SecurityBrief Asia revisits 2016's year on the wild, wild web
New threats, new malware, new attacks, new chaos and new ways to fight back: A look back at Asia cybersecurity in 2016.
AWS reinvents its portfolio to capture greater IoT business
AWS is reinventing its Internet of Things (IoT) suite and addressing numerous shortcomings, with a one-year anniversary build-out of a suite of IoT.
Dell Technologies bets on growing demand for hybrid and multicloud solutions
Reporting financial results for the first time since merging Dell and EMC assets, Dell Technologies highlights its infrastructure-centric goals.
Three factors to drive management consulting revenue, according to TBR
Demand for consulting on operations, organization and change is set to increase as digital transformation projects scale up, according to TBR.
Partners pick up the slack, propelling Workday to large enterprise success
Workday continues prioritising top-line growth over profitability, which is paying off as the vendor had major 3Q16 signings in the U.S. and Europe.
HPE’s first anniversary brings declining revenues amid heavy market disruption
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) reported a 7% decline in revenue during Q3 2016, but saw operating margin rise to 6.2%.
Red Hat picks prime time to strengthen its telco value proposition
As more CSPs embrace open source solutions in their network and IT environments, Red Hat is poised to make further inroads.
TBR: Pure play acquisitions plentiful for quick picking
The cloud brokerage market is reaching an inflection point, with pure plays being acquired and multilines building out their brokerage platforms.
President Trump and Technology: Good or Bad? Here's what the experts say
Donald Trump's victory in the US election could have significant implications for the technology industry, say analysts.
Massive DDoS attacks will shift spending to emerging mitigation service providers
Widespread DDoS attacks in October will lead users to seek multiple DDoS mitigation service providers, says TBR analysis.
While cloud competitors narrow their focus, Fujitsu continues a multiline approach
Through partnerships, Fujitsu extends its ability to host third-party applications, helping it capitalise on core data center presence.
CenturyLink & Level 3: Is it a good deal for CenturyLink?
CenturyLink plans to acquire Level 3 Communications for $24bn, creating one of the largest network operators in the world.
Portfolio evolution and strategic shifts toward hybrid position VMware for long-term success
VMware faces a critical period as it aims to ramp up revenue streams in its software-defined data center, EUC and hybrid cloud segments.
Acquisitions, portfolio expansion and data center investments drive Cloud-as-a-Service revenue
Cloud-as-a-Service revenue is increasing thanks to acquisitions, portfolio expansion, and data center investments, says TBR report.
Vendors upping their recruitment game to stay ahead in the DX arms race
IT services vendors are hiring staff with multidisciplinary skills to support hybrid IT environments, says TBR report.
Transformations hurting data center profits
Server, storage and networking hardware profits are slipping, in the wake of a ‘steady creep’ of virtualisation across data centers.
Nokia’s Global Services business makes progress in reinventing itself
Nokia pivots to automation and non-CSP markets, strategising to counter flat telecom spend and drive its Global Services growth.
IBM, HPE, Cisco and Microsoft drive huge chunk of $6 billion IoT ecosystem
The commercial Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is exploding and so are the cloud services that go with it, according to new research from TBR.
Huawei enables Cloud 2.0 to drive growth
Huawei sees the cloud as the key enabler of digital transformation and is positioning to offer supporting software, hardware and services solutions.
Industry acquisitions improve Oracle cloud execution ahead of database and NetSuite influence
Oracle’s industry expertise will remain valuable on premises, but it has the opportunity to support differentiation of cloud applications.
Business-oriented use cases help vendors and customers realize IoT’s potential
TBR developed a taxonomy for Internet of Things (IoT) use cases that can help vendors and potential IoT customers structure their IoT initiatives.
Hybrid environments, the true game changer
This almost creates a hybrid type of engagement for vendors, a cross between a true cloud engagement and a typical long-term outsourcing engagement.
2015 ‘not a good year’ for services revenue, says TBR
It was a sad state of affairs for professional services in 2015, with vendors facing numerous challenges that led to revenue declines.
Cloud components market set to soar as vendors bolster portfolios
Vendors are looking at new technologies to drive long-term growth, including hyperconverged platforms, SDN and hybrid cloud solutions.