Fitbit, Apple Tops in Wearables
Fitness trackers have been proving themselves to be popular among smartphone users, and a bright spot in what has otherwise been slower than anticipated consumer uptake and use of connected wearables. When it comes to wearable brand recognition, Fitbit and Apple are ahead of the pack, according to new research from ReportLinker.
ONF Open Innovation Pipeline Launched for SDN, NFV, and Cloud Solutions
The pending merger of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and Open Networking Lab (ON.Lab) is progressing amidst growing testing and deployment of commercial software-defined networking (SDN) technology by telecom carriers and networking industry participants. As alignment of the two industry associations’ strategic goals and resources proceeds during the final stages of the merger process, ONF just announced the launch of its Open Innovation Pipeline.machine (M2M) is forecast to increase 15 percent year over year to 20 billion this year, the market research provider notes in a press release.
IDE: North America to Comprise 40 Percent of Global IT Spending to 2020
Global IT spending on products and services will grow 3.5 percent year-over-year in 2017 to total nearly $2.4 trillion, according to an IDC Semiannual IT Spending Guide update. Looking ahead to 2020, global IT spending will grow to nearly $2.65 trillion, a CAGR of 3.3 percent from 2015-2020.
Finley Clients Receive Broadband Infrastructure Grants
Finley Engineering Company joins in celebration with our Minnesota clients receiving Broadband Infrastructure Grants. The grants, totaling $34 million, are expected to provide affordable high-speed internet access to more than 16,000 households and 2,200 businesses throughout the state.