Stories by Computerworld India staff

IDC: Security Appliance Market Growth Slows Slightly in Q2 2012

Both factory revenue and unit shipments grew in the second quarter of 2012, according to research firm IDC, with worldwide factory revenue recording an increase of 6.3 percent year-over-year to just under US$ 2.0 billion, and shipments increasing 6.5 percent to 496,697 units.

Written by Computerworld India staff04 Oct. 12 13:48

Gartner: Worldwide Cloud Services Market to Exceed $109B Mark in 2012

The public cloud services market is expected to grow 19.6 percent in 2012 to total $109 billion globally, with Business process services (BPaaS) said to account for about 77 percent of the total market, according to a report by Gartner.

Written by Computerworld India staff18 Sept. 12 15:05

Gartner: Worldwide security spending will approach $86 billion in 2016

Worldwide spending on security is expected to touch the $60 billion mark in 2012, up 8.4 percent from $55 billion in the previous year, according to research company Gartner -- this figure will approach $86 billion in 2016.

Written by Computerworld India staff13 Sept. 12 20:17

IDC: Public IT Cloud Services Spending to Touch $100 Billion in 2016

Worldwide spending on public IT cloud services is expected to touch the $100 billion mark in 2016, as companies accelerate their shift to the cloud services model for IT consumption, according to research firm IDC.

Written by Computerworld India staff11 Sept. 12 19:12

Gartner: A Third of Consumers' Digital Content Will be in the Cloud by 2016

The desire to share content and to access it on multiple devices will motivate consumers to start storing a third of their digital content in the cloud by 2016, according to Gartner. Gartner said that just 7 percent of consumer content was stored in the cloud in 2011, but this will grow to 36 percent in 2016.

Written by Computerworld India staff25 June 12 18:47

SMB Adoption Of Virtualization to Outpace Enterprises: Survey

According to a recent survey conducted by disaster recovery and data protection solutions provider Acronis, small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) around the world are planning to adopt server virtualization in 2012 at a faster pace than large enterprises. However, the survey also identified widespread backup and disaster recovery shortcomings for virtual servers amongst SMBs. Meanwhile, previous enthusiasm for cloud infrastructure has, at least so far, failed to turn into reality.

Written by Computerworld India staff26 April 12 23:50