Quick Quantum Quips: Quantum use cases expand to new industries

Welcome to TBR’s monthly newsletter on the quantum computing market: Quick Quantum Quips (Q3). This market changes rapidly, and the hype can often distract from the realities of the actual technological developments. This newsletter keeps the community up to date on recent announcements while stripping away the hype around developments. For more details, reach out […]

With post-pandemic world in sight, 6 IT services, digital transformation and consulting trends emerge

1Q21 belongs to the India-centric IT services vendors India-centric vendors demand considerable attention at the start of 2021 for three trends cutting across their sales motions, talent strategies, and avenues to new partnerships and intellectual property.  Winning deals the old way In a return to the old-school tactic of rebadging client employees, India-centric vendors have […]

Leading enterprises are planning massive investments in DT over the next few years; 5G implicated in many cases

Drivers and Investments Several early adopter enterprises have opted for 5G versus Wi-Fi 6, portending a market shift to cellular. Leading retailers (e.g., Walmart and Walgreens) are adopting 5G and edge computing as part of their digital transformations (DT). Cloud providers (aka webscales) are focused on adding network applications to their cloud marketplace ecosystems to […]

Women in STEM: IBM’s Jennifer Glick on navigating the quantum career path

The STEM field is growing, creating tremendous opportunity for well-trained applicants. While STEM has traditionally been a male-dominated field, cultivating interest at the undergraduate level can help draw in more women who may have the necessary skills but have never considered STEM as a career path. In TBR’s monthly series Women in STEM, we discuss […]

COVID-19 shifts demands in the HCI space, creating opportunity for nimble vendors

Accelerated demand due to COVID-19 has more vendors focusing aggressively on the HCI market opportunity Over 40% of data center customers already consume hyperconverged infrastructure and have relatively strong loyalty to their incumbent HCI vendor. Still, 33% of respondents in TBR’s 2H20 Hyperconverged Platforms Customer Research report do not use HCI at this point in […]

Market disruption creates HCI opportunity as customers look to consolidate data center footprints

Insights Digital transformation increases the volume of data collected and processed by organizations, making IT environments more complex to manage. Hybrid cloud is often the answer to this challenge, and many hybrid cloud environments leverage HCI as the underlying infrastructure for private cloud instances. Microsoft’s play in the HCI market allows customers to keep their […]

TCS may lose spot as world’s third largest IT services firm

“Elitsa Bakalova, Senior Analyst at research firm Technology Business Research, Inc, said in a report that the Atos-DXC transaction could form the world’s second-largest global IT services vendor, closer to the size of Accenture ($45 billion revenue in 2020) and larger than TCS ($22 billion revenue in 2020). IBM Services, after the Global Technology Services […]

DXC acquisition expected to bring Atos gain — but not without pain

“Atos would also get DXC’s security services and solutions capabilities, as well as add 3,000 staff to its already existing team of 5,000 security professionals. It would also gain its digital security services, an area that TBR claims Atos is aiming to increase revenues in — from €0.7 billion in 2019 up to €2.1 billion […]

5 Things To Know About A Possible Atos-DXC Technology Deal

“‘Atos would directly benefit from the market consolidation of a direct competitor, while DXC Technology, which has historically prioritized its fiduciary responsibility, would seize the chance for its shareholders to capitalize on the opportunity and end its seemingly perennial turnaround efforts,’ according to Technology Business Research.” — CRN