According to a recent report by Gartner, digitalisation and cost optimisation are the key priorities for IT organisations in the GCC region.
According to the latest findings by Gartner, governments in the Middle East and North Africa will spend USD 11.97 billion on IT products and services in 2015.
PC shipments worldwide has totaled 71.1 million units during the first quarter of 2015, a 5.2 percent drop as compared to the same period in 2014.
Worldwide IT spending is on pace to total $3.8 trillion in 2015, a 2.4 percent increase from 2014, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.
Gartner estimates that worldwide tablet sales will reach 233 million units in 2015, an 8 percent increase from 2014.
Gartner has released its predictions for the top 10 technology trends that will be strategic for most organisations in 2015. Gartner defines a strategic technology trend as one with the potential for significant […]
Gartner analysts will discuss the impact of digital disruption in the Middle East, and how businesses must adapt in order to thrive in the new digital era at GITEX Technology Week.
Etisalat will today deliver two keynotes on the importance of a “holistic risk management approach” at day two of Gartner’s Security and Risk Management Summit at the Raffles Hotel in Dubai. Kamran Ahsan, […]
In the Middle East, security has not evolved as a strategy and still remains as point solutions, according to Gartner. “In this region, the focus is still on keeping the bad guys out. […]
Server shipments and revenue grew for the first time since 2011 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, a trend likely to continue in the second half of the year, according Gartner.
The Internet of Things has reached the height of its hype, according to Gartner. Each year the research firm puts out a Hype Cycle of emerging technologies, a sort of report card for […]
More than half of digital businesses will suffer major service failures by 2020, due to the inability of IT security teams to manage digital risk in new technology, according to Gartner.
Worldwide IT spending is on pace to total $3.7 trillion in 2014, a 2.1 percent increase from last year, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.
Gartner has highlighted its top 10 technologies for information security and their implications for security organisations in 2014.
The public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) is on pace to grow 23 percent in 2014 to total $629 million, up from $511 million in 2013, according to the latest outlook by Gartner, while Software as a service (SaaS) is expected to grow 26.3 percent in 2014 to $123 million.
Worldwide PC shipments totalled 76.6 million units in the first quarter of 2014, a 1.7 percent decline from the first quarter of 2013, according to preliminary results by Gartner.
Nick Jones, Vice President and Analyst, Gartner, shares the research firm’s top 10 mobile technologies and capabilities that organisations must master in 2015 and 2016.
Gartner kicked off its annual Symposium/ITxpo conference at Madinat Hotel on 1st April, and the overriding emphasis of the event was digitalisation.
A recent global survey by Gartner finds 70 per cent of CIOs will change their technology and sourcing relationships in the next two to three years, as organisations struggle to adjust to a digital future.
IT infrastructure spending, comprising storage, server, and enterprise networking equipment, in the Middle East and Africa is forecast to reach $3.47 billion, a 4.1 percent increase from 2013, according to Gartner.
Systems integrator and solutions provider Emitac Enterprise Solutions today announced its participation in the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014 in Dubai from April 1st-3rd.
The public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa region is on pace to grow 21.3 percent in 2014 to total $620 million, up from an estimated $511 million for 2013, according to the latest outlook by Gartner.
The technology of 3D ‘bioprinting’, the medical application of 3D printing to produce living tissue and organs, is advancing so quickly that it will spark a major ethical debate on its use by 2016, according to Gartner.
The security space in 2013 will go down in history as a sector dominated by the work of Edward Snowden, Gartner has said.
By 2017, the typical mobile user will share their personalised data stream with 100 applications and services every day, with wearable devices and Internet-connected appliances fueling the use trend, according to Gartner.
Consumers are increasingly turning to recommendation engines, friends, social networking or advertising to discover mobile applications rather than sorting through the thousands of mobile apps available, according to Gartner.
Digitalisation – the third era of enterprise IT – has begun, but most CIOs do not feel prepared for this next era, according to a global survey of CIOs by Gartner.
Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.8 trillion in 2014, a 3.1 percent increase from 2013 spending of $3.7 trillion, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.
This year vendors will ship 1.1 billion Android-based devices, while Windows will stage a small comeback and the number of Apple machines, percentage-wise, will increase the most, according to estimates from market research company Gartner.
The Internet of Things, which excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, will grow to 26 billion units installed in 2020 representing an almost 30-fold increase from 0.9 billion in 2009, according to Gartner.
Tomorrow’s data centre will be mobile, flexible, highly efficient and secure, says David Cappuccio, Managing Vice President and Chief of Research for Gartner’s infrastructure teams.
Most global organisations have “too many data centres in too many countries”, according to analyst Gartner, and that in order to cut costs and optimise service delivery, they only need two on each continent they operate in.
Riverbed Technology, the application performance company, recently announced that the company has been positioned by Gartner in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2013 “Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimisation Controllers”.
Lax password implementation has meant that operational technology (OT) is now vulnerable to security attacks.
Keeping people from social media is like keeping people from breathing, according to Gartner research director, Rob McMillan. McMillan made the comparison at the Gartner Security Summit in Sydney, where he highlighted the […]
Everything you have heard about cyber security is wrong, according to Gartner VP and distinguished analyst, John Girard.
Despite a continuing drive to lower the cost of IT services, about 75 percent of government IT budgets globally were reported as flat or increasing in 2013, said Gartner Tuesday when releasing findings […]
Smartphones accounted for 51.8 percent of all mobile phone sales in the second quarter of 2013.
The worldwide IT outsourcing market is poised to grow more slowly than previously expected, reaching $288 billion in 2013, a 2.8 percent increase from 2012, according to Gartner. Looking out further, Gartner predicts […]
Gartner has lowered its expectations for growth this year in global IT spending, saying it will rise 2 percent to $3.7 trillion. Earlier this year, the analyst firm predicted 2013 growth of 4.1 percent.
Shipments of devices based on Apple’s Mac OS and iOS will close the gap on those of products running all flavours of Windows over the next two years.
Gartner today projected that the overall decline in shipments of desktop and laptop PC’s will be 10.6 percent in 2013, while tablet shipments will grow by 67.9 percent.
Gartner is giving the thumbs up to Windows 8.1, crediting the operating system refresh with overcoming the major downsides of Windows 8.
Despite the hype, only a tiny proportion of firms have moved towards cloud email or cloud office systems, says analyst firm Gartner. There have been a steady flow of headlines about large organisations adopting cloud-based […]
Security monitoring – the type involving traditional security information and event management (SIEM) – can be done in some public cloud environments, according to Gartner. And if you’re using public cloud services, it’s […]
James Dartnell takes Sony’s latest mid-range smartphone for a spin, and decides if the waterproof product sinks or swims.
Microsoft has a lot of ground to cover in the competitive handheld segment, before it catches up with the likes of Apple, Google, and BlackBerry. With the Lumia 640 XL, Microsoft is targeting consumers in need of a capable, mid-range phablet.
The smartphone comes powered with many features but the camera alone is worth the buy.