Latest Gartner publications

The majority of enterprise blockchain platforms will need to be replaced in two years

90 percent of enterprise blockchain platform implementations deployed today will be obsolete by 2021, Gartner says Gartner has slammed the sustainability of blockchain platforms currently implemented by enterprises. The analyst house claimed 90 percent of deployments will have to be swapped out by 2021 if they are to remain competitive, secure and avoid obsolescence. The… Read More

Public cloud set for $30bn revenue boost in 2019

By 2022 Gartner predicts that cloud services will grow at nearly three times the rate of IT services overall The global public cloud services business is set to grow 17.5 percent in 2019 to total $214.3 (£164.3) billion, up from $182.4 (£139.8) billion in 2018, according to prediction factory Gartner. Gartner published the findings in… Read More

Most traditional financial firms to be irrelevant by 2030

Digitalization will make 80 percent of traditional banks and financial services firms irrelevant by 2030, according to a new Gartner report  Digital transformation is well underway and is being heralded as an opportunity and necessity for firms in all industries to maintain a competitive edge. But Gartner says heritage firms in the financial sector are… Read More

Gartner: 2018 data centre spending growth slows

Global IT spending grows, while data centre growth slows The latest projections from Gartner Research, Inc. show that global IT spending is expected to reach $3.7 trillion (approx. £2.61 trillion) in 2018. This number represents an increase of 6.2% over last year and the highest projected spend since 2007. However, the report projects a slower growth… Read More

Security spending rockets amid tighter rules and growing fear

Worried cybersecurity professionals are spending more than ever on protecting their businesses, Gartner has found. $96.3 billion (approx. £72 billion) will be spent on security around the world in 2018, according to the research firm. Stricter regulations and a growing awareness of security risks are the main reasons why security departments are reaching for the… Read More