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XaaS Pricing

Introducing XaaS Pricing — and 10 reasons why you should care

What is XaaS Pricing? XaaS Pricing was launched in 2021 as the industry’s first and only market research and data platform vendor solely focused on B2B Anything a Service (XaaS) pricing. Founded on over a decade of experience delivering best-in-class, tailored, competitive price benchmarking research, XaaS Pricing arms vendors, including existing TBR clients, with actionable […]

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 […]

Infographic: 3Q21 Cloud Components Benchmark

Rebounding demand for licensed software and pay-as-you-go models supported vendors’ revenue growth in 3Q21

In 3Q21 average revenue growth for benchmarked vendors increased 12.6% year-to-year, partly due to a favorable year-ago compare considering the economic impacts of COVID-19 in mid-2020. Further, with many vendors operating transactional-heavy business models, rebounding demand for license products supported revenue growth during the quarter, especially for software-centric vendors like Microsoft and VMware. COVID-19 is […]

2H21 Hyperscaler Digital Ecosystem Market Landscape infographic

Hyperscalers’ cloud-based modern network architecture provides strategic advantage over legacy network technologies

Hyperscaler-built networks will look very different from traditional networks Hyperscalers are building end-to-end networks that embody all the attributes and characteristics coveted by communication service providers (CSPs) as part of their digital transformations. The most significant differences are in the software stack and the access layer, where new technologies enable hyperscalers to build dense mesh […]

1Q22 5G Telecom Market Landscape infographic

Governments have passed over $30T in stimulus since the pandemic began, of which about $3T is earmarked for ICT

Key Insights Government funding will incentivize communication service providers to pull forward and broaden the scope of their 5G deployments, causing demand for 5G infrastructure to reach critical mass by the middle of this decade. ​ Of the $3 trillion earmarked for ICT, TBR estimates approximately $800 billion, or nearly 27%, will be allocated for connectivity infrastructure, of which 5G is […]

Understanding industry needs and accelerating tech adoption: How IT services vendors are growing in financial services

Understanding industry needs and accelerating tech adoption: How IT services vendors are growing in financial services

Key insights The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated technology-enabled transformations as IT services vendors helped financial services clients interact with customers and conduct business transactions through digital channels. Financial services clients need to become agile, enhance their customers’ experiences, and modernize their information and communication technologies environments. Capturing market share requires a fundamental understanding of financial institutions’ […]

Amid a sea of portfolio offerings, Accenture’s TS&A practice helps the company translate tech into business outcomes

Accenture’s TS&A practice provides path into re-architecting clients’ DT programs  Accenture’s value proposition continues to revolve around the company’s ability to deliver services through integrated scale, addressing clients’ pain points across the various stages of the advise-build-run life cycle. In mid-December TBR had a chance to hear from the leaders of Accenture’s Technology Strategy and […]

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, […]

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 […]

Private cellular networks infographic

Hyperscalers are poised to disrupt the private cellular networks market over the next few years

Key insights Hyperscalers (especially Amazon, Google and Microsoft) intend to standardize, modularize and verticalize [private cellular networks (PCN)-related solutions inside their ecosystems, platforms and marketplaces, especially as it pertains to 5G and edge computing. Enterprise and government consumption of networking resources will ultimately come to resemble how IT resources are consumed via the cloud, and […]