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Worldwide IT spending set to rebound in second half 2017, led by cloud and mobile upgrade cycles: report

July 14, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Worldwide IT spending is expected to rebound in the second half of the year, led by cloud and mobile upgrade cycles, International Data Corporation (IDC) said in a new report. According to the latest edition of IDC’s Worldwide Black Book,

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“Industry-specific disruptive technologies” to contribute to increase in worldwide IT spending: Gartner

July 13, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$3.5 trillion, a 2.4% increase from last year, driven in part by “industry-specific disruptive technologies,” Gartner Inc. reported on Thursday. “Digital business is having a profound effect on the way business is done

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Global spending on worldwide cloud services and infrastructure to reach US$122.5 billion in 2017: International Data Corporation

February 21, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach US$122.5 billion in 2017, an increase of 24.4% over 2016, suggested new research from Framingham, Mass.-based International Data Corporation (IDC). The new update to the IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud

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Emerging technologies still discussed more than deployed by U.S. insurers, but balance is shifting: Novarica

January 12, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

While “hot” topic areas like social media, mobile, analytics, big data, cloud, digital and Internet of Things (IoT) are still discussed more than they are deployed in most cases in the insurance industry in the United States, the balance is

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Cloud security company discovers new cyberattack targeting Office 365 business email users

December 15, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Experts with New York City-based cloud security platform Avanan reported on Wednesday that they have discovered a new cyberattack targeting business email users of Microsoft’s Office 365. Avanan said in a blog post that the phishing attack was found using

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Worldwide public cloud services market to grow 17% to US$208.6 billion in 2016: Gartner

September 15, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 17.2% in 2016 to total US$208.6 billion, up from US$178 billion in 2015, according to Gartner, Inc., a Stamford, Conn.-based information technology research and advisory company. Gartner said in a

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Worldwide information security spending to grow 7.9% this year to reach US$81.6 billion: Gartner

August 9, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach US$81.6 billion this year, an increase of 7.9% over 2015, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc., an information technology research and advisory company based in Stamford, Conn. Consulting