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With 5G core networks coming online, the vision of improved connectivity can now deliver new ways for network services to satisfy changing customer needs. Dynamically configurable throughput volumes, variable transmission speeds and definable ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview analysis of the top 100 worldwide outsourcing managed services deals in 2019 as well as trending analysis of these deals for the 2017–2019 period.
"IDC believes the convergence of critical ...
Telco edge built with open source software and application programming interfaces (APIs), based on the published European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) framework, will enable enterprise/operational technology (OT)/Internet ...
This IDC Perspective discusses blockchain opportunities. While best known as the platform through which Bitcoin and other popular cryptocurrencies are created, blockchain is fast being adopted by leading enterprises. Fortune 500 financial ...
This IDC Perspective provides a view of where the cloud fits into New Zealand organisations with a digital-first strategy. The report identifies how cloud is enabling organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how the cloud can be used ...
On May 27, 2020, Workday announced its first-quarter results for fiscal 2021 (ending April 30, 2020). Total revenues were $1.02 billion, a strong increase of 23.4% from the same quarter of the previous fiscal year. It was also Workday's ...
On June 1, BMC closed the acquisition of Compuware, one of the largest acquisitions in company history. Compuware brings mainframe application development, delivery, and performance solutions with core franchise Compuware products Topaz ...
This IDC Perspective presents five stages of reopening national government using technology within the context of digital transformation. Characteristics of digitally determined agencies are presented as well as advice on accelerating to ...
This IDC Perspective discusses how Australia and New Zealand are positioned in the IDC Future Enterprise Maturity Framework, and the role of security as a key enabler in driving organizations to further progress on their digital transformation ...
This IDC Market Note summarizes how the Adobe Summit virtual event resonated on social media, comparing the second screening attendees with the live tweeting attendees of the in-person 2019 event.
"Moving forward in this new normal, ...
This IDC Perspective provides a step-by-step change management and communications guide for CIOs planning for recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Road maps that were aligned at the start of 2020 are unlikely to carry us into the latter ...
This IDC Market Perspective discusses IDC views on the impact of edge offerings and solutions on managed cloud services and the competitive environment. IDC believes that the COVID-19 pandemic is going to tip the balance of enterprise use ...
Equinix's purchase of 13 datacenters in Canada strengthens its ability to provide its global digital platform including colocation and interconnection service to retail customers. Enterprise customers relying more on hybrid cloud architectures ...
Workplace by Facebook recently announced a major upgrade to its integrated video conferencing features, live video production, and that Workplace hit the 5-million paid users milestone. The features allow users to be more connected to each ...
This IDC Perspective examines how this pandemic is forcing an evolution for hotels, restaurants, and travel providers to coexist with COVID-19. The mandated changes and consumer concerns that emerged as a result of COVID-19 will alter operations ...
This IDC Perspective analyzes the impact of COVID-19 across the petroleum value chain at a time when O&G players have been also dealing with historic low oil price scenario. The report also analyzes how O&G companies are dealing ...
This IDC Perspective discusses IBM iX and its focus on experiences to deliver empathy, experience, and impact in its enterprise digital engagements. IBM iX provides digital strategy advisory services and digital innovation services through ...
This IDC Perspective analyzes NTT DATA's strategy and operations outside of Japan. Beyond corporate strategy, NTT DATA's culture and ecosystemic activities are analyzed.
"NTT DATA already has a majority of its service professionals ...
Contact tracing technology has emerged as an effective way to potentially mitigate the spread of COVID-19 by collecting and analyzing vast amounts of location and proximity data. The benefit to global health will be significant, but vulnerable ...
This IDC Market Note presents a summary and analysis of Archibus + Serraview's acquisition of SpaceIQ on May 7, 2020, to strengthen and extend its current position in real estate, workplace, and facility management software.
"The Archibus ...
This IDC Perspective discusses the critical budgeting challenge faced by CIOs and business leaders — balancing the tension of longer-term technology projects with the short-term imperatives confronting the business. New customer requirements, ...