Amazon Web Services could face a challenge from an IBM public-cloud tool for managing enterprise applications called Smart Cloud Enterprise+. IBM also unveiled IBM Security Intelligence with Big Data, intended to uncover security threats and impending attacks.
The semiconductor market will expand 7% this year to $313.04 billion, Databeans says, and it foresees 9% annual growth between 2010 and 2018. Asia-Pacific and the U.S. are expected to see the strongest growth this year, the firm says.
Networking player Cisco has acquired Rohati Systems, a company launched by ex-Cisco engineers that developed an access-control device. The move is designed to enhance Cisco's network-security portfolio.