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Walmart’s move to Microsoft Azure more about AI dominance than cloud reach

Following the news (Monday, 16 July) that Walmart had entered into a five year strategic partnership with Microsoft that would see the retail giant shift its business to both Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365, Brad Shimmin, Technology Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the real drivers underscoring this...

Top 25 Global Technology Companies by Market Cap (Q1 2018)

The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global technology companies by Market Cap (Mcap) between the last day of Q1 2018 and the last day of Q4 2017 have been analysed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed day vs day (31 Mar 2018 vs 31 Dec 2017) analysis reveals a number of interesting insights.

Top 25 Global Technology Companies by Market Cap (end of 2017)

Top 25 Global Technology Companies by Market Cap (end of 2017) The performance highlights of the Top 25 publicly traded global technology companies have been revealed in the latest research from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The completed analysis reveals a number of interesting insights. Apple, Alphabet and Microsoft maintained their dominance of...

Systems integration contracts dominate IT services deals in India, says GlobalData

System integration contracts now dominate the IT services landscape in India following steady growth in recent years, according to leading data and analytics company GlobalData. The company’s ‘IT Services Contracts Database’ reveals that this type of contract accounted for nearly half (48%) of the all IT services deals in the country during 2017.

Believe it or not, AI needs people to succeed

Advancements within the AI field of machine learning allow computers to learn without being explicitly programmed. User friendly tools may put the power of artificial intelligence (AI) into people’s hands, but without the right specialists to light the way there’s no guarantee of success according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Solar eclipses all other new types of electricity generation in 2016 to become the world’s favourite

Solar has become the world’s favorite new type of electricity generation, with more solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity being installed than any other generation technology according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

85% of Indian enterprises increasing their ICT budgets in 2017

India’s strong economy, which remains the fastest-growing major economy in the world, has prompted its enterprises to increase investments pertaining to information and communications technology (ICT), with 85% of survey respondents willing to increase their ICT budgets in 2017, compared to 75% in 2016, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

The importance of megacities in the contemporary economy

As the urban population continues to increase, there is a significant increase in the number of ‘megacities’ on the planet. GlobalData’s latest city data reveals that in 2025 there will be 41 megacities globally, including 12 in China and six in India.

Data center services are a strategic focus area for telcos in sub-Saharan Africa

Telecommunications companies (telcos) in the sub-Saharan Africa region, which have traditionally focused on voice and data connectivity, are increasingly looking to expand their enterprise services portfolio and transition towards offering IT services, according to GlobalData, a recognized leader in providing business information and analytics.

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