Enterprise edge compute opportunity expands in COVID-19 economy as use cases emerge in areas such as societal health and safety

While the overall IT infrastructure market is challenged by shifting spending habits due to COVID-19, the lifestyle changes necessitated by the virus have shifted workloads and customers closer to the edge, creating significant opportunity in the enterprise edge compute market. However, because this is a lone bright spot in an otherwise uncertain landscape, competition is […]

Cloud supports enterprise needs related to COVID-19, facilitating public cloud revenue growth

With Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, Google and Alibaba established as the IaaS cloud market leaders, Technology Business Research, Inc. (TBR) has noted an increase in partner ecosystem activity, particularly among IT services vendors, such as Accenture, Infosys and Cognizant, that are vying for a share of cloud services like migration and implementation. Consolidation will […]

2Q20 store closures curbed postpaid subscriber growth, but higher uptake of prepaid plans partially offset the impact

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic became more significant for U.S. operators in 2Q20 as temporary store closures caused consumer activity, including gross subscriber additions and churn rates, to dampen in the quarter. Though operators will not experience significant subscriber losses amid the pandemic as cellular connectivity is essential for most consumers, economic challenges are […]