The Internet of Things, which excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, will grow to 26 billion units installed in 2020 representing an almost 30-fold increase from 0.9 billion in 2009, according to Gartner.
Only 1% of global CIOs have deployed blockchain technology: studyOnly one percent of CIOs indicated any kind of blockchain adoption within their organisations, according to Gartner's 2018 CIO Survey. The study also found that only eight percent of CIOs were in short-term planning or active experimentation with blockchain.0 2380
Red Hat: ME enterprises should not be fooled by the false ‘open’
IT analyst firm Gartner placed ‘Software Defined Anything’ in its list for Top IT Trends for 2014. Within the storage market, software-defined storage is rapidly gaining importance and becoming a growing market trend in the Middle East.
Gartner: future data centres will have more flexibility
Tomorrow’s data centre will be mobile, flexible, highly efficient and secure, says David Cappuccio, Managing Vice President and Chief of Research for Gartner’s infrastructure teams.
Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks hit 13-year high as PC sales plummet
The Nasdaq computer index Friday hit its highest point since November 2000, in the wake of the dot-com bust, despite mixed reports this week from the hardware and components sector.
Lenovo looking at acquisitions to expand enterprise unit
Once heavily reliant on the Chinese market, Lenovo is now looking to make acquisitions as it tries to expand its growing enterprise business to other countries.
Why mobile and cloud will converge to become Mobile Cloud
Everything’s coming up mobile these days. Gartner estimates that PC sales will make up only about 13 percent of device sales in 2013 – and some undisclosed portion of those PCs are notebooks.
ZTE prepares to launch smartwatch early next year
Chinese handset maker ZTE is planning to launch a smartwatch next year, making it the latest company to throw its hat into the emerging gadget segment.
Gartner: Global companies should stick to only two data centres on each continent
Most global organisations have “too many data centres in too many countries”, according to analyst Gartner, and that in order to cut costs and optimise service delivery, they only need two on each continent they operate in.
Taking the cloud public
No technology has bulldozed its way onto the global scene and promised to revolutionise enterprise IT as much as cloud computing.
Commvault to plug Simpana 10 at GITEX
Data protection specialist Commvault will use the Gitex 2013 stage to market its Simpana 10 technology, which it claims can cut storage-related costs by up to 50 percent.