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This IDC Perspective evaluates the ongoing shift amongst software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers toward customer success methodologies in both intent and strategy. Customer success focuses on helping customers achieve specific outcomes that ...
This IDC Market Note discusses key announcements from VMworld Europe 2019 relevant to the European enterprise infrastructure market.
This IDC Market Note describes the key takeaways and insights of IDC analysts, regarding Unisys and its services business, who participated in the 2019 Unisys Global Analyst and Advisor Conference, held November 11-12 in New York City, New ...
This IDC Perspective discusses how NetApp — a technology provider — has transformed its own IT organization and, in the process, gained the respect of its customers undergoing this transformation themselves.
Technology providers are ...
This IDC Perspective explores the whys and wherefores of open insurance or connected-ecosystem-driven insurance business and provides an initial view of this emerging business model. It covers stories of some of the early movers as well ...
This IDC Perspective introduces the future of digital innovation and the digital innovation supply chain. Software is becoming a bigger piece of how every enterprise competes. The enterprise is shifting from a pure software consumer of applications ...
This IDC Market Note provides our take on the recent Orange Cyberdefense Analyst Day held in Paris. The main announcement was that Orange Cyberdefense was on track to deliver €1 billion in 2022 and that Orange Cyberdefense aims at becoming ...
This IDC Perspective considers the changing nature of development and the transitions of organizations from a role of software consumer, adding the roles of software development and software distribution to their historical role of sourcing ...
This IDC Market Note briefly looks at ways to enhance datacenter infrastructure, reduce datacenter operating costs, and improve data security. The methods explored include utilizing software-defined technologies and cloud platforms, physically ...
The IDC Market Perspective presents the trends of service providers' capital expenditure by region in general and a detailed analysis of spending from the top 10 carrier groups.
"The consolidated capex numbers for operators worldwide ...
This IDC Market Perspective focuses on the important practices that have been adopted by organizations that have demonstrated their ability to accelerate software delivery.
"This IDC Market Perspective shows how attitudes vary between ...
This IDC Perspective highlights key areas of interest for the public sector discussed at AWS re:Invent 2019 in Las Vegas on December 2–6 and at the event's AWS Analyst Summit on December 2–3. Solution announcements and meetings with AWS ...
This IDC Market Perspective presents capital expenditure trends for the top 10 service provider groups along with the spending trends in their country operations.
"The capex market share for the top 10 communication service providers ...
This IDC Perspective explores the service mesh ecosystem from the point of view of enterprise workloads and provides best practices on adopting service mesh infrastructure including various consumption options. Service mesh infrastructure ...
This IDC Market Perspective examines the enterprise adoption opportunity for 5G as viewed by respondents to IDC's 2019 U.S. Enterprise Mobility Decision Maker Survey. The possibilities offered by a 5G-enabled future are very ...
This IDC Market Note discusses the infrastructure services–related announcements at AWS re:Invent 2019.
"One key message conveyed at re:Invent 2019 was the breadth and depth of foundational cloud capabilities at AWS," said Deepak Mohan, ...
This IDC Perspective addresses the growing importance of smart operational technology (OT) to the "smart store." Success in digital transformation (DX) will increasingly have to assume a convergence of the IT and OT domains, as two contributors ...
This IDC Market Note assesses data management vendor Actifio's latest platform launching in 2020 — Actifio 10c — that is multicloud, hybrid cloud, container, and DevOps ready.
This IDC Market Perspective focuses on the current state of the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) market in Europe. It analyzes the strategies of MVNOs and the approaches mobile network operators (MNOs) are taking to MVNO partners. ...
This IDC Perspective summarizes key takeaways from Salesforce's Dreamforce 2019 for technology buyers, including discussion around new product releases and future product road maps.
"Salesforce has invested heavily in some key acquisitions ...
This IDC Market Note discusses a new hybrid, multicloud security tool — STIX-Shifter.
Highly fragmented markets support a lot of unique solutions, and a few other IT disciplines have seen such technology sprawl as security. As legacy ...
This IDC Market Note comments on the Tableau Conference Europe event held in Berlin on June 18 and 19, 2019. The acquisition of Tableau by Salesforce had been announced two weeks before the conference but was blocked by the U.K. Competition ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview and analysis of telco cloud M&A disclosed in 2019. The document is limited to major M&A initiatives of telcos and MSOs from the cloud market perspective.
According to Ragupathy ...
This IDC Market Perspective looks at Amazon Web Services' (AWS') re:Invent 2019 event, held December 2–6 in Las Vegas. The event attracted 65,000 attendees and featured the announcement of dozens of new and enhanced products and services. ...