Cloud Security Spending Will Grow To $3.5 Billion By 2021

Forrester IT

Our recently published Forrester Data: Cloud Security Solutions Forecast, 2016 To 2021 (Global) shows that we expect spending on global cloud security solutions to reach $3.5 billion by 2021 -- an annual growth rate of 28% over the next five years. Cloud is big business today. Forrester estimates that global cloud services revenues totaled $114 billion in 2016, up from $68 billion just two years ago -- that's annual growth of 30%.

Big Data in Healthcare Will be the Norm by 2021


As the benefits of big data become more pronounced, this technology is finding a place in an increasing number of industries, not the least of which is the healthcare sector. In fact, some researchers anticipate that big data could become a staple in the way healthcare is administered by as soon as 2121. Let’s take […]. Big Data Health IT healthcare

Ford promises to mass-produce an autonomous car by 2021

Computer Weekly

The world’s first high-volume, fully autonomous vehicle will operate in a ride-hailing or sharing service by 2021, says Ford


Eye scanners and fingerprints in cars will double by 2021, report says

Tech Republic Security

The market for biometric vehicle access systems is expected to reach $855 million by 2021. Here's what the rise of biometrics could mean for your car and your enterprise

Enterprise spending on public cloud to hit $266B in 2021, driven by SaaS, cloud apps

Tech Republic Cloud

A report from IDC details where public cloud spending is going and which industries are investing the most

Investment industry to spend $2.8bn on AI by 2021, expected to cut quarter of a million jobs

Computer Weekly

230,000 jobs in the capital markets sector globally will be defunct because of the adoption of artificial intelligence technology

VoLTE Subscriptions Are Expected to Hit 3 Billion by 2021: Here's How the Market Is Shaping Up

IT Toolbox

Voice over Long-Term Evolution (VoLTE) technology, which is intended to provide businesses and consumers with high-quality video and voice calling among other data-rich services, is becoming more widespread throughout the market as we enter the second quarter of 2017. In fact, according to a recent report from Juniper Research, worldwide VoLTE subscribers are expected to rise from 488 million to

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Surrey County Council extends BT PSN contract for two years

Computer Weekly

Council’s contract for Unicorn network, which provides a fully managed and integrated voice and data communications service, extended to 2021

3 Benefits of VoIP for Customer Service

IT Toolbox

The global Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services market is expected to swell to $140 billion by 2021 -- up from $83 billion in 2015. Mobile VoIP and

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MeriTalk Study Sheds Light On Federal Data Center Initiatives

Data Center Knowledge

Unfortunately, less than 50 percent of the basic steps necessary to accomplish the 2021 goals have been implemented. Even the longest journey begins with taking the first step. Read More. Government

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What the ‘versatilist’ trend means for IT staffing

David Linthicum

According to Gartner , by 2021, 40 percent of IT staff will be “versatilists,” holding multiple roles. Moreover, most of these roles will be business-related, rather than technology-related, it predicts. Furthermore, by 2019, IT technical specialist hires will fall by more than 5 percent. Gartner predicts that 50 percent of enterprises will formalize IT versatilist profiles and job descriptions, and that 20 percent of IT organizations will hire versatilists to scale their digital business.

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Big data booming, fueled by Hadoop and NoSQL adoption

Tech Republic Big Data

compound annual growth rate through 2021 A new report from Forrester Research predicts the big data management market will grow at a 12.8%

Smart cities need the cloud—and vice versa

David Linthicum

billion in 2021. “Smart city” priorities and use cases are all over the place. Nonethless, IDC expects spending to accelerate over the 2016-2021 forecast period, reaching $45.3 So, what is a smart city and what does it have to do with cloud computing? Everything. What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now. Also: InfoWorld helps you identify the right tools for the job: AWS cloud services guide • Google Cloud Platform services guide. ].

Connecting with the Cloud

IT Toolbox

billion by 2021. Contact Centers as a Service. According to the latest MarketsandMarkets report, the cloud-based contact center market size is predicted to grow from $5.43 billion in 2016 to $15.67 Following this trend toward cloud-based contact center solutions, Amazon recently announced the release of Connect, a contact center as a service (CCaaS) offering

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Cisco Beefs Up Security Arsenal With Observable Networks Acquisition

Data Center Knowledge

As businesses are expected to spend $1 trillion by 2021 to combat cybercrime, Cisco has been taking measures to beef up its security offerings with a series of acquisitions in this arena. Today, the San Jose-based networking announced that it has obtained cloud security startup Observable Networks. Cisco Deals Security

Supply Chain in the Cloud

IT Toolbox

billion by 2021. New IoT Apps Enhance Digital Supply Chain. According to a current market research report, the cloud-based supply chain management solution market is estimated to grow from the $3.26 billion achieved in 2016 to $8.07 This MarketsandMarkets research is based on sales statistics from enterprise systems that include transportation management, procurement

9 Ways IoT Integration Will Influence Custom Software Development

IT Toolbox

According to a 2016 Ericsson Mobility Report, there will be 28 billion connected devices by the year 2021. The wide use of IoT will bring about changes in all areas of IT, and will definitely affect such areas of custom software development as software R&D, application of new tech and web services, software architecture, front end development and UI design. New job roles and responsibilities

Security Challenges Drive Growth For IAM Solutions

Forrester IT

In our recently published Forrester Data: World Identity And Access Management Software Forecast, 2016 To 2021 (Global), Forrester predicts that the IAM software market will grow to $13.3 billion by 2021, from $7.7 The world is changing fast, and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and telecommuting are increasingly becoming the norm, not the exception.

People are really worried about IoT data privacy and security—and they should be

Network World

billion by 2021. A new study from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows that consumers around the world are deeply worried about in how their personal information is collected and shared by the Internet of Things (IoT). But let’s be honest, the problem isn’t that unsophisticated consumers are panicking for no reason. In fact, consumers are merely picking up on the very real inherent risks and uncertainties surrounding IoT data. Businesses are also worried about IoT security.

Better health care through the cloud? Don't count on it

David Linthicum

According to market researcher Technavio, the global health care cloud computing market will grow more than 21 percent from 2017 to 2021. That may sound impressive, but it's actually the same growth rate as for all enterprises. I simply don't see health care making any exceptional attempt to move to the cloud. The Technavio report essentially is lobbying the health care industry to jump into the cloud, so it can serve the rising demand for advanced and remote health care services.

Big Data, Big Growth, Big Promises

Forrester IT

In our recently published Big Data Management Solutions Forecast, 2016 To 2021 ( Global ) , we take a more in-depth look at the software solutions to manage big data. In the age of the customer , insights-driven businesses use big data solutions to gain business insights, create differentiated customer experiences, and drive competitive advantage.

Private Cloud Adoption Is Alive And Well

Forrester IT

In our recently published Private Cloud Solutions Forecast, 2016 To 2021 ( Global ) we expect the market to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.0% While public cloud's hypergrowth garners a lot of press, we expect opportunities to continue for private cloud solutions. over the 2016-to-2021 period. Private cloud can provide the speed-to-market and scalability of public cloud, yet with enhanced security.

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Text And Geospatial Analytics Bring Growth And Innovation To Business Intelligence And Analytics Tools

Forrester IT

We recently published an updated version of our Forrester Data: Business Intelligence And Analytics Software Forecast, 2016 To 2021 (Global). What's new? We added two new forecast categories: text analytics and geospatial analytics. Text analytics makes sense of unstructured data. Unstructured data, such as tweets, call center logs, and social media comments, provide an increasingly important view into consumer sentiment and trends today.

Future of IPTV


The number of IPTV subscribers has finally overtaken the number of pay satellite TV users and is forecasted to grow by 27% between 2015 and 2021. So by 2021 the IPTV audience will count 32,5 million houses and IPTV revenues will reach $5.77 in 2021.

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How to wake the enterprise from IoT security nightmares

Network World

billion by 2021, says data from a analyst report. The IoT security market will reach a valuation of $36.95 Where the cyber security mayhem grows, so flows the security market money. In 2017, experts predict that gaping IoT security holes will lead to the destruction of critical infrastructure and increases in competitive intelligence gathering and intellectual property theft.

Human weakness enabling financial cybercrime

Network World

He said the worldwide costs of cybercrime are estimated at $3 trillion annually now, and expected to double by 2021. It may be time for a revision of, “the customer is always right,” at least in the financial sector.

Bright Computing Partners with Alineos


Natural Language Processing (NLP) Market (2015 - 2021): Report Maps the Qualitative Impact of Various Market Factors on Market Segments and Geographies ( Katie Kennedy. Bright Computing has announced their partnership with France-based high performance computing (HPC) specialist, Alineos. Alineos has been an HPC pioneer in France since 2000 and supports its customers’ desire to innovate and compete in the fast-paced HPC market.

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Surviving the coming "Hackerpocalypse"

Cloud Musings

The reports description puts the nature of global cybercrime in perspective by highlighting that: Annual costs attributable to cybercrime are expected to rise from $400B in 2015 to more than $6T by 2021; From 2017 to 2012, enterprise cumulative spend on cybercrime defense will exceed $1T.

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Bangladesh: A country transforms with IT

Cloud Musings

This policy also aims at making Bangladesh a mid-income nation by 2021 and a developed nation by 2041. Born out of a nine-month war of liberation in 1971, Bangladesh is a parliamentary democracy and a predominately Muslim country.

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Understanding the Current State of IoT in 2017

Perficient - Digital Transformation

billion by 2021, up from 6.6 Smart cars, smart factories, connected healthcare – you’ve heard businesses toss about these terms over the last few years. But what are they referring to? Simply put, “smart” and “connected” refer to the Internet of Things (IoT.).

Is America Going Driverless?


The series, titled the Spiqy 2021, comprises of interviews conducted with innovative leaders about what the next five years are likely to look like regarding technology and innovation. is publishing a series of interviews to celebrate their 4th anniversary.

South Asia’s Biggest Tech Event - “Digital World 2015”

Cloud Musings

Digital World 2015 will: Showcase achievements of Bangladesh in ICT Provide a platform for free-flow of ICT related ideas where global ICT think tanks share their thoughts resulting in enriching Bangladesh''s Knowledge and guiding toward achieving Vision 2021.

Mastering the Art of Data and Analytics to Transform Customer Experience

Perficient - Digital Transformation

billion smartphone users projected by 2020 and 28 billion connected devices forecasted for 2021. “Art is never finished. Only abandoned.” – Leonardo Da Vinci. It’s no secret that the reason why some companies are more successful than others comes down to one thing: these firms prioritize understanding their customers to meet their rising expectations.