HPE telco vertical ‘key gateway’ for future growth

“According to analyst firm Technology Business Research (TBR), the vendor’s previously ‘marginalised’ Communications and Media Solutions (CMS) has received new life amid the global business transformation sweep.  “In particular, the changes prompted by 5G, edge computing, artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will become a ‘key growth pillar’ for HPE as new opportunities emerge in the […]

Digital Transformation Insights: What do we mean by ‘cross vendor’?

As part of our Digital Transformation Insights portfolio, twice this year we’ve published cross vendor reports, narrowing our analysis down to a few select vendors while staying within the context of digital transformation. In the first report, we put Accenture and IBM side by side — looking at the two companies’ past, present and future […]

Top growing consultancies lean into emerging technologies

Twice a year TBR publishes its Management Consulting Benchmark, which provides key service line, regional, vertical and operational data and analysis for 13 leading management consulting vendors. The benchmark also includes deep dives into 11 of the 13 vendors. This week, TBR will publish insights into two of those vendors: IBM and EY. “IBM is […]

Device market disruptors

AR, VR, smart speakers and AI chips are part of the digital transformation story New technologies have driven growth in the consumer device market. Smart speakers are ubiquitous, and adoption of these devices has grown faster than for any new product since smartphones. AR and VR adoption is growing more slowly but the technology is […]

Will ‘new’ management consulting models support digital transformation?

An exclusive review of TBR’s Management Consulting Benchmark As a diverse set of IT services vendors take consulting-led approaches to capturing new logos and delivering digital transformations, the established strategy consultancies have invested in emerging technology capabilities and diverse talent. In a world in which every services vendor is also a consultancy, these old-school firms […]

India-centric vendors defy gravity and all sensible expectations

An exclusive review of TBR’s IT Services Vendor Benchmark Every quarter the large India-centric IT services vendors — Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Wipro, Cognizant and HCL Technologies (HCLT) — produce revenue growth and profitability that keep them in the top half, and sometimes in the top five, vendors TBR tracks, despite market trends that […]

Separating the tricks from the treats in the emerging technology sector

An overview of ICT trends, business models and best practices As TBR separates which emerging technologies are tricks from those that are business strategy and financial performance treats, we will also provide insights on how to be the house with the best candy in town. Technology disruption and innovation are constants across all segments of […]

Year in review: Shifting from a monocloud to a multicloud and hybrid cloud landscape

2019 has been a notable year for the cloud and software markets, shedding light on the cloud landscape as it becomes progressively complicated. From customers’ increasingly complex use cases to vendors’ sustained but slowing growth, along with acquisitions, new challengers and new ventures, the market continues to transform. Join Allan Krans, Meaghan McGrath, Jack McElwee […]

Relaunched Security Benchmark highlights emerging security trends

TBR’s Security Benchmark makes its return to the data center portfolio this week, covering many of the current trends impacting the enterprise security market. With a new look and feel, the Security Benchmark now covers insights into emerging security trends, in addition to the traditional eight TBR segments of the enterprise security market. For example, […]