Southeast Asia has clinched the top spot globally as the mobile economy hot spot, taking over giant economies like China. This is due to the growth in smartphone penetration in this region, which is touted as the gateway to mobile commerce. That said, the lack of robust digital infrastructure is a hurdle both the public and private sectors in Indonesia need to overcome in order to realize this billion-dollar potential. According to Gartner, Indonesia spends lesser in building digital infrastructure compared to its neighbors like Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. In order to reap the full benefits of digital transformation, investing in ICT is key, especially data center and network capabilities as these are backbones to successful implementation of innovative technologies.
Edge computing will become a dominant factor across virtually all industries and use cases as the edge becomes empowered with more sophisticated and specialized compute resources and more data storage. The focus on the edge currently stems from the need for Internet of Things (IoT) systems to deliver disconnected or distributed capabilities into the embedded IoT world.
Global internet of things (IoT) managed services market is set to witness a healthy CAGR of 29.90% in the forecast period of 2019-2026.
For commercial building owners and operators looking to find ways to become more energy efficient, identifying your biggest energy offender is a great place to start. According to a study published by the Department of Energy, on average 40% of energy costs in commercial buildings go to HVAC. With this in mind, finding the right HVAC controls solution is crucial to helping commercial buildings manage energy spend.
According to the World Economic Forum, cyberattacks are one of the top 10 global risks of highest concern in the next decade with an estimated price tag of $90 trillion if cyber-security efforts do not keep pace with technological change. The next victim of cyberattacks could be buildings. Digitising buildings is a major trend, but it comes with new security issues, according to Frost & Sullivan’s IT/OT Security Convergence for Building Technologies report.
New data from Synergy Research Group shows that the number of large data centers operated by hyperscale providers increased to 504 at the end of the third quarter, having tripled since the beginning of 2013. According to the researcher, the EMEA and Asia-Pac regions continue to have the highest growth rates — though the US still accounts for almost 40% of the major cloud and internet data center sites. The next most popular locations are China, Japan, the UK, Germany and Australia, which collectively account for another 32% of the total.
The global Fiber Optic Connector Market is expected to reach USD 5.9 billion by 2025. Major factors driving growth include increasing bandwidth, rising demand for data volume and transmission speed in data centers within the telecommunication industry. Additionally, rising application of fiber optic connectors in a gamut of application areas within the medical and pharmaceutical sector
Gartner research has announced 10 “strategic technology trends that will drive significant disruption and opportunity over the next 5 to 10 years.” And the trends include “hyperautomation”, and “autonomous things,” including drones, appliances, robots, and even ships, sometimes working in collaborative swarms, that exploit AI to perform tasks usually done by humans.
Nearly all professionals are finding business cases for 5G, an Infosys report found. While 5G will have a bevy of use cases for business, the most transformative use cases in the US will be in mass machine communications (50%), ultra-reliable and low latency services (48%), and enhanced mobile or cellular broadband (41%), the report found.
LightCounting expects sales of Ethernet optical transceivers will have declined by 18% when it tallies figures for 2019. The decline is the largest the market research firm has recorded and the first year-on-year dip since 2009, when sales slipped 4%. However, LightCounting states in its new “High Speed Ethernet Optics Report” that purchases of Ethernet optical transceivers should rebound through 2024.