http://www.mactech.com/blog en Growing use of IaaS transforms compute/storage management infrastructure http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/20/growing-use-iaas-transforms-computestorage-management-infrastructure <p>IDC has published its first Marketscape assessment of the worldwide Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market. The Marketscape is focused on global public cloud IaaS providers with mature public cloud IaaS services and revenue in multiple regions worldwide as of calendar year end 2016.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/20/growing-use-iaas-transforms-computestorage-management-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/20/growing-use-iaas-transforms-computestorage-management-infrastructure#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:35:04 +0000 dsellers 2120373 at http://www.mactech.com Research and Markets: future of mobile gaming is bright http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/19/research-and-markets-future-mobile-gaming-bright <p>The global mobile and wearable gaming market is a lucrative market that is being driven by the availability of a wide range of games, according to Research and Markets (<a href="http://www.researchandmarkets.com" title="www.researchandmarkets.com">www.researchandmarkets.com</a>), a rising number of smartphone users, and technological advancement and innovation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/19/research-and-markets-future-mobile-gaming-bright" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/19/research-and-markets-future-mobile-gaming-bright#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:36:27 +0000 dsellers 2120227 at http://www.mactech.com AI-powered chatbots to drive dramatic cost savings in healthcare http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/18/ai-powered-chatbots-drive-dramatic-cost-savings-healthcare <p>A new report from Juniper Research (<a href="http://www.juniperresearch.com" title="www.juniperresearch.com">www.juniperresearch.com</a>) has found that annual cost savings derived from the adoption of chatbots in healthcare will reach $3.6 billion globally by 2022, up from an estimated $2.8 million in 2017. This growth will average 320% per annum, as AI (artificial intelligence) powered chatbots will drive improved customer experiences for patients.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/18/ai-powered-chatbots-drive-dramatic-cost-savings-healthcare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/18/ai-powered-chatbots-drive-dramatic-cost-savings-healthcare#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:56:14 +0000 dsellers 2120081 at http://www.mactech.com Apple tops global tablet applications processor market http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/17/apple-tops-global-tablet-applications-processor-market <p>After two consecutive years of decline, the global tablet applications processor (AP) market returned to growth and registered a 5% year-over-year growth to reach $984 million in the first half of 2017, according to Strategy Analytics (<a href="http://www.strategyanalytics.com" title="www.strategyanalytics.com">www.strategyanalytics.com</a>)</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/17/apple-tops-global-tablet-applications-processor-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/17/apple-tops-global-tablet-applications-processor-market#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:58:15 +0000 dsellers 2119954 at http://www.mactech.com 26 million plus broadband households to have monitored security by 2021 http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/16/26-million-plus-broadband-households-have-monitored-security-2021 <p>According to Parks Associates' Home Security NUMBERS research, more than 26 million U.S. broadband households will have professionally monitored security by 2021. The research also shows that total annual revenue for professionally monitored security in U.S. households will exceed $14 billion by 2020.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/16/26-million-plus-broadband-households-have-monitored-security-2021" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/16/26-million-plus-broadband-households-have-monitored-security-2021#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:58:21 +0000 dsellers 2119904 at http://www.mactech.com Threats to online privacy increase in America: seven privacy tips http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/16/threats-online-privacy-increase-america-seven-privacy-tips <p>Around 65% of tech sector workers use a VPN in the U.S., and NordVPN has experienced a 300% growth in the American market this year. VPN service providers usually experience an increase in new subscribers when a new anti-privacy law is announced or approved. NordVPN expects the number of subscribers to keep growing as the new proposal for “USA Liberty Act” is being revealed – a bill that codifies into law the bulk collection of Americans' personal data.<br />  </p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/16/threats-online-privacy-increase-america-seven-privacy-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/16/threats-online-privacy-increase-america-seven-privacy-tips#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:57:12 +0000 dsellers 2119895 at http://www.mactech.com Smart store tech to generate over $78 billion http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/13/smart-store-tech-generate-over-78-billion <p>Amazon Go and other ‘invisible payment’ technologies, aimed at reducing or removing physical checkouts from the retail experience, will process over $78 billion in transactions by 2022, up from an expected $9.8 billion this year, a new study from Juniper Research (<a href="http://www.juniperresearch.com" title="www.juniperresearch.com">www.juniperresearch.com</a>) has found.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/13/smart-store-tech-generate-over-78-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/13/smart-store-tech-generate-over-78-billion#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:14:36 +0000 dsellers 2119894 at http://www.mactech.com 40% of smart light bulb owners use Amazon Echo or Google Home http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/12/40-smart-light-bulb-owners-use-amazon-echo-or-google-home <p>Parks Associates (<a href="http://www.parksassociates.com" title="www.parksassociates.com">www.parksassociates.com</a>) has announced new research showing that 40% of smart light bulb owners use Amazon Echo or Google Home to control their devices.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/12/40-smart-light-bulb-owners-use-amazon-echo-or-google-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/12/40-smart-light-bulb-owners-use-amazon-echo-or-google-home#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:37:24 +0000 dsellers 2120228 at http://www.mactech.com IT Infrastructure revenues grow 25.8% in quarter two http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/12/it-infrastructure-revenues-grow-258-quarter-two <p>According to International Data Corp., vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew 25.8% year over year in the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17), reaching $12.3 billion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/12/it-infrastructure-revenues-grow-258-quarter-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/12/it-infrastructure-revenues-grow-258-quarter-two#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:54:29 +0000 dsellers 2119732 at http://www.mactech.com Software-Defined storage solutions to generate revenues of nearly $16.2 billion http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/11/software-defined-storage-solutions-generate-revenues-nearly-162-billion <p>Software-defined storage (SDS) is one of several new technologies that are rapidly penetrating the IT infrastructure of enterprises and cloud service providers. SDS is gaining traction because it meets the demands of the next-generation datacenter much better than legacy storage infrastructure.</p> <p><a href="http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/11/software-defined-storage-solutions-generate-revenues-nearly-162-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.mactech.com/2017/10/11/software-defined-storage-solutions-generate-revenues-nearly-162-billion#comments MacNews MacTech MacNews Blog MacTech Blog Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:10:42 +0000 dsellers 2119087 at http://www.mactech.com