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July 26, 2016 | 60 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR9851

The finite element analysis (FEA) is a software, mainly used in engineering, which evaluates the functionality of a product design before the production of its prototypes. Several manufacturing industries use the FEA software to evaluate the structural strength and behavior, modeling, simulation, and design optimization of products. The application of FEA software aids the end-users to produce quality products, reduce expenses, improve product design, and accomplish faster product development time. The major end-users of FEA include automotive, electrical and electronics, industrial machinery, and aerospace and defense industries.

The report, global FEA market, is part of Technavio’s ICT research portfolio. This portfolio provides a comprehensive market analysis along with the market share, market sizing, and market segmentations covering areas such as automatic identification system, cloud computing, data center, enterprise application, IT security, ITO and BPO, and product lifecycle management. These market research reports provide a perspective on the various market opportunities and market threats along with the key trends that would influence the market growth during the forecast period. It presents insights into the changing competitive landscape and a detailed profiling and market analysis of the vendors. Also covered in the research are the key regions or countries that would


Inventory management is a component of warehouse management system (WMS) which aids in optimizing the management and storage of final products in a warehouse. It is also an integral part of the supply chain management (SCM) in enterprises. WMS solutions manage the inbound and outbound logistics and warehousing of raw materials from the supplier to the manufacturing site and also handle the supply of the finished goods to end-customers. The operational efficiency of retail services has necessitated the use of inventory management software. ASC, BFC, and Oracle will be some of the prominent vendors in this market space.

The report, global inventory management software market in the retail sector, is part of Technavio’s ICT research portfolio. This portfolio provides a comprehensive market analysis along with the market share, market sizing, and market segmentations covering areas such as automatic identification system, cloud computing, data center, enterprise application, IT security, ITO and BPO, and product lifecycle management. These market research reports provide a perspective on the various market opportunities and market threats along with the key trends that would influence the market growth during the forecast period. It presents insights into the changing competitive landscape and a detailed profiling and market analysis of the vendors. Also covered in the research are the key


July 26, 2016 | 60 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR9848

Data center colocation is a provision for leasing computer servers and storage mechanisms to other enterprises. Such facilities offer several alternatives such as bandwidth, power, and physical security to the servers and storage. Colocation and managed hosting amenities are beneficial for customers across several industrial sectors. Colocation also lowers the expenses on IT infrastructure and enhances security and ownership management of the data. The US has the highest number of operational data center colocation facilities. The growing requirement among enterprises for a cost-effective renting rack space and operating IT infrastructure has boosted the demand for colocation facilities that are reinforced with innovative cooling, power, and carrier networking infrastructure.

The report, data center colocation market in the US, is part of Technavio’s ICT research portfolio. This portfolio provides a comprehensive market analysis along with the market share, market sizing, and market segmentations covering areas such as automatic identification system, cloud computing, data center, enterprise application, IT security, ITO and BPO, and product lifecycle management. These market research reports provide a perspective on the various market opportunities and market threats along with the key trends that would influence the market growth during the forecast period. It presents insights into


July 20, 2016 | 65 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR8365

Market outlook of the outsourced software testing market

Technavio’s research analyst predicts the global outsourced software testing market to grow at a CAGR of 11% during the forecast period. The market growth is spurred by crowdsourcing testing services, which is gaining popularity. Crowdsourcing involves engaging a mix of testers from different locations to work on a single project. The concept has gained much popularity in the last three years, and it offers real-time feedback of the product development process, provides insights on product quality and allows to detect problems in the testing life cycle. It is more scalable and flexible than outsourcing the whole testing services.

However, outsourcing of software testing services comes along with different complexities such as quickly changing business requirements and cultural and time zone differences among regions. Vendors often face difficulties in estimating the exact business requirement of clients and finding a solution that would not require much re-defining. Most clients keep cost reduction as the primary parameter to outsource software testing services. Sometimes, service providers misunderstand the company’s set requirement for cost savings, which leads to repeat work and additional costs.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the global outsourced software testing market

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA

The Americas led the global outsourced software testing market during 2015. The region is a fast adopter of third-platform technologies. Emerging nations of Latin America have realized the potential benefits of Big Data technology and are increasingly adopting on-demand software testing services.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

Vendors in this space are looking


July 20, 2016 | 66 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR8488

Market outlook of the IT outsourcing market in Africa

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the IT outsourcing market in Africa to grow at a CAGR of around 7% during the forecast period. Cost reduction and the need for enhanced efficiency are the primary growth drivers for this market. Cheap labor and growing economy of Africa are the major factors that fuel the outsourcing of IT functions to the region.

The increase in technology adoption such as cloud computing, and analytics, and modernization of ICT infrastructure is fostering the growth of IT services market in the African nation. Government investment in IT especially among SMEs to improve operational and business efficiencies has also been aiding the IT services sector in growing at a significant rate.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The IT outsourcing market in Africa is highly competitive, and several vendors are offering similar kind of outsourcing services to their clients. They also encourage companies to outsource their IT-related function that do not form their core business process. To differentiate their offerings, they are moving up the value chain by providing services such as data analytics.

The top four vendors in the market are -

  • Accenture
  • CSC
  • HP
  • IBM

Other prominent vendors in the market include Capgemini, Fujitsu, Infosys, Cognizant, HCL, TCS, and Xerox.

Segmentation by end-users and analysis of the IT outsourcing market in Africa

  • Government
  • BFSI
  • Telecommunications
  • Healthcare
  • Others

The government sector constituted 30% of


July 20, 2016 | 71 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR8592

Outlook of the global enterprise storage market

Technavio’s market research analyst anticipates the global enterprise storage market to account for a CAGR of approximately 16% during the forecast period. The growing adoption of cloud-based storage services, big data analytics, and internet-of-things (IoT) will aid in the growth of this market during the estimated period. Due to the recent increase in internet penetration, the amount of digital data that is being generated will increase. This recent increase in the generation of digital data will foster the demand for efficient storage infrastructures as they help enterprises to efficiently store and process data. Additionally, factors such as the rising need to store data that is generated by end-user industries like BFSI, healthcare, manufacturing and retail will lead to the substantial growth of this market until the end of 2020.

Recent product innovations by vendors will foster the prospects for market growth during the forecast period. In this market, the vendors are constantly innovating in packaging and formulations as it will help them to attract customers and spur their revenue generating capacity. For instance, the advent of flash-based, hybrid, and unified storage systems will help to spur market growth as these systems will gain traction among enterprise consumers during the forecast period.

Segmentation by storage systems and analysis of the enterprise storage market

  • Storage area networking (SAN)
  • Network attached storage (NAS)
  • Direct-attached storage (DAS)

In this market study, analysts have estimated the SAN segment to grow at an impressive CAGR of around 12% during the forecast period. The demand for SAN will increase as many data center operators are focusing on the adoption of energy efficient IT infrastructures


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