Top 3 Predictions for Devices in 2022

Devices demand to decelerate in 2022 Devices market will see growth return to pre-pandemic levels throughout 2022 Many thought the initial surge in devices demand would quickly fade after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that has not been the case. Revenue growth across the ecosystem, especially in PCs and tablets, has been much […]

Hardware as a Service: 4Q21 insights from TBR’s Data Center team

Sometimes referred to as DaaS (Device as a Service), XaaS (Anything as a Service) or consumption-based models, hardware subscription offerings have become abundant in the market as vendors compete to build lasting customer relationships. Join Principal Analyst & Practice Manager Angela Lambert and Senior Analyst Eric Costa Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, for a discussion on […]

2021 PC market predictions

The pandemic has accelerated some trends and slowed others within the devices market. Specifically, the role of the PC has changed during the pandemic and will continue to evolve post-pandemic from working, learning and lifestyle perspectives. Join Principal Analyst Ezra Gottheil and Analyst Eric Costa for a discussion on the state of the PC market, […]

COVID-19 changes everything: What’s next for devices and IoT?

The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated some trends and slowed others. In IoT, the emphasis has shifted to a more strategic approach to achieve greater resilience and transparency, while projects largely aimed at increasing operational efficiency have be put on the backburner. At the same time, the crisis has accelerated a maturation in customer organizations that […]

Opportunities abound for enterprise security vendors as customers adapt their IT to the new COVID-19 world

Key insights COVID-19 rapidly increased the need for enterprise security in remote and edge environments to enable remote employees to work securely. Many multiline vendors in the enterprise security market also sell data center infrastructure and attach enterprise security sales to hardware sales to provide customers with complete solutions. Data center hardware backlogs therefore slowed […]

While challenges persist for security vendors due to COVID-19, opportunities abound as customers adapt to the new world

Acquisition sprees continue despite economic woes As noted in TBR’s 1H20 Security Benchmark, consolidation continues in the enterprise security market as customers continue to seek to work with fewer vendors to secure their IT portfolios. This encourages larger firms to make tuck-in acquisitions to meet customer demands. COVID-19 rapidly increased the need for enterprise security […]

PC status report: PCs reach a turning point

Join Ezra Gottheil and Eric Costa for a presentation on the PC market’s “interesting year” of 2020, where demand skyrocketed as more people used more PCs for more purposes than ever before. TBR believes the pandemic positively disrupted the PC market, giving the total available market a boost that will endure past the end of the crisis. However, the […]

IoT is helping improve supply chains, smart city infrastructure and healthcare, with growth in energy, public and manufacturing

3Q20 vertical takeaways Global organizations are battling supply chain issues due to COVID-19. IoT will continue to play a role in enhancing supply chains to help increase long-term resilience in the event of future pandemics or other disruptions. Automation in manufacturing and other verticals continues to be a major trend. Although some companies may have […]

Commercial IoT market continues to grow during pandemic as demand for automation and security increases

3Q20 vertical takeaways Global organizations are battling supply chain issues due to COVID-19. IoT will continue to play a role in enhancing supply chains to help increase long-term resilience in the event of future pandemics or other disruptions. Automation in manufacturing and other verticals continues to be a major trend. Although some companies may have […]

PCs in a pandemic

Join Ezra Gottheil and Eric Costa Sept. 23 for a presentation on how the global COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the PC business as well as the use of PCs. As people use PCs to work, learn and play at home, what are the implications for the types of PCs they are using, the environment in […]