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Ukraine and the future of digital transformation

Join Patrick M. Heffernan and members of multiple TBR teams Thursday, April 14, 2022,  for a discussion on the repercussions of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine across consulting, IT services, cloud and digital transformation landscapes. TBR analysts will debate which vendors will most likely see a surge in business and opportunities and detail which vendors have […]

IaaS is about scale; PaaS is about differentiation

Join Practice Manager Allan Krans and Senior Analyst Catie Merrill Thursday, April 21, 2022, for a review of TBR’s latest Cloud Infrastructure and Platforms Benchmark, including in-depth views of the IaaS and PaaS markets and how vendors are competing to address opportunities in emerging submarkets such as app development and integration. Our team will look […]

As inflation rears, will it throw off SaaS and ITO operating models

Who today has experienced a long-term economic inflationary period? Inflation is very much in the U.S. news as it reaches 40-year highs. This means a person has to be near the end of their professional careers to have experienced the previous inflationary period. One of the authors dimly recalls his economics professors trying to parse […]

Webinar: Hyperscalers are reimagining how networks are built, owned and operated

Hyperscalers are building end-to-end networks that embody all attributes and characteristics coveted by communication service providers as part of their digital transformations. Hyperscalers are starting from scratch, completely reimagining how networks should be built and operated. Their clouds, numerous network-related experiments over the past decade, and raft of new network-related technologies on the road map […]

2022 Predictions: Devices

Join Senior Analyst Eric Costa for an exclusive review of our 2022 devices edition, Top 3 Predictions for Devices, during which our subject-matter expert will discuss the unsustainability of current PC market growth levels, tablet market revenue growth deceleration, rapid growth in Device as a Service, and more. Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 3, […]

Will the quantum computing investment summer of 2021 continue?

Volume of information being released around quantum initiatives leads TBR to believe the so-called quantum winter has passed Last year the demand for agile solutions to persistent global challenges helped raise awareness of quantum computing’s potential. Investors took notice, as the quantum computing industry saw unprecedented backing from investors and progress in alliances around innovation, […]

Top 3 Predictions for Devices in 2022

Devices demand to decelerate in 2022 Devices market will see growth return to pre-pandemic levels throughout 2022 Many thought the initial surge in devices demand would quickly fade after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that has not been the case. Revenue growth across the ecosystem, especially in PCs and tablets, has been much […]

Business ecosystems must invest in massive supply chain pivots

COVID-19 supply chain impact COVID-19 laid bare the underinvestment in contingency capabilities during the decades-long pursuit of cost optimization. In short, business leaders assumed a certain status quo in business continuity and did not leave sufficient capital tied up in unfinished inventory to provide necessary buffers in supply chain efficiency. Firms had over-rotated on optimization […]

TBR releases exclusive webinar content from December 2021

HAMPTON, N.H. (Dec. 29, 2021) — Technology Business Research, Inc. (TBR) announces on-demand availability of its December 2021 webinars, featuring discusses on expectations for innovation and transformation centers in 2022, 5G over the next five years, hardware subscription services growth, and more. The silver lining of downward pressures that innovation and transformation centers are facing […]

Top 3 Predictions for Cloud Infrastructure & Platforms in 2022

As vendors embrace open, hybrid architectures, PaaS emerges as the source of differentation Vendors adjust strategies as clients ask for open and flexible IT Customer demand for more open, cross-cloud services will shape vendor investments through 2022. Vendors traditionally known for locking customers in to their technology, including IaaS incumbent Amazon Web Services (AWS), will […]