Edwin Yapp looks at what exactly Salesforce.com's newly launched Wave Analytics Tool brings to the market.
In its top predictions for IT organisations and IT users for 2015 and beyond, Gartner said it has begun to examine a shift in the age-old relationship between man and machine due to the emergence of digital business.
The falling cost of adding sensing and communications to consumer products will mean that a typical family home, in a mature affluent market, could contain several hundred smart objects by 2022, according to Gartner Inc.
Consumer market facing rising cost of living and limited budgets Key to growing the IoT business is to create value for consumers
Investment in big data technologies continues to expand, according to a recent survey by Gartner Inc which found that 73% of respondents have invested or plan to invest in big data in the next 24 months, up from 64% in 2013.
As the dust settles on the recently-concluded VMworld 2014 in San Francisco, one thing is clear: Virtualisation and cloud vendor VMware Inc is going deeper into the software-defined-data-centre (SDDC) while trying to relax its hitherto closed approach to the cloud ecosystem. Edwin Yapp reports.
Worldwide spending on information security will reach US$71.1 billion in 2014, an increase of 7.9% over 2013, with the data loss prevention segment recording the fastest growth at 18.9%, according to the latest forecast from Gartner Inc.
Businesses globally are still struggling with building user-friendly, enterprise-grade mobile apps as their mindset is still stuck in a desktop-based world. Many also lack the skills to build good mobile apps, according to industry analyst Van L. Baker.
Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.4 billion units in 2014, a 4.2% increase from 2013, according to Gartner Inc.
After eight quarters of declining shipments, worldwide PC shipments experienced flat growth in the second quarter of 2014, according to preliminary results by Gartner Inc.