in the First Quarter of 2018

Demand for x86 servers increased 41.0% in 1Q18 with $17.4 billion in revenues. Non-x86 servers grew 15.5% year over year to $1.4 billion.

Worldwide Hardcopy Peripherals Market Maintains Its Growth Trajectory in the First Quarter

Posted on: May 31st, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Worldwide Hardcopy Peripherals Market Maintains Its Growth Trajectory in the First Quarter

Inkjet delivered year-over-year growth for the sixth consecutive quarter in 1Q18 with a 2.1% increase to 14 million units shipped. Strong growth in the business inkjet market (9.7% year over year) was the key contributor to overall inkjet market growth.

Worldwide Sales of Smartphones Returned to Growth in First Quarter of 2018

Posted on: May 30th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Worldwide Sales of Smartphones Returned to Growth in First Quarter of 2018

Samsung is challenged to raise the average selling price (ASP) of its smartphones, while facing increasing competition from Chinese brands that are taking more market share.

UX of ‘New’ Mobility Services is Too Often an Afterthought, Finds Strategy Analytics

Posted on: May 29th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
UX of ‘New’ Mobility Services is Too Often an Afterthought, Finds Strategy Analytics

For any service that wishes to improve their perception among users, we urge a greater focus on UX-centric factors important to travelers, particularly the usability of the service itself via the app, the on-board experience, or the availability model

Advertising, Search and Commerce Drive Augmented Reality From Fun to Function

Posted on: May 29th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Advertising, Search and Commerce Drive Augmented Reality  From Fun to Function

AR is a powerful enabler for engagement and immersion making it ideal for advertising, convenient to search and visualization key in retail for certain products

Global Video Market to Reach $842Bn in 2022 According To New Huawei/Strategy Analytics Whitepaper

Posted on: May 29th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Global Video Market to Reach $842Bn in 2022 According To New Huawei/Strategy Analytics Whitepaper

The IP transition should also have the effect of increasing convergence opportunities across multiple video markets, since there will be increasing similarity in underlying technologies in video delivery and distribution systems supporting different verticals and networks.