Outsourcing bounced back in EMEA with a strong fourth quarter. Outsourcing activity in the region grew 44% compared to the third quarter and ACV exceeded €3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2015 for only the third time ever. But contract values continue to decline.
Big Data will become an important slice of the server market in the next few years, claims IDC which says that Big Data-related server shipments will increase from 6% of all servers shipped in EMEA in 2015 to 16% by 2019, and server values from $1bn in 2015 to $2.7bn by 2019.
In 2016 the Internet of Things and wearable technologies will continue to dominate and it’s likely robotics and artificial intelligence solutions will go mainstream. These are the key predictions in a new report published by Advanced 365 (Advanced) in association with Global Futures & Foresight.
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Analysis of the European Hosted IP Telephony and UCC Services Market, finds that the market earned revenues of $3.32 billion in 2014 and estimates this to reach $17.93 billion in 2021.
According to a new report by Frost & Sullivan the European MPLS/IP VPN market earned revenues of more than $7.02bn in 2014 and estimates this to reach $14.63bn in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate of 13%.
"MPLS has higher flexibility and scalability than other networking technologies," said Frost & Sullivan Digital Transformation Research Analyst Shuba Ramkumar.
Today's collaboration-driven corporate culture is transforming not only the way people interact at work, but also the dynamics of distribution and value creation in the channel, says Philipp Bohn, Vice President for Circuit at Unify and CEO of blueKiwi.