5G market development (2017-2030)

CSPs accelerate 5G deployment for traditional network use cases to realize the significant cost-efficiencies that are inherent in the technology Though a viable business case for operators to grow revenue from 5G has yet to materialize (with the exception of fixed wireless broadband), the main driver to deploy 5G is to realize the efficiency gains […]

Key findings from TBR’s 2H18 Hyperconverged Platforms Customer Research

TBR forecasts the HCI market will reach $15 billion by 2023, representing a significant growth opportunity for data center vendors. Survey incidence data indicate that the majority of potential customers have not yet begun their hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) journey. Emerging solutions, such as Lenovo’s TruScale Infrastructure Services and AWS Outposts have the potential to shake […]

Lenovo unveils TruScale Infrastructure Services, consumption-based data center pricing

In February Lenovo’s Data Center Group (DCG) unveiled TruScale Infrastructure Services. A Hardware as a Service (HaaS) solution with subscription-based pricing, TruScale makes DCG’s entire ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile portfolio available to customers “as a Service” through both Lenovo sales associates and channel partners. For a monthly fee, customers will gain access to data center infrastructure, […]

The IoT market continues to stabilize, with the overall market growing at a moderate accelerating CAGR of 24.8%

TBR projects total commercial Internet of Things (IoT) market revenue will increase from $456.1 billion in 2019 to $1.4 trillion in 2024, a CAGR of 24.8%. Topics covered in TBR’s Commercial IoT Market Forecast 2019-2024 include deeper examinations, such as trends, drivers and inhibitors of the seven technology segments we track (e.g., cloud services, IT […]

IT budgets are shifting in HCI’s favor

Key findings from TBR’s hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) customer survey 87% of respondents indicated that they were likely to make their next HCI purchase from their current HCI vendor. 80% of respondents are leveraging HCI for a cloud installment. 68% of respondents cited their desire to purchase hyperconverged directly from teh vendor rather than through channel […]

Deeper convergence of mobility, broadband and video services creates revenue opportunities and disruption for CSPs

The digital era is bringing fundamental, disruptive changes to traditional business models for communication service providers (CSPs), including telecom operators and cable providers, as the mobility, broadband and video industries converge more deeply. These shifts are driven by the following trends, which will gain further traction over the next several years: The rise of cable […]

HCL Technologies’ reinforces technical and engineering roots with the addition of IBM Software products

HCLT’s acquisition provides entry into emerging areas Building off its long-standing partnership with IBM, on Dec. 6 HCL Technologies (HCLT) announced the acquisition of seven IBM Software products for $1.8 billion. The acquisition, which is expected to close in February 2019, includes IBM’s AppScan, BigFix, Notes/Domino, Connections, Digital Experience (DX), Unica and Commerce as well […]

DXC Technology lands award in the Middle East, highlighting long-standing core strengths of its solution suite for the health payer sector

In 2016 United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based insurer United Insurance Co. (UIC) hired a new CIO and tasked him with digitally transforming the company’s IT infrastructure and operations to a cloud-based infrastructure (see below for a snapshot of UIC). Within the CIO’s first five months, UIC migrated its core IT applications (e.g., Office 365) to the […]