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On November 5, IBM announced a broad range of partners for its recently launched IBM Cloud for Telecommunications. IBM's goal is to differentiate its unified architecture by facilitating an open platform with broad industry support to enable ...
Schneider Electric and Planon are extending their smart building IT/OT partnership. Over the past 18 months, the two vendors have piloted Planon Connect for Building Advisor, an integration between Planon Universe and Schneider Electric's ...
IDC engaged with 22 of the largest commercial printers (CPs) in Southeast Asia. The survey aims to analyze the current playing field of the CP market, understanding the thought process, evaluation, and criteria of CPs in their purchase decision-making ...
This IDC Market Perspective examines the role that 5G plays in accelerating and intensifying the transformation of mobile operators' networks. The advent of 5G brings tremendous promise, with the potential for advanced use cases and the ...
This IDC Market Forecast analyzes the market for SD-WAN managed services in Europe. Revenue is broken down by type (cloud service provider or CSP vs. cloud-managed) and by country/region.
"To adapt to changing circumstances and support ...
Khoros, the platform built from the merger of Lithium communities and Spredfast social media management and marketing, announced an array of new and useful features in its autumn 2020 release. These are designed to help brands improve human ...
After two years of its debut, Google's Android Enterprise Recommended (AER) program will now formally include Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Samsung Galaxy devices have historically been positioned as the default enterprise-grade ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight assesses how COVID-19 has impacted budget planning for 2021 for edge spending based on COVID-19's current impact on an organization's revenue in comparison with COVID-19's impact on overall IT budgets. Overall, ...
This IDC study provides a brief overview of the worldwide server market performance during the second quarter of 2020.
"Global demand for enterprise servers was strong during the second quarter of 2020," said Paul Maguranis, senior ...
This IDC study provides a brief overview of the worldwide enterprise storage systems (ESS) market performance during CY 2Q20.
"The enterprise storage systems market came in with a few surprises during 2Q20, all things considered," ...
Asia/Pacific organizations were the first to endure the COVID-19 pandemic when it emerged in January 2020. Currently, they are among the first to rise in its wake. This research examines what recovery looks like.
"As they emerge from ...
This IDC Market Presentation, which was given on November 6, 2020, summarizes the hard disk drive (HDD) market results for CY 3Q20. Significant market dynamics, trends, and events are summarized and evaluated in this presentation. Numerous ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight analyzes the customer experience (CX) metrics reported by firms as being the most important for measuring progress from an organizational perspective. The scores for survey respondents are categorized based on firms' ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight reveals businesses' plans for migrating TDM to VoIP and corporate-liable mobile phones and characterizes the expected impact on growth. This document contains data from IDC's 2020 U.S. Enterprise Communications ...
This IDC Pivot Table provides worldwide industry solid state drive (SSD) quarterly unit shipments, revenue, and capacity shipped for the third calendar quarter of 2020, including supplier unit shipment and revenue market share by segment. ...
On November 10, 2020, Epson America announced its new network document scanner, the DS-730N, targeting paper-intensive markets including government, service bureaus, and enterprise. Epson also launched a refresh of three of its desktop scanners, ...
This IDC Market Note analyzes the sustainability of digital textile printing compared with traditional textile manufacturing and printing methods.
"Sustainability is progressively becoming a vital issue among textile printing manufacturers. ...
This IDC study provides a detailed description of the methodology and taxonomy for IDC's Worldwide 3rd Platform Spending Guide for retail. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide 3rd Platform Spending Guide for retail. ...
This IDC study provides a detailed description of the methodology and taxonomy for IDC's Worldwide 3rd Platform Spending Guide for securities and investment services. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide 3rd Platform ...
On November 2, Lenovo announced results from its FY 2Q21 ending September 30, 2020. Quarterly revenue was $14.5 billion, with year-over-year (YoY) growth of 7%. Pretax income was $470 million, up 52% compared with the same quarter last year. ...
This IDC Market Perspective considers the broad list of technologies unveiled at Microsoft Ignite 2020.
"Microsoft continues to flex its considerable muscle mass as it responds to the dramatic changes impacting the world in 2020," ...
Dell Technologies data protection portfolio go-to-market has sometimes been a double-edged sword: numerous products with broad capabilities able to address nearly any need, but a portfolio that led to product overlap and buyer confusion. ...
This IDC Survey examines the impact of economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on IT infrastructure spending, specifically servers and storage. By examining dozens of organizations around the world, we can conclude the following:
- The ...
This IDC Survey presentation summarizes findings from IDC's 3Q20 U.S. Gamer Survey as it relates to likely video game console hardware sales in the United States (and North America) in the 4Q20 time frame. The demographics of likely ...