http://www.mactech.com/blog en Cyber security market to be worth $155.74 billion by 2019 http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/08/cyber-security-market-be-worth-15574-billion-2019 <p>MarketsandMarkets.com says the cyber security market will be worth US$155.74 billion by 2019. The major forces driving this market are the rapid adoption of cloud-based services, wireless communication along with strict government mandates and increasing cyber crimes in public utilities industries, according tro the research group.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/08/cyber-security-market-be-worth-15574-billion-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/08/cyber-security-market-be-worth-15574-billion-2019#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:03:00 +0000 dsellers 679899 at http://www.mactech.com IDC: business tech spending will reach $330.4 billion by 2017 http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/08/idc-business-tech-spending-will-reach-3304-billion-2017 <p>The IDC research group (<a href="http://www.idc.com" title="www.idc.com">www.idc.com</a>) the business technology spending market will grow at 6.9% 5 year CAGR [compound annual growth rate] from US$236.6 billion in 2012 to $330.7 billion by 2017, while enterprise IT grows slowly at a 1.9% 5 year CAGR from $213.0 billion to 233.5 billion over the same forecast period.</p> <p>Business funded technology is expected to reach $275.2 billion in 2014, accounting for 55% of total technology spending. Industry specific operation is the largest business line, capturing approximately 45% of total business funded technology in 2014, says IDC.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/08/idc-business-tech-spending-will-reach-3304-billion-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/08/idc-business-tech-spending-will-reach-3304-billion-2017#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:00:18 +0000 dsellers 679896 at http://www.mactech.com About one-third of phishing attacks aimed at stealing money http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/07/about-one-third-phishing-attacks-aimed-stealing-money <p>According to data collected as part of Kaspersky Lab's "Financial Cyber Threats in 2013" study, cybercriminals are trying harder than ever to acquire confidential user information and steal money from bank accounts by creating fake sites mimicking financial organizations. </p> <p>In 2013, 31.45% cent of phishing attacks were trading on the names of leading banks, online stores and online payment systems. That's an increase of 8.5 percentage points from the previous year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/07/about-one-third-phishing-attacks-aimed-stealing-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/07/about-one-third-phishing-attacks-aimed-stealing-money#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:12:29 +0000 dsellers 678993 at http://www.mactech.com Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending on the decline http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/15/worldwide-semiconductor-manufacturing-equipment-spending-decline <p>Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending totaled $33.8 billion in 2013, an 11.5% decline from 2012, according to final results by Gartner, Inc. (<a href="http://www.gartner.com" title="www.gartner.com">www.gartner.com</a>) Wafer-level manufacturing equipment demand performed above the market with strength in lithography and associated processes, while back-end manufacturing segments fared significantly worse than average, according to the research group.<br />  </p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/15/worldwide-semiconductor-manufacturing-equipment-spending-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/15/worldwide-semiconductor-manufacturing-equipment-spending-decline#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:08:16 +0000 dsellers 678969 at http://www.mactech.com Research: over over 80% of U.S. households have a home network http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/14/research-over-over-80-us-households-have-home-network <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-upload-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_upload_image" width="500" height="473" alt="" src="http://cdn.mactech.com/sites/default/files/Connected%20Devices.jpg?1396543143" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Parks Associates has released research that provides in-depth analysis, competitor profiles, business model strategies, trends, and forecasts for product and service ecosystems serving the connected consumer. </p> <p>Currently 75% of U.S. homes have broadband, and over 80% of these households have a home network. Over 60% own connected CE, including over 80% of consumers 18-34, and the average household has nearly seven connected CE devices.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/14/research-over-over-80-us-households-have-home-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/14/research-over-over-80-us-households-have-home-network#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:39:45 +0000 dsellers 675363 at http://www.mactech.com Global semiconductor revenue grew 5% in 2013 http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/03/global-semiconductor-revenue-grew-5-2013 <p>Total worldwide semiconductor revenue reached $315 billion in 2013, up 5 percent from 2012, according to Gartner, Inc. (<a href="http://www.gartner.com" title="www.gartner.com">www.gartner.com</a>). The combined revenue of the top 25 semiconductor vendors increased by 6.9% during 2013. </p> <p>This was a significantly better performance than the rest of the market, whose revenue growth was 0.9%, and was due, in part, to the concentration of memory vendors in the top ranking, according to the research group. The memory market increased 23.5% in 2013.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/03/global-semiconductor-revenue-grew-5-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2014/04/03/global-semiconductor-revenue-grew-5-2013#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:53:11 +0000 dsellers 675309 at http://www.mactech.com 82% of U.S. broadband households now have an HDTV http://www.mactech.com/2014/03/27/82-us-broadband-households-now-have-hdtv <p>Parks Associates (<a href="http://www.parksassociates.com" title="www.parksassociates.com">www.parksassociates.com</a>) is predicting that 4K TVs will follow a similar, but faster, growth pattern as HDTVs, which have reached 82% of U.S. broadband households after 15 years on the market.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2014/03/27/82-us-broadband-households-now-have-hdtv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2014/03/27/82-us-broadband-households-now-have-hdtv#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:43:45 +0000 dsellers 667942 at http://www.mactech.com Getting a better deal from your cable provider http://www.mactech.com/2014/03/26/getting-better-deal-your-cable-provider <p>Despite spending an average of US$1,848 annually on in-home telecom services, consumers aren't convinced it's money well spent.  The latest subscriber survey on telecom providers from the Consumer Reports National Research Center found almost universally low ratings for value across services — especially for TV and Internet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2014/03/26/getting-better-deal-your-cable-provider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2014/03/26/getting-better-deal-your-cable-provider#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:19:41 +0000 dsellers 666693 at http://www.mactech.com Web content filtering market to reach $2.6 million in 2019 http://www.mactech.com/2014/03/26/web-content-filtering-market-reach-26-million-2019 <p>According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (<a href="http://www.transparencymarketing.com" title="www.transparencymarketing.com">www.transparencymarketing.com</a>), a global market intelligence company, the web content filtering market was valued at US#1,230.9 million in 2012 and is expected to reach $2,579.6 million by 2019, growing at a CAGR [compound annual growth rate] of 11.3% from 2013 to 2019.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2014/03/26/web-content-filtering-market-reach-26-million-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2014/03/26/web-content-filtering-market-reach-26-million-2019#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:57:23 +0000 dsellers 666669 at http://www.mactech.com Is the private cloud losing steam? http://www.mactech.com/2014/03/26/private-cloud-losing-steam <p>It's no longer a question of whether cloud is the right strategy, but rather how you will leverage the cloud's abundance of resources to outpace your competition, according to a study from Cloud Connect in partnership with the Everest Group. Titled, "Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise: Distilling the Facts from Hype. The study reveals the increasing influence of the cloud on IT budgets, staff and business strategy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2014/03/26/private-cloud-losing-steam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2014/03/26/private-cloud-losing-steam#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:54:43 +0000 dsellers 666662 at http://www.mactech.com