News in brief: Ovum, Huawei, Intelligent Environments, Cisco

Revenues from global data loss prevention technology will hit $832 million (€587 million) in 2015, a fraction of the $6.5 billion network security is tipped to generate by that point, Ovum predicts. 
 
Huawei has joined firms including BroadcomCiscoCitrix Systems and Microsoft as a board member on the Distributed Management Task Force, a body focused on driving IT management standards.
  
A third of UK mobile users now own a smartphone, research by digital banking provider Intelligent Environments shows. Of the 2001 users surveyed, 28% owned an Android smartphone compared to 26% on iPhones and 14% with RIM BlackBerry units. 

Cisco has shored up its commitment to Russia’s technology innovation plans by revealing a VPN will be its first product  to be manufactured in the country. 

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