Stories by Computing SA staff

Gartner: Collaboration software market to grow

The growing demand within organizations for real-time and team-based collaboration technologies will drive the worldwide Web conferencing and team collaboration software market to US$681.7 million in 2005, a 16 percent increase over 2004, according to Gartner. By 2008, the market is expected to reach $1.1 billion.
"The markets for Web conferencing and team-based collaboration, while still in an early phase of adoption, are converging and transitioning," says Tom Eid, vice-president and research director for Gartner.

Written by Computing SA staff03 July 05 22:00

Gartner predicts a revolution

Virtualisation will become the most disruptive technology to face the PC in a decade, according to new research by Gartner.

Written by Computing SA staff11 Aug. 04 22:00

Gartner: Nature of growth in ICT market changing

Gartner Inc. believes that, while the ICT market will continue to grow, the nature of that growth is changing. No longer will it be exclusively driven by developed nations, such as the U.S. and Europe. Increasingly, it will be developing countries, such as China, India and South Africa (SA), that will power the industry through this next phase.

Written by Computing SA staff23 June 04 15:16

Global business 'in the dark' about RFID

Companies worldwide are still hungry for information about radio frequency identification (RFID), concerned about its costs, and anxious about meeting the necessary mandate requirements and deadlines, according to a global Webcast featuring representatives from more than 300 companies and 45 countries.

Written by Computing SA staff08 June 04 15:58

HP and DreamWorks shape digital films' future

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) and DreamWorks SKG Tuesday marked the latest chapter in their alliance by unveiling technologies for off-site animation rendering and remote collaboration-next-generation solutions that are intended to enable DreamWorks Animation to shape the future of digital film making.

Written by Computing SA staff20 April 04 18:37