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Huawei presents its 5G vision for the Middle East in GSMA Mobile 360, Dubai

LTE and LTE-Advanced technologies are already undergoing commercial deployments in all major economies. LTE-A has just been deployed and it will address the market requirements with considerable life left for the next five years. Operators are likely to enhance their LTE networks for spectrum capabilities. However, companies have started conducting...

A time of change in US HCIT? Trump wins US Presidency

Digital health is an area which has potential to bring disruptive change to healthcare. Two key facets which have supported this in the last decade have been the progression of digitization, as well as activities of the US government from the ACA, HITECH, Meaningful Use, etc…. With the win of Donald Trump as the next US President, this also is a s...

Notes from Cisco Asia-Pacific and Japan FY17 strategy briefing, Singapore

As “Disruption” becomes the new buzz word in the market, we are increasingly seeing business models change, and next generation solutions and services evolve. Vendors that dominated traditional markets for decades are now forced to focus on upcoming technologies to stay ahead of the competition in the market. Cisco has been focusing in this direct...

The Turning Point Has Come for New Vertical Applications in Brazil’s M2M Market

Published in Nearshore Americas, on September 13th 2016 Having reached 11.9 million accesses in June 2016, Brazil is by far Latin America’s largest machine-to-machine (M2M) communications market. However, it isn’t necessarily the region’s most advanced market in terms of applications, compared to other countries where M2M adoption is a more recent...

Digital Health M&A Deals You Need to Know from 1H 2016 - Mattel & Sproutling

Digital health is an area rampant with competition, winners, losers and promise. With that brings heavy interest in watching funding activities given the startup environment, as well as over time how those companies move to the next phase of lifecycle. According to StartUp Health, Digital Health funding has reached record levels of $3.9 Billion in ...

Digital Health M&A Deals You Need to Know in 1H 2016: Pick 1 Mars Petcare & Whistle

Digital health is an area rampant with competition, winners, losers and promise. With that brings heavy interest in watching funding activities given the startup environment, as well as over time how those companies move to the next phase of lifecycle. According to StartUp Health, Digital Health funding has reached record levels of $3.9 Billion in ...

Digital Grid –Tapping into the Next Generation of Customer Service for the Individual

-An analyst view on the recent Opower and Oracle acquisition announcement By Farah Saeed, Principal Consultant Frost & Sullivan As most are aware Oracle is not new to utility space. In fact, the company specializes in a wide variety of enterprise software such as meter data management, customer and demand side management, outage management, as we...

2016 SLM Study Finds Shifts in Paradigm from Anti-Piracy Towards Comprehensive Monetization

Our most recent analysis of the software licensing and monetization market shows that some core value propositions endure even as the technology and its applications undergo significant evolution and change. Software licensing solutions were originally created with the goals of preventing piracy and protecting revenue of software products. While an...

Impact of Mitel's acquisition of Polycom in Asia Pacific Market

On April 15, 2016, Mitel Networks announced the acquisition of Polycom Inc with the transaction expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2016. The acquisition follows Cisco’s purchase of Tandberg and Acano, as well as Avaya’s acquisition of Radvision, exemplifying the trend of video conferencing vendors being acquired by telephony vendors. ...

The top considerations for leaders to make decisions on the technology to use

In a recent study on buying behaviors of IT technologies, the following key considerations are identified based on the discusssion with business leaders (CMO/CIO/CTO). Should communication be instant? Instant technologies such as conferencing are valuable when leaders (BU leaders, Project managers, cross functional leaders etc) need to persuade ...

Key findings of 2015 APAC Video Conferencing Market

In 2015, total market revenue grew by  2.5% over 2014.The growth is primarly driven by endpoints market, which reported 4.5% year-on-year growth, while infrastructure revenue posted a further decline of 3.5%.   Lower growth rate is partly due to the slowdown in China and the dimmer growth outlook, which crimped companies’ spending on IT inf...

Predicting the Future of Healthcare and the Evolving Role of Doctors

Expect Not a Doctorless Future but a Future with Less Doctors While the traditional doctor-patient relationship and mode of interaction has many positive benefits, it is a highly expensive and inefficient model (at least in the US) that denies access to medical care to a large swath of the population. Why? Because a) there are not enough doctors...

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