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AT&T, IBM, Verizon all leaders in managed security services, says IDC

AT&T, CSC, Dell SecureWorks, Hewlett Packard, IBM, and Verizon are leaders in the managed security services space, according to the latest IDC MarketScape report.

Evolving security threats spurring growth in UTM, NGFW products, says Frost

The market for unified threat management and next-generation firewalls will reach $5.3 billion in 2018, up from $3.3 billion in 2013, predicts market research firm Frost & Sullivan.

News Scan: IoT to revolutionize business, daily life; Mobile contactless payments users to reach 300M; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, June 4 including the explosion of the IoT market in the coming years, the growth of mobile contactless payments users, wireless infrastructure deployments pushing radio frequency power chip spending over $1 billion, the focus on customer acquisition and retention by mobile marketers and Sequoia Capital's $15 million investment in Indian mobile multiplayer gaming firm Octro.

Spread of APTs fuels enterprise spending on threat intelligence

With the U.S. Department of Justice indicting Chinese military officials for industrial espionage, the advanced persistent threat, a method favored by state-sponsored attackers, is top of mind for IT security pros.

CITE 2014: Translating ideas into mobile innovations

I enjoyed getting the end user perspective on mobility at this year's CITE Conference. The IT folks in the trenches have a lot to teach analysts and journalists like me about turning ideas into innovations in the real world.

Mobility will revolutionize IT skill set, says IDC

Mobile technology, along with cloud services, social business and big data analytics, will change the skills for 95 percent of IT roles over the next three to five years, predicts Joseph Pucciarelli, vice president and IT executive advisor at IDC.

Red Hat's embrace of containers could end Linux dependencies

At Red Hat's annual summit, it announced that not only is it supporting a new technology for distributing server apps intact, but it will actively build onto that technology and integrate it into RHEL.

'Robust selection' of apps will be key to enterprise adoption of smart wearables, says IDC

A key to success for smart wearable devices in the enterprise, as well as the consumer marketplace, will be a "robust selection of third-party applications," observes market research firm IDC.

Freemium, in-app ads pass paid apps as the preferred way to generate mobile app revenue

Freemium and in-app advertising are outpacing paid apps as the preferred way to generate revenue for the mobile app industry, according to a joint study by App Annie and IDC.

Mobile e-commerce will be focus of Chinese Internet commerce growth this year

Mobile e-commerce will be the focus of competition in the Chinese e-commerce market this year, predicts market research firm IDC.