Global smartphone sales to slow but not in India

Global smartphone sales will continue to slow down and will no longer grow in double digits, a new report has said. But India still has the highest growth potential.

'Global AIM software revenue rises marginally to $23.9 billion'

Global application infrastructure and middleware (AIM) software revenue rose marginally to USD 23.9 billion in 2015 as a considerable jump in the dollar masked growth in the market, Gartner said on Friday

Global PC shipments slump 10% to 64.8 mn units in Q1: Gartner

Global PC shipments slump 10% to 64.8 mn units in Q1: Gartner

Worldwide PC shipments plunged by 9.6 percent during January-March 2016 -- sixth straight quarterly fall -- to 64.8 million units on lower adoption in new households, especially in emerging markets, preliminary results by Gartner showed today.

Internet of Things growing bigger in consumers' lives: Gartner

Internet of Things growing bigger in consumers' lives: Gartner

The impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on consumers' lives and corporate business models is rapidly increasing and by 2020, more than half of major new business processes will incorporate some element of the IoT, world's leading information technology research company Gartner has predicted.

Global PC shipment dips 8.3% to 75.7 mn in Q4 2015: Gartner

About 82.59 million PCs were shipped in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Micromax in top 10 as global smartphone sales reach 478 mn units

Micromax in top 10 as global smartphone sales reach 478 mn units

Driven by growth in emerging markets, global mobile phone shipments in July-September 2015 reached 478 million units and Indian brand Micromax was among top 10 handset vendors, research firm Gartner said Wednesday.

Digital commerce: India accounts below 1% total retail sales

Digital commerce: India accounts below 1% total retail sales

India accounts for less than one percent of the total retail sales despite being the fastest digital commerce market in Asia, growing at 40 percent each year, according to research firm Gartner.

Indian PC market slips 13% to 2.2 mn units in Q2: Gartner

Demand slowdown in enterprise segment led to 13 percent decline in the Indian PC market to about 2.2 million units during the second quarter of this year, research firm Gartner said Tuesday.

Micromax world's 10th largest mobile phone brand in Q1: Gartner

Gartner's data showed the total sales (features and smartphones) stood at 460.3 million units during the first quarter of 2015, a 2.5 per cent increase from the year-ago period.

Emerging markets drive global smartphone sales up 19%: Gartner

Led by emerging markets like India, global smartphones sales to end users touched 336 million units in the March quarter, up 19.3 percent from the year-ago period, Gartner said Wednesday.

IT infra spending to grow 3.3% at $2.02 bn in 2015: Gartner

IT infrastructure market will go up to USD 2.29 billion in 2018.

PC shipments decline in Q1; mobile PCs, hybrids pick up

Global PC shipments - desktops, notebooks and laptops - witnessed a decline in the range of 5.2-6.7 percent in the first quarter this year, research firms IDC and Gartner said on Friday.

Device shipments at 1.19 bn units in APAC this year: Gartner

Increasing demand for affordable smartphones, especially in emerging markets like India and China, is expected to push up shipment of devices in the Asia Pacific region by 3.2 percent to 1.19 billion units in 2015, research firm Gartner said today.

Internet of Things to make more cities smart: Gartner

 Over a billion devices will connect people at homes and offices through the Internet of Things (IoT), making people and cities smart, global technology research firm Gartner said on Friday.

'$228 bn worth PCs, phones to be shipped globally by 2017'

In value terms, the market is expected to grow from USD 244 billion last year to USD 226 billion in 2015 and further to USD 228 billion by 2017, Gartner said.

Apple dethrones Samsung as global smartphone No1: Gartner

Apple dethrones Samsung as global smartphone No1: Gartner

iPhone maker Apple has dethroned Samsung from the top spot on the global smartphone tally, a position that the Korean electronics giant had strongly held for over three years, research firm Gartner said Tuesday.

Indian public cloud services market to be $838 mn in 2015: Gartner

Public cloud services revenue in India will reach $838 million by the end of 2015, an increase of almost 33 percent over 2014, information technology research and advisory firm Gartner said here Monday.

Global PC sales up 1% in Q4 2014; Lenovo leads tally

After more than two years of decline, worldwide PC shipments have registered a slow but consistent improvement, growing by 1 percent to 83.7 million units in the October-December quarter, research firm Gartner said on Tuesday.

Global devices shipment to touch 2.5 bn units in 2015: Gartner

Global shipments of devices, including PCs, tablets and mobile phones, are expected to grow 3.9 per cent to 2.5 billion units this year, research firm Gartner said on Monday.

By 2018, 9 out of 10 phones to be smartphones: Gartner

Smartphone sales grew over 20 per cent in the July-September quarter, 2014, on the back of strong growth in emerging markets, research firm Gartner said on Monday.