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Higher demand for cloud- and software-mediated network solutions drove stronger revenue among leading enterprise NIS suppliers

HAMPTON, N.H. (Jan. 11, 2018) — According to Technology Business Research, Inc.’s (TBR) 3Q17 Network Infrastructure Services Benchmark, migration to cloud- and software-mediated network infrastructure accelerated, spurring low-single-digit growth among benchmarked network infrastructure services (NIS) suppliers, including growth in all benchmarked services subsegments. “The enterprise network is evolving as large enterprises, in particular, build cloud […]

Public sector market starts 2018 on a positive growth trajectory

Insights from TBR’s 3Q17 Public Sector IT Services Benchmark The public sector is undergoing a significant period of disruption as government customers seek to take advantage of innovative commercial technology. This shift in attitude toward IT modernization creates myriad challenges and new opportunities for the vendors that win in the fight for talent, embed security […]

Equipment vendors continue to struggle with lower sales volume, while IT services and software-centric companies enjoy growth, thanks to digital

HAMPTON, N.H. (Jan. 5, 2018) — According to Technology Business Research, Inc.’s (TBR) 3Q17 Telecom Infrastructure Services Benchmark, leading vendors are making significant strategy changes and retrenching around their core competencies to weather subdued communication service provider (CSP) spend. “Leading vendors are realizing they must transform themselves before they can effectively help their customers transform,” […]

Winning the business of digital transformation services requires a process-led approach

Discerning between a catch-all phrase and a discrete market opportunity TBR hears a broad range of positions on the digital transformation (DT) market in its interactions with advisory and IT services vendors, with vendors applying the term with extremely broad strokes, often geared more toward marketing than defining a concrete capability. While some seek to […]

IT incumbents beware: Startup disruption has only just begun

The Collision conference highlighted the dynamic world of startups, particularly those chasing growth opportunities around disruptive technologies — similar to the business strategies established IT players such as IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are moving toward. Though unequipped for enterprisewide, consulting-led digital transformation engagements, startups will likely increasingly challenge traditional systems integrators (SIs) […]