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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 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 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 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 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 ...