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2014-02-27 12:25:04

The mobile wallet landscape will undergo more change and innovation in the next two years than it has since its inception. In an already crowded marketplace with no single vendor leading the charge, Yankee Group identifies which providers have the long-term vision to succeed. BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. mobile payment landscape is currently in a state of flux: Although two-thirds of consumers are interested in learning more about transitioning to a mobile wallet platform,...

2014-02-25 08:28:47

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptime Institute, an independent division of the 451 Group, today announced 18 winners in the first annual Brill Awards for Efficient IT. In the judgment of more than 90 industry professionals who evaluated submissions from leading enterprises around the world, these projects best exhibited efficiency in data center and IT operations in the broadest sense of the word -- efficiency of capital deployment, technology, design, operations and overall...

2014-01-07 12:30:04

Newly released Vendor Evaluations by Yankee Group reveal 3 distinct leaders in a market where more than half of merchants that have been in business for less than three years are actively considering deploying mPoS in the next 12 months, opening the door for cloud enabled startups that make the PoS more merchant- and consumer-friendly. BOSTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditional PoS systems have long been a burden for SMB owners. As merchant demands have evolved over time, legacy PoS...

2014-01-07 08:38:08

Recent survey confirms Good for Enterprise is the most in-use and piloted cross-platform solution in wake of BlackBerry decline SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Technology(TM), the leader in secure mobility, today announced that The 451 Group has recognized Good Technology as the leading mobile device management (MDM) vendor, with the largest number of in-use, piloted, and planned implementations, based on a recent survey. The report explains that as device...

2013-12-09 04:21:56

Cloud Pricing Taxonomy Provides First Step in Understanding Strengths and Weaknesses of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Offerings NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, today unveiled its Cloud Pricing Codex, the first-ever cloud pricing guidebook which simplifies the complex economic landscape in determining the true costs of cloud computing services. The Cloud Pricing Codex provides CIOs and CFOs a clear roadmap on how to understand the price...

2013-10-15 08:37:14

New Research Director Extends and Strengthens Firm's Digital Infrastructure Expertise and Thought Leadership NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, is extremely pleased to announce that Michael Cote, a highly respected infrastructure software expert, has joined 451 Research. Cote will focus on software infrastructure, providing insight and analysis that adds breadth and depth to 451 Research's industry-leading research on Digital...

2013-10-03 08:34:11

New awards program honors founder's legacy of improving data center and IT efficiency NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptime Institute, a division of The 451 Group, today announced a new awards program, the Brill Awards for Efficient IT, continuing the late founder Kenneth Brill's vision of sharing best practices and new ideas to improve data center and IT efficiency. The Brill Awards will recognize IT efficiency in five categories, across four global regions: North America, EMEA,...

2013-09-17 08:25:59

New Yankee Group research methodology digs deeper than TCO and traditional ROI to determine the greatest Return on Mobility (RoM) for customers of enterprise mobile application platforms. BOSTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yankee Group, a division of The 451 Group, announced today its Return on Mobility (RoM) scorecard, a new research methodology that calculates the value enterprises achieve from their investments in the platforms they use to develop, deploy and manage mobile technologies...

2013-08-15 12:24:40

Daryl Morey, Houston Rockets GM and Sports Analytics Expert to Speak at HCTS-North America NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 451 Research, a division of The 451 Group, will host the annual HCTS-North America at Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, September 23-25. This year's Digital Infrastructure Playbook theme highlights the need for both service providers and enterprises to devise game-winning plays and strategies for implementing and managing their Digital Infrastructures....

2013-08-08 08:36:53

Results show third-party data center operators receiving the bulk of data center budgets; DCIM adoption on the rise NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptime Institute, a division of The 451 Group, today announced the complete results of its third annual data center industry survey. The survey was developed to collect data on an annual basis around Digital Infrastructure deployment trends, procurement plans, operations and management practices, and other topics that impact the...