|By PR Newswire||
|January 30, 2012 05:21 AM EST||
NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:Mobile Cloud Computing Industry Outlook Report: 2011-2016
Understanding the Mobile Cloud Conundrum
Until recently, cloud computing has been thought of within the context of the evolution of the Web and PC. In 2011, we are seeing a paradigm shift in business models, with mobile becoming a key feature in cloud computing conundrum.
Mobile cloud has the potential to change the life of consumers and enterprises beyond what can be conceived today. We believe that the size of the mobile cloud market is poised to reach over $45 billion by 2016.
Our research suggests that the mobile cloud ecosystem is rapidly evolving. With new, complex and secure products available on the market, cloud players and enterprises want to capitalise on the opportunities offered by this burgeoning market.
Mobile cloud is being used by both the Consumers and the Enterprises
The cloud market has gone through major changes in 2011, in the consumer market, services and apps being offered include the Gmail and Facebook for mobile users. On the enterprise side, mobile cloud services are changing the entire structure of the IT industry. This is where the greatest action in terms of revenues generated and technological changes will take place during the forecast period of this report.Mobile Cloud Market Dynamics
Our research suggests that by offering branded mobile cloud services, operators have a chance to improve ARPU and profit margins. Visiongain believes that MNOs need to identify the suitability, feasibility and acceptability of the cloud strategy in their particular markets.
Other market players can also effectively monetize the cloud and increase their revenues.What is Different about this Report?
The report establishes the current figures for commercial mobile cloud markets. With reference to market developments over the 2009-2010 period, social, political and economic factors are analysed to forecast figures for the period 2011-2016. The overall aim is to provide the reader with enough data and analysis on this subject so they can derive a clear picture of all aspects of mobile cloud computing specific to their unique business requirements.
Further, the report defines the mobile cloud market and cloud classifications. We believe this will help our clients to understand the technology, market segmentation and geographic breakdown, evaluate suppliers, and map potential usage to the available technologies. Our research will help you to understand the rapidly evolving mobile cloud market.
We conducted an independent and unbiased non-vendor affiliated assessment of the Mobile Cloud Computing topic. We interviewed key industry players in order to gain an in-depth view of the market. We believe such a research will help you in assessing the market potential of Mobile Cloud Computing.Some of the key points that emerged from this research include:• Mobile Cloud Computing is one of the fastest growing segments of the cloud computing paradigm.• Apple and Google are the major players both influencing and enabling the developments in the mobile cloud.• By 2014, users will access their professional and personal contents from one cloud based mobile device.• Mobile operators have the most to gain through cloud services.• The Mobile Cloud Computing adoption is bound to increase as the tablets and smartphone further penetrate the market.• Expansion of cellular connected devices beyond smartphones and laptops (MIDs, netbooks and smartbooks is also a driving factor for the growth of mobile cloud services.• By 2016, 60% of the enterprises in the developed markets will be accessing IT services from the cloud and paying for access on a per-use basis.• The mobile cloud providers will be successful in North America, Western European market, Asia and Latin America from 2011-2016.• Brazil, Poland, China, Japan, Russia and India will generate regional mobile cloud providers.• Mobile cloud computing will promote successful partnership between content providers, developers, mobile marketers, enterprises and MNOs on a regional or global scale.• Mobile Cloud Computing offers a set of new business model opportunities that are still in an early stage of development.• Enterprise applications will account for the majority of mobile cloud app revenues.
Questions Answered by this Report
• What is the enterprise mobile cloud computing market's worth?• What is the consumer mobile cloud computing market's worth?• Technologically, what will it take for cloud to become a widely accepted business model? Approximately, what will this cost?• What are the key drivers for mobile cloud computing?• What are the main risks of migrating to a cloud-based solution?• Who are the primary and supporting cloud ecosystem players? And what are their strategies?• Which operators have voiced an interest to become cloud service providers?• Which operators should not enter into cloud service providing arena and why?• How will mobile cloud in enterprises evolve over the forecast period?• What are the road blocks that may hamper the successful transition to cloud business model?• When will mobile cloud phone appear on the market?• What are the differences between a cloud phone and a smartphone?• How are the vendors positioned to take advantage of the mobile cloud opportunities?• How best can network operators develop double-sided revenue streams in the cloud space?• What will be the key growth areas in the mobile consumer cloud sector?
Who needs to read this report?
• Fixed operators;• Mobile Network Operators;• Mobile device manufacturers;• PC, notebook and netbook manufacturers;• Applications developers;• Gaming software houses and hardware manufacturers;• Companies in the social networking value chain;• Media companies and other content owners;• Developers, cloud service providers and other software and service companies;• Web companies; and• Hardware manufacturers.
Increase your understanding of this exciting market by ordering Mobile Device Management Report 2011-2016 today
Visiongain is a trading partner with the US Federal GovernmentCCR Ref number: KD4R6Table of Contents
E1. Mobile Cloud Unlocks New Value Propositions
E2. LTE offers Opportunities for Mobile Cloud Service Providers
E3. MNOs will play an Important Role in the Cloud Ecosystem
E4. Mobility is Getting Ingrained in All Aspects of Our Lives
E5. Dynamics of the Global Mobile Cloud Market
E6. Need for a Robust Ecosystem
E7. Evolving Mobile Cloud Apps Market
E8. HTML5: a Saviour to Mobile Cloud Paradigm
E9. Monetising the Cloud
E10. Major Findings of the Report
1. Introduction1.1 Defining Cloud Computing1.1.1 What Does Cloud Computing Essentially Signify?1.1.2 Key Attributes of Cloud Computing1.1.3 Analysing the Fundamentals of Cloud Computing184.108.40.206 Types of Cloud Computing220.127.116.11.1 Infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS)18.104.22.168.2 Platform-as-a-service (PaaS)22.214.171.124.3 Software-as-a-service (SaaS)126.96.36.199.4 Communications-as-a-service (CaaS)188.8.131.52.5 Network as a Service (NaaS)184.108.40.206 Modes of Cloud Computing220.127.116.11.1 Public Cloud18.104.22.168.2 A private cloud22.214.171.124.3 Hybrid Cloud126.96.36.199.4 Personal Cloud188.8.131.52.5 Difference between Public, Hosted and Private IT184.108.40.206.6 Comparing and Contrasting Hosting and Cloud Services1.1.4 Market Segmentation220.127.116.11 The Consumer Cloud18.104.22.168 Enterprise Cloud22.214.171.124.1 Driving Factors for Cloud Computing Adoption in Enterprises126.96.36.199 Cloud Services and Visibility to End Users1.1.5 How Cloud Computing has evolved?1.2 Mobile Cloud Computing Conundrum1.2.1 Defining Mobile Cloud Computing1.2.2 Cloud Removes the Smartphone Barriers1.2.3 Mobile Cloud is More Flexible than Fixed Cloud1.2.4 Mobile cloud is being used by both the Consumers and the Enterprises1.2.5 Industry Verticals where Mobile Cloud is Being Used1.2.6 Factors that are Fuelling the Growth of Mobile Cloud Computing1.2.7 Why is Mobile Cloud Computing Creating Significant Buzz in the Industry?1.3 Aim of the Report1.4 Structure of the Report1.5 Report Scope1.6.1 Questions Answered by this Report1.7 Methodology1.8 Target Audience
2. Exploring the Mobile Cloud Computing Proposition
2.1 Traditional Mobile Cloud Services
2.2 Unique Mobile Cloud Services
2.3 Life Cycle Stage of Mobile Cloud Computing
2.4 Mobile Challenges that can be addressed using Cloud Computing Principles
2.5 Factors Helping Mobile Cloud Computing to Gain Traction
2.6 Cloud Service Delivery Value Chain
2.7 Enabling Technologies
188.8.131.52 Possibilities of Cloud Applications over LTE
2.7.2 HTML5 and CSS3
184.108.40.206 Defining HTML5
220.127.116.11 Important Fundamentals of HTML5
18.104.22.168 What is CSS3?
2.8 Enabling Platforms
22.214.171.124 Considering Thin Clients
126.96.36.199.1 Advantages and Disadvantages of Thin Clients
2.8.2 Advanced Browsers are the key to Mobile Cloud Computing
188.8.131.52 Active and Third-party Mobile Web Browsers
2.8.4 M2M Devices
184.108.40.206 Use Case Examples of Cloud and M2M Devices
220.127.116.11 Low Cost Handsets will be Cloud-Friendly
2.9 Applications Available On Mobile Cloud
2.9.1 Mobile Gaming in the cloud
18.104.22.168 Pando Networks
22.214.171.124 Pocket Cloud
126.96.36.199 Mobile Cloud Gaming and Analytics
2.9.2 Social Networking
2.9.4 Mobile Cloud Music
188.8.131.52 Wyse Technology
2.9.5 Web Based Services
2.9.6 Home Security
2.9.7 Advantages of Mobile Cloud based Apps
2.10 Limitations of Mobile Cloud Computing
2.10.1 Trust and Security
184.108.40.206 Data Transit Vulnerabilities
220.127.116.11 Vulnerability to Massive Outages
2.10.2 Information Security
18.104.22.168 Cloud Commoditisation
2.10.3 Bandwidth Issues
2.10.4 Interoperability Issues
2.10.5 A Huge Value Chain
2.12 Standards and Regulations
2.12.1 Network Fragmentation
2.12.2 GSMA's OneAPI
2.12.3 The Wholesale Applications Community (WAC)
3. Mobile Cloud Ecosystem3.1 Stakeholders in the Mobile Cloud 'Partner Ecosystem'3.1.1 Consumers3.1.2 Enterprises3.1.3 Providers22.214.171.124 Network Operators3.1.4 Web and Application Developers3.1.5 Device Manufacturers126.96.36.199 Huawei's Cloud Phone188.8.131.52 Alibaba Group184.108.40.206 Yulong Technologies220.127.116.11 Samsung18.104.22.168 Motorola3.1.6 Infrastructure Providers22.214.171.124 Platform Vendors3.1.7 Facilitators3.1.8 Aggregators126.96.36.199 Transaction Network Services (TNS)188.8.131.52 NeuStar3.1.9 Regulators3.2 Market Dynamics3.2.1 Small software Firms Leveraging on Mobile Cloud Computing3.2.2 Rising Demands for Mobile Cloud Services3.3. Key Market Players and their Strategies3.3.1 Google184.108.40.206 Google's Mobile Cloud Offerings3.3.2 Apple220.127.116.11 Apple's iCloud3.3.3 Microsoft3.3.4 Facebook18.104.22.168 Facebook on Mobile22.214.171.124 Facebook's Mobile Growth3.3.5 Flickr3.3.6 Amazon3.3.7 Private Planet3.3.8 Net Flix3.3.9 Model Metrics3.3.10 Diino3.3.11 Nomadesk3.3.12 Oodrive3.3.13 Box.net3.3.14 Rackspace3.3.15 Salesforce3.3.16 Netsuite3.3.17 Sony3.3.18 Activision-Blizzard3.3.19 Soonr3.3.20 GAIKAI3.3.21 Sugar 63.3.22 Oracle
4. MNOS and the Mobile Cloud
4.1 Need to Adopt New Business Models
4.2 How Operators should Leverage the Cloud?
4.3 Analysis of Operators' Potential role in the Cloud
4.3.1 Becoming a Trusted Cloud Service Provider
4.3.2 Exploiting the Monopoly on the Valuable Network Assets
4.4 Types of cloud computing service (Telco Specific)
4.4.1 PaaS offerings by Telco
4.5 Telco's Cloud Strategies
4.5.1 Cloud Partnerships
4.5.2 Mobile Cloud Value Chain (Telco Specific)
4.5.3 Telco Strategies will differ from Market to Market
4.5.4 Leading Global MNOs and their Cloud Computing Strategies
126.96.36.199.1 SFR's Approach
188.8.131.52.2 IT improvements
4.6 What could be the Pitfalls of Embracing Cloud Computing by MNOs?
4.7 Vendors and Solutions for Cloud MNOs
4.7.3 Alcatel Lucent
184.108.40.206 Cloud Data Centre Solutions
220.127.116.11 Cloud Application Solutions
5. Business Case for Mobile Cloud Computing5.1 Mobile Market is Immense in Size5.1.1 Broadband Subscriber Growth5.1.2 Smartphone User Growth5.1.3 Data Traffic Growth5.1.4 Growth of Tablets5.1.5 Availability of HTML5-based browsers18.104.22.168 Market for HTML55.1.6 Growing Popularity of Mobile Applications22.214.171.124 Delivery and Openness of the Cloud will promote Adoption5.2 Cloud Facilitates the Enrichment of the Mobile Market byOvercoming Several Constraints5.2.1 Limited Processing Power of Mobile Devices126.96.36.199 Cost of Smartphones5.2.2 Limited Storage Capacity188.8.131.52 Use of Multiple Devices5.3. Customer Demands driving the Mobile Cloud Market5.3.1 Demand for Mobility5.3.2 Demand for Symbiotic Web5.3.3 Growing Demand and Use in Enterprises184.108.40.206 IBM Survey Points at Growing Popularity of Cloud Computing in Enterprises220.127.116.11 Business Case for Enterprise Cloud Computing18.104.22.168.1 Cost Benefit Analysis22.214.171.124.2 Cloud Scenarios in Enterprises5.4 Telecom Service Providers Market Share of Cloud Services5.5 Investments in Cloud Infrastructure by Operators5.6 Return on Investments
6. Global and Regional Mobile Cloud Markets: Forecasts and Statistics
6.1 What Constitutes the Mobile Cloud Market?
6.2 Traditional Cloud Market
6.2.1 Cloud Service Revenues from Key Geographies
6.2.2 Cloud Services: Enterprise vs. the Consumer Market
126.96.36.199 Cloud Services: Consumer Market
6.3 Mobile Cloud Market and Statistics
6.3.1 Mobile Cloud Service Revenues
6.3.2 Cloud Apps and the Mobile Marketplace
188.8.131.52 Mobile App Revenues
184.108.40.206 MCC App Revenues
6.3.3 Consumer vs. Enterprise MCC Market Revenues
220.127.116.11 MCC Consumer Market
18.104.22.168 MCC Enterprise Market
6.3.4 Mobile Cloud Users
6.3.5 Data Traffic Generated From Mobile Cloud
6.3.6 Mobile Cloud Computing Market Share by App Type
6.4 Cloud Market Share by for Players in the Value Chain
6.4.1 Vendor Share
22.214.171.124 Infrastructure Providers
126.96.36.199 Service Providers
188.8.131.52 Other Players
6.5 Cloud Phone Market Share
6.6 Regional Markets
6.6.1 Western Europe
184.108.40.206 Regulations Remain a Barrier to Cloud Popularity in Western Europe
220.127.116.11 Fragmentation Remains an Issue
18.104.22.168 Unified Standard Needed
22.214.171.124 Contractual agreements are Imperative
6.6.3 North American
126.96.36.199 Interest in the Indian Market
7. Conclusion7.1 Mobile Cloud is in its Infancy Stage7.2 MCC will Remain restricted to SaaS model until 20147.3 Acquisitions and Cloud Market Dynamics7.4 Scenarios Analysis: Mobile Cloud Computing in 20167.4 Ranking the Cloud Service Providers7.4 Smartphone Applications in the Cloud7.5 Cloud Ecosystem and its Deliverables7.6 Critical Success Factors7.7 Opportunities in Mobile Cloud Computing7.8 Recommendations7.8.1 Device Manufacturers7.8.2 OS Providers7.8.3 MNOs
Appendix AAbout Visiongain
Visiongain report evaluation formList of Tables
Table 1.2: List of Market Players delivering SaaS/PaaS/IaaS
Table 1.3: Use cases of SaaS, PaaS, IaaS
Table 1.4: Comparison of Various Cloud Deployment Modes
Table 1.5: Difference between the Public, Hosted and Private IT Delivery
Table 2.1: Challenges Addressed by Mobile Cloud
Table 2.2: Driving Factors for Mobile Cloud Computing Growth
Table 2.3 – LTE Broadband Speed vs. Legacy Wireless Standards Speeds
Table 2.4: Advantages and Disadvantages of Thin Clients
Table 2.5: Examples of M2M Cloud Applications
Table 2.6: Applications and their Requirements from the Cloud
Table 2.7: Advantages of Mobile Cloud Based Applications
Table 2.8: Limitations of Mobile Cloud Computing
Table 2.9: Factors that Negatively Impact MCC
Table 4.1: Mobile Market Evolution, operator strategies, positioning and revenues
Table 4.2: Key MNOs Assets and its Usefulness in Cloud Strategy
Table 4.3: MNO Opportunities in Cloud
Table 4.4: Major Pitfalls in Embracing Cloud by MNOs
Table 5.1: Business Case for Enterprise Cloud Computing
Table 5.2: Enterprise Cost Benefit Analysis for Cloud Computing
Table 6.1: Mobile Cloud Market Definition
Table 6.2: Global Cloud Services Revenues (2008-2016)
Table 6.3: Share of total cloud services revenues by major geographical market (%), 2016
Table 6.4: Mobile Cloud Market by App Type ( %)
Table 6.5: 3G Penetration by Geography
Table 6.6: Mobile Cloud Computing Market Share by Geography (2016)
Table 6.7: Global Mobile Cloud Services Market Statistics (2011-2016)
Table 7.1: Mobile Cloud Services Market Scenarios
Table 7.2: Ranking of Cloud Services Providers
Table 7.3: CSF for Carriers in the Cloud
List of ChartsChart 2.1: Social Networking User Growth (2011-2016)Chart 2.2: Regional Mobile Penetration and Internet Access (2010)Chart 5.1: Fixed and Mobile Broadband subscribers (2009-2016)Chart 5.2: Total Smartphone Sales to End Users 2010-2016Chart 5.3: Data Traffic Growth in Exabytes (2010-2016)Chart 5.4: Data Traffic Growth by Device Type in Petabytes (2008-2016)Chart 5.5: Service Revenue Growth (2011-2016)Chart 5.6: Apple iPad Quarterly Sales (3Q10-4Q11)Chart 5.7: Global Smartphone, PC & Tablet Shipments 2005 – 2016Chart 5.8 Global App Downloads 2011 – 2016Chart 5.9: Web Apps vs. Native App (2010-2016) in millionsChart 5.10: Web Apps vs. Native App (Mobile internet tasks for which US smartphone users use a mobile app vs. Browser)Chart 6.1: Global Cloud Services Revenues (2008-2016)Chart 6.2: Share of total cloud services revenues by major geographical market (%), 2016Chart 6.3: Total Cloud Services Revenues by Major Geographical Markets (2016)Chart 6.4: Total Cloud Services Revenues % (Enterprise vs. Consumer Market Share) (2016)Chart 6.5: Total Cloud Services Revenues (Enterprise vs. Consumer Market Share) (2016)Chart 6.6: Mobile Cloud Service Revenues (2008-2016)Chart 6.7: Revenue Generated by the Mobile App Market 2011-2016Chart 6.8: Revenue Generated by the Cloud based Mobile App Market 2010-2016Chart 6.9: Mobile Cloud Users 2008-2016Chart 6.10: Mobile Cloud Market by App Type (%)Chart 6.11: HSPA and LTE Subscribers (2009-2016)Chart 6.12: Mobile Cloud Computing Market Share by Geography % (2016)Chart 6.13: Mobile Cloud Computing Market Share by Geography $billion (2016)
List of Figures
Figure 1.1: Cloud Computing SystemFigure 1.2: Key Elements of Cloud ComputingFigure 1.3: Cloud Visibility to End UsersFigure 1.4: Cloud Computing EvolutionFigure 1.5: Push Pull Factors Affecting MCC Deployment and AdoptionFigure 1.6: Report FrameworkFigure 2.1: Lifecycle Stage of the Mobile Cloud MarketFigure 2.2: Mobile Cloud Value ChainFigure 2.3 – LTE Broadband Speed vs. Legacy Wireless Standards SpeedsFigure 2.4: LTE Application PossibilitiesFigure 2.5: Apple's iCloud Value PropositionFigure 2.6: Long Tail Applications and the GSMA's One APIFigure 3.1: Wireless Value ChainFigure 3.2: Mobile Cloud Value ChainFigure 3.3: MNOs and their Role in MCCFigure 3.4: MCC Benefits to App DevelopersFigure 3.5: Pros and Cons of Web vs. Native AppsFigure 3.6: Apple and CloudFigure 3.7: iCloud AppsFigure 4.1: Strategic Options for MNOsFigure 4.2: Telco's and the Cloud Business ModelsFigure 4.3: Types of Cloud Computing (Telco Specific)Figure 4.4: Telco Cloud OfferingsCompanies Listed
Amazon web services
Yulong TechnologyTo order this report:IT Hosting Industry: Mobile Cloud Computing Industry Outlook Report: 2011-2016
MoreMarket Research Report
Check ourIndustry Analysis and Insights
Intl: +1 805-652-2626
Software AG helps organizations transform into Digital Enterprises, so they can differentiate from competitors and better engage customers, partners and employees. Using the Software AG Suite, companies can close the gap between business and IT to create digital systems of differentiation that drive front-line agility. We offer four on-ramps to the Digital Enterprise: alignment through collaborative process analysis; transformation through portfolio management; agility through process automation and integration; and visibility through intelligent business operations and big data.
Sep. 29, 2014 09:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,156
There will be 50 billion Internet connected devices by 2020. Today, every manufacturer has a propriety protocol and an app. How do we securely integrate these "things" into our lives and businesses in a way that we can easily control and manage? Even better, how do we integrate these "things" so that they control and manage each other so our lives become more convenient or our businesses become more profitable and/or safe? We have heard that the best interface is no interface. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Co-Founder & CTO at Octoblu, Inc., will discuss how these devices generate enough data to learn our behaviors and simplify/improve our lives. What if we could connect everything to everything? I'm not only talking about connecting things to things but also systems, cloud services, and people. Add in a little machine learning and artificial intelligence and now we have something interesting...
Sep. 29, 2014 06:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,789
Last week, while in San Francisco, I used the Uber app and service four times. All four experiences were great, although one of the drivers stopped for 30 seconds and then left as I was walking up to the car. He must have realized I was a blogger. None the less, the next car was just a minute away and I suffered no pain. In this article, my colleague, Ved Sen, Global Head, Advisory Services Social, Mobile and Sensors at Cognizant shares his experiences and insights.
Sep. 28, 2014 09:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,471
We are reaching the end of the beginning with WebRTC and real systems using this technology have begun to appear. One challenge that faces every WebRTC deployment (in some form or another) is identity management. For example, if you have an existing service – possibly built on a variety of different PaaS/SaaS offerings – and you want to add real-time communications you are faced with a challenge relating to user management, authentication, authorization, and validation. Service providers will want to use their existing identities, but these will have credentials already that are (hopefully) irreversibly encoded. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Peter Dunkley, Technical Director at Acision, will look at how this identity problem can be solved and discuss ways to use existing web identities for real-time communication.
Sep. 27, 2014 11:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,822
Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based agent model. It also ensured scalability and better service for customers, including MUY! Companies, one of the country's largest franchise restaurant companies with 232 Pizza Hut locations. This is one example of WebRTC adoption today, but the potential is limitless when powered by IoT. Attendees will learn real-world benefits of WebRTC and explore future possibilities, as WebRTC and IoT intersect to improve customer service.
Sep. 27, 2014 10:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,751
From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities for real time calls and messaging. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and Co-Founder of Telestax, will share some of the new revenue sources that IoT created for Restcomm – the open source telephony platform from Telestax. Ivelin Ivanov is a technology entrepreneur who founded Mobicents, an Open Source VoIP Platform, to help create, deploy, and manage applications integrating voice, video and data. He is the co-founder of TeleStax, an Open Source Cloud Communications company that helps the shift from legacy IN/SS7 telco networks to IP-based cloud comms. An early investor in multiple start-ups, he still finds time to code for his companies and contribute to open source projects.
Sep. 27, 2014 10:30 PM EDT Reads: 2,228
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to create new business models as significant as those that were inspired by the Internet and the smartphone 20 and 10 years ago. What business, social and practical implications will this phenomenon bring? That's the subject of "Monetizing the Internet of Things: Perspectives from the Front Lines," an e-book released today and available free of charge from Aria Systems, the leading innovator in recurring revenue management.
Sep. 27, 2014 09:45 PM EDT Reads: 2,399
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges.
Sep. 27, 2014 08:45 PM EDT Reads: 2,288
There’s Big Data, then there’s really Big Data from the Internet of Things. IoT is evolving to include many data possibilities like new types of event, log and network data. The volumes are enormous, generating tens of billions of logs per day, which raise data challenges. Early IoT deployments are relying heavily on both the cloud and managed service providers to navigate these challenges. In her session at 6th Big Data Expo®, Hannah Smalltree, Director at Treasure Data, to discuss how IoT, Big Data and deployments are processing massive data volumes from wearables, utilities and other machines.
Sep. 27, 2014 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,981
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices – computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors – connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be!
Sep. 27, 2014 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,087
P2P RTC will impact the landscape of communications, shifting from traditional telephony style communications models to OTT (Over-The-Top) cloud assisted & PaaS (Platform as a Service) communication services. The P2P shift will impact many areas of our lives, from mobile communication, human interactive web services, RTC and telephony infrastructure, user federation, security and privacy implications, business costs, and scalability. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Erik Lagerway, Co-founder of Hookflash, will walk through the shifting landscape of traditional telephone and voice services to the modern P2P RTC era of OTT cloud assisted services.
Sep. 26, 2014 11:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,462
While great strides have been made relative to the video aspects of remote collaboration, audio technology has basically stagnated. Typically all audio is mixed to a single monaural stream and emanates from a single point, such as a speakerphone or a speaker associated with a video monitor. This leads to confusion and lack of understanding among participants especially regarding who is actually speaking. Spatial teleconferencing introduces the concept of acoustic spatial separation between conference participants in three dimensional space. This has been shown to significantly improve comprehension and conference efficiency.
Sep. 26, 2014 10:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,404
The Internet of Things is tied together with a thin strand that is known as time. Coincidentally, at the core of nearly all data analytics is a timestamp. When working with time series data there are a few core principles that everyone should consider, especially across datasets where time is the common boundary. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Scott, Director of Enterprise Strategy & Architecture at MapR Technologies, will discuss single-value, geo-spatial, and log time series data. By focusing on enterprise applications and the data center, he will use OpenTSDB as an example to explain some of these concepts including when to use different storage models.
Sep. 26, 2014 07:45 PM EDT Reads: 2,238
SYS-CON Events announced today that Gridstore™, the leader in software-defined storage (SDS) purpose-built for Windows Servers and Hyper-V, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Gridstore™ is the leader in software-defined storage purpose built for virtualization that is designed to accelerate applications in virtualized environments. Using its patented Server-Side Virtual Controller™ Technology (SVCT) to eliminate the I/O blender effect and accelerate applications Gridstore delivers vmOptimized™ Storage that self-optimizes to each application or VM across both virtual and physical environments. Leveraging a grid architecture, Gridstore delivers the first end-to-end storage QoS to ensure the most important App or VM performance is never compromised. The storage grid, that uses Gridstore’s performance optimized nodes or capacity optimized nodes, starts with as few a...
Sep. 26, 2014 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,577
The Transparent Cloud-computing Consortium (abbreviation: T-Cloud Consortium) will conduct research activities into changes in the computing model as a result of collaboration between "device" and "cloud" and the creation of new value and markets through organic data processing High speed and high quality networks, and dramatic improvements in computer processing capabilities, have greatly changed the nature of applications and made the storing and processing of data on the network commonplace. These technological reforms have not only changed computers and smartphones, but are also changing the data processing model for all information devices. In particular, in the area known as M2M (Machine-To-Machine), there are great expectations that information with a new type of value can be produced using a variety of devices and sensors saving/sharing data via the network and through large-scale cloud-type data processing. This consortium believes that attaching a huge number of devic...
Sep. 26, 2014 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,506
Innodisk is a service-driven provider of industrial embedded flash and DRAM storage products and technologies, with a focus on the enterprise, industrial, aerospace, and defense industries. Innodisk is dedicated to serving their customers and business partners. Quality is vitally important when it comes to industrial embedded flash and DRAM storage products. That’s why Innodisk manufactures all of their products in their own purpose-built memory production facility. In fact, they designed and built their production center to maximize manufacturing efficiency and guarantee the highest quality of our products.
Sep. 26, 2014 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,507
Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based agent model. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here
Sep. 26, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,464
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. Over the summer Gartner released its much anticipated annual Hype Cycle report and the big news is that Internet of Things has now replaced Big Data as the most hyped technology. Indeed, we're hearing more and more about this fascinating new technological paradigm. Every other IT news item seems to be about IoT and its implications on the future of digital business.
Sep. 26, 2014 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,996
BSQUARE is a global leader of embedded software solutions. We enable smart connected systems at the device level and beyond that millions use every day and provide actionable data solutions for the growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. We empower our world-class customers with our products, services and solutions to achieve innovation and success. For more information, visit www.bsquare.com.
Sep. 26, 2014 09:45 AM EDT Reads: 1,358
With the iCloud scandal seemingly in its past, Apple announced new iPhones, updates to iPad and MacBook as well as news on OSX Yosemite. Although consumers will have to wait to get their hands on some of that new stuff, what they can get is the latest release of iOS 8 that Apple made available for most in-market iPhones and iPads. Originally announced at WWDC (Apple’s annual developers conference) in June, iOS 8 seems to spearhead Apple’s newfound focus upon greater integration of their products into everyday tasks, cross-platform mobility and self-monitoring. Before you update your device, here is a look at some of the new features and things you may want to consider from a mobile security perspective.
Sep. 26, 2014 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,347