Research firm IDC in a recent report shows that companies combine Hadoop with other databases to make big data analysis. A significant proportion of survey respondents said Hadoop is used to replace traditional data warehouse technologies. This ranges from the analysis of raw data, whether operational data, data from different machines [...]

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According to industry research firm Gartner, the worldwide market for cloud computing will grow 18.5 percent this year to $131 billion. One of the leading areas of adoption among companies of all sizes is file share and sync services such as Box, Dropbox, etc. These services are being used by [...]

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The Internet of Things will reach 26 billion connected devices in 2020, with an exponential growth of 30 times the installed base in 2009, when connected devices in the web were just 900 million.

According to a new research by Gartner, The Internet of Things (IoT), which excludes PCs, tablets and [...]

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IDC estimates that between now and 2017 the market for PaaS solutions will increase by 30 percent annually, to reach a turnover of $14 billion by 2017. The jump from last year $3.8 billion to $14 billion will be due to the need for companies to reduce infrastructure costs and speed [...]

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In spite of the widespread belief that bringing data on the systems to an external service provider would create doubts on security, Gartner believes that the market for cloud security is among those set to grow more in recent years.

According to Gartner report, the market for cloud-based security will hit [...]

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According to a recent report published by 451 Research, the costs of companies in the cloud service including infrastructure as a service (IaaS), Platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS), will grow at a CAGR of 36% per year. The market is expected to exceed $20 billion [...]

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Cloud business solutions have been growing at a skyrocketing speed especially Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). Companies, however, need to realize that cloud contracts have a lot of security loopholes that need to be addressed ASAP. Cloud contracts have a lot of growing up to do according to the results of the [...]

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Instead of trying to stop BYOD phenomena, companies must focus on helping employees of smartphones and tablets, says market research firm Ovum.

According to the result of the “2013 BYOX – Bring Your Own Anything” survey, tablets are on rise in office. Trying to stand in the path of consumerized mobility [...]

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SMEs are increasingly dominating the market for security applications. New threats and BYOD let companies invest in their security. The turnover in the market for security software is therefore grown last year by about eight percent. Gartner reported the turnover of the global market for security software grew last year by [...]

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Mobile technology has been widely used by the people, but the Government is subject to the bitter legacy systems. According to research by Gartner, half of the world’s companies will seek from their workers to individually provide devices for work by 2017.

Keeping an eye on mobile revolution, Customer Relationship Management [...]

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The software industry is undergoing major changes by trends such as cloud, software-as-a-service (SaaS), mobile technology and the “consumerization of IT”.

According to Global 100 Software Leaders report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, SaaS, mobile, and cloud forces and trends [...]

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More and more companies encourage their employees to work on their devices, thus reducing the cost of computer equipment, but also increase the cost to maintain licenses and safety.

According to research by Gartner, half of the world’s companies will seek from their workers to individually provide devices for work [...]

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After releasing its new cloud computing services a week ago, Microsoft vows to contend face to face with Amazon in the market place. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) is serious with its goal to match or even bring down their prices compared with Amazon’s already lowest rates. This is in the hope of developing [...]

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The market for business intelligence (BI) and analytics continue to be one of the fastest growing software markets. According to research firm Gartner, the global market for BI will reach $13.8 billion in revenue worldwide in 2013, up 7 percent from last year. The market is expected to reach over $17 billion [...]

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In a troubled economic environment, the public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is expected to increase by 24.5% in 2013. In a new report published by the research firm Gartner, the MENA region will generate $462.3 million in revenue during 2013.

Gartner projections also indicated [...]

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The big data is the new frontier of business. A global survey by Gartner estimates that by 2016, 30% of businesses driven by the financial costs of management and emerging opportunities, will monetize directly or indirectly their information assets through trade, barter or sale.

Gartner says that many companies already assess [...]

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