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Sustainability
Data centres are beginning to support the electric grid and help boost global renewable energy
Research shows data centre operators will deploy UPS to interact with the electric grid and support important energy-management initiatives within the next four years.
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Servers
Omdia lowers revenue forecast for server shipments amid supply chain struggles
Despite struggles, there has been a rise in the number of server shipments with ARM CPUs, Omdia reports.
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Cloud
Semiconductor market experiences significant growth, breaks $150bn mark
Semiconductor revenue rose 7.6% in Q3 2021 from Q2 2021, and climbed above $150 billion in revenue during a single quarter.
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Omdia
NVIDIA maintains tight grip on market for AI processors in cloud and data centers
“Despite the onslaught of new competitors and new types of chips, NVIDIA’s GPU-based devices have remained the default choice for cloud hyperscalers and on-premises data centers."
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Chief Data Officer
Chief data officers call for investment in data-driven decision making
The report points to a shared desire among CDOs to drive a cultural shift in their organisations towards more data-driven decision making and sharing, with key priorities focused on building data literacy and improving data sharing.
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5G
CSPs falling behind with enterprise 5G, despite higher than ever demands
An annual report finds CSPs are slow to react to demands, despite double the enterprise 5G projects over the year.
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Trends
Businesses to recover to pre-COVID-19 levels this year, report finds
The study also found that 22% of enterprises expect their levels of business in 2021 to exceed pre-pandemic levels, with global enterprise services revenues forecast to grow by 8.8% in 2021, after slowing down to 6.2% growth in 2020.
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Trends
Semiconductor revenues rise after COVID-19 disrupts usual market trends
"Despite the traditional low-demand season in the first quarter, both quantity and price increased as demand continued to be solid across all applications."
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Cybersecurity
Service providers seek better networking and security integrations
Network and security convergence is an increasing focus for service providers, new research from Juniper Networks shows.
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Data Centre Cooling
Vertiv identified as global leader for data centre cooling
The Omdia paper, Data Centre Thermal Management Report 2020, published in late 2020 and based on 2018 and 2019 data, states that Vertiv has a 23.5% share of the global data centre cooling market.
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Modular data centre
Modular data centres increasingly popular, Vertiv recognised as leader
Omdia’s research highlights that key benefits, such as the ability to scale with confidence, are driving significant growth in the adoption of PFM solutions in all geographies.
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Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks named fastest growing vendor, ranked second in revenue
In the report, Omdia found that of the top five vendors in the cloud-managed networking market, Extreme has experienced the largest increase in market share since the release of the 2019 industry report from IHS Markit.
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Edge Computing
Growth in edge computing could generate new revenue opportunities for operators
“The growth at the edge opens opportunities for telecom providers to develop new services related to 5G, IoT and other innovative technologies."
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Edge Computing
Edge computing brings lucrative opps to network operators and telcos
Network operators will play a pivotal role in enabling new revenue streams from edge computing, according to new research from Vertiv and Omdia, formerly Ovum.
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5G
CSPs need to shift their 5G strategy if they want to keep up
“Fundamentally, CSPs must become 5G ecosystem orchestrators. That's the only way they can hope to meet enterprise business needs and re-integrate themselves into enterprise 5G value-chain as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.”
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Cloud
5G smartphone shipments to increase 700% in 2020
The research paper released by Omdia explores the worldwide impact derived from the introduction of 5G
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5G
Research: How 5G will change, well... everything
Informa Tech’s new research wing, Omdia, reveals 5G interdependencies in new research paper exploring impacts across the tech ecosystem.