http://www.mactech.com/blog en More than 50% of U.S. broadband households will have a smart home controller by 2020 http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/29/more-50-us-broadband-households-will-have-smart-home-controller-2020 <p>New data from Parks Associates (<a href="http://www.parksassociates.com" title="www.parksassociates.com">www.parksassociates.com</a>) says that controller and 26% will have a home security system.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/29/more-50-us-broadband-households-will-have-smart-home-controller-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/29/more-50-us-broadband-households-will-have-smart-home-controller-2020#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:08:08 +0000 dsellers 2051851 at http://www.mactech.com External cyber attacks cost enterprises $3.5 million a year http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/28/external-cyber-attacks-cost-enterprises-35-million-year <p>Despite acute awareness of the millions of dollars in annual costs, and the business risks posed by external internet threats, security leaders highlight the lack of staff expertise and technology as a key reason that these attacks are unchecked, according to results from a new Ponemon Institute study.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/28/external-cyber-attacks-cost-enterprises-35-million-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/28/external-cyber-attacks-cost-enterprises-35-million-year#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:24:42 +0000 dsellers 2051591 at http://www.mactech.com Security software market grew 3.7% in 2015 http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/27/security-software-market-grew-37-2015 <p>Worldwide security software revenue totaled $22.1 billion in 2015, a 3.7% increase in from 2014, according to Gartner, Inc.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/27/security-software-market-grew-37-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/27/security-software-market-grew-37-2015#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:48:45 +0000 dsellers 2049936 at http://www.mactech.com Consumer NAS market to grow 11.01% by 2020 http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/26/consumer-nas-market-grow-1101-2020 <p>New data from Research and Markets (<a href="http://www.researchandmarkets.com" title="www.researchandmarkets.com">www.researchandmarkets.com</a>) says that the global consumer NAS market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 11.01% during the period 2016-2020.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/26/consumer-nas-market-grow-1101-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/26/consumer-nas-market-grow-1101-2020#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:46:49 +0000 dsellers 2049931 at http://www.mactech.com Two-fifths of IT pros: our organization is ready for digital business http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/25/two-fifths-it-pros-our-organization-ready-digital-business <p>A recent Gartner, Inc. (<a href="http://www.gartner.com" title="www.gartner.com">www.gartner.com</a>) survey found that 41% of surveyed IT professionals believe their IT organization to be ready for the digital business of the next two years. Twenty nine percent of those surveyed said that engagement with the demands of digital business would be their primary duty or a significant part of their duties.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/25/two-fifths-it-pros-our-organization-ready-digital-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/25/two-fifths-it-pros-our-organization-ready-digital-business#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 25 Jul 2016 11:27:37 +0000 dsellers 2049186 at http://www.mactech.com Index AR Solutions: AR market for U.S. enterprise to reach $105 billion within 15 years http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/22/index-ar-solutions-ar-market-us-enterprise-reach-105-billion-within-15-years <p>Augmented reality is projected to be a $105 billion market for U.S.enterprise within 15 years, with early adopters of the disruptive technology gaining a competitive advantage in their industries, according to a market perspective released by Index AR Solutions (<a href="http://www.indexarsolutions.com" title="www.indexarsolutions.com">www.indexarsolutions.com</a>). The projected $105 billion in revenue includes $49 billion in hardware, $11 billion in software and $45 billion in services.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/22/index-ar-solutions-ar-market-us-enterprise-reach-105-billion-within-15-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/22/index-ar-solutions-ar-market-us-enterprise-reach-105-billion-within-15-years#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:55:16 +0000 dsellers 2048486 at http://www.mactech.com Global mobile data revenues to reach $630 billion by 2020 http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/21/global-mobile-data-revenues-reach-630-billion-2020 <p>A new report from Parks Associates (<a href="http://www.parksassociates.com" title="www.parksassociates.com">www.parksassociates.com</a>) estimates global mobile data revenue will increase from $386 billion in 2015 to $630 billion in 2020, with most of the revenue growth in the Asia &amp; Pacific region and the rest of the world. </p> <p>The research group says North America and Western Europe will see only minimal growth, and in the U.S. especially, alternatives such as Wi-Fi have drawn consumer interest to reduce their mobile data bills. Cable operators are promoting Wi-Fi hotspots, and roughly 70% of U.S. mobile consumers are interested in Wi-Fi-only data plans.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/21/global-mobile-data-revenues-reach-630-billion-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/21/global-mobile-data-revenues-reach-630-billion-2020#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:42:14 +0000 dsellers 2048126 at http://www.mactech.com Content billing opportunity to reach $47 billion by 2020 http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/20/content-billing-opportunity-reach-47-billion-2020 <p>A new study by Juniper Research (<a href="http://www.juniperresearch.com" title="www.juniperresearch.com">www.juniperresearch.com</a>) as found that the value of digital content transactions paid for by carrier billing is expected to reach $47 billion by 2020, more than 4 times 2015’s figure of just under $11.3 billion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/20/content-billing-opportunity-reach-47-billion-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/20/content-billing-opportunity-reach-47-billion-2020#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:36:09 +0000 dsellers 2047801 at http://www.mactech.com IT spending to be flat in 2016 http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/19/it-spending-be-flat-2016 <p>Worldwide IT spending is forecast to be flat in 2016, totaling $3.41 trillion, according to Gartner, Inc. (<a href="http://www.gartner.com" title="www.gartner.com">www.gartner.com</a>). This is up from last quarter's forecast of negative 0.5 percent growth. The change in the forecast is mainly due to currency fluctuations, notes the research group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/19/it-spending-be-flat-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/19/it-spending-be-flat-2016#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:08:11 +0000 dsellers 2046211 at http://www.mactech.com Federal government IT pros are overconfident in insider threat detection http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/18/federal-government-it-pros-are-overconfident-insider-threat-detection <p>Tripwire (<a href="http://www.tripwire.com" title="www.tripwire.com">www.tripwire.com</a>), a global provider of endpoint detection and response, security and compliance solutions, has announced the results of a study conducted for Tripwire by Dimensional Research. </p> <p>The Tripwire study evaluated the confidence of IT professionals regarding the efficacy of seven key security controls, which must be in place to quickly detect a cyber attack in progress. Study respondents included 763 IT professionals from various industries, including 103 participants from federal government organizations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/18/federal-government-it-pros-are-overconfident-insider-threat-detection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2016/07/18/federal-government-it-pros-are-overconfident-insider-threat-detection#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 18 Jul 2016 11:28:33 +0000 dsellers 2045416 at http://www.mactech.com