Crossing the chasm from a CSP to a DSP

Communication service providers (CSPs) are challenged to transform into digital service providers (DSPs) to remain relevant and be successful in the digital era. This transformation is a monumental undertaking and is a fundamental change in not only the business model, but also the operational and technological aspects of CSPs. Click here for more information on […]

TBR launches new Cloud Customer Research reports covering infrastructure and applications adoption

HAMPTON, N.H. — Recognizing that a more mature cloud market needs deeper customer insight, Technology Business Research, Inc. (TBR) is launching two new programs: Cloud Applications Customer Research and Cloud Infrastructure Customer Research. While the vendor landscape is solidified from a leadership perspective, customer behavior has become even more difficult to decipher. TBR’s new programs […]

Enterprises are seeking the agility and flexibility afforded by cloud environments and are increasingly considering opex-based consumption models for their on-premises private cloud environments. Insights from TBR’s recently published 1H18 Hyperconverged Platforms Customer Research report further detail these trends and the impact they will likely have on the data center infrastructure market and digital transformation. […]

TBR launches Alibaba Cloud vendor report amid changes in public cloud PaaS & IaaS markets

As Alibaba Cloud continues to prove itself as a relevant public cloud PaaS and IaaS challenger, Technology Business Research, Inc. (TBR) is launching a new report focused on the vendor to provide subscribers with ongoing insights into the business’ performance. As Alibaba’s cloud business progressively moves beyond the company’s traditional China and Southeast Asia presence […]

Exploring murky world of IoT: Where are the best opportunities?

Vertical and subvertical market segmentation is more important in IoT than in other types of technology products and services because IoT is diverse. Most vendors are trying to tame the breadth of the IoT market by prioritizing specific verticals. TBR believes the IoT market is beginning to stabilize if not mature, and this is a […]

NFV/SDN will account for over one-quarter of CSP capex and external opex spend in 2022

HAMPTON, N.H. — According to Technology Business Research, Inc.’s (TBR) latest NFV/SDN Telecom Market Forecast, covering 2017 to 2022, mainstream adoption of NFV/SDN is now set for the early 2020s due to operators encountering challenges with migration. “Despite challenges, operators will push forward with NFV/SDN and will scale their investments in these technologies,” said TBR […]

HCI vendors capitalize on digital transformation with private cloud adoption

HAMPTON, N.H. — In many ways, digital transformation equates to rising cloud adoption. Enterprises need the increased agility and flexibility that a cloud environment provides but also want the cost structure associated with cloud. However, new regulations on data sovereignty continue to emerge and security concerns are mounting as data becomes an increasingly valuable asset, […]

Leading operators are accelerating their 5G timetables, justifying the investment due to the competitive advantage 5G technology provides

HAMPTON, N.H. — The efficiency gains offered by 5G are spurring operators to accelerate their deployment timeframes, according to TBR’s 3Q18 5G Telecom Market Landscape. “5G is up to 10 times more efficient on a cost-per-gigabyte basis compared to LTE,” said TBR Telecom Senior Analyst Chris Antlitz. “This is the driving force behind most operator […]