Moving toward a consistent framework for digital security transformation

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By Curtis Price, IDC Organizations pursuing digital transformation initiatives are typically doing so to achieve a variety of possible business outcomes ranging from improved customer experience to improved operational efficiency. As enterprises plan their digital journeys, they are increasingly moving to a more distributed IT environment where corporate applications reside on premises as well as […]

Digital healthcare: Improving outcomes through cloud-based insight

by Mutaz Shegewi Digital transformation in healthcare can no longer be ignored when seeking to improve outcomes. The convergence of “3rd Platform” technologies (big data and analytics, cloud, mobility and social) with innovation accelerators, such as artificial intelligence and the internet of things, continues to impact the industry landscape daily and bring new opportunities and […]

IoT spending increases as strategies mature

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Apparently the Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t just a passing fad. Global spending on IoT is expected to grow 16.7% year over year in 2017, reaching just over $800 billion. That’s according to technology research giant IDC in an update to its Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide. By 2021, IDC says, enterprise spending on […]

Cloud spend outpacing traditional IT, spurring security investments

According to a newly released report from IDC, the share of cloud IT infrastructure sales in the third quarter of 2016 has climbed to 39.2% of all IT infrastructure spending, up from 34.7% a year ago. According to IDC: Revenue from private cloud infrastructure sales grew 8.2% to $3.3 billion, and public cloud 8.0% to $5.1 […]

Global security spending to exceed $100 billion by 2020

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Research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) recently forecast that worldwide revenues for security-related hardware, software and services will grow from $73.7 billion in 2016 to $101.6 billion in 2020. That’s a compound annual growth rate of 8.3% — more than twice the rate of other IT spending. “Today’s security climate is such that enterprises fear […]

The Internet of Things (IoT): A consolidated market definition

A market segment, which contains the word ‘things’ is evidently going to become prone to a variety of interpretations and this is definitely the case with the Internet of Things (IoT.) Nevertheless, the market for IoT in healthcare has been forecasted to reach a very significant market size, for instance $117b by 2020 according to […]