Smart Lock Sales to Approach 26 Million Units by 2023, Strategy Analytics Says

The front door is a front-and-center opportunity for smart home device companies according to a new report by Strategy Analytics . According to the report, “ Smart Home Access Control: Predictions, Players, and Products ”, sales of nearly 26 million units in 2023 will push the smart lock market size past $2.4 billion.

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Cybersecurity Breaches to Result in Over 146 Billion Records Stolen By 2023: Juniper Research

A recent report by Juniper Research found that over 33 billion records will be stolen by cybercriminals in 2023 alone, an increase of 175 percent over the 12 billion records expected to be compromised in 2018. This will result in a cumulative loss of over 146 billion records for the whole period.

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Less Than 40 Percent of Cloud Service Providers Plan to Have the Same Business Model By 2020: IDC

A new IDC survey reveals that cloud service demand due to Digital Transformation is changing the delivery of business-oriented solutions, with service providers ramping up their investments in new offerings to cater for their client's requirements not just for new infrastructure, but also applications, and managed and professional services delivered via cloud services. The survey finds that as a result, Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) services providers are rapidly exiting their traditional business models.

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5G Trials in Full Swing With 12 Percent of Operators Moving to Commercial Deployment in 2018: IHS Markit

Eighty-two percent of mobile operators participating in a 5G study conducted by business information provider IHS Markit are busy trialing and testing the technology, mainly in North America and Asia, with 12 percent -- all from North America -- planning commercial 5G rollouts by year’s end.

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Gartner Classifies Seven Technologies to Reach Mainstream Adoption in Digital Workplace Within Next Two-to-Five Years

Speech recognition will reach the Plateau of Productivity within the next two years and six other technologies will reach mainstream business adoption in the next two to five years according to the 2018 Gartner, Inc. Hype Cycle for the digital workplace.

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Global Consumer, Ad Spend on TV and Video to Reach $559 Billion in 2022: Strategy Analytics

Strategy Analytics forecasts that global consumer and advertising spend on TV and video will grow from $490 billion in 2017 to $559 billion in 2022 -- an increase of $69 billion. Spend on over-the-top (OTT) video will account for 90 percent of this growth, according to Strategy Analytics’ Television & Media Strategies (TMS) report, “TV’s Transformation: A Unified TV and Video Market Perspective.”

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Worldwide Big Data, Business Analytics Revenues to Hit $260 Billion By 2022: IDC

A new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics (BDA) solutions will reach $260 billion in 2022 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.9 percent over the 2017-2022 forecast period. BDA revenues are expected to total $166 billion this year, an increase of 11.7 percent over 2017.

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Cloud Computing Remains Top Emerging Business Risk, Gartner Survey Finds

Cloud computing ranks as the top risk concern for executives in risk, audit, finance and compliance, according to the latest survey by Gartner, Inc. While cloud computing presents organizations with novel opportunities, several new risks — including cybersecurity disclosure and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance — make cloud solutions susceptible to unexpected security threats.

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Sony's 3M Playstation VR Headset Sales in Line with Digi-Capital Forecasts

Sony has sold over three million Playstation VR (PSVR) headsets to date, making it the clear market leader in the premium/standalone VR platform sector over its HTC Vive and Oculus Rift competitors. These numbers are exactly in line with the hardware sales forecasts in Digi-Capital’s AR/VR/XR Analytics Platform.

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Advancements in Consumer Video Device Market Are Capturing Public Interest, Futuresource Says

Worldwide volume demand for dedicated consumer video devices, such as action cameras, remained resilient in 2017, according to Futuresource Consulting's new “Dedicated Consumer Video Device Market Report”. The report details how the demand for action cameras continues to be driven by sports enthusiasts, and more increasingly, casual users.

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Service Providers' Data Center Growth Phase is Continuing, According to IHS Markit

Service providers are investing in their data centers (DCs) to improve scalability, deploy applications rapidly, enable automation, and harden security, according to the Data Center Strategies and Leadership Global Service Provider Survey from IHS Markit.

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Gartner Finds 29 Percent of Employees Witnessed At Least One Compliance Violation in Past Two Years

Twenty-nine percent of employees observed at least one compliance violation at work in 2016 or 2017, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. The survey, which sampled more than 5,000 employees at all levels, found that these workers are twice as likely to leave their organization.

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ABI Research: Hybrid Industrial Cloud Adoption by Manufacturers to Double By 2023

Hybrid industrial cloud adoption will more than double over the next five years at a respectable 21.1 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), according to a new report by ABI Research. The virtualization of business-critical infrastructure is transforming the production and distribution of goods and services throughout the supply chain as industrial organizations shift focus from private to public and ultimately hybrid cloud deployments that connect and integrate on-premise resources with cloud resources.

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Worldwide IaaS Public Cloud Services Market Grew 29.5 Percent in 2017: Gartner

The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market grew 29.5 percent in 2017 to total $23.5 billion, up from $18.2 billion in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. Amazon was the No. 1 vendor in the IaaS market in 2017, followed by Microsoft, Alibaba, Google and IBM.

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Mobile Biometrics to Authenticate $2 Trillion in Sales By 2023: Juniper Research

Mobile biometrics will authenticate $2 trillion worth of in-store and remote mobile payment transactions annually by 2023, according to a new study from Juniper Research. This is 17 times the $124 billion expected in 2018, as initiatives furthering secure remote payment transactions and more open biometric platforms proliferate.

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European Blockchain Spending to Reach $3.5 Billion By 2022, According to IDC

Europe will be the second-largest investor in blockchain technologies, according to IDC's latest “Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide”. With a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 80.2 percent for 2017–2022, Europe will increase its spending from around $400 million in 2018 to $3.5 billion in 2022, helping it to close the gap with the U.S., the biggest blockchain investor.

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