Microsoft in 2018 became the market share leader for total off-premises cloud service revenue with 13.8 percent share, bumping Amazon to the #2 spot with 13.2 percent; IBM was #3 with 8.8 percent revenue share, according to IHS Markit. Microsoft’s success can be attributed to its comprehensive portfolio and the growth it is experiencing from its more advanced PaaS and CaaS offerings.Read More
Amazon (AWS), Google, IBM, Microsoft (Azurea) and Alibaba were named “leaders” by IHS Markit's new scorecard on off-premises cloud IT service providers.
“Leadership in the cloud IT infrastructure services market requires a diverse portfolio, and all of the leaders have strong brand awareness and a reputation of innovation,” said Devan Adams, principal analyst, cloud and data center research practice, IHS Markit.
Demand for smart home devices and systems continued to soar over the past six months creating the bedrock for a coming wave of new smart home services and revenue streams, according to a new report from ABI Research.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
The overall tablet market for Western Europe declined 8.1 percent year-over-year (YoY), shipping 6.6 million units in the first quarter of 2018, according to new research from International Data Corp.Read More
Cameras with full software and service feature sets at sub $200 price points will fuel growth of the smart home surveillance camera market according to recently published research by Strategy Analytics.Read More
Digital pay TV subscriptions around the world, including cable, satellite and IPTV, exceeded one billion for the first time in 2017, according to new research from IHS Markit. This global growth comes despite the continued uptake of over-the-top (OTT) subscription video services, like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video, which added more than three times the number of subscriptions than pay TV last year, according to IHS Markit.Read More
Parks Associates has released its updated list of the top 10 subscription over-the-top (OTT) video services in the U.S. market, based on number of subscribers -- and Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu continue to hold the top three slots. Meanwhile, HBO Now made a significant move into the top five.Read More