http://www.mactech.com/blog en Gartner: connected car production to grow rapidly http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/30/gartner-connected-car-production-grow-rapidly <p>Connected car production is growing rapidly in both mature and emerging automobile markets, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. (<a href="http://www.gartner.com" title="www.gartner.com">www.gartner.com</a>). The production of new automobiles equipped with data connectivity, either through a built-in communications module or by a tether to a mobile device, is forecast to reach 12.4 million in 2016 and increase to 61 million in 2020, notes the research group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/30/gartner-connected-car-production-grow-rapidly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/30/gartner-connected-car-production-grow-rapidly#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:00:40 +0000 dsellers 2072913 at http://www.mactech.com Gartner: organizations need to master two dimensions of mobility http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/29/gartner-organizations-need-master-two-dimensions-mobility <p>With the convergence of devices, bots, things and people, organizations will need to master two dimensions of mobility, according to Gartner, Inc. (<a href="http://www.gartner.com" title="www.gartner.com">www.gartner.com</a>) CIOs and IT leaders will need to excel at mainstream mobility and to prepare for the post-app era, adds the research group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/29/gartner-organizations-need-master-two-dimensions-mobility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/29/gartner-organizations-need-master-two-dimensions-mobility#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:18:10 +0000 dsellers 2072716 at http://www.mactech.com The Shortage of Cybersecurity Experts is a National Security Threat http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/27/shortage-cybersecurity-experts-national-security-threat <p>It’s estimated that the global cybersecurity job postings is around one million and more than 200,000 cybersecurity jobs in the U.S. alone were unfilled in 2015 which was up 74% over the previous five years.  The cybersecurity market is expected to grow from $75 billion in 2015 to $170 billion by 2020 according to recent industry reports and it is estimated that the global cybersecurity workforce will have 1.5 million jobs unfilled by 2019, according to Identity Management Institute (<a href="http://www.identitymanagementinstitute.org" title="http://www.identitymanagementinstitute.org">http://www.identitymanagementinstitute.org</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/27/shortage-cybersecurity-experts-national-security-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/27/shortage-cybersecurity-experts-national-security-threat#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:14:27 +0000 dsellers 2072565 at http://www.mactech.com Global PCIe SSD market to grow 33.24% by 2020 http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/26/global-pcie-ssd-market-grow-3324-2020 <p>A new report from Research and Markets (<a href="http://www.researchandmarkets.com" title="www.researchandmarkets.com">www.researchandmarkets.com</a>) report forecasts that the global peripheral component interconnect express (PCIe) SSD market to grow at a CAGR [compound annual growth rate] of 33.24% during the period 2016-2020.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/26/global-pcie-ssd-market-grow-3324-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/26/global-pcie-ssd-market-grow-3324-2020#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 26 Sep 2016 11:10:35 +0000 dsellers 2072130 at http://www.mactech.com Cyber attacks against smart city services may pose public safety threat http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/23/cyber-attacks-against-smart-city-services-may-pose-public-safety-threat <p>Tripwire (<a href="http://www.tripwire.com" title="www.tripwire.com">www.tripwire.com</a>), a provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, has announced the results of a survey conducted on behalf of Tripwire by Dimensional Research. </p> <p>The June survey assessed cyber security challenges associated with smart city technologies. Survey respondents included over 200 IT professionals working for state and local governments.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/23/cyber-attacks-against-smart-city-services-may-pose-public-safety-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/23/cyber-attacks-against-smart-city-services-may-pose-public-safety-threat#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:19:34 +0000 dsellers 2071959 at http://www.mactech.com Contactless POS terminal retail transactions to boom http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/22/contactless-pos-terminal-retail-transactions-boom <p>A new study from Juniper Research (<a href="http://www.juniperresearch.com" title="www.juniperresearch.com">www.juniperresearch.com</a>) has found that the global value of contactless POS (point of sale) terminal transactions, conducted in-store via cards, mobile and wearables, will approach $500 billion annually by 2017. This is up from an estimated $321 billion this year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/22/contactless-pos-terminal-retail-transactions-boom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/22/contactless-pos-terminal-retail-transactions-boom#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:03:24 +0000 dsellers 2071737 at http://www.mactech.com Nearly half of U.S. consumers look forward to driverless cars http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/21/nearly-half-us-consumers-look-forward-driverless-cars <p>As the race for self-driving cars accelerates, new data shows that 43% of U.S. consumers would buy or ride in autonomous vehicles (AV) if they were broadly available today, according to the survey released today by Altman Vilandrie &amp; Company (<a href="http://www.altvil.com" title="http://www.altvil.com">http://www.altvil.com</a>). However, the survey reveals widespread concerns about the safety of self-driving cars: 64% of consumers say they would not buy an AV because they believe AVs are dangerous.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/21/nearly-half-us-consumers-look-forward-driverless-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/21/nearly-half-us-consumers-look-forward-driverless-cars#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:35:58 +0000 dsellers 2071501 at http://www.mactech.com More than 30% of Application to Person (A2P) traffic not monetised http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/20/more-30-application-person-a2p-traffic-not-monetised <p>A new study from Juniper Research (<a href="http://www.juniperresearch.com" title="www.juniperresearch.com">www.juniperresearch.com</a>) has found that global operator revenue loss from “grey route” A2P traffic will amount to $62 billion over the next 6six years, despite the increased deployment of firewalls and other security measures.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/20/more-30-application-person-a2p-traffic-not-monetised" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/20/more-30-application-person-a2p-traffic-not-monetised#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:56:25 +0000 dsellers 2071484 at http://www.mactech.com Users rush to migrate from Linear TV Services http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/19/users-rush-migrate-linear-tv-services <p>New data from Juniper Research (<a href="http://www.juniperresearch.com" title="www.juniperresearch.com">www.juniperresearch.com</a>) has found that revenues from SVOD (subscription video on demand) services, such as Netflix and Amazon, are set to more than double from $14.6 billion this year, to $34.6 billion in 2021. Netflix now sees US subscriber numbers level with leading network providers DirecTV &amp; Comcast (47 million and 47.7 million respectively).</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/19/users-rush-migrate-linear-tv-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/19/users-rush-migrate-linear-tv-services#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:19:17 +0000 dsellers 2071290 at http://www.mactech.com Worldwide WLAN Market sees robust growth in quarter two http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/16/worldwide-wlan-market-sees-robust-growth-quarter-two <p>The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments increased 6.7% year over year in the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16), and increased 6.7% on a sequential basis. </p> <p>According to new data from the IDC research group (<a href="http://www.idc.com" title="www.idc.com">www.idc.com</a>), the enterprise segment grew 9.4% year over year in 2Q16, representing its strongest growth in over two years. The sustained growth observed so far in 2016 can be attributed to refresh cycles and the funding of digital transformation initiatives in many enterprises.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/16/worldwide-wlan-market-sees-robust-growth-quarter-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/09/16/worldwide-wlan-market-sees-robust-growth-quarter-two#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:42:05 +0000 dsellers 2071033 at http://www.mactech.com