TBR stories - Page 2
Blue Coat to the rescue: Symantec’s declining revenue ‘will end’
"The joining of Blue Coat and Symantec will solve many of Symantec’s existing portfolio and delivery problems."
Cyber security market set for a revenue revival
"The relatively high numbers of tech companies and mobile workers in APAC will drive strong growth on a relatively small revenue base in the region."
Limited number of vendors in hosted private cloud presents opportunity
“The opportunity in private cloud SaaS and BPaaS speaks to the importance of customer choice in cloud deals as hybrid cloud environments expand."
Research reveals data center hardware vendors facing continued negative disruption
“Server, storage and networking vendors are evolving long-standing portfolio models to capture shifting and increasingly narrow hardware revenue."
Modern technologies disrupting server and storage revenue opportunities
Modernised initiatives including flash storage and hyperconverged platforms are continuing to disrupt server and storage revenue opportunity.
Govt IT modernisation driving public sector services
“While headwinds remain, disruptive technology adoption provides well‐positioned vendors the opportunity to realise growth objectives during 2016."
'Significant' vendor opportunity created by analytics-driven upheaval in IT
More than half of analytics software customers report significant impact on IT operations, representing significant vendor opportunity, survey finds.
Vendors advised to 'prepare' for subdued TIS market
“Slowdown in China has been widely anticipated and is now at the industry’s doorstep, posing significant growth challenges to the vendor community."
Vendors reaping the rewards from restructures, experts say
Restructuring led to margin improvement for most vendors in 2015, but vendors need to pursue automation to obtain a long-term cost advantage
Ramped up NFV and SDN spend expected to reach $158 billion
"Early adopters began to ramp up investment in 2015 as transformation became their top strategic priority."
Expert opinion: Cisco and IBM adopt hybrid analytics architecture to drive IoT growth
The new Internet of Things (IoT) partnership between Cisco and IBM promises to enhance the companies’ IoT offerings.
Digital services and technology vendors forced to change approach
"Enterprises shifted more challenging functions to technology vendors, evidenced by 45% of users who handle data management with a tech vendor."
Telecom Infrastructure Services market slowly declining
TIS market will decline slowly through 2020, but transformation related to softwaremediated networks and 5G boosts professional services.
Automation and security concerns to impact cloud vendors
Automation and security concerns will limit hosted private cloud and cloud professional services opportunity, according to TBR.
'Significant' opportunity for vendors in PaaS
"The number of PaaS influencers are set to increase while PaaS robustness will drive down the number of platforms, intensifying vendor competition."
Competition heats up between PaaS vendors IBM, Microsoft and Oracle
Over the next few years, Platform-as-a-Service providers will significantly improve solutions available, which will lead to widespread adoption.
TBR perspective: EMC modernizes portfolio, sets sights on strategy shift
Amid extensive IT disruption fueled by ongoing customer desires to transform IT ecosystems and accelerate business initiatives, EMC sits on the cusp.
Cisco’s restructuring will drive cloud innovation, but requires a more open approach
The cloud vendor market is becoming increasingly complex, driven by suppliers adopting unclear and overlapping positions for hybrid cloud solutions.
Service vendors look to multi-skilled professionals to add depth
“On the automation front, vendors balance R&D and partner-developed solutions with investments in resources to assist in delivering offerings."
Carrier cloud providers reassessing public cloud strategies
“Operators are onboarding enterprise platforms from vendors like SAP,, Oracle and Microsoft and offering the applications in an as-a-service."
Cloud as a Service revenue from carrier providers to hit $10 billion
“Though public cloud services will remain the prominent source of carrier cloud revenue, private cloud services are growing at a higher rate."
Health IT services market is holding pattern, research finds
"Strategic acquisitions by Cerner and Cognizant have passed their one-year purchase anniversaries and the inorganic impact has begun to diminish."
Endpoint protection key growth point for enterprise security
Endpoint threat detection is driving the most new security revenue, according to a new report, which also highlights a changing market for vendors.
Hybrid IT adoption driving growth for cloud vendors
As customers increasingly hybridise their IT environments the need for integration PaaS solutions rises, as does pull-through growth for public cloud.