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08 Jul 2014  |  Global
Power Utilities Move from Cost- to Value-based Procurement to Gain Supply Chain Efficiencies
This research service focuses on the evolving material and services procurement practices of major power generation utilities globally. It provides an in-depth analysis on the evolving procurement practices in power utilities and discusses common challenges. Based on the on-going transformations in procurement practices, this research offers a glim...
10 Jan 2014  |  Global
Are Defense Budgets Cratering?
The aerospace and defense industry has been significantly affected by economic factors. The defense industry has traditionally been immune to economic downturns. However, the focus on reducing budgets due to economic conditions is now very directly impacting defense spending. This research looks at the opportunities for aerospace and defense contr...
24 Mar 2014  |  Global
Seismic Market Shifts Present New Opportunities
2013 was another dismal year for revenue growth in the overall video conferencing endpoints and infrastructure market. While the top line is under pressure, user demand for endpoints has been growing at a steady pace. The video conferencing industry is undergoing seismic shifts as users demand ubiquitous video that is scalable, affordable, and easy...
01 Oct 2014  |  Global
Continued Turmoil as Growth Shifts to Cloud and Soft Clients
The overall revenue of the enterprise video-conferencing market continues to undergo a rapid decline as growth shifts to cloud and software-based solutions. The ongoing shift to software-centric solutions and cloud services is creating challenges for vendors, while also opening up new opportunities for growth.
13 Mar 2014  |  Global
The Dual Track Economy: Exploring the Wireless, Mobile and eCommerce Markets
This study will look at the current state of Chinas mobile market and outline the strategic investments plans of China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom. It will also investigate the opportunities and challenges for global expansion of 3 key Chinese mobile manufacturers: Lenovo, Yulong Coolpad, and Xiaomi. Finally, it will examine the 2 bigg...
23 Jul 2014  |  Global
Service Providers are Taking Control of the Mobile Payment Ecosystem
Recent announcements have increased the interest to think about a cloud-based alternative solution. Many service providers (SPs) have forced the payment industry to rethink payment mechanisms from a technical point of view. Indeed, the complexity of most of the new innovative payment solutions has delayed massive deployments and generated negative ...
24 Feb 2014  |  Global
Data Analytics and 4G will deliver Operational Efficiencies, Improved Situational Awareness and Better Response
Five interconnected ideas of safe city need analysis and technology improvement trends has shaped the definition of a Safe City - first, to integrate more data and sensors into one control centre to provide a common operating picture; second, to share data and processes for improved multi-agency collaboration; third, to remove barriers to collabora...
31 Mar 2014  |  Global
Big Fish in a Shrinking Pond Looking for New Ways to Survive
This is an historical review of the major global defence contractors. Relevant metrics such as revenue, revenue growth, research and development expenditure, major merger and acquisition activities, market presence and geographical presence are included to profile the contractors. Various strategic mappings are also offered to compare and assess th...
12 Feb 2014  |  Global
Increasing Security Within an Optimised Commercial Operations Framework is the Key to Success
Ports are regarded as a significant vulnerability in the threat perception of domestic security agencies globally. There are competing forces between commercial and security imperatives that make open, fast, and efficient maritime trade a key security risk. The ability to increase security whilst simultaneously improving commercial operations is th...
19 Jun 2014  |  Global
Frost & Sullivan's Perspective on Key Issues
The security industry is evolving rapidly. Mergers, acquisitions, new competitors, and solutions are a regular occurrence with continually evolving customer needs. The following document highlights some of the main events in the first quarter of 2014 with opinion from Frost & Sullivans analysts and supporting facts and figures.