Slow 3% To 4% Growth In Global Tech Market In 2017 And 2018 Due To Cloud Transition And Political Uncertainties

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in 2018 measured in constant currencies. With the US dollar strengthening against most currencies in 2017 but likely to lose ground in 2018, global tech market growth in US dollars will be 2.8% in 2018. in 2018.

Forrester Projects US Tech Market Will Grow By Around 5% In 2017 And 2018

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Forrester has just published our updated forecast for the US tech market for 2017-2018 (see " US Tech Market Outlook For 2017 And 2018: Mostly Sunny, With Clouds And Chance Of Rain "). in 2018 for US business and government spending on tech goods, services, and staff. vs. 5.1%) for US budget growth in 2017, with our new 2018 forecast pointing to a modest improvement next year.

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Cisco: Data Center Traffic Will Triple by 2018

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zettabytes of traffic annually by 2018, according to the latest Cloud Index. Cloud growth and more Internet penetration will bring 8.6 Read More. Cisco Cloud Computing

Asia-Pacific Tech Spending Forecasts: Lackluster in 2017, Acceleration in 2018

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Better economies in 2018 will push growth closer to 6%. Forrester just released our forecast for the Asia Pacific market for business and government purchases of technology goods and services. CIOs in the Asia Pacific (AP) region will continue to face a business environment of high uncertainty and modest economic growth in 2017, with 3% growth in tech spending. Customers in the region will grow and exert more power, creating challenges that require CIOs to do more -- and do it faster.

AWS to open Nordic datacentre region in 2018

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Cloud services giant outlines plans to open a datacentre region in Stockholm to offer Swedish cloud customers access to low latency network connections

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Microsoft to open African cloud datacentre region in 2018

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Software giant plans to capitalise on business demand for its cloud services in Africa by offering users access to locally hosted Azure and Office 365

Hybrid Cloud Grows as On-Premise Hosting Expected to Fall 14% by 2018: Report

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Companies motivated to adopt hybrid cloud cite cutting IT costs and improving processes and operational efficiencies Read More. Shared Uncategorized

Johnson & Johnson to Move Most of Its Apps to Cloud by 2018

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Report says company is half-way there, storing 500 terabytes-plus in AWS, Azure, NTT cloud Read More. Shared

GDPR: Five myths you will encounter on your compliance journey

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The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force in May 2018. We explore common myths surrounding GDPR

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NASA Light Years Ahead on Data Center Consolidation

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Agency may be only one to comply with FITARA's 2018 deadline Read More. Enterprise

21Vianet to Operate Azure Cloud in China into 2018

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Microsoft extends contract with Chinese data center service provider Read More. Asia-Pacific Cloud Computing Microsoft

With Plans to Double Business Cloud Revenue by 2018, Deutsche Telekom Extends Huawei Partnership

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German telecommunications provider Deutsche Telekom is eyeing partnerships to help the company double its cloud revenue with business customers by 2018. Read More. Shared

Almost a quarter of UK and US firms likely to miss GDPR deadline

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Some 24% of companies polled in the UK and US expect to miss the GDPR compliance deadline of 25 May 2018

Winter Olympics 2018 critical systems will all be in the cloud

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Atos is on course to hit its target of having all core Olympic IT systems in the cloud by next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea

Report: Deutsche Telekom Considers Host Europe Acquisition

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Acquisition may help reach DT's goal of doubling size of cloud business by 2018 Read More. Shared

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Three Steps to Manage, Protect and Secure Data in 2016

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According to Gartner, employees will have four personal computing devices that they could use for work by 2018, over and above any corporate IT assets that might be provisioned for them. Read More. Industry Perspectives

PSD2 – time to open and secure APIs and rethink business models

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With the EU’s Payment Service Directive (PSD2) going into effect in January 2018, banks have no time to waste in preparing for the changes it will bring

CW500 video: Chiara Rustici discusses the significance of GDPR to CIOs

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The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018. Chiara Rustici, an Independent GDPR analyst, discusses the implications

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HMRC aims to ease transition to digital tax returns for UK businesses

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HM Revenue & Customs sticks to 2018 deadline despite warnings from MPs, but three-year transition will cost firms £1bn before savings kick in

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What the EU’s new data protection laws mean for UK industry

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The General Data Protection Regulation, which will come into force on 25 May 2018, could have a big impact on any company in the world that deals with the personal data of EU citizens

Security Think Tank: How infosec pros should influence prep for GDPR

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What is the role of information security professionals in ensuring organisations comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by 25 May 2018

Security Think Tank: Information security professionals have key role in GDPR compliance

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What is the role of information security professionals in helping organisations to ensure they are compliant with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by 25 May 2018

C-Level Business Executives Are Playing A Bigger Role In Tech Spending, But CIOs Still Remain Dominant

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However, in our just-published report, " C-Suite Tech Purchasing Patterns ," Forrester's analysis shows that the shift of tech buying from the CIO to business executives is much less dramatic, with just 5% of all new tech purchases fully controlled by business by 2018. Tech buying in business and governments is clearly shifting from the sole or primary control of the CIO and the tech management organization and into the hands of business leaders. But how much is this happening?

Microsoft Sales, Profit Top Estimates as Cloud Demand Soars

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Company has pledged to reach $20B in corporate cloud revenue by the fiscal year that ends in June 2018. Read More. Cloud Computing Investing Microsoft

Security Think Tank: Understanding compliance with the GDPR

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What is the role of information security professionals in helping organisations to ensure they are compliant with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by 25 May 2018

Federal Government Data Center Mandate Gets Ahead of the Public Sector

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By 2018, all federal government data centers must achieve higher, specified levels of efficiency. One way to achieve this is to bring server utilization rates up to 65 percent, from the current 5 percent utilization rate. Read More. DCIM News Industry Perspectives

Security Think Tank: Key GDPR issues for infosec pros to address

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What is the role of information security professionals in ensuring organisations comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by 25 May 2018

Will Facebook Renew Its Data Center Leases in Ashburn?

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Social network contributes one-fifth of DuPont Fabros’s total rent income and some of its leases are up in 2018. Read More. Colocation Dupont Fabros Facebook

How to Increase Lead Generation with New CRM Applications

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billion market by 2018. The latest customer relationship management (CRM) applications have introduced new features not available in legacy solutions, as well as more accessible deployment options for businesses of all sizes. These two characteristics combined for massive growth, with Forbes reporting a projected $127.5 CRM vendors are making heavy investments in their solutions to try to gain a

Why an eye scan could soon unlock Samsung and Apple phones

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Leaked images and rumors surrounding the Galaxy Note 7 and 2018 iPhone suggest that users can unlock phones and potentially make purchases with an iris scanning camera. Here's how it would work

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Security Think Tank: All aboard as European data regulation nears final station

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What is the role of information security professionals in helping organisations to ensure they are compliant with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by 25 May 2018

Elon Musk at Recode Code Conference 2016

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In the video below SpaceX CEO Elon Musk talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and The Verge's Walt Mossberg about his plans to send a one-way rocket to Mars in 2018. Michael Johnson.

Bob Gourley Named One of the Top 100 Big Data Influencers

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billion through to 2018. Katie Kennedy. Cognitio ’s Bob Gourley, publisher of CTOvision , has been named one of the “Top 100 Influencers in the Big Data Landscape” by the leading force in influencer identification Onalytica. Onalytica used their influencer identification software to review individuals engaging in meaty, useful, relevant conversations on Big Data via Twitter to create this list.