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In November our detailed report on Tata Consultancy Services’ (TCS) performance and strategy included a SWOT slide with the following item in the Threat category: “Competitors are building assets and scale quickly through acquisitions; TCS retains a conservative M&A stance.” Just a couple of weeks into 2019, we’re seeing a change from the company: a […]Read More
January 23: IoT is getting a lot easier
While it is too early to say that the Internet of Things (IoT) market is fully mature, it is maturing. The first three years of the IoT era were filled with extravagant claims, inadequate products and services, and a chaotic partner ecosystem. Starting in 2018 and accelerating throughout 2019 and 2020, more customers will come […]Register
Intel: Optimizing its scale advantage for Business of One flexibility
TBR perspective Usually sound business execution of world-class engineering, coupled with world-class monolithic manufacturing, has made Intel a dominant force around which technology businesses have orbited for decades. Intel’s dominance has been baked in the PC and server form factors, while ever smaller price points and form factors have shifted end-customer purchase criteria from computational […]
CSPs accelerate NFV and SDN investments ahead of the 5G era
Communication service providers (CSPs) are ramping up NFV- and SDN-related investments to realize greater cost savings and efficiencies, according to Technology Business Research Inc.’s (TBR) 2H18 Telecom Software Mediated Networks (NFV/SDN) Customer Adoption Study. This increase in investment will be driven by two underlying factors: CSPs under pressure to realize cost savings as their connectivity […]
5G-readiness spend and migration to new network architectures spur the TIS market to growth in 3Q18
According to Technology Business Research, Inc.’s (TBR) 3Q18 Telecom Infrastructure Services (TIS) Benchmark, the TIS market grew as communication service provider (CSP) investment in areas tied to 5G-readiness increased. CSPs are rearchitecting their networks leveraging NFV, SDN and the cloud as well as implementing new business models, which requires growing spend across a broad range […]
U.S. 5G investment supports non-China-based vendors as Huawei and ZTE face increasing headwinds
Nokia and Huawei are well-positioned to win as operators overhaul architectures in the 5G era, but most of the spend to date is on 5G radios, with Ericsson at an advantage due to market perception of its software-upgradeable Ericsson Radio System RAN. The network must ultimately be overhauled to fully realize 5G’s potential, but it […]