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This IDC Market Perspective highlights the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on telecom services markets in South Africa, including the fixed and mobile voice and data markets.
"During this challenging time, telcos have performed reliably ...
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 takes a look at the impact of New Zealand's response to the COVID-19 crisis and the possible outcomes for the ICT market over the next year and beyond. While there is still a lot of uncertainty, indications of ...
This IDC Market Note provides a snapshot of how IDC's forecast for the worldwide unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) market, specifically the videoconferencing, collaboration, and cloud voice segments, will be impacted by ...
This IDC Perspective provides our view on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on European manufacturing, the evolution of the crisis and required coping strategies at each stage, and the technologies that can support manufacturers on the ...
This IDC Market Perspective outlines major assumptions on how the situation will unfold for the server and storage markets and what long-term changes we expect will be triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak.
The first quarter of 2020 shocked ...
Just six months ago, telcos across Australasia were focused on sustainability and climate change as bushfires and droughts raged. Now, COVID-19 is rapidly forcing changes in the industry for it to cope with unprecedented network demand from ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides insights into five key trends impacting the enterprise networking and communications market in 2020 and beyond.
"Enterprise networks are in a state of transition: The business demands on these networks ...
This IDC Market Perspective highlights the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on telecom services markets including fixed voice and data and mobile voice and data. It contrasts the overall telecom services market impact versus the overall ICT ...
Since the global onset of the COVID-19 outbreak remote work has become an official mandate in several geographies where there are movement restrictions in place, and enterprises have been scrambling to get their employees access to remote ...
This IDC Perspective provides a view into how manufacturers are currently addressing the need for remote employees driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and our guidance moving forward on where to invest time, budget, and resources to improve ...
IDC has conducted written interviews with more than 30 industry CXOs in China. This report summarizes these CXOs' core views, including how the COVID-19 outbreak affects their businesses, the role and value of IT during the fight against ...
The sudden surge in working from home, brought about by the COVID-19 situation across the globe is having a profound effect on many business and organizational operations, some positive, some not so. For IDC, the transition has been relatively ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview of collaboration software in Europe. The collaboration scenario in enterprises is changing due to the rise in remote workers and project-based work with tight deadlines. This is leading employees ...
This IDC Market Perspective discusses the role of artificial intelligence in telecommunications. AI/ML has been adopted by service providers to enhance network operations by leveraging network traffic and end-user data to refine the efficiency ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides highlights from the Vodafone Analyst Summit that took place on February 12 and 13, 2020, in London. During the event, Vodafone's executives provided a comprehensive overview of the business year to date ...
The coronavirus outbreak across European countries and the necessary containment measures put in place by governments will substantially affect European ICT markets, accelerating the impact already felt from the shocks in Asia. In this extremely ...
This IDC Market Note examines Cisco's first Workplace Transformation Summit in Europe. Cisco's objective for the event was to highlight the need for creating an engaging work culture to optimize the benefits of collaboration tools. The focus ...
The IDC Market Note discusses the announcements at the Avaya International Engage conference held in Dubai between November 12 and 14, 2019. Avaya has been strategically filling its portfolio gaps by adding public cloud technology to its ...
This IDC Market Note provides comments and opinions around the main highlights of CenturyLink's annual analyst conference (held on January 28 and 29 in Florida with the theme "Digital Business with an EDGE") from the perspective of the European ...
This IDC Perspective elaborates on telcos' potential in digital business, which remains vastly untapped due to the lack of focus on digital business outcome and corresponding operational infrastructures to deliver digital services. European ...
This IDC Market Note examines Comcast's January 24, 2020, acquisition of Ireland-based cloud unified communications and collaboration platform provider Blueface for an undisclosed sum. Blueface provides white-labeled UCaaS solutions to carriers, ...