Technological up-gradation and innovation in the Telecom & IT market has accelerated dramatically and it now encompasses a more diverse universe of players than ever before. In the current market environment to cope with competition, incumbent Telcos ....see more
Enterprise Social Software (ESS) refers to a social networking layer on top of traditional collaborative tools, which enables content sharing, along with additional features such as document sharing, wikis, micro-blogging, shared spaces and communities, amongst other business applications. These solutions provide enterprises with several advantages including increased transparency, better communication of business ideas and information, flexibility, and performance along with simplified operations.
Small cell backhaul refers to the link providing connectivity between the small cells and the core/centralized network node (mobile telephone switching office or internet service provider), and is deployed for reliable, efficient transportation of traffic. The small cell backhaul solutions deliver operational simplicity for increased cell sites through a dependable, scalable infrastructure. Various small cell backhaul solutions are designed to suit the small cell deployment location to address the traffic capacity demands and deliver enhanced communication experience.
Due to advancements in mobile technology, there is a significant growth in terms of number of mobile device users. By the use of these mobile devices, there is a significant growth in M Commerce which is the mode of transactions conducted via mobile devices. Mobile devices are nowadays becoming a center of numerous technologies and various applications that are created for customers as well as businesses across the globe. M Commerce is considered as an efficient way of delivering E Commerce to consumers regardless the time and location. Due to basic characteristics of mobile like customization, mobility, and prevalence, M Commerce shows immense market potential, great fruitfulness, and high profitability.
Continuously developing next-generation enterprise Information Technology (IT) architecture for data centers is enhancing the adoption and utilization of fabric in the data centers. Data center fabric is emerging as a solution to meet the networking demands for virtual and cloud environments in new data centers. Fabric network reduces the tiers in the legacy network architecture, providing agility, flexibility and efficiency in operations. The traditional network is not efficient in handling east-west flow of data among servers due to virtualization of data centers. Fabric provides relatively simple network architecture than the three-tiered network, and helps in utilizing the advantages of new technologies such as virtual machines and cloud storage to the fullest.
UTM is a consolidated security solution comprises of features such as network firewalling, gateway antivirus, gateway anti-spam, VPN, load balancing, data leak prevention, content filtering and on-appliance reporting which in turn offers tremendous value to organizations. Due to encapsulation of all such security features within a single appliance, there has been an increase in demand for Unified Threat Management solutions (UTM) and services over the last decade.
The rapid and exponential growth in the amount of data consumed by various businesses, individuals, and organizations has resulted in the rise in the demand for data storage. With increasing business needs, organizations are looking for expanding on one’s data storage capacity. Moreover, many large organizations such as Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Oracle, and certain government agencies, are consolidating the traditional data centers into gigantic mega data center. In order to minimize the cost associated with operations of a data center, and to maximize the profit, various organizations are coming up with more scalable and efficient solutions which can serve the enormously increasing demand for data storage. This surging demand for data storage is nurturing the market for data centers globally.
Wireless networking security solutions are the set of IT systems, software, and hardware that protects wireless networks from attacks and data theft. With the rise in adoption of wireless networks, it has become inevitable for organizations to deploy wireless network security solutions to guard themselves. Since most of the organizations today rely on wireless networks, the adoption is being observed to be high and the growth will be higher in future.
As organizations are expanding geographically, the networks are continuously growing in size and complexity with the addition of new devices and new technologies in response to business growth and demands. In such scenario, preventing the network downtime and performance degradation is a major concern for every IT manager. It is evident that 80% of the network downtime and application performance degradation is caused due to erroneous manual network configuration changes. Hence, efficient management of the network configuration is very crucial.
Globalization, hyper-population, and demand for high travel convenience have created the need for efficient transportation system. The increasing use of analytics and advanced transportation control system along with the system integrators are helping to get rid of various problems associated with transportation system.
With the increase in the number of passenger traffic and freight movement across the globe, the demand for technology-driven, automated, and a highly secure transportation has grown immensely. Increased crime, accidents, antisocial behavior, and continuous terrorist attacks enforced the government to spend a huge amount on transportation safety and transportation security needs by providing high-tech integrated systems and services. Also, there are several private players such as Rockwell Collins, Smiths Detection, Thales, and L-3 Communications who have already ventured into new innovative technologies and solutions such as Tomography Detection, Secure Communication System, Intelligent Avionics Systems, Real-Time Video Surveillance Solutions, and Threat Image Protection.
Middle East Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) market report constitutes the technologies and services deployed for physical and network security of key assets across the critical infrastructure market.
The modern data centers are becoming increasingly complex and massive and proliferation of new technologies such as virtualization, cloud computing, and network convergence are adding another level of complexity along with enabling higher workloads to be placed on the network.
Mobilization and globalization has forced enterprises to deliver on-demand information that the business requires. Application Delivery Network (ADN) has enabled enterprises to centralize servers, accelerate applications and provide security to web-based application interfaces.
Modern world today relies on energy supplies to fuel the basic requirements, i.e. from transportation, security, communication to healthcare and public safety. Energy has become the backbone for the growth of the world’s greatest economies and bottlenecks to these are a constant concern to the leadership of those nations.
In the recent years, there has been a substantial demand of cloud services in the marketplace across verticals. The demand had been surging in industries that relay huge amount of data for high performance computing applications and services. Further, security services, reduced infrastructure and operational cost provided by the cloud leaders have increased cloud services demand.
As the demand for rich media content and mobile-data services explodes, Outdoor Wi-Fi provides a significant opportunity for a variety of solution providers, including telco operators. Although, cable companies began to offer outdoor Wi-Fi solutions four years back, the market is still in its nascent stages where the opportunity was not analyzed from a strategic perspective.
CRM has become a vital part for any company's sales department. Increase in client database and real-time information across enterprises are the key factors driving market’s growth. Advancements in social CRM have made it faster, reachable and have also brought in vital information on business analytics for enterprises and SMEs.
The context-aware computing report consists of market opportunity analysis of platforms and technology adoption in contexts, vendors, and networks. The report explores some of the major sub-segments of contexts market: computing context, user context, physical context, time context; vendors market: device manufacturers, mobile network operators, online and social and web; and networks: wireless cellular networks, wireless local area network, wireless personal area network, body area network. The report focuses on industry verticals and products and also provides market data, market dynamics (drivers, restraints, trends and opportunities), key players, and competitive outlook.
In the current telecom industry, stiff competition has resulted in a decrease in profit margins for service providers. To counter this, service providers are constantly developing innovative business models. Also, the immense popularity of web apps by web based application providers, such as Google and Yahoo, has fuelled the growth of SDP implementation by the MNO’s for rolling out their own app stores.
The past decade witnessed a giant leap in the entertainment industry, with 3Dl motion pictures trickling out of cinemas to 3D television screens. New generation 3D mobile phones are next to follow suit, without the need for 3D viewing glasses.
Mobile Acceleration is the process of increasing the access speed to the applications on a mobile phone. Applications may include online transactions, online games, VoIP calls etc. The mobile acceleration provides better user experience, increased revenues and reduced complexity. The challenges for the technology are to reduce excess data transfer, TCP overhead, slash too many round trips and enable faster and more secure connections.
Social TV Market is set to take the television industry by storm as television manufacturers are betting big money in this technology. There exists a diversity of players in the Social TV ecosystem, as the industry is open to experiments and is witnessing many a tie-ups between broadcasters and social networking companies. While some broadcasters are amalgamating Social TV within their own platforms; there are many, who are integrating Twitter into their Social TV platforms for enhanced custom experience and participation. Industry players such as BBC and CNN, on the other hand have signed deals with social networking players such as Facebook, as social networking companies are aggressively trying to venture into this space.
Wireless networks such as Personal Area Networks (PANs) LANs, Cellular Networks enable effective communication by not depending on the availability of wires or cables. The borderless communication spurred by the invention of wireless network infrastructure and enhancement in application platforms have led to evolving human accessibility using mobile devices.
Creativity and expansion of the target market are the major reasons for the massive registration of patents for animation. The U.S. leads the market for animation patents, due to wide scope and demand for locally generated animation content, and the presence of top industry players such as Disney and DreamWorks. There is a huge demand for 3D animation across the globe, and most of the animation industry players such as Disney Enterprises Inc, Adobe Systems Incorporated, and Sony Corporation are trying to grab a share of the 3D market.
The advancements in technology have made available a variety of features that were earlier accessible through personal computers to be easily accessed through mobile phones; for instance, web browsing, emailing, and others. Popularity of applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and others has increased the usage of mobile phones in order to update the status messages instantly on the move.
WiMAX is an important, extremely perceptible part of the developing immovable/movable field and is being driven with the recent BSNL deployment in India as well as Sprint’s U.S. 4G vision. However, the WiMAX fixed deployments segment is varied and for the basis of service for other technologies including TD -CDMA, DOCSIS, and proprietary equipment such as Canopy from Motorola. This report examines the various market trends, regulatory environment and technology trends shaping the WiMAX wireless technology. WiMAX, as a new broadband wireless access technology, is finally gaining momentum in Emerging Economies. The large number of licenses issued by telecom regulators also indicates that WiMAX has become an important investment area for telecom. Leading operators in Brazil, Russia, India & China have also outlined their plans to invest billions of dollars in WiMAX to provide better broadband coverage. BRIC countries are now viewed as the most exciting place for WiMAX adoption. The report provides very detailed analysis of equipment vendors and service providers worldwide as well as status quo and forecast for network deployment, subscribers, and equipment up to 2015.
The MEA SI Services market is expected to grow from $6.30 billion in 2010 to $10.34 billion in 2016, registering a CAGR of 8.87% from 2011 to 2016. The factors driving the overall market include government investments and advancements in technology, while factors such as lack of infrastructure and technical integration challenges continue to be the bottlenecks for system integration services market in the MEA region.
The report provides an extensive analysis of United Kingdom A2P SMS Market that includes pricing, current market trends, industry drivers, and challenges for better understanding of the market structure. The A2P SMS market is segmented on the basis of type which includes standard and premium. The report analyses the market for Application-to-Person (A2P) in terms of volume and percentage split of standard and premium SMS.
The need for mobile broadband is growing everyday as digital lifestyle continues to evolve with the line between cell phones, mobile handheld devices, PCs and laptops getting blurred. Users continue to show increasing interest for real time applications that include video-conferencing, publishing and social networking. Subscriber’s interest in accessing high bandwidth applications such as YouTube from their mobile phones are further taxing the already stressed networks of mobile service providers. To meet this increasing demand for bandwidth, operators are migrating to LTE, which provides them with an opportunity to introduce new services such as data download, accessing internet from mobiles and ultimately helping them to improve their bottom-line.
Team collaboration and web conferencing market is expected to reach $19.97 billion by the year 2015, registering a CAGR of 10.4%. The main forces driving the market are conferencing and collaboration to enhance productivity of businesses as well as employees.
The report aims at providing extensive market intelligence on the smartphones market, which is currently witnessing high growth due to a host of factors, including lower product cost, improved handset design and functionalities, the expansion of global mobile email and browsing services, the emergence of 3G and 4G network technologies, the rising competition among mobile carriers, and the standardization and upgrades of operating systems.
The APAC Software as a Service (SaaS) market is expected to grow from $390 million in 2008 to $4321 million in 2015, at an estimated CAGR of 41.0% from 2008 to 2015. The appeal and reach of software as a service (SaaS) continue to grow rapidly among enterprises in Asia Pacific.
The deployment of NFC-ready payment infrastructure and growing popularity of NFC as a preferred mode of payment for customers globally is pushing the NFC enabled point of sales (POS) market. The trend of pay-by-phone, push of NFC compatible phones from various mobile phone vendors and rapid adoption of NFC handsets among the consumers is also accelerating the rollout of NFC-ready POS terminals in market segments such as retail, vending and parking.
The success of Apple’s App Store has not only established the salability of mobile applications, but has also shown that the best of these offer the potential to generate enormous revenues. Several telecom giants have thus begun providing a dedicated application stores to their users, so much so that more than 3 million unique applications are currently on air for communications, games, multimedia, productivity, travel, and utility purposes.
Femtocell technology, a kind of wireless phone technology, improves the call quality of mobile phones when talking indoors. This report will do an analysis of the competing technologies, and study the strategies of key players in the market, as wells as the current trends and commercial data across geographies.
There is a growing demand for mobiles, and the standards’ battle for mobile wireless networks is intense. This report will discuss the emerging technologies in the wireless and mobile backhaul area, applications and the key market players.