IoT in 2019: New strategies, new ecosystems

IoT, a technique for applying technology to generate new outcomes, has been a focal point for a wide set of IT and operational technology vendors interested in being involved in the wave of digital transformation and driving new business. In 2019 vendors are starting to solidify unique go-to-market strategies, and construction of new ecosystems and […]

The evolving battleground for winning private cloud customers

Of the 200 enterprises surveyed in TBR’s 2H18 Cloud Infrastructure & Platforms Customer Research, 85% have adopted private cloud and TBR projects the hosted private cloud IaaS market will grow to $24 billion in 2022, from $18 billion in 2018. This growth creates opportunity for providers across the value chain and encourages the entry of […]

Leading webscales tackle the connectivity problem; CSP business model under threat

After dominating the digital advertising and cloud services markets, leading webscales are moving deeper into the networking domain, aiming to leverage new technologies and business models that could threaten incumbent communications service providers’ (CSP) core business of providing connectivity services. Leading webscales aim to bring connectivity worldwide, which will extend their advertising and cloud empires […]

Cloud pairs well with partners

In the cloud and software markets no one vendor touts everything every customer could need, making it increasingly important for vendors to team up to provide enterprises with value-added solutions and services. Join us Sept. 18 to hear the latest on vendor partnership activities and how we believe they will impact the market long term. […]

Quantum computing leaps into customers’ transformation-centric conversations

The quantum computing market will evolve from research-centric to commercial use cases as the technology reaches economic advantage — algorithm by algorithm — in the next two to five years. Once this occurs, developments will be rapid and organizations with the foundation built to take advantage of quantum computing will quickly reap the rewards of […]

Booz Allen Hamilton keeps winning, even when the government shuts down

TBR’s initial response to Booz Allen Hamilton’s (BAH’s) 1Q19 earnings published on Tuesday, and we expect another strong quarter from BAH to close out its FY19. BAH boasts a soundly differentiated market position and multilayered alignment of its technology and advisory portfolio with the primary objectives of its federal customers. Consulting-led offerings are increasingly interwoven […]

TBR Weekly Preview: May 20-24

Before the long weekend here in the U.S., our teams will be publishing deeper analysis on some of the vendors that released earnings earlier this quarter. As always, our approach starts with the individual companies, then builds to an understanding of the larger market. Additionally, don’t miss this Wednesday’s webinar Bringing the best: Talent and […]

TBR Weekly Preview: May 13-17

As we move further into May, we will shift from initial earnings reports to larger, detailed reports on the vendors we cover, plus the benchmarks and market forecasts for the broader areas, such as cloud and telecom. And definitely do not miss Wednesday’s webinar on digital transformation. Monday The IBM Cloud report highlights how cloud […]

TBR Weekly Preview: May 6-10

We are still cranking through our initial analysis of vendors’ earnings for the first quarter, with more detailed analysis available two weeks after the announcements.   Monday Growth of Wipro IT Services’ (ITS) emerging business lines, such as Digital Ops and Platforms, shows recent investments are paying dividends; however, steep declines in its legacy outsourcing […]

VAR partners may not survive cloud boom: TBR

“According to practice manager and principal analyst Allan Krans, companies that do make the change will form the largest segment of cloud partners, while those that don’t will ultimately not survive. “However, the new breed of partner, such as those working with companies like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Salesforce, will need to operate in […]