Provided is a weekly snapshot of the recent mobile, data center and data security related news that HOBI’s blog reported during the week 3/04-3/08.
Last week the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry took place and played host to some of the biggest smartphone announcements of the year. Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC) is held annually in Barcelona and attracts people from all over the globe. This year was no different. The show unveiled the latest and greatest in the mobile technology industry. Provided is a list of some of the best smartphones the show revealed.
Data centers are now seen as a key business parameter, and not as solely an external facility for storage of information and business operation models. They have become critical for the very functioning of a big business enterprise. The global data center market is estimated to reach revenues of around $174 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of approximately four percent during the forecast period. And what’s behind this growth? The increasing focus in the adoption of advanced technologies such as cloud-based services and IoT will augment the growth of the global data center market.
With the mobile technology industry booming, enterprises are turning towards new mobile data security efforts. However, one phase of security that is often forgotten is security after a device’s lifecycle. A study conducted last year revealed many refurbished devices contained data from the previous user. Some had enough data to reconstruct the past user’s identity, including messages and emails. To ensure full data security, enterprises should always work with a trustworthy and certified data erasure provider.
New innovations to mobile phones sound pretty great, right? I mean who wouldn’t want a phone that has the ability to expand into a phablet or use biometric technology to unlock your device? The surprising answer is that quite a few number of people could live without these advanced features. The refurbished and used phone market is expected to witness immense growth over the next few years. Due to a rising cost of living as well as the rising cost of new handsets, it seems that consumers are just not swayed enough by the allure of new technology to empty their pockets.