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The Mind Commerce® mission is to provide customized research, consulting, training, and writing services for the telecommunications and IT industry within our areas of expertise. Mind Commerce clients include manufacturers, developers, service providers, industry organizations, and government. Mind Commerce partners include various leading firms in the telecommunications industry. Mind Commerce differentiates itself from its competition by meeting the unique needs of its clients through customized product development and service delivery.

Cloud Application Marketplace 2014 - 2019
Cloud is moving beyond computing and storage and into an entirely new realm of communications, applications, content and applications. Evidence of this evolution ranges from common examples, such as Google Voice for Cloud-based communications, to less common examples such as Cloud-based payments solutions within the mobile commerce arena. Cloud Application Marketplace 2014 - 2019 informs decision makers and provides an understanding of the key trends impacting the cloud application marketplace. This research evaluates the key benefits, challenges, trends and development process impacting the market for cloud-based applications. This study was conducted using a combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report includes com
Published Date: Nov 2014
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Price: $2995
Software Defined Radio (SDR) Market Opportunity Assessment and Forecast 2015 - 2020
Software Defined Radio (SDR) is a virtual communication link which is built on embedded system instead of complicated hardware components. A radio may be defined as any device used to exchange digital information between two points. SDR is a radio in which some or all of the physical layer functions are software-defined. SDR can be applied to any radio connection using analog-to-digital converter. SDR provides better network automation with better capabilities. This report provides an assessment of the SDR market, including technologies, market drivers, challenges, and an assessment of the industry including forecasting from 2015 to 2020. All purchases of Mind Commerce reports includes time with an expert analyst who will help you link key findings in the report to the business issues y
Published Date: Nov 2014
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Price: $1995
Wearable Technology in Industry Verticals 2014 - 2019
Wearable technology presents the potential for massive transformation in many industries. The more obvious ones include consumer electronics and communications. Early adopter industries include clothing, healthcare, sports and fitness. However, we see many industries adopting wearable technologies as computing and wireless communications integrate wearable into virtually every aspect of products and services. This marketplace will initially be driven by practical solutions for healthcare, consumer wearables, and military applications. Despite the uncertainty of consumer receptivity, Mind Commerce estimates that global spending on wearable devices will grow from $9 billion in 2014 to reach $218 billion in 2019. We see several factors converging to facilitate wearable technology integr
Published Date: Nov 2014
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Price: $2995
Cellular Capacity and Coverage Optimization: Carrier WiFi, Small Cells, Cloud RAN, Distributed Antennas, and Self-organizing Networks with Market Analysis and Forecasts 2014 - 2019
With the significant expansion of global cellular network coverage, data demand, and system complexity comes the need for more intelligent networks, support systems, and optimization.  Mobile network operators have a few key options including carrier WiFi, small cells, smart antennas, Cloud-RAN, and Self Organizing Networks.  Each of these technologies offer unique solutions to solve specific problems that are common for wireless carriers worldwide.   This research evaluates the major optimization technologies and solutions for mobile cellular networks.  The report analyzes solution approaches, challenges, and benefits.  The report provides a vision of future optimized networks as well as the market outlook and forecast for optimization solutions.  All purch
Published Date: Nov 2014
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Price: $3995
LTE Advanced 2014: State of the Market and Future Prospects
Referred to as Wideband LTE by T-Mobile, branded as XLTE by Verizon, LTE Advanced (LTE-A) is the next major step in the evolution of the Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology.  It's expected that the new technology will help in satisfying requirements for the increasing demand for the mobile data band and provides higher connectivity speeds for users. This means better mobile coverage, higher performance, and greater connection stability.   This research report provides a comprehensive market assessment for LTE-A technology, including the technology, competitive analysis, and market assessment.  The report evaluates market opportunities, companies, and solutions with SWOT analysis. The report also provides a future outlook and a roadmap.  All purchases of Mind Commerce
Published Date: Nov 2014
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Top Revenue Mobile Commerce Applications 2015 - 2020
Mobile commerce represents the technologies and solutions that delivers electronic commerce features directly across mobile/wireless devices.  Engaging in commerce while mobile/wireless involves new technologies, services, and business models. It is quite different from traditional e-commerce.  Smartphones, wireless tablets, phablets, wearable wireless, and other mobile devices impose very different constraints than desktop computers.  The ecosystem and value chain for mobile commerce is unique and evolving in a different manner than e-commerce as a whole.   Top Revenue Mobile Commerce Applications 2015 - 2020 assesses the most successful mobile commerce apps and provides a vision for the market will be in the next five years. This report provides an in-depth assessme
Published Date: Nov 2014
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Price: $2995
Data as a Service (DaaS) Market and Forecasts 2014 - 2019
Data as a Service (DaaS) is defined as any service offered wherein users can access vendor provided databases or host their own databases on vendor managed systems. DaaS is expected to grow significantly in the near future due to a few dominant themes including cloud-based infrastructure/services, enterprise data syndication, and the consumer services trend towards Everything as a Service (XaaS).  In addition, vendor managed systems provide necessary scalability and security for sustainable services execution.   The DaaS market is expected to continue to expand alongside the cloud services model over the next decade.   This research evaluates the DaaS ecosystem including technologies, companies, and solutions.  The report assesses market opportunities and provides a m
Published Date: Oct 2014
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Price: $1995
Mobile Application Marketplace 2014: Market Analysis and Assessment of Future Evolution and Opportunities
Less than a decade ago cellular phones changed from primarily communications devices into mobile computing platforms providing a variety of options for application usage. The introduction and usage of mobile applications across mobile/wireless devices (smartphones, tablets, and more recently wearable technology) has significantly transformed end-user expectations about digital communications, applications, content and commerce. This paradigm shift has changed the industry in a profound manner as it has evolved carrier business models, encouraged expansion of mobile/wireless as a key focus of virtually every software and hardware company, and facilitated the need for new standards for business practices and procedures. This report provides a foundation for understanding the state of the
Published Date: Oct 2014
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Price: $1995
Wearable Technology in Gaming 2014
Wearable computing has a natural home in the world of gaming. Nintendo's Wii controller already has motion-sensors and it will not be long before more interactive gear, including clothing, become part of a video-game player's apparatus.  Gaming in the future will be dominated by wearable devices that users can wear from head to foot.   There will also be head pieces, vests, sleeves, gloves among others. While early virtual reality attempts such as the Nintendo's Virtual Boy failed to change the gaming world, wearable technologies with augmented reality will.  The drivers of growth will be the expansion of the broadband industry, efficient hardware compatibility and the development of wireless gaming. Of course, continuing increase in disposable incomes will be instrumental
Published Date: Oct 2014
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Price: $995
Global MVNO Business Planning:Core Planning and Next Generation Services
The Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) business model has experienced a resurgence during the last 18 months with Mind Commerce witnessing hotspot activity in certain countries including Austria, China, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea, United Kingdom, and the United States. Our experience with MVNOs has proven that they need more than just a good MVNO Business Plan. MVNOs today need a differentiating business strategy to complement rather than be adversarial to incumbent MNOs in light of the new competitive paradigm of alternative service providers and OTT application providers. In addition, MVNOs need to understand the growth strategies for MNOs and be able to establish their own role in critical areas such as Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. Th
Published Date: Oct 2014
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Price: $3995
Big Data in Financial Services Industry: Market Trends, Challenges, and Prospects 2014 - 2019
Big Data and predictive analytics solutions are poised to optimize the value of data within the financial services sector.  Banks, investment firms, insurance companies and other service providers are learning to leverage the value of data and gain competitive advantage, minimize costs, convert challenges to opportunities, and minimize risk in real-time.    Big Data technologies and related business intelligence solutions provide financial services firms with the capability to capture and analyze data, build predictive models, back-test and simulate scenarios.  Through iteration, firms will determine the most important variables and also key predictive models.   There is a huge opportunity for financial services firms to apply new data sets and new algorithms t
Published Date: Oct 2014
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Price: $1995
Global LTE Technology Assessment, Market Analysis, and Forecasts 2014 - 2019
Fourth generation (4G) cellular technology represents a huge leap compared to previous generations. The Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard for 4G provides significant capacity gains as well as true end-to-end Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity including voice over IP (VoIP) via voice over LTE (VoLTE). There are significant challenges, such as launching VoLTE, optimizing networks, and integrating operations. There are also significant opportunities, such as deploying value-added service (VAS) applications that rely upon LTE and offer mobile network operators an advantage against over-the-top (OTT) competition that uses 3G. This is the most comprehensive research available focused on 4G technology and LTE business insights for deployment, operations, and maximizing investment value. T
Published Date: Oct 2014
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Price: $6995
Everything as a Service (XaaS) and Carrier Cloud Services: Market Opportunities and Forecasts 2014 - 2019
The "Everything as a Service" (XaaS) phenomenon is not a passing fad.  For the enterprise, the Cloud has moved beyond the stage of representing only a choice for off-site computing.  For the consumer, the Cloud has also moved beyond the stage of representing only a means of data back-up.  The Cloud is rapidly moving into its next phase of supporting virtually any form of communications, application, content and commerce.       Network operators, particularly wireless carriers, are arguably in the best position to capitalize on the trend towards anywhere, anytime, any device, and any type of digital media.   This research has identified the following drivers for carrier cloud services: Consumer Cloud Services Key to Growth in Carrier Data Services
Published Date: Oct 2014
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Price: $2995
Global Cloud Business-to-Business Services for the Enterprise 2014 - 2019
Cloud based infrastructure, virtualization, and software defined data centers are all driving the future of enterprise IT. The global market for cloud services is anticipated to reach $223B USD by 2019, driven directly and indirectly by enterprise modernization of IT infrastructure and the need to improve operational efficiencies. The additional benefit of cloud services is that it allows the enterprise to focus on their own core competencies while driving down life cycle costs for product and services delivery. While large enterprises are inherently much more careful about data sharing and tend to move more towards private solutions, small to medium sized operations have been more apt to move towards multi-tenant solutions. However, we are beginning to see this trend change with large
Published Date: Oct 2014
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Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Planning, Operation, and Governance for Optimized Service Delivery
Overview:   Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is a software architecture design approach towards providing application functionality as services to other applications.   From one perspective, SOA may be viewed as a collection of services that may be manipulated at the network and software level to meet the business needs of an organization and/or their customers.  While SOA does not mandate specific requirements on individual services in terms of programming languages used or design employed, it ensures that the services are interoperable and retrievable. The interoperability is achieved by the usage of a common service description language.    Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Planning, Operation, and Governance for Optimized Service Delivery evaluates the
Published Date: Oct 2014
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Next Generation Network OSS/BSS Market and Forecast 2014 - 2019
Overview: Telecommunication service providers are adopting next generation OSS/BSS systems for many reasons including integration with new IP-based frameworks, emerging applications, and the need to deal with customer service and retention. Other factors include the need for network operators to rationalize legacy systems into common support frameworks while they simultaneously seek differentiation factors from one another. One challenge is that this is all happening while carriers roll-out increasingly complex (at the network and service provider level) products and services. With research beginning in 2007, the report Next Generation Network OSS/BSS Market and Forecast 2014 - 2019 provides comprehensive analysis of the drivers and issues related to the technical and business aspe
Published Date: Oct 2014
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Price: $2995
Mobile Gaming Asia: Market and Forecast Analysis, 3rd Edition
Profound changes are occurring throughout Asia with respect to how consumers interact with mobile media.  For example, the mobile phone has leapfrogged the PC and video game consoles as smartphone users are now by far the most avid consumers of mobile games.  Mobile gaming is a key VAS application in the Asian market where growth is expected at 21.5% CAGR to 2019 reaching at total of US $40.2 billion.   Mobile Gaming Asia: Market and Forecast Analysis, Third Edition is must have research for anyone focused on mobile gaming and/or VAS applications in Asia. This report represents a comprehensive analysis of mobile gaming opportunities in Asia. It provides insights into the mobile gaming business and analysis of current limitations, challenges, and opportunities.   The
Published Date: Oct 2014
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Price: $2995
Wearable Wireless: Technology, Solutions, Vendors, Markets and Forecast 2014 - 2019
Wearable technology presents the potential for massive transformation in many industries. The more obvious ones include consumer electronics and communications. Early adopter industries include clothing, healthcare, sports and fitness. However, we see many industries adopting wearable technologies as computing and wireless communications integrate wearable into virtually every aspect of products and services. Wearable technology today represents an array of products including watches, wristbands, and various clothing items. There is not yet a clear winner, nor do we believe there is a need for one. However, our analysis does point towards winners in certain key battlegrounds such as smartwatch vs. smart wristband. Wearable technology will evolve beyond its current ecosystem, which
Published Date: Oct 2014
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Price: $3995
5G Companies and Solutions: State of the Market and Technology 2014
The fifth generation (5G) mobile network technology represents the next major phase of mobile telecommunications standards beyond the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard for 4G.  The industry expects dramatic changes, but 5G remains undefined and not universally agreed in many areas.   However, 5G is not expected until 2020 in any commercially meaningful form.  In addition, LTE remains in the relatively early stages of commercial deployment and major improvements are forthcoming such as LTE Advanced (LTE-A).  This report presents the state of market for 5G technology. The report assesses the technology, standards and regulations currently in the R&D stages for 5G.  The report evaluates the major players contributing to 5G technology. The report also pro
Published Date: Sep 2014
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Price: $1995
The Big Data Market: Business Case, Market Analysis & Forecasts 2015 - 2020
Big Data refers to a massive volume of both structured and unstructured data that is so large that it is difficult to process using traditional database and software techniques. While the presence of such datasets is not something new, the past few years have witnessed immense commercial investments in solutions that address the processing and analysis of Big Data.  Big Data opens a vast array of applications and opportunities in multiple vertical sectors including, but not limited to, retail and hospitality, media, utilities, financial services, healthcare and pharmaceutical, telecommunications, government, homeland security, and the emerging industrial Internet vertical. Despite challenges, such as the lack of clear big data strategies, security concerns and the need for workforc
Published Date: Sep 2014
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Price: $1995
Next Generation Wearable Technology Business Models, Applications, and User Experiences
Wearable technology represents a monumental shift of business practices and even new business models for device manufacturers, content and application providers, and service providers. Wearable technology today represents an array of products including watches, wristbands, and various clothing items.  While there is not yet a clear winner in terms of product or even product category, what is clear is that the future of wearable technology in terms of implementation and operations will be completely different than today.    We see the future encompassing new business models and use cases that will present both huge challenges and opportunities, which will test alliances between various entities in the value chain including network operators, component suppliers, application
Published Date: Sep 2014
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Price: $1995
Big Data and Business Intelligence: Convergence of Business Intelligence and Big Data Analytics
The landscape of data gathering and analysis is rapidly changing as the amount of data generated in conjunction with data sources and means of extracting data continues to accelerate. One of the key issues is how to most efficiently and effectively realize value from this seemingly boundless sea of unstructured (Big) data. Big Data is much more than its technical definition implies: A collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand database management tool. Big Data is already changing the way business decisions are made since big data exceeds the capacity and capabilities of conventional storage, reporting and analytics systems, it demands new problem-solving approaches. Business Intelligence (BI) represents a set of techniques and too
Published Date: Sep 2014
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Internet of Things (IoT) Leaders: ARM, Broadcom, Cisco, Freescale, Google, Intel, McAfee, Oracle, PTC, Qualcomm, Samsung
The telecommunications industry is rapidly evolving to a world in which objects (devices, equipment, and other assets) are autonomously communicating, transacting, signaling, etc. Arguably this so-called Internet of Things (IoT) market will overtake human communications rapidly as there are vastly more objects in the world than humans, they can communicate much faster, much more frequently, and for many more reasons than humans. This report provides an evaluation of leading companies and associated solutions within IoT marketplace. Companies included in this study include ARM, Broadcom, Cisco, Freescale, Google, Intel, McAfee, Oracle, PTC, Qualcomm, Samsung, SAP, TE Connectivity, and Texas Instruments. The report also analyzes the IoT ecosystem including critical functions and potenti
Published Date: Sep 2014
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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP): Companies and Solutions 2014
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions are typically manifest in software architecture that facilitates the flow of information among different functions within an enterprise. Leading ERP solutions catalyze information sharing across organizational units and geographical locations, enabling decision-makers to have an enterprise-wide view of the information needed in a timely, reliable and consistent fashion. The report provides analysis of leading ERP companies and solutions with evaluation of key strengths and weaknesses of these solutions. This report begins with an evaluation ERP including its use in many enterprise functions. The report assesses the ERP solution selection process as well as risks and challenges of an ERP system implementation/operations. The report also provid
Published Date: Sep 2014
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Price: $1995
Cloud Solutions and Market Opportunities
Cloud computing abstracts and virtualizes the need for as much physical computing as possible and then it dynamically provisions that computing so that it can change to meet user demands. Based on deployment models, cloud computing can be classified into three primary types: Private, Public and Hybrid. Based on service provided, cloud computing can be classified into three types: Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Cloud is moving beyond computing and storage and into an entirely new realm of communications, applications, content and applications. Evidence of this evolution ranges from common examples, such as Google Voice for Cloud-based communications, to less common examples such as Cloud-based payments solutions within t
Published Date: Sep 2014
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Carrier WiFi and Small Cells in LTE and Beyond: Market Opportunities and Forecasts 2014 - 2019
Mobile network operator “Heterogeneous Networks” (HetNet) are based on a combination of small cells, macro cells and carrier WiFi. HetNets are expected to play a pivotal role in addressing network capacity needs, bring about improvements in carrier operations, and create opportunities for new revenue streams. This research provides an in-depth assessment of the carrier WiFi and small cells market, including business models, market drivers, challenges, value chain analysis, operator and vendor strategies, and a quantitative assessment of the industry with detailed forecasts for 2014 to 2019. The report includes analysis of business drivers, business case, and provides strategy assessment for implementation and operation. The report covers the following topics: Busin
Published Date: Aug 2014
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Price: $1995
Wearable Technology in Mobile Advertising
The emerging wearable technology ecosystem will bring mobile advertising personalization to a whole new level as solutions such as Disney’s MyMagic+ wearable are just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. We see wearable tech bringing to the fore an entirely new category of mobile advertising that will transform the joking about the movie Minority Report into a viable business model with positive ROI for advertisers. Wearables can be used as a source of knowledge for advertisers. This can be done by collecting information about user’s behavior towards certain ads. Wearable devices can be used smartly in advertising. It can give the user’s feedback on certain products by monitoring the user’s behavior while watching these products’ ads. Wearables device can var
Published Date: Aug 2014
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Virtualized Datacenter: Hardware and Software Markets: 2014 - 2019
Datacenter virtualization represents a flexible, elastic and cost effective alternative physical datacenter operations. Datacenter virtualization is achieved through two methods. The first is virtualization of computing infrastructure, storage networks, and associated security and management components. Server virtualization, followed by storage, and then network are the precursors leading virtualization on a broader scale. Another aspect of virtual datacenters is through a layer of software above virtualized hardware termed as software defined datacenter. This Mind Commerce research evaluates the market for datacenter virtualization with an emphasis on hardware and software components. This report assesses the market opportunities for vendors, solution providers, and cloud service prov
Published Date: Aug 2014
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M2M Market Opportunities and Solutions: Ecosystem Analysis, Leading Applications, and Security Challenges
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications and related applications is radically changing many industries utilities, healthcare, local government services, insurance, consumer electronics, automotive, asset management and retail. M2M growth is expected to accelerate, particularly in certain industry verticals, and especially due to the anticipated Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. With this rapid growth, the M2M industry is quickly recognizing the need to deal with security and privacy issues pertaining to M2M, but understanding the specific issues and solutions are not broadly understood. This research includes M2M Ecosystem, Value Chain, Applications and Standards, Smart Home, Building, and City M2M Applications, and M2M Security and Privacy: Challenges and Opportunities. This research
Published Date: Aug 2014
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Mobile Advertising Market Analysis, Outlook, and Forecasts 2014 - 2019
Mobile advertising has evolved beyond an experiment to become a legitimate marketing channel for mainstream advertisers.  However, the mobile channels remains challenged in certain key areas such as certain industry vertical proof points and ROI.    This research focuses on the challenges and opportunities within mobile marketing and advertising in 2014 and beyond.  The report includes market analysis, solution assessment, and forecasts 2014 - 2019.  The report reviews existing display/UI methods as well as supporting systems and procedures.  The report also evaluates the impact of next generation methods including the use of LTE Direct for location-based advertisements.    All purchases of Mind Commerce reports includes time with an expert analy
Published Date: Aug 2014
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Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Security and Privacy: Challenges and Opportunities
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications will be developed in various sectors of the industry at a rapid pace over the next five years, reaching an inflexion point by 2020 as the Internet of Things (IoT) begins a high growth phase. With increasingly more devices connected to the Internet in which critical business processes depend, the threats to applications increase in terms of incidence, severity, and impact.   It is important to recognize that applications are susceptible to physical attacks on devices as well as network-level attacks, which in many cases have different issues and solutions.  The M2M industry is quickly recognizing the need to deal with security and privacy issues pertaining to M2M, but understanding the specific issues and solutions are not broadly understoo
Published Date: Aug 2014
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Mobile Security in Enterprise: Solutions and Companies 2014
Enterprise companies across virtually all verticals are in various stages of leveraging mobile communications and computing to improve productivity, responsiveness, and innovation. However, the benefits of wireless do not come without security risks with associated potential major issues for corporations.   Providing security for mobile devices is significantly different from providing security elsewhere in the enterprise.   Some of the issues stem from mobile device dynamics including usage issues (shared more often, used in more locations, fulfill more roles).  In addition, a large percentage of applications transmit personal details or device information.  Thanks to the growing trend of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), many approved/unapproved applications, and expect
Published Date: Aug 2014
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Carrier Cloud Services 2014 - 2019
The Cloud has moved beyond simply computing to encompass communications, applications, content, and commerce.  Approximately 90% of global Internet users already depend on the Cloud, either directly through consumer services, or indirectly through their service provider's reliance upon various Cloud as a Service solutions on a business-to-business (B2B).  While the Cloud ecosystem has enjoyed much success on a B2B basis to this point, the significant growth trajectory lies in the opportunity for Business-to-Consumer (B2C) Cloud services.   Mobile consumers currently leverage the Cloud to store and consume media, and sync their apps, files, and data across devices.  We see these services evolving to include replacement of many non-Cloud offerings as well as many new s
Published Date: Aug 2014
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Price: $1995
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Ecosystem, Value Chain, Applications and Standards
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications are related applications is radically changing many industries utilities, healthcare, local government services, insurance, consumer electronics, automotive, asset management and retail.      With the introduction and growth of new Internet of Things (IoT) related solutions, M2M  is expected to expand and accelerate deep within certain market segments with a profound impact on how organizations do business and relate to their customers.  One of the more important keys to M2M is standardization, particularly in IoT where we see delays in expansion of devices and applications due to lack of standards for interoperability, privacy, security, and intermediation   This research evaluates the M2M Ecosystem, Value Chain and
Published Date: Aug 2014
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Internet of Things (IoT) Leader: Samsung
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Internet of Things Leaders: TE Connectivity
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Internet of Things Leaders: ARM
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Internet of Things (IoT) Leaders: Broadcom
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Internet of Things Leaders: Freescale Semiconductor
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Smart Home, Building City Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Applications
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications growth is expected to accelerate, particularly in certain industry verticals, and especially due to the anticipated Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. One of the key areas of growth for M2M and IoT falls within the area of smart homes, smart buildings including offices and industrial, and smart cities. One of the original definitions of a “smart home” is a residence that has highly advanced automatic systems for lighting, temperature control, multi-media, security, window and door operations, and many other functions. With the expansion of broadband communications and M2M/IoT, intelligence in the home is taking on a whole new meaning as various connected home applications are transforming entertainment, information, health and general
Published Date: Jul 2014
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M2M-IoT, Cloud, Big Data and Analytics: Market Dynamics and Opportunities
Technology and market advances in four separate, yet related, areas  are poised to cause disintermediation as well as many market opportunities for companies across a broad spectrum within telecom and digital technologies.   Machine-to-Machine (M2M) has already made a big impact on wireless communications as network operators seek to leverage revenue opportunities beyond human interaction reliant services.     The evolution of automated processes due to the Internet of Things (IoT) will accelerate this impact.  The Cloud supports storage of huge amount of data gathered by M2M applications and also ensures real-time availability of data for further processing and analysis. Without the processing power and number crunching ability of Big Data and Analytics, the ful
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Internet of Things (IoT) Leaders: McAfee
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Price: $995
Mobile Marketing and Wireless Advertising: Strategies for Carriers
People often categorize "mobile marketing" within a large bucket of things that include mobile customer relationship management, mobile search, mobile entertainment and personalization, mobile couponing, and mobile advertising. Mobile advertising will steadily morph to other devices, including tablet devices, network computers, e-readers, and cloud computers. Testing of ads for compatibility on devices other than phones is highly recommended before committing to purchase an ad. No longer a niche value-added service (VAS), mobile marketing and advertising is now a mainstream service offering. As is the case with many VAS applications, there is an interdependency between the mobile operator and various third parties including media companies, advertisers, portals, content providers,
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Next Generation Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Wireless: Developing Market Opportunities for P2P Direct Applications and Services
Standardization is on the horizon for LTE to operate in a peer-to-peer mode known as LTE Direct (LTE-D) that involves discovery and a mode of operation involving the so-called “ambient awareness”. This is expected to be a novelty at first but quickly evolve into a new ecosystem that is at once complementary and competitive to the current cellular ecosystem. There are a number of additional technologies that may also be deployed that all provide the ability for devices to “discover” one another, although over different distances ranging from centimeters (Near Field Communications), meters (Bluetooth), 10s of meters (Wi-Fi), and some that vary (beacon technologies). This research addresses the technology, companies, solutions, and market opportunities involving
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Internet of Things (IoT) Leaders: SAP
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Wireless Market 2014 - 2019: Key Trends, Market Needs, and Investment Opportunities
The wireless market has undergone significant changes and is expected to evolve further in very profound ways. Many issues and challenges have arisen in recent years such as mobile network operators facing unprecedented competition driven by Over-the-Top (OTT) players, Google, and the evolving ecosystem including inexpensive voice and data bearer services. Additionally, the Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard for 4G provides significant capacity gains as well as true end-to-end Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity including voice over IP (VoIP) via voice over LTE (VoLTE). LTE is ushering in a new world of opportunities and challenges for every industry constituent including everything from new business models and industry participants to operational support systems for improved quality of
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Internet of Things Leader: Texas Instruments
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which ma
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Internet of Things Leader: PTC
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which ma
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Cloud Security 2014: Companies and Solutions
Cloud security is the set of security protocols and technologies that protect the cloud resources and the integrity of data stored in a cloud computing environment. Cloud security differs from traditional computer security in that it is not focused on preventing access to specific machines. This research provides an evaluation of security in cloud computing environment including different types of cloud computing models and security challenges facing cloud computing companies/solutions. The report provides analysis of key security components of popular cloud security solutions. The report includes an evaluation of key players in cloud security industry. The report also provides a cloud security future outlook. All report purchases include telephone time with an expert analyst who wil
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Big Data in Extraction and Natural Resource Industries: Mining, Water, Timber, Oil and Gas 2014 - 2019
Big Data and natural resources are made for each other and the natural resources industry is positioning itself to put this wealth of information to better use. Big Data is a comparatively untapped asset that organizations in this vertical can exploit once they adopt a shift of mindset and apply the right methods and processes. In the natural resource industry, Big Data can come from conventional sources, which are equipment monitoring and maintenance records. Data from these sources is generally captured and used as required, but until now, it was not always preserved for long-term use. With the proper infrastructure and tools, natural resources organizations can gain measurable value from all of these data sources. As the quantity of data, the quantity of sources, and the regularity of
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Internet of Things (IOT) Leader: Google
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which ma
Published Date: Jul 2014
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Wearable Devices in Sports and Fitness 2014 - 2019
The wearable devices industry has grown in the last four years dramatically. With the introduction of the new wearable devices, a once curiosity area for early adopters is rapidly evolving into a new accessory market where form and function are equally important. This report provides an in-depth assessment of the wearable devices market in sports and fitness applications, including business models, market drivers, challenges, value chain analysis and an assessment of the industry from 2014 to 2019. All report purchases include telephone time with an expert analyst who will help you link key findings in the report to the business issues you're addressing. This needs to be used within three months of purchasing the report. Target Audience:  Sports apparel companies Fitness
Published Date: Jun 2014
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Mobile Payment Solutions: Consumer Retail, Peer-to-Peer Payments, Wallet Market and Forecasts 2014 - 2020
While e-commerce via a traditional browser and a PC or laptop rules the home for now, mobile is rapidly gaining market share as POS transactions are increasingly handled by mobile devices. Many aspects of the mobile payments ecosystem are evolving including what people buy, how purchases are made, what devices are used, how purchases are funded, how merchants or producers are monetized, and even the identity of sellers and buyers. This research evaluates the latest mobile payments technologies, mobile wallet options, and the mobile payments ecosystem including credit card companies and other financial institutions. The report analyzes the future of various payment methods and predicts the winners and losers such as NFC vs. Cloud-based payments. The report also provides in-depth ma
Published Date: Jun 2014
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Enterprise Mobile Devices: Key Trends, Market Size, Vendor Share and Forecasts 2014 - 2019
Enterprise mobility is a growing area of opportunity for mobile network operators as the consumer segment represents a more fierce area of competition. Effective execution can ensure continued growth from highly valued revenue streams from wireless carrier’s best customers – the enterprise segment. In addition to a more cost-effective operation, there are many other advantages to an effective mobile device management strategy including improved sales, operational efficiencies, customer satisfaction, improved productivity, and business expansion. This research evaluates the current state and future of mobile devices and management for the enterprise. The report analyzes approaches to existing issues, such as BYOD and Cloud, as well as anticipated future areas. The report
Published Date: Jun 2014
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Next Generation Network Solutions and Market Opportunities
Next Generation Networks (NGN) promises a high quality end-user experience. Telecommunications service providers expect the NGN framework to provide them with tools that would ensure customer loyalty. However, the path towards achieving the ideal NGN is fraught with formidable challenges. These challenges include deploying and operating HetNets, optimization (handsets, networks, and service delivery), VoLTE, next generation content and applications, and dealing with next generation platforms including virtualization, cloud-based infrastructure, and software defined networks. Next Generation Network (NGN) Solutions and Market Opportunities is the most comprehensive NGN research package available in the market. It covers all major infrastructure including NFV, SDN, IMS, SDP, and OSS/BS
Published Date: Jun 2014
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The Definitive Guide to 4G Technology and LTE Business Intelligence (2014 Edition)
Fourth generation (4G) cellular technology represents a huge leap compared to previous generations. The Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard for 4G provides significant capacity gains as well as true end-to-end Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity including voice over IP (VoIP) via voice over LTE (VoLTE). There are significant challenges, such as launching VoLTE, optimizing networks, and integrating operations. There are also significant opportunities, such as deploying value-added service (VAS) applications that rely upon LTE and offer mobile network operators an advantage against over-the-top (OTT) competition that uses 3G. This is the most comprehensive research available focused on 4G technology and LTE business insights for deployment, operations, and maximizing investment value.
Published Date: Jun 2014
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Wearable Technologies in Clothing 2014 - 2020
The convergence of digital technology and apparel represents a huge opportunity as the telecom, electronics, clothing, and accessories industries cooperate to bring wearable technology to the consumer in a very personal way. While some wearable technology examples represent trendy fashion statements, others bring more than form as high function becomes a reality, particularly in the health and fitness sub-segment. We see certain wearable technologies in clothing as fully integrated, stand-alone offerings while others are enablers of others such as sensors. Wearable sensors must be flexible, durable, multifunctional and washable to be used in clothing. Most wearable sensors made of pouring a liquid polymer insulator over nanowires attached to a silicon plate. Sensors get integrated i
Published Date: Jun 2014
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Call Tracking Software: Companies, Solutions, and Market Outlook 2014 - 2019
Call tracking software represents a means of recording information about incoming calls and allows the tracking of phone calls to be associated with performance based advertising and supplying additional analytic information about the calls.  It allows firms to track the sources of inbound calls and identify specific channels and thus promotion performance (PPC, social media, SEO, etc.). It helps to track how the user found the website including the keywords searched and which pages were viewed prior to the call, during the call, and after the call.   As part of the Mind Commerce series of reports focused on technologies and solutions for Customer Relationship Management (CRM) optimization, Call Tracking Software: Companies, Solutions, and Market Outlook 2014 - 2019 evaluates t
Published Date: Jun 2014
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Shared Cloud Infrastructure for Enterprise Applications: Market Analysis and Forecast 2014 - 2019
Many enterprise organizations have begun the year with aggressive plans to make their infrastructure Cloud-ready. In earlier years enterprises took baby steps towards building Cloud Infrastructure for various reasons. However, 2014 will see enterprise adoption of Cloud Infrastructure on a broader scale and in a very methodical manner. The principal advantages of collaborative hosted platforms and services far outweigh the shortcomings including security and reliability concerns. The market for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure through 2019 represents a significant opportunity to those companies that position themselves to exploit opportunities. Shared Cloud Infrastructure for Enterprise Applications: Market Analysis and Forecast 2014 - 2019 is must read for Cloud vendors, service provi
Published Date: Jun 2014
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Mobile Commerce Solutions and Market Opportunities
Mobile commerce is exploding with solutions, applications, and services driven by emerging technologies, use cases, and business models. M-commerce is quite different from traditional e-commerce as the ecosystem and value chain are more dynamic and are evolving in a different manner than e-commerce as a whole. This report bundle is the most comprehensive research covering the market for Mobile Commerce Solutions and Market Opportunities. It addresses all key aspects of mobile commerce including contactless payments via NFC and other methods, the relationship between digital advertising and commerce, the effect of social networks and location on commerce, advanced technologies for commerce, and more. This report package includes any/all Mind Commerce mobile commerce related repo
Published Date: May 2014
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Software Defined Networking (SDN) Solutions, Market Opportunities and Forecast 2014 - 2019
Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a technology and architectural approach that is continuing to form and mature.  The development of SDN has largely spawned from the need to separate Control and Data planes as a means of optimizing networks via software control and reduced dependency on specific hardware configurations and vendors.   A major goal of SDN is to both simplify and consolidate network functions, replacing specialized hardware with commodity switches, servers, etc.  It enables vertical integration with application control over the network through SDN APIs.  SDN solutions currently depend on the use of the OpenFlow protocol, which structures communication between the Control and Data planes of supported network devices via Southbound APIs and related prot
Published Date: May 2014
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Wearable Devices in Healthcare 2014 - 2020
The wearable devices industry has grown dramatically during the last four years. The market value is currently relatively small for wearable devices but certain segments are expected to grow rapidly. Wearables are already making great in-roads in the fitness market. The overall healthcare market is expected to grow rapidly for wearables with some very specific scenarios and applications expected to excel in particular within the medical area. In this report evaluates the current and anticipated wearable devices for the healthcare industry. The report addresses current wearables performance, what wearable devices should be used by healthcare professionals, why and in what circumstances. The report will also provide a full market analysis on the wearable devices in healthcare from 2015 to
Published Date: May 2014
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Internet of Things (IoT) and Wireless Networks: Technologies, Business Drivers, and Market Outlook
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era where everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. The Internet is associated with and mapped to the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In addition to the wireless technologies that make connecting different things possible, there are wide number of technologies that gain benefit from the IoT or support it. Since the technology of IoT will have an unlimited number of devi
Published Date: May 2014
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In-Vehicle Infotainment: Companies and Solutions 2014
In-Vehicle infotainment is one of the fastest growing technologies in the industry. It combines entertainment, navigation and telecommunications system into one easy-to-use interface.The term Infotainment refers to information-based media content or programming that also includes entertainment content in an effort to enhance popularity with audiences and consumers.   In-Vehicle infotainment includes hardware/software products and systems which are built into, or can be added to vehicles in order to enhance driver and/or passenger experience. The main function of the car's entertainment system or the head unit is enabling a variety of functions like navigation, radio, DVD players, climate control, Bluetooth, etc.    Many vehicles today have infotainment for entertainment
Published Date: Apr 2014
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Internet of Things (IOT) Leaders: Qualcomm
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is "Object Hyperlink", which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world.  In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations.   In all cases, there is a need for communication, whic
Published Date: Apr 2014
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Wearable Technology: Vendors and Solutions
Certain large consumer electronics suppliers, such as Sony, have entered into the wearable technology arena while others, such as Apple, have yet to stake a claim into what we see as a multi-billion dollar transformative industry.Wearable technology today represents an array of products including watches, wristbands, and various clothing items. There is not yet a clear winner, nor do we believe there is a need for one.  However, our analysis does point towards winners in certain key battlegrounds such as smartwatch vs. smart wristband.   Wearable technology represents a monumental shift of business practices and even new business models for device manufacturers, content and application providers, and service providers.  The future wearable technology ecosystem will be ce
Published Date: Apr 2014
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LTE in Industry Verticals: Market Opportunities and Forecasts 2014 - 2019
There is a rapidly growing demand for broadband-enabled data applications within certain vertical market segments including public safety, oil, gas and energy production, defense and others. Wireless infrastructure and support service providers are optimizing LTE as the technology of choice for general communications and various applications including remote data acquisition, video surveillance, multimedia PTT, and others for private LTE network deployments. This report provides an in depth assessment of LTE in industry verticals including use cases, case studies, business case, value chain analysis, adoption timelines, and evaluation of key trends and drivers. The report includes forecasts for subscriptions and service revenue for 2012 to 2019 with sub-market data for the following ind
Published Date: Apr 2014
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Wireless Security in 3G and LTE Networks: Market and Forecast 2014 - 2019
With the rapid expansion of broadband wireless, end-users increasingly rely upon handheld devices for almost all daily living activities. Fourth generation (4G) cellular LTE in particular represents a unique opportunity/challenge as device attacks are growing at a rapid rate, exposing vulnerabilities that must be addressed. Our research indicates that Android malware in particular will grow rapidly and will be considered most vulnerable OS for LTE. This research is most reading for anyone involved in LTE network planning, device procurement, and/or application development and management. This report includes forecasting for the period 2014 - 2019. The report complements Mind Commerce research in LTE device, subscriptions, and application market analysis as well as security threats f
Published Date: Apr 2014
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Internet of Things (IOT) Leaders: Intel
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which
Published Date: Apr 2014
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Internet of Things (IOT) Leaders: Oracle
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which
Published Date: Apr 2014
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Internet of Things (IOT) Leaders: Cisco
The world is moving beyond standalone devices into a new era in which everything is connected. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to uniquely identifiable objects (things) and their virtual representations in an Internet-like structure. Stated differently, the concept involves the notion that there are many things (assets, objects, etc.) in the world that may be addressed/labeled/cataloged for various purposes. One term used for this concept is “Object Hyperlink”, which refers to the notion of extending the Internet to objects and locations in the real world. In other words, the Internet is associated with (or mapped to) the real world by attaching object tags with URLs as meta-objects to tangible objects or locations. In all cases, there is a need for communication, which
Published Date: Apr 2014
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Network Infrastructure Virtualization: Transforming Telecommunications and Managed Services
Historically, telecom operators have looked to infrastructure providers, service bureau companies and traditional managed communication services companies for infrastructure and related services. A recent industry trend has been to outsource infrastructure as a service as a means of reducing Capital Expenditure (CapEx) and to use as negotiation leverage for improved pricing on next generation networks such as IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and LTE infrastructure such as Voice over LTE (VoLTE). Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is a telecom led initiative that aims to utilize standard IT virtualization technology to consolidate many telco network equipment types onto industry standard high volume servers, switches and storage. NFV involves implementing network functions in software
Published Date: Apr 2014
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Telecom Network API Marketplace: Strategy, Ecosystem, Players and Forecasts 2014 - 2019
While a significant portion of the digital media ecosystem is yet to recognize the strategic importance of Application Programming Interface (API) as a means of accessing data for a variety of applications, Telecom API play a critical role in network operator strategy for support of business-to-business (B2B) services. Telecom Network APIs capitalize on existing network infrastructure to create a vast array of business opportunities for carriers worldwide to offer B2B services in a Data as a Service (DaaS) basis, which represents a fast growing secondary and revenue stream. Telecom APIs allow carriers to disseminate a wealth of internal information or resources to third parties on an asymmetric basis as the network operators typically do not provides services to the end-users. Instea
Published Date: Mar 2014
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Augmented Reality in Telecom and ICT
Subscription to Augmented Reality in Telecom and ICT provides the client with access to analysis in the form of periodic reports, news flashes, custom analysis and over the phone consultation in a variety of areas including communications, content, commerce, and applications.   The Augmented Reality in Telecom and ICT subscriber will receive advisory services about topics of interest. Subscribers may ask either general questions or specific questions relative to Google Market Intelligence research and analysis. The number of individuals that may engage research and consulting staff depends on the subscription level.   The Augmented Reality in Telecom and ICT subscription service focuses on strategies, applications, competitive analysis and business assessment for Augmented
Published Date: Mar 2014
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Global Cloud Computing: Infrastructure, Platforms, and Services 2014 - 2019
Cloud is an enabler of business process change as it facilitates enterprise to realize key benefits including expenditure reduction (CapEx and OpEx), service development and delivery efficiencies, and greater flexibility to meet evolving business needs.  Cloud technologies and solutions are also becoming more important to telecommunications service providers as they begin to implement virtualization of network functions.   Global Cloud Computing: Infrastructure, Platforms, and Services 2014 - 2019 evaluates the global and regional markets for Cloud Services including IaaS, PaaS, and PaaS by solution type (Private and Public).  The report provides analysis of specific challenges and opportunities from both the customer and the Cloud Services Provider (CSP) perspective. &nbs
Published Date: Mar 2014
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Big Data Leaders: 1010data, Cloudera, Hortonworks, NetApp, and Tableau Software
Big Data represents a collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand database management tool.  It is also unstructured, meaning that it is not tabulated, correlated, etc. (e.g. it does not have a pre-defined data model or is not organized in a pre-defined manner).   Big Data technologies enable organizations to handle huge datasets and generate information/insights from them with minimal delay time (sometimes in real-time).   Leading companies in Big Data are the already making great strides and will surely represent the forbearers of many great solutions yet to come.   Companies evaluated in this report* include: 1010data Cloudera Hortonworks NetApp Tableau For each company evaluated in this repo
Published Date: Mar 2014
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Telecom Managed Services Market 2014 - 2019
Telecom operators are under persistent pressure to manage capital expenditures related with network deployment and to reduce network operating costs.  Managed services providers help network operators realize those goals.  The next stage in evolution is to outsource value-added services including content, commerce, and next generation communication services.  This is a key development as network operators are poised to lose revenue and margins both do to marginalization of bearer services (voice and data both) and the need for value-added service (VAS) applications.   We continue to see top players such as Ericsson, Huawei, and Nokia Siemens Networks dominate the market and remain committed to provide managed services.   However, their dominance is threatened by
Published Date: Mar 2014
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Content Delivery Networks (CDN) Analysis of Key Vendors, State of the Market, and Outlook 2014 - 2019
The digital content market is poised to reach a new stage in its evolution with the coming pipeline of next generation applications and solutions. Content consumption among consumers is exploding due to many factors including higher bandwidth, low cost digital devices, and smart devices (phones, tablets, and wearable wireless) devices.   Content Delivery Networks (CDN) provide solutions for efficiently and effectively managing content of all types.  Solutions include core services such as aggregation, management, and distribution of content as well as a variety of value-added functionality.  The market need for CDN solutions correlates directly with the explosion of broadband networks, smart mobile phones, and related applications, services and content.  In particular
Published Date: Mar 2014
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Self-Organizing Networks (SON) Challenges and Market Opportunities for 3G, LTE, and Beyond, Fourth Edition
Mobile network operators are looking for more automation in order to efficiently manage their large networks, which consist of thousands of base stations with hundreds of settings each. The role of Self-organizing Networks (SON) is to enable efficient, and in some cases programmatic means of fine tuning cellular networks.    SON can fix fundamental problems (i.e. the tire is out of alignment analogy), such as poor coverage and/or dropped calls in an area and it can also be used for short-term, real-time issues (and then potentially be put back the way the network was in the first place.  For example, the network may need optimization locally for a specific event such as a sporting event or live show/concert.  In all cases, SON is designed to support wireless carriers
Published Date: Mar 2014
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Public Safety LTE: A Global Assessment of Market Size, Technology, Vendor Trends and Spectrum Allocation 2014 - 2019
Considered as the de-facto standard for Public Safety broadband communications, LTE is rapidly gaining momentum within the Public Safety industry. As a result Public Safety agencies, vendors and service provider are heavily investing in Public Safety LTE, with commercial deployments in both the North America and the Middle East region. While initial investments appear promising there still remain a number of key issues that need to be addressed such as frequency spectrum allocation, funding for private LTE network deployments, QoS prioritization of users in commercial networks, and interoperability with legacy Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems such as APCO 25 and TETRA. This report provides an in-depth of the global Public Safety LTE industry to address the aforementioned issues, in ad
Published Date: Mar 2014
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LTE Strategy, Application Roadmap, and Future of 4G
The Long Term Evolution (LTE) standard for 4G provides significant capacity gains as well as true end-to-end Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity including voice over IP (VoIP) via voice over LTE (VoLTE). LTE is ushering in a new world of opportunities and challenges for every industry constituent including everything from new business models and industry participants to operational support systems for improved quality of service and user experience. This research evaluates LTE development, capabilities, and potential applications with a view towards both what is technically possible as well as what is optimal based on current and anticipated market conditions. The report analyzes technologies and market conditions to provide specific strategies, solutions, and applications for the comme
Published Date: Feb 2014
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Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS): Market and Forecast for Secure Multitenancy Platforms and Services 2014-2019
Our research indicates 2013 marked the year that Cloud computing officially crossed the milestone of casual experimentation and is now shifting into the stage of serious business strategy for most large organizations and soon will be the same for many SMB as well. More than simply a buzzword, the shift to Cloud-based solutions is driven by many factors including the following: Global business operations is the norm with multiple locations An increasingly large data load and administrative burden on enterprise Significant growth in data-hungry and processing intensive business functions This report evaluates the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market with an emphasis on IaaS multitenant platform and services. IaaS is a core service of cloud computing based on virtualizati
Published Date: Feb 2014
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HetNet Deployment and Operational Strategies for 4G and Beyond
Traditional voice centric mobile networks were designed and planned back in the 20th century for a certain type of usage. The subscriber base consisted of users who were mostly making voice calls, both outdoors and indoors, with very consistent usage patterns. The birth of smart wireless devices has created a completely new set of challenges and opportunities for Mobile Network Operators (MNO). Current smart phone usage trends indicate that there will be a huge increase in global mobile user traffic. Modern day mobile networks need to handle a large number of subscribers consuming high volumes of data usage, both indoors and outdoors, and in a very unpredictable pattern. The MNO today is faced with the most import challenge, and probably the most important opportunity of their entire
Published Date: Feb 2014
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Connected Vehicles Market and Forecast for LTE and Telematics Applications 2014 - 2019
The automobile industry is very competitive. The profitability on cars is slim with margins in the US as low as two percent on a new car. The large motor companies can make money by self-financing consumer deals. Dealerships hope to make money by promoting repair service packages, and offering extended warranties. The connected car is considered a gift because it is a new revenue stream, has a better margin than the car itself, and can be a differentiator between the cars themselves. In the US, leading automobile manufacturers have committed to embedding cars with LTE in their product lines. For example, BMW makes an LTE/Wi-Fi adapter for their cars. Alcatel-Lucent, Verizon, and AT&T are proponents of the LTE-connected car. However, many new cars have embedded Wi-Fi, use GPS trackin
Published Date: Feb 2014
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Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS): Market and Forecast 2014 - 2019
Since the inception of commercial wireless technology, network operators have strived to obtain the maximum number of users.  Consequently, there has been a constant struggle to maintain the quality of service for increasing number and usage of cellular systems. In addition, as wireless service expands to areas outside of metropolitan areas, people may be located in isolated places where regular base transceiver stations (BTS) is not a viable option. This is particularly obvious in indoor use of the communication services in densely populated areas and buildings where the building may have many floors underground or formed of steel structure in addition to high-rise buildings.   A promising solution to solve all of these issues is to deploy a Distributed Antenna System (DAS). T
Published Date: Feb 2014
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Wireless Security Companies and Solutions 2014
Collectively speaking, wireless security represents technologies and solutions designed to prevent unauthorized access or information damage for computers connected to wireless networks.   Increasingly, wireless security is targeted to the emerging needs of the handheld wireless ecosystem, which includes wireless tablets, smartphones, and other devices.  These devices typically rely upon an operating system that is optimized and/or integrated with mobile communications, content, applications, and commerce.   Within the enterprise mobility market, chief security concerns are driven by policy decision and end-user behavior associated with the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend and the need for corporations to execute a mobile device management plan.  Complications inten
Published Date: Feb 2014
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Big Data Leaders: Accenture, CSC Fujitsu, HP, Informatica, Mu Sigma, Opera Solutions, Oracle, and Tata Consultancy Services
Big Data represents a collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand database management tool.  It is also unstructured, meaning that it is not tabulated, correlated, etc. (e.g. it does not have a pre-defined data model or is not organized in a pre-defined manner).    Big Data technologies enable organizations to handle huge datasets and generate information/insights from them with minimal delay time (sometimes in real-time).   Leading companies in Big Data are the already making great strides and will surely represent the forbearers of many great solutions yet to come.   Companies evaluated in this report* include: Accenture CSC Fujitsu Hewlett Packard Informatica Mu Sigma Opera Solutions Oracle
Published Date: Feb 2014
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

Price: $1995
Mobile Commerce 2014
Engaging in commerce while mobile/wireless involves new technologies, services, and business models. It is quite different from traditional e-commerce.  Smartphones, wireless tablets, phablets, wearable wireless, and other mobile devices impose very different constraints than desktop computers.  The ecosystem and value chain for mobile commerce is unique and evolving in a different manner than e-commerce as a whole.   Mobile commerce has experienced an explosion of new applications, services, and vendors during 2013.  We see this trend accelerating in 2014 and beyond as solutions to optimize mobile payments, banking, shopping, and integrated advertising/commerce are deployed.   The report Mobile Commerce 2014 provides analysis of key technologies, solutions, op
Published Date: Jan 2014
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

Price: $1995
Big Data in Manufacturing: Market Analysis, Case Studies, and Forecasts 2014 - 2019
The manufacturing industry account for a significant share of GDP globally and represents a large ecosystem. The competition in manufacturing sector worldwide forces companies to get smarter through in-depth real time analysis of large datasets produced internally and externally for deep insight and quick decision making.   Big Data refers to a massive volume of structured, unstructured and semi-structured data that is so large and difficult to process using traditional computer, database and software techniques.   This report evaluates the potential for Big data in manufacturing including analysis of important industry attributes, key players and solutions, and case studies. The report also provides a market outlook and forecasts for 2014 to 2019 for big data.  The repo
Published Date: Jan 2014
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

Price: $995
Evolution of Augmented Reality, Wearable Wireless, and Body Area Networks
New technologies continuously emerge that change the nature of work and human lifestyles in dramatic ways. We see Augmented Reality (AR), Wearable Technology, and more specifically Body Area Networks (BAN) as particularly life-changing solutions to many human problems. As with many new innovations, some of these are problems we do not even realize we have at present. In 2014, approximately 864 million mobile phones will be AR-ready, and in excess of 100 million vehicles will come equipped with AR technologies of various types. We believe that there is enormous potential for AR applications in many fields including education, healthcare, industrial applications, and the automotive industry. We see several factors converging to facilitate wearable technology integration including exp
Published Date: Jan 2014
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

Price: $1995
Embedded System Hardware, Software, Tools, and OS: Global Market Analysis and Forecast 2014 - 2019
Embedded systems are specialized computer systems that are part of a larger system or machine.  Virtually all modern consumer electronics and appliances utilized embedded computing including as watches, MP3 players, cell phones, microwaves, dishwasher, security systems, video entertainment systems (DVD player, console, set-top box), and more.  Some embedded systems include an operating system, but many are so specialized that the entire logic can be implemented as a single program.   Embedded systems are critical in many industries and are found in large stationary installations (traffic lights, factory controllers, MRI machine, automobiles, etc.) as well as many modern consumer electronics and appliances such as watches, cell phones, microwaves, security systems, video en
Published Date: Jan 2014
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

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Market for Mobile Payment Solutions: User Interfaces, Wallets, and Banking 2014 - 2019
Mobile payments represents a huge market opportunity and quite simply one of the most dynamic and fast-evolving arenas within the convergence of wireless and commerce.  Many aspects of the mobile payments ecosystem are evolving including what people buy, how purchases are made, what devices are used, how purchases are funded, how merchants or producers are monetized, and even the identity of sellers and buyers.    Payment solutions can be categorized on the basis of the payment settlement methods, which are instant-paid, postpaid, prepaid or a combination of these.  Funding methods for payments vary in accordance with many factors including type of wallet, specific solution, device used for payment, back-office systems, and more.  The mobile entire value chain va
Published Date: Jan 2014
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

Price: $2995
Google in Broadband and Applications
Google’s core business has been to provide a platform for users to search and access information on the Internet. Against the backdrop of vibrant developments in technology, Google has set the pace in many areas by expanding its business influence and creating new revenue generation options. Google has strengthened presence across the technology value chain by developing capacity to set-up fiber-optic communications networks, web-based applications for consumers and enterprises, and android-based mobile applications. The first two capabilities strengthen Google’s main revenue generation activity – online advertising. And two of the three have created new revenue streams. Through Google Fiber, Google’s fiber-optic communications network, the company offers high
Published Date: Jan 2014
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Price: $995
Telecom Network Infrastructure Market 2013 - 2018
The telecommunications infrastructure vendor market consists of a variety of companies that provide switching, transmission, signaling, database, content, applications, OSS/BSS systems, and other equipment, software, and services.  In recently years, major infrastructure vendors have face many challenges including tightening carrier budgets, technology evolution, and business model evolution.   The telecom infrastructure market continues a transformation as new factors come into play such as network virtualization, cloud-based services, and the integration of the so called heterogeneous networks (HetNets).  In this transformative and highly competitive environment, cost effective product and service delivery is of paramount importance as evidenced by the recent announcemen
Published Date: Dec 2013
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

Price: $1995
Digital Advertising: Market Opportunities and Forecast 2013-2018
Digital advertising methods have made a substantial impact on traditional media and advertising in recent years.  Advancement of technologies and consumer preferences, such as handheld device usage, social media, and online news, is driving marketers to choose digital media platforms.  This is causing a huge dislocation for traditional media, which is particularly hard hitting to print and TV based advertising.     Digital is cost effective and facilitates quick responsive, a combination that equates to diminishing market share for traditional advertising.  Emerging methods such as wearable technologies (augmented reality in particular) represent a completely new channel that will supplement existing wireless modalities such as smartphones and tablets.   T
Published Date: Dec 2013
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

Price: $1995
Wearable Technology in Industry Verticals 2013-2018
Wearable technology presents the potential for massive transformation in many industries.  The more obvious ones include consumer electronics and communications.  Early adopter industries include clothing, healthcare, sports and fitness.  However, we see many industries adopting wearable technologies as computing and wireless communications integrate wearable into virtually every aspect of products and services.   We see several factors converging to facilitate wearable technology integration including expanded wireless capacity due to pervasive wireless (WiFi, WiMAX, and LTE), cellular market saturation and the need for wireless companies to establish new revenue streams, continuously decreasing cost of data, and the significant backing from huge companies includin
Published Date: Dec 2013
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

Price: $2995
BYOD in Enterprise Applications and Cloud: Challenges and Market Opportunities 2013 - 2018
Bring your own device (BYOD) has become one of the most popular topics in information technology resulting from employees bringing their personal devices into the enterprise and then wanting to use them to access company information such as email and various enterprise files.    Clearly, the consumerization of enterprise IT is a movement that is not a fad.  Rather, it's a trend that is going to sweep over all of enterprise computing for decades to come. 'Consumerization of enterprise IT' means how enterprises are dealing with the employee using a number of consumer devices such as smartphones and tablets (and other devices) in the enterprise.  BYOD has helped create great new software and services that enable the employee and the company to get what each wants: &nb
Published Date: Dec 2013
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

Price: $1995
Mobile Cloud Companies and Solutions 2013
Cloud computing represents a large-scale distributed computing paradigm that is driven by economies of scale, in which a pool of abstracted, virtualized, dynamically scalable, managed computing power, storage, platforms, and services are delivered on demand to external customers over the Internet.    Cloud services provides users with solutions such as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), and Platform as a Service (PaaS) to meet business need as well as end-user needs for efficiency and productivity.  This report evaluates cloud service models, deployment models, applications, challenges facing mobile cloud computing, and key players in the cloud management industry. The report also a insights into the future of mobile cloud services.  
Published Date: Dec 2013
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

Price: $995
Big Data in ICT and Telecom: Transforming Industry Verticals 2013 - 2018
Big Data is much more than its technical definition implies: A collection of data sets so large and complex that it becomes difficult to process using on-hand database management tool. From a business perspective, Big Data represents a major inflection point for the ICT and Telecom sectors as it will transform business asset utility and value forever more. Every large corporation collects and maintains a huge amount of data associated with its customers including their preferences, purchases, habits, travels, and other personal information. However, value realization and the implications for using this data is often little understood and underappreciated. This research evaluates Big Data challenges including management, mining, and analytics as well as the impact on telecom and ICT system
Published Date: Dec 2013
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

Price: $3995
Prepaid Wireless in the United States: Market Analysis and Forecast 2013 - 2018
Prepaid wireless moved beyond the credit challenged market only a long time ago and has become mainstream for many segments including the cost conscious user.  For many, prepaid wireless is a hassle free, simple, less expensive alternative to establishing a post-paid plan.  In addition, prepaid does not have the same sigma it once had as many prepaid wireless service providers offer smartphones and advanced feature phones to their customers.    For example, Walmart's prepaid Straight Talk, run by Tracfone, offers unlimited talk, text and data for only $45 a month and one can even get an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy.  In addition, third-party companies are constantly developing new applications, content, and commerce options for prepaid users across various prepaid s
Published Date: Dec 2013
Published By: Mind Commerce Publishing

Price: $1995