Social, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud (SMAC): Market Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts 2015 - 2020
The convergence of social media, mobile, analytics, and cloud (SMAC) is one of the most impactful trends for both consumer and enterprise realization within digital media, communications, applications, content, and commerce. Instead of implementing solutions separately SMAC encourages an organization to build and deploy integrated solutions wherein social/mobile adds connectedness and cloud/analytics makes the organization more agile and responsive. This convergence also increases innovation to create new products, services, and customers. Mind Commerce predicts that SMAC convergence will continue shaping the future enterprise, making them ready to adopt more end-to-end technology solutions.
SMAC has changed the traditional work pattern of organization enabling internal and external customers to interact with enterprise and to become more informed decision maker. The SMAC solution market is predicted to generate considerable revenue through 2020 holding 80% of total enterprise IT investment. Individually, mobile related applications are going to contribute highest percentage of SMAC market. By way of example, IBM invested $4 billion last year and is expecting $40 billion in annual revenue by 2018.
This research evaluates SMAC market from a 360 degree perspective such as overview of SMAC technology, its impact on both market and enterprise, the SMAC induced structure of post-digital enterprise, implementation roadmap, and market size projections. All purchases of Mind Commerce reports includes time with an expert analyst who will help you link key findings in the report to the business issues you're addressing. This needs to be used within three months of purchasing the report.
Social networking companies
Wireless device manufacturers
Telecom infrastructure suppliers
Big Data and analytics companies
Data as a Service (DaaS) companies
Social and cloud application developers
Cloud-based service providers of all types
Data processing and management companies
Enterprise mobility and application management
Forecasts through 2020
Learn from SMAC case studies
Understand the SMAC market opportunity
Identify key areas for IT personnel development
Identify leading companies in SMAC marketplace
Understand the role of DevOps in SMAC app lifecycle
Identify opportunities for SMAC converged apps and services
Companies in Report:
AFL, Amazon, AOL, Apple, Basix, Blockbuster, Citibank, Critix, Delta Airlines, Eli Lilly, EMC, Facebook, Flickr, Foursuare, Google (including YouTube), Groupon, IBM, Infosys, Kodak, LinkedIn, Martin Point, Microsoft, MPD, Netflix, Nokia, Opera Solutions, PWC, Redbus, rockspace, Salesforce.com, Santander Bank, Solarwinds, Swiss Re, TCS, Tesco, Tesco Lotus, TVS, Twitter, Verizon, Vmware, Wal Mart, WIPRO
Mind Commerce Publishing's research methodology encompasses input from a wide variety of sources.
We rely heavily upon our Subject Matter Experts (SME) in terms of their market knowledge, unique perspective, and vision. We utilize SME industry contacts as well as previous customers and participants in our market surveys and interactive interviews.
In addition, we rely upon our extensive internal database, which contains modeling, qualitative analysis, and quantitative data. We review secondary sources and compare to our primary sources to update previous findings (for prior version reports) and/or compile baseline information for technology and market modeling.
We share preliminary models with industry contacts (select previous clients, experts, and thought leaders) to verify the veracity of initial modeling. Prior to final report production (analysis, findings, and conclusions), we engage in an internal review with internal SMEs as well as cross-expertise, senior staff members to challenge results.
We believe that forecasts should be prepared as part of an integrated process which involves both quantitative as well as qualitative factors. We follow the following 3-step process for forecasting.
Step 1 - Forecasts Input: The inputs for the present and historical revenues are derived from industry players. Financial and other quantitative data for individual sub-market categories are derived from original research and tested with interviews with major industry constituents.
Step 2 - Forecasting of Future Years: Mind Commerce extends forecasts based on a variety of factors including demand drivers as well as supply side data. Key success factors and assumptions are considered.
Step 3 - Validation of Data: The final step is to validate projections, which is accomplished in consultation with both internal and external industry experts, including both topic and regional experts. Adjustments are made to the forecasts based on factors identified throughout this process.
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