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This IDC Market Perspective presents IDC's point of view on announcements made at the Red Hat Summit 2020.
The virtual delivery of Red Hat Summit 2020 took place in the week of April 27, 2020. The event focused on customers and included ...
This IDC Market Perspective explores storage software vendor DriveScale's announcement of support for the Mellanox BlueField SmartNIC in March 2020. The integration of these two technologies into DriveScale's Composable Platform highlights ...
This IDC Perspective introduces AI Plane (AIP) — an interoperable framework to select the right infrastructure stack to power AI workloads. Further, this document introduces two specific implementations of AIP. Open AI Plane is an implementation ...
This IDC Market Perspective summarizes NetApp's cloud services portfolio and strategy, highlighting how the vendor has successfully grown this business over the past several years, and areas where NetApp is investing to drive growth over ...
This IDC Market Perspective is the second of two documents on the emerging cloud-streamed gaming (CSG) market. This document primarily focuses on the infrastructure and technologies enabling the CSG services of the four major international ...
This IDC Perspective outlines the evolving role of the CIO in European organizations in a post-COVID-19 world. The new normal is all about managing business in unprecedented times of uncertainty and volatility. The level of organizational ...
This IDC Perspective reviews opportunities and challenges faced by enterprises that are building and developing machine learning models in the public cloud. It also provides examples of companies doing machine learning projects in the public ...
This IDC Market Perspective updates IDC Canada's previous analysis of Canadian communications service providers' 2019 capital expenditure (capex) forecasts. We analyze major drivers of capex spending including 5G wireless and the impact ...
This IDC Market Note discusses Verizon's 1Q20 results, released April 24, 2020. Given the social and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Verizon experienced a strong financial quarter. Like most other communications service providers, ...
The NISI Group (NISI) is a start-up that specializes in the development, manufacturing, and sales of surgical and diagnostic innovations. This IDC Perspective discusses the key learnings from a deep learning infrastructure deployment case ...
This IDC Market Perspective discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping software purchases. IDC's worldwide April 2020 COVID-19 Impact on IT Spending Survey (conducted April 6–15, 2020) indicates ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides insights into five major trends affecting datacenter networking in 2020 and beyond.
"When one considers that the datacenter is no longer a fixed geographic entity owned or operated exclusively by ...
This IDC Market Note examines the impact that the entry of global hyperscale cloud providers will have on the South African market.
This report looks at the developments likely to occur in Ethiopia's ICT market following the country's change of government in 2018. The new government introduced a raft of measures aimed at transforming the Ethiopian economy after coming ...
This IDC Market Perspective reviews the wave of communications infrastructure acquisitions made in the fibre-optic and cellular tower distribution businesses by two major emerging global infrastructure players in recent months before the ...
This IDC Market Note provides a high-level overview of the Oracle OpenWorld Europe 2020 event, with implications for European manufacturers.
This IDC Market Perspective highlights why the shift to the edge is gaining strong momentum and its impact on business models and ecosystems and implications for CDN providers.
"Ongoing edge developments are important steps toward ...
This IDC Perspective assesses the preparedness of companies relative to the complexity of modern work during global crisis like COVID-19.
The COVID-19 global pandemic has abruptly forced business of all sizes to face the complexity ...
This IDC Market Perspective tracks how collaborative industry clouds (ICs) are responding and generating efficiencies in the COVID-19 crisis. Organizations are building ICs that directly aid in combating the crisis, while existing industry ...
This IDC Vendor Profile examines OptiRTC, a Boston-based innovator in cloud-based watershed management. The company's experience provides a useful road map for other social entrepreneurs that are working to build mission-based, cloud-enabled ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides IDC's short-term assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on European digital innovation strategies. It assesses the role of cloud in supporting business resiliency and provides guidance based on IDC's assessment ...
The IDC Market Note briefly looks at CSL as a major local ICT service provider in Thailand with key capabilities of datacenter services, moving toward the digital economy and transforming itself to strategically serve enterprise customers' ...
This IDC Market Perspective takes a look at the impact of New Zealand's response to the COVID-19 crisis and the possible outcomes for the ICT market over the next year and beyond. While there is still a lot of uncertainty, indications of ...
This IDC Perspective looks at the current state of operations management, how it is transforming, and the implications for technology buyers and suppliers. Borrowing from the quality management analog of a "house of quality," the document ...
This IDC Market Perspective offers key criteria for the success of next-generation network analytics solutions. Owing to the potential breadth and depth of impact for network analytics, the criteria span both technical capabilities and supplier ...
This IDC Market Note provides a snapshot of how IDC's forecast for the worldwide unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) market, specifically the videoconferencing, collaboration, and cloud voice segments, will be impacted by ...
This IDC Perspective provides our view on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on European manufacturing, the evolution of the crisis and required coping strategies at each stage, and the technologies that can support manufacturers on the ...
This report examines the situation of the current COVID-19 outbreak and analyzes its impact on China's economy. It offers updated predictions on the impact of the outbreak on China's ICT market including the smart connected devices market, ...
This IDC Market Perspective outlines major assumptions on how the situation will unfold for the server and storage markets and what long-term changes we expect will be triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak.
The first quarter of 2020 shocked ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides the voice of three of the top distributors (Arrow, Ingram Micro, and Tech Data) on their marketplaces and their importance in the channel's journey to the cloud, including how the distributors have established ...
Just six months ago, telcos across Australasia were focused on sustainability and climate change as bushfires and droughts raged. Now, COVID-19 is rapidly forcing changes in the industry for it to cope with unprecedented network demand from ...
This IDC Market Note focuses on the COVID-19 pandemic implications in the European edge scenario.
This IDC Market Perspective provides insights into five key trends impacting the enterprise networking and communications market in 2020 and beyond.
"Enterprise networks are in a state of transition: The business demands on these networks ...
This IDC Market Perspective examines overall trends impacting European enterprise infrastructure in 2020. It studies the impact of the COVID-2019 pandemic on ongoing investments in IT infrastructure, funding, and support and details responses ...
This IDC Market Note provides an overview of VMware's March 10 announcement of vSAN 7.0 and Cloud Foundation 4.0.
According to Lucas Mearian, research manager, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group, "IT departments ...
This IDC Market Perspective highlights the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on telecom services markets including fixed voice and data and mobile voice and data. It contrasts the overall telecom services market impact versus the overall ICT ...
This IDC Perspective covers the AI opportunity for healthcare, the current adoption trends and challenges, and the value proposition and success stories of NetApp solutions for the healthcare AI use cases.
"Artificial intelligence ...