Trend Micro vient de dévoiler les résultats d’une étude menée auprès de 1200 décideurs informatiques situés en Amérique du Nord, en Asie et en Europe. Parmi ces entreprises, 10% disposent d’ores et déjà d’un environnement cloud en production et 50% sont en phase de test ou de déploiement d’applications cloud.
Mobile app use outpacing web browsing, says report from research firm Flurry.
Looking at data compiled over the past year, Flurry discovered that the average user spends around 81 minutes a day using mobile apps, compared with 74 minutes spent surfing the Web both on their PCs and mobile devices.
Those numbers compare with stats for December and June 2010, when Flurry found Web browsing still took up more minutes per day than did mobile app use.
Mobile ads are expected to generate around $3.3 billion worldwide this year, more than double the $1.6 billion the industry took in last year, said Gartner today.
That number is likely to soar ever further, hitting $20.6 billion by 2015. Ads for mobile search and map sites and applications are expected to kick in the largest share of revenue, while video and audio ads will grow the fastest over the next four years, according to Gartner.
Implementing business analytics has risen to the top of midmarket CIOs' to-do lists, according to a new IBM study.
Eighty-three percent of midmarket CIO respondents named analytics as their top priority for investments, according to the study.
Nearly 1 billion smartphones will be shipped globally in 2015, almost double the amount for all of 2011, as millions of people seek out the more powerful mobile phones that are dropping in price, market research firm IDC said.
"The smartphone floodgates are open wide," IDC analyst Kevin Restivo said in a statement today.
Over the last decade, important segments of the small business market have changed in ways that seem to make them better candidates for managed or hosted services. Specificially, some smaller businesses now are both "tech savvy" and "mobile focused," said Tim Harmon, Forrester Research analyst.
The amount of Internet traffic crisscrossing the world will quadruple by 2015 as the number of networked devices surpasses 15 billion, according to a report out today from Cisco.
Releasing its fifth annual Visual Networking Index Forecast today, the networking giant forecast that global Internet traffic will reach 966 exabytes a year in just four years. One exabyte equals 1 million terabytes, 1 billion gigabytes, or about 250 million DVDs.
The world is moving away from the Web to mobile apps; Google could miss the boat with Chromebook, says Forrester's CEO
Colony's belief about Chromebook comes from a Forrester worldview: people gradually shifting away from the Internet to mobile-type apps as the primary means of getting information. The trend is driven by iPhone and Android smartphone users, he added.
Small businesses view technology as a crucial component to their future competitiveness and are investing accordingly, suggests a new study from video conferencing specialist Vu Telespresence.
After compiling the thoughts of businesses with 10 to 100 employees, the researchers found that more than 55 percent have made or plan on making technology investments in 2011, and more than 96 percent feel that next-generation technologies are essential to staying competitive.
Cloud storage services don't represent the death knell for SMB (small and medium-sized business) NAS (network-attached storage), which is expected to grow to more than $2 billion in 2015.
According to a survey by market research firm In-Stat released today , about seven in 10 SMBs that use cloud-based storage services today also use onsite NAS systems.
In 2010, worldwide SMB unit shipments grew by 46.5 percent.