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The biggest rip-off in networking: Ortial supports Gartner’s stark warning about third-party transceivers

Networking, memory and data storage manufacturer Ortial Technologies has urged the industry to take Gartner’s advice on third-party transceivers. In a report entitled “How to Avoid the Biggest Rip-Off in Networking”, Gartner highlights the overheads that big name brands charge, calling them out on the scare tactics used against third …

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Gartner boffin heads to Rubrik

Cloud Data management firm Rubrik has seen massive growth in recent years, and now the company has announced its latest big statement in the hire of industry veteran Pushan Rinnen. Rinnen brings more than two decades of experience and expertise in backup and recovery to Rubrik. She was a critical driver …

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Public cloud market to grow 21 per cent in 2018

The global public cloud services market will grow by 21 per cent this year, with a value of $186.4 billion. A new report by Gartner forecasts cloud system infrastructure services (IaaS) will provide the biggest growth this year. The market analysts expect IaaS to grow by 40 per cent by …

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Global IT spend to grow to $3.7 trillion in 2018

Global IT spending is set to grow by 6.2 per cent over the coming year, according to Gartner’s latest forecast. In total, Gartner predicts worldwide spending on IT equipment and services to hit $3.7 trillion, with growth expected across the board. Enterprise software spending is forecast to experience the highest …

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IoT security spend to skyrocket

Worldwide IoT security spend is set to top $1.5 Billion in 2018. According to new figures from Gartner, nearly 20 per cent of organisations observed at least one IoT-based attack in the past three years. As a result, the research firm forecasts that worldwide spending on IoT security will reach $1.5 billion …

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Global device shipments to increase in 2018

Worldwide device shipments are on course to increase by 2.1 per cent (year on year) in 2018. According to Gartner, shipments of devices – including PCs, tablets and mobile phones – are set to reach some 2.32 billion units by the year’s end. That is an increase on 2.1 per …

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Global IT spend to hit $3.7 Trillion in 2018

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.5 per cent from 2017, according to the latest forecast by research firm Gartner. "Global IT spending growth began to turn around in 2017, with continued growth expected over the next few years. However, uncertainty looms …

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Dell hot on the heels of HPE’s server dominance

Worldwide server revenue is on the up. According to Gartner’s latest report, server revenue grew by some 16 per cent in the third quarter, while shipments were up by 5.1 per cent. And while HPE held on to its crown for having the biggest market share, HPE grew by more …

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$96 billion to be spent on cyber security in 2018

Cyber security providers are set to cash in as global security spending is predicted to reach $96 billion (£71 billion) by 2018. According to Gartner’s latest forecast organisations are already spending more on security as a result of regulations, shifting buyer mindset, awareness of emerging threats and the evolution to …

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