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This IDC Perspective takes a look at five rising trends related to the shifting approach toward a circular economy and the technology that enables them. Technology vendors, retailers, and consumers alike are truly starting to think in terms ...
This IDC Market Forecast analyzes the development of the business fixed data services market in Europe with an outlook to 2023. This market includes Internet access, private IP, ethernet, legacy data, very high bandwidth, and cloud connectivity. ...
This IDC Market Perspective explores the scope of the GDPR and the CCPA, how they impact the advertising business, and how to ensure compliance today and in the future. It examines the commonalities and differences of the GDPR and the CCPA, ...
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This IDC Market Note provides our observations and analysis of the recent launch of the new Sage Business Cloud Marketplace in January 2020 for the U.S. and the U.K. markets.
This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights the importance for European manufacturers of building connected partner ecosystems to create a new business model based on the digitization of products and services. Our analysis also provides insights ...
This IDC Market Analysis Perspective (MAP) provides detailed insight into the ongoing transformation of communications service providers, or telcos, in Europe. It evaluates the current situation and presents trends among telco vendors, customers, ...
This IDC Market Note examines Sprint's wireless results disclosed in the company's FY 3Q19 earnings announcement on January 27, 2020. In this document, IDC analyzes Sprint's wireless financial and operating metrics and overall strategy in ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight examines the expected usage of wearables within the enterprise for 2020. In late 2019, we surveyed 510 IT buyers on what benefits they received as a result of wearables distribution and their plans on distributing ...
This IDC study presents a five-year forecast for the worldwide hearables market.
"Hearables took several major steps forward in 2019, with the release of two new AirPods from Apple as well as more audio vendors introducing smart capabilities ...
This IDC MaturityScape is a tool that helps manufacturers and ecosystem participants to:
- Assess their current maturity level of business ecosystem strategies
- Foster a dialog among business and technology executives on ...
This IDC Survey analyzes German government IT solution adoption and 2020 investment plans in cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and more. It investigates the buying behavior of key decision makers in the German ...
This IDC Perspective addresses the underlying reductive feature of the way in which artificial intelligence operates, as observed across the supply chain in a range of areas including voice assistants, self-driving trucks, and healthcare. ...
"Mobile data growth and consumption are exploding, with exponential growth in both downlink and uplink as 'mobile-first' consumers increasingly download and share data. Operators are not able to cope with their existing allocations of spectrum ...
This IDC Presentation provides an overview of predictions for suppliers interested in the prospects for 5G technology in Europe this year and beyond. Several analysts provided viewers with a range of predictions on the evolution of 5G, one ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview of utilities' asset operations in 4Q19, covering M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developments; new financial deals, major traditional infrastructure projects; major ...
This IDC study reviews the consumer VPN market shares for 2019.
"2019 was a competitive ramp-up year in consumer VPN," states Michael Suby, research vice president, IDC's Security and Trust. "While the market expanded significantly ...
This IDC Market Note highlights four key automotive themes observed at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES is an annual event that highlights new consumer products and technology, and it continues to ...
This IDC Survey summarizes findings from the 3Q19 U.S. Gamer Survey as it relates to likely PC/Mac sales in the United States during the 2019 holiday shopping season. The demographics of likely buyers are considered, as are hardware-related ...
This IDC Market Perspective analyzes worldwide smart customer operations in the energy sector and outlines customer care and billing; customer engagement, smart metering, digital transformation, and emobility developments; and smart city ...
This IDC study provides the worldwide smart home monitoring and security market forecast for 2020–2024.
"In the home monitoring and security market, the managed services segment is a long play incurring higher initial investment but ...
This IDC Market Note outlines IDC's perspective on Oracle's Digital Experience for Communications (DX4C) solution and how it provides the delivery, management, and monetization functions needed to support digital services for both business ...
This IDC document provides a view of the top 10 predictions for mobility and telecommunications business transformation in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ). It provides Asia/Pacific CIOs with an understanding of the internal/external ...
This IDC Presentation discusses the Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) regionalization of the IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Customer Experience 2020 Predictions (IDC #US45583819, October ...
The Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) utilities sector is experiencing disruption but in varying degrees as the region has different market structures and drivers that, in turn, impact the priorities and the level of disruption each ...
This IDC Market Note discusses some of the themes that were evident at CES 2020 and includes the announcements from key technology and semiconductor vendors. This document highlights the announcements from select vendors that IDC's Enabling ...
On January 28, Apple announced its fiscal 1Q20 results, achieving revenue of $91.8 billion, a 9% increase from the year-ago quarter. Net income was $22.2 billion. The company's iPhone revenue grew 8% year over year to $56 billion, including ...
This IDC Market Forecast discusses the European fixed business voice services market for 2018 to 2023. It examines the transition from TDM to IP voice services and from on-premise voice platforms to hosted services. IDC data products, such ...
This IDC Market Note reviews the latest developments and efforts to implement a digital services tax in Europe and how such a tax is likely to affect different companies and sectors.
"The digital-services-tax genie is well and truly ...
This IDC Market Presentation is designed to provide clients with an update from IDC's enterprise networking infrastructure analysts on the key issues impacting the worldwide enterprise network market in 2020 (and beyond) and includes the ...
This IDC study presents a five-year forecast for the U.S. smart home device market.
"The underlying driving force of the market is services," says Adam Wright, senior research analyst for IDC's Consumer Internet of Things research ...