IT Services and Applications
The most significant changes that IT brings to different processes and services in organizations are through new-age services and applications such as the cloud, M2M interactions, analytics, and data centers. These are transforming sectors such as Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and ERP, Enterprise Integration and Middleware Tools on a global scale.
Frost & Sullivan’s Information Technology research and consulting programs look at conventional and unconventional technologies, with specific focus on top-level potential disruptors such as cyber security, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and the Internet of Things. In the IT Services and applications market, we look at, among other segments:
- Managed Network Services
- Infrastructure Management
- Managed Security Services
We work closely with the world’s largest IT firms and upcoming disruptive start-ups to predict macro and micro trends related to products, services, technology and business models that can define growth. Tailored, customized solutions provide clients with the best strategies for growth, supported by the right key data points researched to meet the client’s needs and the specific engagement. Our research spans broadly across the sector and provides deep insights into specific markets in the most significant areas of IT and the IT industry.
02 Apr 2019  |  Global
Uncovering the Technologies that will Transform Vertical Markets and Society
In H1 2018, Frost & Sullivan’s ICT team conducted a small-scale survey of thought leaders from around the world to seek opinion on the technologies that will have a profound transformative impact on existing industry dynamics, value chains, and business models across multiple vertical markets in the next 10 years. Survey respondents came from tw...
29 Mar 2019  |  Asia Pacific
The Need for Cybersecurity Among Industrial Firms is Growing
In an industrial set-up, various equipment's and components such as controllers, servers, remote terminals, monitoring equipment, and sensors are connected to the internet. Further, computer systems, applications, moving assets to the cloud or even remote facilities being connected to the Wide Area Network (WAN) require internet usage. All these ar...
27 Mar 2019  |  Asia Pacific
Demand will Increase Due to Expanding Threat/Attack Surface
C-level executives, board of directors, senior management, and other stakeholders want to get an insight into their enterprise’s cybersecurity risk management program. Enterprises can no longer deal with threats with their own in-house IT teams and need expert advice to protect against increasingly sophisticated threats. Thus, outsourcing to thir...
18 Mar 2019  |  North America
Innovative Benchmarking Index for 11 IoT Markets—ASEAN Countries Must Harmonize Their Data Privacy, Cross-Border Transfer, and Security Protocols or Risk Being Left Behind Global Competitors
The Internet of Things (IoT) has been introduced to solve a variety of business challenges faced by enterprises in the following categories: 1) visibility and insights, 2) optimization of business processes, 3) tracking of assets, 4) monitoring of assets and environment, 5) improved customer engagement, 6) enabling new services, 7) enabling new bus...
06 Mar 2019  |  Global
Revenue-generating Business Models
The FMCG sector in APAC comprises food retail and toiletries. Food retail dominates the sector with 94% share in terms of revenue. The APAC FMCG revenue in 2016 was $2,545 billion. The sector has been enjoying healthy growth, driven by higher spending power among the middle-income class and declining cost of production which was a result of commodi...
21 Feb 2019  |  North America
Evolving Needs, New Solutions, and Growth Opportunities for Providers
This study examines strategies, participants, and growth opportunities in the North American mobile asset management market. Mobile asset management offerings are defined as solutions that use wireless tracking devices and cellular, location, and sensor technologies to remotely locate and monitor moveable assets that are outside of a company's fou...
13 Feb 2019  |  North America
Stiff Competition and Sunk Investment in Point Solutions Restrict Growth in the Short Term
LCS serves as an excellent means to deliver multimedia and interactive course content to today’s generation of digitally connected students and workforce. The need for this shift in learning/teaching methodologies is the result of changing expectations from students and their parents, regarding educational institutions and of growing stringent co...
11 Feb 2019  |  Global
The Convergence of IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality will Transform the Future of Work
The convergence of technologies is reshaping the future of the workplace, workforce and work processes. Today, technologies with different applications and advantages are integrating with one another to maximize the benefits provided to users. Adoption of such technologies is therefore changing human behaviours in both the physical and virtual sp...
05 Feb 2019  |  Africa
Appropriate Communication Infrastructure Development and Consumer Legislations Central to Growth in Cloud Services
The study provides information about the cloud market in West Africa. Ghana and Nigeria are the countries that have been analyzed in great detail. According to Frost & Sullivan, the cloud services market in West Africa is in the early stages of development, with international brands dominating the supply side. Local ICT providers are positioning th...
18 Jan 2019  |  Asia Pacific
Transforming Services and Business Models with Penetration of AI Applications into Business Operations
This research service provides an overview on Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market. It also includes an analysis of the different roles played by AI service providers and identifies the strategic imperatives for growth opportunities in this space. Artificial Intelligence is increasingly penetrating into all a...