IBM reports spike in revenue thanks to boost from Red Hat

“Catie Merrill, research analyst at TBR Cloud and Software, said IBM is actively placing OpenShift at the core of its innovations. ‘This growth is reason to be optimistic about the IBM Red Hat relationship going forward and how the two plan to surmount the hybrid cloud opportunity from multiple angles,’ she told WRAL TechWire in […]

Sustained growth provides Accenture with the flexibility to enact internal and operational changes

In this week’s Accenture report, Senior Analyst Boz Hristov notes, “Accenture’s robust account management capabilities and diversified footprint supported continued profitable growth in FY1Q20 (CY4Q19), leading to increased market share. TBR does not expect major changes to the course of the company’s go-to-market strategy following the announced changes on Jan. 13 to its growth model, […]

Humio highlighted as standout hybrid enabler

“Catie Merrill, a Research Analyst at Technology Business Research, includes Humio in her new special report. The report, Amid rise of Kubernetes as standard in cloud-native deployment, vendors vie to be leading hybrid enablers describes how Humio stands out among startups that seek differentiation with niche, data-friendly tools.” — Humio

CIO role: 9 ways it will evolve in 2020

“After several years of IT vendors and consultants targeting other C-suite leaders and line-of-business heads to engage in digital transformation work, they’re looking back to CIOs again. ‘We’ve seen a swing back towards IT as decision-makers as digital transformation starts to mature,’ says Patrick Heffernan, senior analyst at Technology Business Research. ‘As it becomes increasingly clear […]

8 digital transformation trends for 2020

“Those service providers that don’t acquire their way to digital prominence will partner to do so. ‘No vendor can do it all, despite many positioning themselves as end-to-end service providers,’ TBR analysts wrote in their September 2019 Digital Transformation Insights report. ‘Technology partners are and will remain an integral part of India-centric and consulting vendors’ go-to-market […]

Enterprise adoption of private cellular networks poses opportunities and threats for telecom industry

An overview of key findings from TBR’s upcoming Private Cellular Networks Market Landscape Digitalization and Industry 4.0 have sparked an emerging trend whereby some enterprises are opting for private cellular networks that they buy, own and control. These enterprises will be looking to not only leverage these private networks for traditional communications but also institutionalize […]

Are digital transformation buyers ready for AI?

An exclusive review of TBR’s Digital Transformation Insights Report: Voice of the Customer and Digital Transformation Insights Report: Emerging Technology AI is one of the technologies that will help standardize the digital transformation (DT) market and turn the wildly loose use of the term “digital” into tangible business results. Though the technology sparks urgency for […]

Hardware commoditization pushes vendors into new ventures

Insights from TBR’s 2020 Data Center Predictions Join Stephanie Long and Geoff Woollacott for a detailed analysis of where the data center market is headed in 2020. With many emerging technologies coming to market, data center vendors are investing in various emerging technologies to augment their existing portfolio and maintain relevance as legacy portfolios become […]

IoT settles in for the long haul

Insights from TBR’s 2020 Devices & Commercial IoT Predictions Join Principal Analyst Ezra Gottheil and Analyst Eric Costa for a presentation on TBR’s predictions for 2020 and beyond, concerning both devices and commercial IoT. IoT is playing an increasing role in the application of IT to business, and in IT spending, but it is not […]