Thursday, 31 July 2014

Data Center UPS Market to Grow at a 6.91% by 2018


A data center UPS is the intermediary interface between power mains and data center equipment. Data center UPS systems provide continuous high-quality electrical power which facilitates efficient functioning of an enterprise network. UPS systems are triggered automatically when the power supply is interrupted between the mains and the equipment. Due to the presence of UPS systems, network administrators are able to restore the system or execute an alternative solution in the data center for the period when the power backup is supplied.

Analysts forecast the Global Data Center UPS market will grow at a CAGR of 6.91 percent over the period 2013-2018.

Covered in this Report
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Data Center UPS market for the period 2014-2018. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sale of the following product segments: Small-sized UPS systems (20 kVa-200 kVa), Medium-sized UPS systems (200.1 kVa-500 kVa), and Large-sized UPS systems (Above 500 kVa).

The report does not consider the sale of UPS systems which possess a capacity below 20 kVa.

Global Data Center UPS Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the APAC region, North America, Europe, Latin America, and the MEA region; it also covers the Global Data Center UPS market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Regions
  • APAC
  • North America
  • Europe
  • MEA
  • Latin America

Key Vendors
  • Eaton Corp.
  • Emerson Network Power Inc.
  • Schneider Electric SA

US Hair Care Market Growth Report 2014-2018


Hair care products are used to enhance the texture and quality of the hair as well as for cleansing. They can be made of synthetic or natural ingredients, combined with additional substances such as carrier agents, preservatives, emulsifiers, and surfactants. Different types of hair care products are available in the market depending on the type of hair and its requirements. Some hair care products are shampoo, conditioners, serums, gels, glazes, and colorants.

Analysts forecast the Hair Care market in the US on the basis of revenue and volume will grow at a CAGR of 1.43 percent and 1.08 percent, respectively, over the period 2013-2018.

Covered in this Report
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Hair Care market in the US for the period 2014-2018. To calculate the market size, the report considers the total sales and consumption of hair care products in the US.

Hair Care Market in the US 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. It covers the Hair Care market in the US landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Regions
US

Key Vendors
  • Henkel
  • L’OrĂ©al
  • P&G
  • Unilever Group

Global Grid Optimization Solutions Industry Analysis and 2018 Forecasts


Analysts forecast the Global Grid Optimization Solutions market will grow at a CAGR of 16.4 percent over the period 2013-2018. Grid optimization involves a wide array of prospective advances that gives utilities and grid operators digital control of the power delivery network. Although the concept of network optimization is simple, the practice is complex because it involves multiple variables and compensation. The factors that threaten the network instability include demands rise, the unpredictable generation from renewable sources, volatile energy costs, and the emergence of electric vehicles. Utilities have to predict and diagnose potential problems on the faster edge, and to make decisions of control located in a matter of seconds in order to provide a high-quality and reliable service. Grid optimization serves as an umbrella term that encompasses improvements in three main areas:
  • System Reliability
  • Operational Ef?ciency
  • Asset Utilization and Protection
The Report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Grid Optimization Solutions Market : ABB Ltd., GE Energy LLC, Schneider Electric SA , S&C Electric Co. Inc., Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) Inc., Ambient Corp., BPL Global Ltd, Oracle Corp.

Countries across the globe have supported the implementation of smart grids. Funds are being raised to support the deployment of smart grid optimization solutions, resulting in an increased number of smart grid solutions being built by grid optimization vendors. A large-scale smart grid construction project was incorporated in China's 12th five-year development plan work which began in 2011

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The Global Grid Optimization Solutions market can be segmented into three divisions based on application: Generation Optimization, Transmission Optimization, and Distribution Optimization.

Global Grid Optimization Solutions Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Grid Optimization Solutions market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

According to the report, an increased number of power outages has spurred the need for varied grid optimization solutions. The market was dominated by the Americas in 2013 followed by the EMEA and the APAC regions. The Global Grid Optimization Solutions market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.4 percent during the period 2013-2018.

Further, the report states that despite the presence of several drivers, the Global Grid Optimization Solutions market is curtailed by some serious challenges. Vulnerability to cyber-attacks is one of the major challenges in the market. There is an increased threat of cyber-attacks and viruses as the deployment of grid optimization solutions includes communication networks and the internet.

Business Process Outsourcing Market to Grow at a 5.63% by 2018




BPO is a segment of outsourcing, which consists of subcontracting the business processes of an organization to a third-party vendor that has expertise in required domains. It is an effective strategy of delegating one or more business activities to external companies (vendors), which, in turn, administer and manage the selected activity, based on defined and measurable performance criteria. It helps client firms to increase their operational efficiency, concentrate on their core competencies, reduce time to market, obtain access to fresh talent and experience along with latest technologies, and build an organization with an economical cost structure in the long run.

Analysts forecast the Global BPO market will grow at a CAGR of 5.63 percent over the period 2013-2018.

T he Report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global BPO Market : Accenture Plc, Capgemini S.A., Genpact Ltd., IBM Corp., Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., 3i Infotech Ltd., Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd., Aegis Ltd., Aon plc, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., Convergys Corp., EXLService Holdings Inc., Firstsource Solutions Ltd.,HCLTechnologies Ltd., Hewlett-Packard Co., Hinduja Global Solutions, Infosys Ltd., Intelenet Global Services, NCO Financial Systems Inc., Wipro Ltd. , WNS (Holdings) Ltd., Xerox Corp.

Cloud technology is revolutionizing the mode of outsourcing business processes. With its usage, BPO clients can have instant access to applications on demand and eliminate the need to invest in IT infrastructure.  Though many BPO clients are still hesitant regarding its usage because of concerns of data security, return on investment, high initial investment, high cost of upgrades, maintenance, and acquiring a new project, several clients are increasingly adopting this technology in view of its disruptive levels of productivity improvement and business enablement. Some of the advantages associated with adopting a cloud-based BPO service are cost reduction, reliability, scalability, and agility.

Covered in this Report
The Global BPO market can be segmented on the basis of BPO applications into the following: CRM, F&A, HR and Others that include procurement, and engineering and R&D BPO functions. The report also discusses in detail the market spending across end-user segments and covers the spending across key geographical regions in the market.

Global BPO Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report also covers the Global BPO market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years and also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
According to the report, cost-effectiveness of outsourcing certain capital and labor intensive operations is one of the major factors driving the growth of the market. These firms are increasingly outsourcing their back office functions that require more infrastructure, capital investment, and human resources. Outsourcing these functions enable the firms to improve efficiency of operations and cut costs though labor arbitrage.

Further, the report states that the future of the Global BPO market is, however, constrained by certain factors; the most important among them being the rising attrition rates. BPO jobs are mainly taken up on a temporary or part-time basis and hence the turnover rates of employees are very high.

Key Regions
  • Americas
  • EMEA
  • APAC

Key Vendors
  • Accenture Plc
  • Capgemini S.A.
  • Genpact Ltd.
  • IBM Corp.
  • Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.