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Software-as-a-Service
Micro Focus HCMX wins honours in cloud management reports
This week
HCMX was also ranked as a market leader among all the participating vendors in the Hybrid Cloud Discovery and Mapping Solutions Tool, 2022.
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Cybersecurity
Macroeconomic headwinds driving security up priority list
This week
Current macroeconomic headwinds are driving security up enterprise’s priority list and reshaping the hardware Security Module market.
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Ransomware
Absolute recognised in KuppingerCole Leadership Compass 2022
This week
The company's Absolute Secure Access was recognised for its ability to protect users and resources while improving the remote worker experience.
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Web Development
Oracle reveals and releases new Java 19 updates
This week
Oracle has announced the availability of Java 19, which is set to deliver performance, stability, and security improvements for developers.
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Software-as-a-Service
TinyML SaaS to become a billion-dollar market by 2030
This week
ABI Research forecasts that TinyML SaaS revenue will exceed US$220 million in 2022 and potentially become a billion-dollar market by 2030.
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Artificial Intelligence
The App Edit: why conversational commerce is overtaking the app
This week
Consumers appear to be suffering choice fatigue and are reducing the time spent across different apps. People favour a small selection of quality items in their wardrobe, and they’re taking the same approach with their apps.
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Apple
IDC data shows significant decline in wearable tech shipments
This week
New research from IDC through IDC Tracker has revealed the wearable technology market has faced a challenging second quarter.
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Future Tech
Top seven CIO disruptions highlighted by Gartner
This month
CIOs need to consider “what if” scenarios to avoid being blindsided by social, behavioural and technological disruptions, according to Gartner.
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Gaming
Six trends driving near-term adoption of metaverse technologies
This month
Six trends are driving the use of metaverse technologies and will continue to drive its use over the next three to five years, according to Gartner.
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Artificial Intelligence
IDC predicts almost $450 billion AI revenue this year
This month
IDC's AI Tracker forecast indicates that global revenue for the AI market will reach nearly $450 billion in 2022.
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Cloud
Banking-as-a-Service to hit mainstream within two years
This month
Some 30% of banks with greater than $1bn in assets will launch BaaS for new revenue by the end of 2024, but half will not meet revenue expectations.
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Marketing Automation
Marketplacer recognised in Gartner Hype Cycle for eCommerce
This month
Marketplacer has been recognised in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Commerce 2022 as a sample vendor in the enterprise marketplaces category.
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Cloud
Frost & Sullivan recognises Tata Communications with five awards
This month
Frost & Sullivan has recognised Tata Communications with the 2021 Indian Company of the Year Awards in five categories: managed security, SD-WAN, cloud interconnect, multi-cloud, and video managed services.
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Cloud
MES software investment to reach $5.4 billion in 2031 - report
This month
ABI Research predicts that MES software will reach US $5.4 billion in 2031 as manufacturers embrace new offerings that foster greater productivity.
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Unified Communications
RingCentral #1 across all use cases in 2021 Gartner report
This month
Gartner has ranked RingCentral #1 in all four use cases in the 2021 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS), Worldwide report.
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Digital Transformation
Gartner survey reveals delays in government tech purchases
This month
According to a survey by Gartner, at 22 months, the public sector has the longest average buying cycle for technology purchases compared to other industries.
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Big Data
IDC research shows rise in big data and analytics adoption
This month
According to IDC, A/NZ spending on BDA solutions is expected to grow at 13.3% in the five years between 2021-2026, and hit US$8.9 billion by 2026.
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Data Protection
Fastly named Challenger in Gartner Magic Quadrant report
This month
"Fastly is able to keep applications and services safe without sacrificing speed of deployment or delivery, which is critical for reliable digital experiences.”
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Gartner
SnapLogic named Visionary in two Magic Quadrant categories
This month
SnapLogic has announced that it is the only iPaaS (Integrated Platform as a Service) vendor to be named a Visionary in two Magic Quadrant categories.
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Tablets & laptops
PC and tablet shipments set to decline in 2022 and 2023
This month
Tumultuous times are ahead for the PC and tablet markets, according to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation.
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Spending
Slower spending, turbulent economy to make 2023 planning difficult
Last month
Business leaders who plan for “business as usual" modest spending increases in the year ahead will fall short, according to  Forrester.
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Artificial Intelligence
Concentric AI listed in Gartner's Hype Cycle report
Last month
Concentric AI has been listed as a Sample Vendor in the newly created Data Security Posture Management category in the 2022 report.
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Data Protection
CyberRes top choice for Voltage data privacy and protection solution
Last month
CyberRes Voltage received high end-user ratings, along with user interest and adoption on Gartner Peer Insights during the past 18 months.
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Forrester Research
Study finds Versa Networks helps reap rewards of 130% ROI
Last month
Versa Networks has announced findings from a commissioned Total Economic Impact (TEI) study conducted by Forrester Consulting.