Category: Market Research

Analyst: 5G shift favors Enterprise DAS vs. Carrier DAS

Research from Mobile Experts breaks down the shift from Carrier DAS to Enterprise DAS systems, and the impact of new platforms such as neutral CBRS infrastructure on the DAS market. Over the next few years there will be key transformations as 5G materializes. The report predicts that while traditional DAS will hold steady in specific large venues, the overall market for in-building wireless (IBW) continues to grow and evolve, incorporating new indoor solutions that can make the transition from LTE to 5G and provide scalable capacity and coverage solutions for the Enterprise DAS market.

Fiber Optic Connector Market 2019

The global fiber optic connector market is expected to reach USD 5 billion at a CAGR of over 8% by the end of the forecast period to 2018-2023.The factors which are spurring the market growth of fiber optics connectors include the surging adoption of cloud applications, growing need for broad bandwidth over internet connectivity, internet of things, network virtualization, data center application, and others.

Deerfield Beach to Become Florida’s Next Smart City

The City of Deerfield Beach, Fla., and Siemens recently announced the official start of a city-wide energy efficiency project to reduce the city’s environmental footprint. Last month, the Commission of Deerfield Beach approved a 17-year contract with Siemens for energy performance services. Valued at more than $9.2 million, the infrastructure improvement project will allow the city to reduce energy consumption in more than 20 of its facilities and increase the use of alternative energy sources. Energy and operational savings are approximated to be $15 million by the end of the 17-year project.

Take CI&M’s survey tracking industry trends, challenges, expectations

Cabling Installation & Maintenance is conducting a survey of professionals across the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, gathering information from consultants, design and installation contractors, end-user organizations, and industry vendors about plans and expectations for the future, as well as the current state of their business. Topics include the trade war and tariffs, the Internet of Things, 5G, and others. 

FRESH DATA: 30% of IoT projects Fail in the Proof-of-Concept Stage

Microsoft’s latest report, IoT Signals, surveyed over 3,000 IT professionals and executives to create a detailed analysis of the challenges and benefits of IoT adoption. Adoption is not without its challenges. The report found that 38% of respondents feel complexity and technical challenges are a deal breaker, and 47% believe there isn’t enough talent available to build or maintain an IoT deployment. 97% said they are concerned about IoT device and infrastructure security, and 43% are concerned about creating strong user authentications. And 38% are worried about maintaining their IoT devices. The report also found that 30% of IoT projects never make it out of the proof-of-concept stage.

Structured Cabling Market Insights Covering Market Dynamics and Competitive Scenario through 2028 –

The structured cabling market recorded a CAGR of over 6% during the period, 2013 to 2017. The structured cabling industry has been underpinned by the continual expansion in the data centers, the increasing mobile internet subscriptions, and the constantly changing business infrastructure. Value of the structured cabling market was estimated at nearly US$ 16 billion in 2018, and is forecast to record a CAGR of approximately 8% through 2028.

Gartner: IoT market growth shows no sign of slowing

Gartner forecasts that the enterprise and automotive Internet of Things (IoT) market will grow to 5.8 billion endpoints in 2020, a 21% increase from 2019. By the end of 2019, 4.8 billion endpoints are expected to be in use, up 21.5% from 2018. Utilities will be the highest user of IoT endpoints, totalling 1.17 billion endpoints in 2019, and increasing 17% in 2020 to reach 1.37 billion endpoints.

IHS Markit: Global data center construction continues to grow

If there is a global recession in the offing, no one has told the top cloud and colocation providers. Global data center construction is booming, as the leading cloud and colocation providers will add an estimated 14 million-square-feet of capacity this year, according to a report by IHS Markit. In addition, another 4.5 million square-foot of capacity is already in the works for the first half of next year. IHS Markit is currently tracking 135 new data center building and expansion projects that are slated to finish this year.