In a release, Mitel a provider of communications solutions for a range of organizations – from the very small, single site businesses to the multi-site, large enterprise believe businesses are moving more toward a strategy of ‘bring your own device’. According to survey results taken by Mitel, voice virtualization will take on more importance in business' networks.
Highlights of the survey include:
Data from Good Technology shows 28 percent of non-BlackBerry enterprise activations in December were of iPads; the rest were for iPhones and Androids
As decision-making grows more collaborative and workforces more distributed, enterprises are finding ways to avoid or enhance siloed, static spreadsheets
Until a few years ago, Thule Group's North American division would have been considered a "classic spreadsheet-driven" company, according to Vice President of Finance Mark Cohen.
Tablets are gaining popularity worldwide, and Apple's iPad continues to capitalize, a new report from market research firm IDC has found.
During the third quarter of 2010, the worldwide tablet market grew by 45.1 percent, IDC reported. All told, vendors shipped 4.8 million units during the quarter, up from the 3.3 million they shipped in the second quarter of 2010. IDC said that Apple's iPad enjoyed 87.4 percent market share during the period, tallying 4.2 million units shipped worldwide.
Productivity, employee demand, and competition cited as primary drivers
A survey of 250 IT managers finds that 9 out of 10 are planning this year to dramatically expand the number of mobile applications deployed at their companies.
Following its modest growth last quarter, the PC market saw its strongest quarter of the year, while managing to miss the expectations of research firms IDC and Gartner.
According to the Quarterly PC Tracker Survey released today by IDC, overall worldwide PC shipments grew 2.7 percent year-on-year during the fourth quarter, with Gartner reporting a slightly larger 3.1 percent as part of its quarterly report. Both numbers missed the firms' expectations, which IDC had predicted at 5.5 percent and Gartner at 4.8 percent.
International phone traffic is on the slide and one research company reckons that a likely cause is the effect of VoIP service Skype.
According to TeleGeography, International call traffic rose 4 percent in 2010 to 413 billion minutes, a fall from the 5 percent
Selon le cabinet Gartner, les dépenses IT des entreprises devraient progresser de 5,1% cette année. Les équipements télécoms, le matériel informatique et les logiciels devraient davantage bénéficier de cette croissance.
It's a long-standing truism that people won't pay for online content, but a new study from Pew Internet suggests otherwise.
Among the 750 Internet users in the U.S. surveyed by Pew for a study out today, 65 percent said they've paid for online content.
Music, software, and mobile apps were the most popular items among paying users. But the range of content that people were willing to pay for ran the gamut from games to news articles to adult material.
Spending is expected to hit $664.4 million this year
By the end of this year, companies will have spent 15 percent more on enterprise social software than in 2009, a growth rate expected to carry over into next year, according to Gartner.
Worldwide spending will reach $664.4 million this year and increase almost 16 percent next year to $769.2 million, Gartner said Thursday.