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Drivers and Investments Several early adopter enterprises have opted for 5G versus Wi-Fi 6, portending a market shift to cellular. Leading retailers (e.g., Walmart and Walgreens) are adopting 5G and edge computing as part of their digital transformations (DT). Cloud providers (aka webscales) are focused on adding network applications to their cloud marketplace ecosystems to […]Read More
January 26: Local, state and international governments experienced more COVID-19 turbulence than U.S. federal agencies in 2Q20
State and local governments in the U.S. as well as civilian agencies of international governments saw significant disruption to tax revenues and their ability to provide even basic levels of citizen-facing services as a result of the pandemic. Employment services agencies, for example, were suddenly forced to operate at sharply lower levels, if at all, […]Register
KPMG: Fundamentally what blockchain does is digitize trust
In late 2020, KPMG’s blockchain team outlined to TBR the efforts the firm has made to evolve its blockchain practice, expanding into concrete and discrete areas in which the firm can “create an ecosystem around something that already exists, then add a layer of trust, enabled by blockchain,” as made evident by the three focus areas detailed by the KPMG team: cryptoasset […]
Leading enterprises are planning massive investments in DT; 5G implicated in many cases
Leading enterprises intend to spend big on digital transformation, which in many cases implicates 5G Leading companies in their respective verticals, such as Amazon, Walmart, Walgreens, Ford and Deere & Co., are preparing to make relatively large investments in digital transformation (DT) over the next few years as they adjust to the post-pandemic new normal, […]
Accelerated cloud adoption will persist even after COVID-19 pandemic subsides
Pandemic-related cloud adoption continues, with more multiproduct, mission-critical SaaS implementations planned for 2021 The outbreak of COVID-19 led to constraints around enterprise IT budgets, but the emergence of a digital workforce resulted in accelerated adoption of cloud applications, particularly those related to productivity and customer-facing suites in the front office. Enterprises needed to rapidly shift […]
COVID-19 shifts demands in the HCI space, creating opportunity for nimble vendors
Accelerated demand due to COVID-19 has more vendors focusing aggressively on the HCI market opportunity Over 40% of data center customers already consume hyperconverged infrastructure and have relatively strong loyalty to their incumbent HCI vendor. Still, 33% of respondents in TBR’s 2H20 Hyperconverged Platforms Customer Research report do not use HCI at this point in […]