News of Note—Cloud, net neutrality, Zayo and more

august 8 2017

> The global cloud enterprise application software market was valued at $55.9 billion in 2016, and is projected to reach $144B by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 14.6% from 2017 to 2023, according to Allied Market Research. Release

> Fight For the Future said it will be using billboards to name and shame the four Democrats that voted to reconfirm Aji Pai as the FCC’s chairman. Release

> The NPD Group reported that 15% of connected U.S. homes have at least one home automation device, up from 10% in 2016. Telecompetitor article

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> A global webscale company has selected Zayo for a dark fiber solution to provide additional capacity to support its data center growth in the Midwest. Release

> The U.S. government's increased cybersecurity spending, which Govini predicted could hit $43 billion by 2020, creates increased cyberdefense needs, resulting in numerous opportunities for cybersecurity vendors. Federal News Radio article

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