Operators will spend a total of $18 billion on mobile packet core through 2017 to satisfy the exploding demand for mobile broadband, predicts ABI Research.
Machine-to-machine connectivity and predictive analytics will fuel a 22 percent compound annual growth rate in maintenance analytics revenues, which are forecast by ABI Research to total $24.7 billion in 2019.
Enterprises will make up a whopping 97 percent of the $4.3 billion femtocell market in 2019, far outpacing residential femtocells, according to the latest stats from ABI Research.
Startups dominate the security services market for small and medium-sized businesses using the public cloud, according to ABI Research.
Call and text alerts along with caller ID are the most popular features that consumers want for their smartwatches, according to a survey by ABI Research.
Virtual security appliances are displacing security hardware in the enterprise network, concludes Michela Menting, ABI Research's senior analyst in cybersecurity.
Competition for customers and regulatory requirements are driving firms to track vehicles and mobile workers through the use of telematics, ABI Research observes.
At the CES International this year, BMW and Audi proudly demonstrated driveless cars that can steer, brake and throttle autonomously using sensors. What they failed to discuss was whether their driveless cars were vulnerable to hijacking by a hacker.
Enterprises will be the initial targets of smartglass vendors, because high prices, low battery battery life and style issues will inhibit smartglass adoption in the consumer market, judges ABI Research.
Without hardware security for mobile devices, apps for mobile commerce, mobile money and mobile wallets will have "difficulty getting off the ground and finding adoption by credit card providers," judges ABI Research.