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Gartner: MEA government IT spend grows in 2014

Governments in the Middle East and North Africa will spend $12.2 billion (€9.7 billion) on IT products and services in 2014, an increase of 1.3 percent over 2013 revenue of $12 billion, according to Gartner. Telecom services, which include fixed and mobile telecom services, will be the largest overall spending category throughout the forecast period.

Fast-growing SVOD won't displace pay-TV but will cut into premium services, Gartner predicts

Pay-TV remains the biggest segment on the overall consumer video services market, but it's masking an incendiary spending rise for SVOD services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video.

Gartner, CCS Insight: Smartphone growth in 2014 will be fueled by low-cost models

Research firms Gartner and CCS Insight think much of the mobile phone shipment growth that will occur in 2014 will be driven by low-cost smartphones, underlining a shift down market that vendors and platform companies have been keen to take advantage of in their search for growth.

Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor sales on pace to total $338B in 2014

Worldwide semiconductor revenue is on pace to reach $338 billion (€269 billion) in 2014, a 7.2 per cent increase from 2013, and up from the previous quarter's forecast of 6.7 percent growth, according to latest figures from Gartner.

Gartner: IoT at least 5 years away from benefitting businesses

The Internet of Things (IoT) is between five and ten years away from becoming truly productive for businesses, according to the latest annual report on emerging technologies from the Gartner group.

Cisco vs. VMware highlights divide in SDN thinking

Cisco CEO John Chambers indicated the company is staking out a beachhead in software-defined networking (SDN), predicting his company will come to dominate the nascent category.

Gartner: IoT requires rethink of manufacturers' underlying business models

The Internet of Things (IoT), which includes intelligent devices ranging from smartphones to medical robotics, is forecast to grow to 26 billion units installed by 2020 says Gartner.

ZTE turns to LTE to regain ground in smartphones

Nearly half of ZTE's smartphone shipments in 2014 will be LTE devices, according to the global head of the Chinese vendor's mobile device business.

Gartner: Global server market shipments grew in 2013, but revenues declined

In the fourth quarter of 2013, worldwide server shipments grew 3.2 per cent year on year, while revenue declined 6.6 per cent from the fourth quarter of 2012, according to Gartner. In all of 2013,...

Gartner vice president on mobile tech top 10 trends

Organizations wishing to unlock the full potential of mobility must master a wide range of technologies and skills, many of which are unfamiliar to IT staff. In today's blog post, Nick Jones,...