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Siemens is strengthening its Industrial Edge portfolio by adding the ability to deploy and manage container-based apps at the edge. This approach enables its manufacturing customers to analyze data locally in order to react more flexibly ...
In the first quarter of the company's 2020 fiscal year, Cisco announced revenue growth, increased its gross margin, and made additional share repurchases. However, the company's guidance for a revenue decline in the second quarter due to ...
This IDC Link provides a summary of the MEF19 event and key observations related to the development of SD-WAN. MEF19 underscored the need for further development of industrywide interoperability standards to achieve the goal of global services ...
The NTT Group held its annual R&D Forum November 14-15 in Tokyo, Japan, showcasing innovation and investments to its global customers across NTT Ltd., NTT DATA, NTT Docomo, and other NTT divisions. The event highlighted innovations such ...
For the most part, companies need to evolve in order to survive. If they don't, they risk irrelevance and nowhere is this truer than in the technology marketplace. Evolution can be organic or inorganic, and increasingly, technology suppliers ...
This document reviews Cisco Partner Summit 2019, held November 4-6, 2019, in Las Vegas. The focus of this IDC Link will be on network life-cycle services and the interplay between Cisco and other providers of these services. (Please see ...
Wolters Kluwer ELM Solutions announced revolutionary spend management capabilities that leverage AI to provide data-driven insights. Wolters Kluwer is poised to further dominate the ELM space with this unique capability.
Thwarting data breaches through detection and response, while indispensable, is hindered by an endpoint environment that lacks a disciplined endpoint hardening process. IDC's perspective from attending the CrowdStrike Fal.Con UNITE user ...
Nozomi Networks, a specialist in operational technology (OT) and Internet of Things (IoT) security, has grown to become a leader in industrial cybersecurity, with more than 1,400 solution deployments worldwide at many of the biggest players ...
Apple updated its privacy website on November 6th, 2019. This IDC Link provides a summary of the refresh as well as an analysis of what this means for consumers in Asia. IDC sees this as a smart move by Apple to differentiate ...
Splunk began as a start-up in 2007. The vision of the company began with the consumption and analysis of various data sources. Conceding that the Internet of Things (IoT), the fruition of mobile, and cloud computing were barely visible on ...
Xerox has entered into agreements with Fujifilm that significantly changes the course of the near 60-year relationship between the parties. Xerox is selling its stake in Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd. (FX) and Xerox International Partners (XIP)....
On October 24, Juniper announced third-quarter net revenue of slightly more than $1.13 billion, down 4% y/y and up 3% sequentially. Juniper’s GAAP operating margin was 12.2%, a y/y decrease from 13.6%, but up from 7.5% in the second quarter ...
On the surface, Proofpoint's $225 million acquisition of ObserveIT solves the unique requirements of a narrow market for employee surveillance technology, but the real value for Proofpoint is in providing stronger ties to a customer base ...
Relativity emphasized its customers, community, and corporate social responsibility to send a strong message of trust to attendees of its annual user conference. Product announcements also followed along a strong line of listening to the ...
On October 30, 2019, Apple announced its calendar 3Q19 earnings results, including:
- Total revenue of $64.0 billion, up 1.8%
- iPhone revenue of $33.4 billion, down 9.2%.
- Mac revenue of $7.0 billion, down 4.7%
- iPad ...
On October 25, 2019, Verizon released its 3Q19 earnings, which beat Wall Street's expectations. The results were primarily driven by solid growth in its wireless business. The company reported total revenue of $32.9 billion, a marginal increase ...
ASG Technologies hosted its third annual customer conference, EVOLVE19, on October 21-23, 2019, in Dallas, Texas. With the theme of "see the future," ASG previewed its latest developments in content services with the new cloud-based digital ...
On October 14, 2019, Sophos received an offer from Thoma Bravo, a U.S. private equity group to acquire all Sophos shares at US$7.40/share, representing an enterprise value of approximately $3.9 billion. The board of directors of Sophos has ...