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Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Winter 2018 Report

In public markets, for the second straight reporting period, the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) delivered a strong return, jumping up 14.6% in the past three months. This handily outperformed the 9.7% gain in the S&P 500 and the 11.4% gain in the NASDAQ over the corresponding time-period.

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Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Winter 2018 Report

In public markets, for the second straight reporting period, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) experienced a modest three-month gain. The sector was up 0.6% in our winter reporting period, an increase that significantly lagged both the 6.1% gain in the S&P 500 and the 6.3% gain in the NASDAQ over the corresponding time

FOCUS Information Technology Quarterly

Download the FOCUS Information Technology Group’s Winter 2018 Report

Inside this report:

Calculating Risks and Rewards

Critical Cybersecurity Strategies for 2018, Part I

Major cybersecurity incidents can damage hard-earned reputations overnight, sometimes fatally affecting assets and a company’s entire future. Today’s headlines are ablaze with data breach and cyberattack stories. But with the risks come rewards for companies that tailor their security strategies to a rede nition of how we deploy cybersecurity in 2018.
FOCUS Government, Aerospace and Defense Quarterly

Download the Government, Aerospace and Defense Group’s Winter 2018 Report

The latest issue of the FOCUS Government, Aerospace, and Defense Group Report — highlighting aerospace and defense — is now available. The new GAD Report includes:

  • Major Q4 2017 Deals in the GAD Sector
  • Performance: S&P 500 vs. GAD Government Sector Q4 2017
  • Aerospace Sector Q4 2017
  • Defense Sector Q4 2017
  • M&A Activity in the
FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report

Download the FOCUS Healthcare and Life Sciences Report: Winter 2018

Inside, be sure to read the new article, “Lost in Thought—The Limits of the Human Mind and the Future of Medicine,” about how collaboration between doctors and computers will help improve medical care (see pages three to four of this new report).

Both authors are Massachusetts physicians--one an emergency medicine physician and assistant professor at

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Download the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Quarterly: Winter 2018 Report

In public markets, after lagging the broader indices in our fall reporting period, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) handily outstripped the market in our winter reporting period with a three-month gain of 11.5%. This compares to gains in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ of 6.1% and 6.3%, respectively, over the same time period.

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Download the FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly: Fall 2017 Report

The FOCUS Enterprise-Focused Telecom Technology Index (EFTTI) bounced back strongly from a disappointing performance in our summer report to post a strong gain of 8.3% in our current three-month reporting period. Gains were broad-based, with four of our five EFTTI sub sectors in positive territory for the period. Sector gains handily outperformed the broader market

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Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Fall 2017 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) broke its string of two straight reporting periods in negative territory with a three month gain of 1.5%. Even so, the CSPI still lagged the broader indices as the S&P 500 gained 4.0% and the NASDAQ gained 5.8% during the corresponding time period. For the

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Download the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Quarterly: Fall 2017 Report

In public markets, the FOCUS Telecom Business Services Index (TBSI) continued its upward march with a gain of 1.6% for our fall reporting period. However, unlike in the summer period, this gain underperformed both the 4.0% gain in the S&P 500 and the 5.8% gain in the NASDAQ over the corresponding time period. Even with …