In mid-October Senior Analyst Boz Hristov attended the annual UiPath Forward conference in Las Vegas, and recently, he published his thoughts on the event and UiPath’s role in the robotic process automation market. He wrote, “UiPath’s position as one of the leading vendors defining the robotic process automation (RPA) market comes with responsibilities for managing […]
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Last Friday’s announcement of the massive U.S. federal government cloud contract led Senior Analyst John Caucis to publish a special report explaining how Microsoft won, why Amazon lost, and what it all means for the IT services vendors in the U.S. public sector space. “Regardless of why the DOD [Department of Defense] chose to announce […]
More than a decade after taking a leap of faith, cloud vendors prove profit possibilities Hybrid cloud solutions, blockchain announcements from most major cloud providers, and data management and analytics initiatives are some of the most notable areas of investment that cloud vendors believe will shape their future markets.
While watching the NBA’s defending champion Toronto Raptors begin their season, I thought back to a trip to IBM’s Toronto office in late summer 2018, where we got to play with the technology IBM built for the Raptors’ draft and trade war room. We created teams, selecting college players, current NBA players and even European […]
Key telecom IoT findings Industry 4.0 will drive a renaissance in new, commercially viable use cases for the network between 2022 and 2025, which will spur revenue generation opportunities for communication service providers (CSPs). Providing IoT connectivity over multiple network types including LTE-M, NB-IoT, Wi-Fi- and 5G is essential for CSPs to accommodate the cost, […]
Earnings season for federally focused IT vendors begins the week of Oct. 21. Senior Analyst John Caucis has been tracking Northrop Grumman Technology Services (TS), General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) and Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) ahead of their 3Q19 fiscal earnings release. Raytheon IIS is expected to be the top performer among the […]
According to TBR’s 3Q19 NFV/SDN Telecom Market Landscape, 5G will push CSPs to accelerate and broaden their NFV/SDN initiatives. As such, TBR expects NFV/SDN-related spend growth will correlate with 5G deployments. Since CSPs will need to upgrade their networks from an end-to-end perspective to realize the full potential of 5G, this will naturally drive CSPs […]
TBR’s quarterly IT Services Vendor Benchmark published last week, with the following comment from lead Senior Analyst Elitsa Bakalova: “Vendors are scaling transformational portfolios; however, lingering growth challenges in traditional service areas challenge revenue performance. Trailing 12-month IT services revenue growth, at 1.9% year-to-year in U.S. dollars, was down 140 basis points sequentially in 2Q19 […]
Bill McDermott chose not to renew his contract as SAP CEO, making room for SAP to return to its co-CEO structure with Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein. This changing of the guard is the capstone on SAP’s management realignment, and the announcement comes with some glaring similarities to key ERP challenger Oracle’s announcement a month […]
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