http://www.mactech.com/blog en Worldwide datacenter install base sees minimal growth http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/27/worldwide-datacenter-install-base-sees-minimal-growth <p>Data from 451 Research reveals that the worldwide datacenter install base grew at +0.2% Y/Y [year-over-year] in Q4 2014 to 4.3 million datacenters and IT sites. The weak demand for new facilities was primarily driven by a decline in traditional enterprise demand, particularly in mature markets, according to the research group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/27/worldwide-datacenter-install-base-sees-minimal-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/27/worldwide-datacenter-install-base-sees-minimal-growth#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 27 Feb 2015 12:05:21 +0000 dsellers 1773871 at http://www.mactech.com LTE-Advanced coverage reaches 100 million people http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/26/lte-advanced-coverage-reaches-100-million-people <p>LTE-Advanced networks have been actively deployed around the world. At the end of 2014, LTE-Advanced covered its first 100 million people worldwide, just 4 years since the network’s inception. ABI Research (<a href="http://www.abirsearch.com" title="www.abirsearch.com">www.abirsearch.com</a>) predicts that the coverage will reach one billion in four more years.</p> <p>At the end of 2014, there were 49 commercially available LTE-Advanced networks around the world. Western European operators lead the commercialization with 20 operators, followed by 13 in Asia-Pacific; however, North America still commands the largest population coverage at 7.8%.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/26/lte-advanced-coverage-reaches-100-million-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/26/lte-advanced-coverage-reaches-100-million-people#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:13:40 +0000 dsellers 1773446 at http://www.mactech.com Global pay-TV subscriber base to surpass 924.4 million http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/25/global-pay-tv-subscriber-base-surpass-9244-million <p>The worldwide pay-TV market is expected to have grown 5% in 2014, surpassing 924.4 million subscribers, according to ABI Research (<a href="http://www.abiresearch.com" title="www.abiresearch.com">www.abiresearch.com</a>).</p> <p>"IPTV is expected to grow a market leading 14% in 2014, followed by satellite TV platform at 7%. The growth rates of cable and terrestrial TV platforms are expected to slow to around 3%," comments Jake Saunders, vice president and practice director of Core Forecasting at the research group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/25/global-pay-tv-subscriber-base-surpass-9244-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/25/global-pay-tv-subscriber-base-surpass-9244-million#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:11:43 +0000 dsellers 1773441 at http://www.mactech.com Global 2D gesture recognition market will post a CAGR of 32.12% http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/24/global-2d-gesture-recognition-market-will-post-cagr-3212 <p>Increased demand for gesture recognition solutions in the healthcare sector has resulted in the unprecedented growth of the global 2D gesture recognition market, which will post a CAGR [compound annual growth rate] of 32.12% from 2014-2019, says research firm TechNavio (<a href="http://www.technavio.com" title="www.technavio.com">www.technavio.com</a>).</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/24/global-2d-gesture-recognition-market-will-post-cagr-3212" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/24/global-2d-gesture-recognition-market-will-post-cagr-3212#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:07:52 +0000 dsellers 1773436 at http://www.mactech.com Worldwide personal, entry level Storage market finished flat in 2014 http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/23/worldwide-personal-entry-level-storage-market-finished-flat-2014 <p>The worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) shipments remained flat year over year in 2014, finishing the year with 75.7 million units, according to the IDC (<a href="http://www.idc.com" title="www.idc.com">www.idc.com</a>) research group.</p> <p>Annual shipment values were down -1.5% year over year to $6.6 billion. Unit shipments were down slightly in the fourth quarter (4Q14), declining -0.9% from a year ago to 20.5 million units, while 4Q14 shipment values were also down, declining -5.2% to $1.7 billion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/23/worldwide-personal-entry-level-storage-market-finished-flat-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/23/worldwide-personal-entry-level-storage-market-finished-flat-2014#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:09:35 +0000 dsellers 1772036 at http://www.mactech.com Smart city traffic systems to reduce congestion for over 700 million drivers http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/20/smart-city-traffic-systems-reduce-congestion-over-700-million-drivers <p>A new report from Juniper Research (<a href="http://www.juniperresearch.com" title="www.juniperresearch.com">www.juniperresearch.com</a>) forecasts that smart city traffic management and parking projects will reduce cumulative global emissions in the order of 164 MMT (million metric tonnes) CO2 between 2014 and 2019, equivalent to the annual emissions produced by 35 million vehicles.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/20/smart-city-traffic-systems-reduce-congestion-over-700-million-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/20/smart-city-traffic-systems-reduce-congestion-over-700-million-drivers#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:34:49 +0000 dsellers 1770026 at http://www.mactech.com Home care/lawn care robotics market to reach $2.9 billion by 2019 http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/19/home-carelawn-care-robotics-market-reach-29-billion-2019 <p>The home care/lawn care robotics market will surpass US$2.9 billion by 2019, up from US$1.2 billion in 2014, according to a new study published by ABI Research (<a href="http://www.abiresearch.com" title="www.abiresearch.com">www.abiresearch.com</a>). Approximately seven million robotic home care/lawn care products will be sold in 2019, up from 3.4 million in 2014, representing a CAGR [compound annual growth rate] of 15.6%, notes the research group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/19/home-carelawn-care-robotics-market-reach-29-billion-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/19/home-carelawn-care-robotics-market-reach-29-billion-2019#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:32:22 +0000 dsellers 1770021 at http://www.mactech.com Biometrics market to hit US$13.8 million in revenues in 2015 http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/18/biometrics-market-hit-us138-million-revenues-2015 <p>Overall revenues for the biometrics market are forecasted to hit US$13.8 million in 2015, according to ABI Research (<a href="http://www.abiresearch.com" title="www.abiresearch.com">www.abiresearch.com</a>). The majority of revenues in most biometric recognition technologies are still stemming from governmental entities.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/18/biometrics-market-hit-us138-million-revenues-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/18/biometrics-market-hit-us138-million-revenues-2015#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:33:24 +0000 dsellers 1769856 at http://www.mactech.com Multi-factor authentication market worth US$13.2 billion in 2020 http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/17/multi-factor-authentication-market-worth-us132-billion-2020 <p>Market intelligence from ABI Research (<a href="http://www.abiresearch.com" title="www.abiresearch.com">www.abiresearch.com</a>) finds that the global mobile multi-factor authentication software and service market will be worth US$1.6 billion by the end of 2015. </p> <p>Username and passwords have been widely used to authenticate user identity but fail to provide adequate authentication, says the research group. Authentication-based attacks continue to plague organizations of all sizes with the majority of breaches being attributed to weak or absent authentication.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/17/multi-factor-authentication-market-worth-us132-billion-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/17/multi-factor-authentication-market-worth-us132-billion-2020#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:53:06 +0000 dsellers 1767616 at http://www.mactech.com Sending on mobile devices, SaaS, IaaS shot up in 2014 http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/16/sending-mobile-devices-saas-iaas-shot-2014 <p>Mobile workers now comprise nearly one-third or approximately 30 percent of corporations’ total workforce, according to the results of the Strategy Analytics Mobile Workforce Strategies (<a href="http://www.strategyanalytics.com" title="www.strategyanalytics.com">www.strategyanalytics.com</a>) survey. </p> <p>The survey which polled over 1,200 organizations found that a workforce comprising nearly 1/3 of mobile employees is the most common. In general, mobility solution decisions are increasingly driven by line-of business management and IT and spending on mobile devices, SaaS, IaaS, and security software have increased the most in 2014 compared to 2013.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/16/sending-mobile-devices-saas-iaas-shot-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2015/02/16/sending-mobile-devices-saas-iaas-shot-2014#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:11:17 +0000 dsellers 1766266 at http://www.mactech.com