Category Archives: IT industry

Buzzword Watch: What’s In and Out in Technology 2016

ComTIA: CompTIA evaluates trends for its IT Industry Outlook based on their recent or imminent impact. For developments that are just emerging, or trends that are still on under the radar, Buzzwords Watch provides a glimpse of terms that could … Continue reading

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7 Predictions for 2016 from IDC

Issuing IDC’s top 10 predictions for 2016, chief analyst Frank Gens advised enterprises to transform or die, noting that the overarching theme for 2016 is “digital transformation scales up.” Scale is the “critical ingredient in the unfolding battle for digital … Continue reading

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28 Numbers from IDC about IT Futures

  By 2020, almost 50% of IT budgets will be tied into DX (digital transformation) initiatives. By 2018, Line of Business (LOB) executives will control 45%+ of all IT spending worldwide, over 60% in the U.S. By 2017, over 50% … Continue reading

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Cloud traffic will grow at an annual rate of 33% over the next 5 years, Cisco predicts

The new version of the Cisco Cloud Index computes the rapid expansion of today’s stampede to the cloud. “We have never seen anything like this in terms of speed of customer adoption,” Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd said recently, describing how his corporate … Continue reading

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Organizations Investing in Big Data, Cloud and Mobility are Growing up to 53% Faster than Laggards

Dell recently released its second annual Global Technology Adoption Index, based on a survey of 2,900 respondents from midsize organizations (with 100-4,999 employees) across 11 countries. It quantifies the gap between IT leaders and laggards and identifies distinct roles for business … Continue reading

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The Dell-EMC Merger and the Googlization of IT

Yes, Joe Tucci is a great salesman and Michael Dell is the ultimate entrepreneur, but it is Google that is really behind the $67 billion merger. Tucci: “The waves of change we now see in our industry are unprecedented and, … Continue reading

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Dell-EMC deal largest-ever tech acquisition (Infographic)

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