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Database Security in a Dynamic IT World

9 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Introduction Databases are under attack. Public statements by Target, Home Depot, and Anthem following their highly publicized data breaches are both uniform and succinct on how their breaches unfolded: unauthorized access to IT systems that ultimately led to extraction of sensitive information. Excerpts from Home Depot’s and...

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Mar 2015

Global IFM Market (2015 Update)

By Frost & Sullivan

Global IFM Market (2015 Update) : Service Integration, Contract Globalisation, and Value-added Services will Drive Continuous Revenue Growth Key Findings -The global integrated facility management (IFM) market was valued at $ x billion in 2013. It is expected to grow at an compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of x % between...

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Mar 2015

Global Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Market Assessment : LNG Supply-Demand Outlook

113 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Key Findings •Over the last 10 years, the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry has matured. As a result of expansion of LNG infrastructure, gas-deficit regions now have access to LNG to support their energy requirements. •Asia-Pacific will continue to see high demand for gas as a result of significant economic growth....

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Mar 2015

Software and Cloud Reshape the Video Transcoding Market

5 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

There has been a significant shift in the M&E space that was once very much hardware-centric, and where even software has only recently gained widespread market trust. While cloud-based transcoding has traditionally been the domain of smaller start-ups and focused on lower value media such as user generated content, the past two years have...

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Mar 2015

Analysis of Connected Vehicle Opportunities in the Age of the Internet of Things (IoT) : Connected Transportation Boosts Sensors and Telematics

29 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Key Findings •Connected living encompasses all aspects of a person’s life: connected home, connected work, and connected city, all of which are expected to reach $ x billion by 2020 with connected city accounting for over x % of the market. •The explosive growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact city infrastructure,...

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Mar 2015

Performance Monitoring Market Heating Up: Cedexis Leading The Pack

6 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

The performance monitoring market evolved rapidly in the last few years when application monitoring, which was traditionally focused on data centers, moved to the cloud. Furthermore, new pricing models are commoditizing traditional services in favor of more valuable services. In addition, RUM (Real End-user Measurements) has come to the forefront...

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Mar 2015

Customers Want Fast Answers Online, Not Waiting on a Phone Line: Virtual Assistants are Essential

18 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Introduction U.S. companies lose $ billion each year due to poor customer experiences; and companies around the globe suffer similar fates. It is also well documented that it costs more to win a new customer than to keep one, so the financial impact reverberates across the organization. The good news is that, while poor customer...

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Mar 2015

Using Video for Content Monetization and Channel Control

5 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

When it comes to deploying an online video ecosystem, if revenue is the objective, there are three areas in which many companies use digital media: content monetization, channel control, and customer conversion. These are all concerned with building top-line sales, either through the sale of the digital media itself or by using the digital...

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Mar 2015

Stream Optimization Vendors Need to Prove Validity to the Market

8 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

A Wide Field There are several product verticals within the streaming media industry, and one of the lesser known ones is stream optimization. While each vendor has very different solutions, the goal of all is the same: to reduce the size of video bitrates without reducing quality. Vendors in the market include A2Z Logix, Beamr,...

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Mar 2015

North American Residential Wireless Tracker: Fourth Quarter 2014

40 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

In 2014, the number of North American wireless service subscribers grew by 15.7 million, and revenues rose by $10.46 billion Executive Summary In 2014, the number of North American wireless service subscribers grew by million, and revenues rose by $ billion. In the US, revenues and subscriber numbers increased for both...

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Mar 2015

Strategic Importance of Intellectual Property (IP) in M&A : Insights and Case Studies

46 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Research Scope Aim: The aim of this study is to highlight strategic importance of intellectual property (IP) in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals. Objectives: - Provide an overview of the key role that IP assets and IP due diligence play in M&A deals, along with financial due-diligence. - Provide an overview...

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Mar 2015

Analysis of the Indian Tinplate Packaging Market : Food Safety Norms and Dynamic Growth of Retail Sector are Key Drivers

54 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Key Findings •Growth of the metal packaging industry is highly dependent on growth of the economy. •The Indian economy is witnessing stable growth, changing demographics and life styles, increasing disposable incomes, and so on. •Such trends are creating enormous business opportunities for packaging industries, especially...

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Mar 2015

Mobile Video Growth Accelerating on Tablets and Phones

5 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

For all the talk of high-bitrate video streaming, it is very clear that for certain content, consumers are more than happy with the quality of video currently being delivered to phones and tablets. According to data from Ooyala’s Global Video Index, smartphone and tablet views made up x % of all video plays in Q3 of 2014, a x % increase...

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Mar 2015

Emerging Markets: Is Your Strategy In Line With the Ground Reality? Is Your Emerging Market Strategy Local Enough?

75 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Key Global Trends in Global Economy It is estimated that on a global level, liquids consumption is bound to increase the most in the industrial and transportation sectors. Rising oil prices will result in both a switch toward alternative fuel sources and a reduction in consumption in the residential and commercial sectors. Growing...

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Mar 2015

The 10 Social and Tech Trends That Could Shape The Next Decade

6 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

A decade ago the idea of driverless fully electric cars, digital currencies and deep sea mining seemed like science fiction. It is testament to the rapid pace of social, economic and technological change that we are witnessing that these concepts no longer seem impossible with Bitcoin trading at values that are best described as outlandish...

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Mar 2015

Move Aside Apple and Google! Alibaba is Entering the Connected Car Space

5 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Alibaba’s name conjures images of an Arabian night and a kind, smart person who helped people in his village prosper. The Alibaba of our world is opening doors (Open Sesame) to small- and medium-sized enterprises across the globe in a manner no one ever dreamed of. However, the Alibaba of the 21st century is now entering not only our homes...

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Mar 2015

2015 Global Outlook of the Medium-Heavy-duty Truck Industry : Global Sales to Increase by 90 Thousand Units amid Fuel Price Volatility

114 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

2014 Key Highlights The global economy grew by x %, leading to MD-HD truck sales of x million units. North America and Next 11 Experienced Growth while BRIC and Europe did not The strong North American and Next x markets helped the global MD-HD truck market counter the slowdown experienced in the BRIC and European...

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Mar 2015

North American Primary Line Voice Tracker: Fourth Quarter 2014

41 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Executive Summary Among the three types of providers offering primary line voice services in North America, only the cable companies increased their net number of subscribers in 2014. Telcos and VoIP service providers lost subscribers and market share. In the US, cablecos ended the year with a x % share, compared to x %...

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Mar 2015

2015 Outlook of the Global Connected Car Market : Prognostics to Unlock a $300 Billion Market for OEMs in North America

66 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Recap of 2014 Despite the advancements from a technology and business model perspective, telematics is still not a purchase puller in developed markets. Consolidation of Brought-in Solutions •Apple Carplay and Google Android Auto will provide the much needed consolidation on the brought-in smartphone solution...

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Mar 2015

Women in Cars—Overtaking Men on the Fast Lane

6 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Women are gaining more and more power, not only in political and business leadership, but also in an important segment traditionally linked to men: the car. For the first time in the history of the car industry, a Frost & Sullivan report finds that the number of women with driving licenses (DL) in the U.S. overtook that of men, not...

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Mar 2015

Analysis of Healthcare IT Spending in Australia : An Already Sophisticated Market is Driving Innovation by Vendors

60 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Key Findings •The Australian healthcare information technology (IT) market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of x % between 2013 and 2020, reaching an estimated market value of $ x billion by 2020. •Australian governments as well as healthcare providers are enthusiastic about investing in technology,...

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Mar 2015

Rise of the Prosumer : Investments in Distributed Renewable Generation will Power a Prosumer-driven Energy Model

58 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Key Findings •One of the most prominent methods of carbon reduction is by increasing the amount of electricity produced by highly efficient distributed and renewable generation technologies. Incentives and legislation have encouraged energy consumers to shift from conventional power generation to renewable power generation. Energy...

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Mar 2015

Global Economic Outlook 2015—BRICS : A Short-term Pulse of Growth Opportunities

50 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Economic Growth Trends in 2015 India appears to be on a steady growth path as a result of macroeconomic reforms pursued by the new government, increasing foreign investments, booming business confidence, and easing inflation. India is expected to experience the highest growth in 2015 amongst the BRICS countries. Russia’s economic...

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Mar 2015

Opportunities for Internet of Things (IoT) in Smart Buildings

By Frost & Sullivan

Key CEO 360 Degree Perspectives on IoT in Smart Buildings Solving issues related to data privacy, security, and interoperability of devices with wireless protocols is the key to surpassing the smart building industry’s IoT expectations. Development of flexible and cost-effective cloud-based applications that convert green...

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Mar 2015

Analysis of the Global Non-renewable Inverter Market : Growth in Asia-Pacific Propels the Market

106 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Key Findings •The non-renewable inverter market is highly mature with intense competition, thereby making it highly fragmented. •The market has shown a much better economic recovery in 2014. •Asia-Pacific (APAC) has the highest revenue, whereas the growth trend is close for all regions worldwide. CEO’s Perspective Growth...

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Mar 2015

Rise of the Prosumer

By Frost & Sullivan

Key Findings -One of the most prominent methods of carbon reduction is by increasing the amount of electricity produced by highly efficient distributed and renewable generation technologies. Incentives and legislation have encouraged energy consumers to shift from conventional power generation to renewable power generation. Energy...

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Mar 2015

Opportunities for Internet of Things (IoT) in Smart Buildings : Adoption of Common Standards for Cyber-physical Systems is Vital for Market Growth

58 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Key CEO 360 Degree Perspectives on IoT in Smart Buildings Solving issues related to data privacy, security, and interoperability of devices with wireless protocols is the key to surpassing the smart building industry’s IoT expectations. Development of flexible and cost-effective cloud-based applications that convert green...

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Mar 2015

Intellectual Property Workers: The Impact on Network Operators

11 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Introduction Stratecast published a SPIE at the end of 2013 that explored the future of work in the 21st Century. The response from our readership was supportive and led to a continuing discussion, both with clients as well as the media, over what professional work would look like as the 21st Century progresses into the second...

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Mar 2015

North American Residential Multichannel Video Tracker: Fourth Quarter 2014

42 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

In 2014, the North American market for residential video (TV) services showed slight revenue gains ($4.16 million) and slight subscriber losses (122,000). In Canada, IPTV providers also gained subscribers and revenues in 2014. Satellite revenues were up and cable revenues were down, with both types of providers losing subscribers. Executive...

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Mar 2015

Security Competitive Profiles - Finmeccanica

35 pages • By Frost & Sullivan

Key Findings •Finmeccanica has seen revenue in its Defence and Security Electronics business unit fall from 2012 to 2013 because of reduced military and government spending in the European and US markets. •Whilst the company has a strong presence in several markets, diversification of its customer base internationally will...

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