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The announced intent to merge by Arcserve and StorageCraft represents an interesting combination of Arcserve's backup and recovery software, its partnership with Sophos for data security and StorageCraft's converged scale-out storage appliances ...
On February 25, 2021 HP Inc. announced revenue growth of 7% to $15.6B for calendar 2020Q4 (its fiscal 2021Q1). Both Printing and Personal Systems groups delivered 7% revenue growth for the quarter citing remote work and learning as continued ...
This IDC Perspective analyzes how bp embarked on a subsurface knowledge mining project. bp intended to capitalize on the wealth of subsurface data it built over the years to boost the operational efficiency of its upstream business. The ...
Due to a record number of PC processors shipped in 4Q20 and validation of sustained end demand for PC processors by PC OEMs in 1Q21 and extending through the 1H21, IDC will raise its forecast for PC processor shipments in 2021 from 9.6% ...
On March 1, 2021, Broadcom Software delivered its new Symantec Web Protection Suite offering. The strength of the suite approach is that it provides flexibility and choice to organizations. Security can be applied by an on-premises appliance, ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides insights into five key trends impacting the carrier networks infrastructure market in 2021 and beyond.
"Carrier networks are in a state of transition. The consumer and business demand on these networks ...
Manufacturing around the world is undergoing operational transformation to take advantage of modern technologies both at the edge and at the cloud, bringing together unique insights to help improve efficiencies. Bringing together the manufacturing ...
This IDC Market Glance provides a glance at the landscape of vendors playing in various segments of the IoT application development and deployment market. It includes vendors that offer IoT-specific software suites, as well as vendors that ...
This IDC Market Note discusses five significant announcements made in early 2021, four of which are specific to the database technology markets and one is more general. These announcements point to maturation and consolidation of IT (in ...
This IDC Special Study aims to understand enterprise readiness and attitudes toward deploying private cellular/5G/mobile networks and the partners they choose to design, build, run, and manage these networks.
"IDC believes services ...
This IDC Tech Buyer Presentation provides senior IT leaders with a detailed framework for integrated business portfolio management. An integrated business portfolio management strategy enables sustainable business and IT prioritization of ...
This IDC Market Presentation examines the latest business sentiment among IT professionals in Europe regarding the role of sustainability and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles in day-to-day business operations and in ...
On February 16, 2021, VMware launched Customer Connect, a rebranding and unification effort of My VMware and other VMware customer experience-facing assets, tools, and platforms. The unification of these resources can help customers easily ...
With the COVID-19 pandemic, resiliency has become a business priority. But traditional approaches struggle to integrate business resiliency with new digital realities. IDC presents a digital resiliency framework to help CEOs, CIOs, and other ...
This IDC Presentation provides a historic and forecast view on fixed data services for consumer and enterprise Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) markets. These markets cover internet access, Ethernet, IP VPN, IP television (IPTV), very-high–broadband ...
This IDC Market Perspective features the branch of one, an emerging new architecture that has been precipitated by the impacts stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
"While enterprises may have rushed into decisions of how to rapidly ...
This IDC Market Perspective discusses the case study of Coca-Cola European Partners as an example of how "safe return to office" technologies can support large organizations in resuming onsite operations.
"The protracted health crisis ...
This IDC Perspective identifies six crucial questions that IT executives should ask vendors claiming to offer cybersecurity solutions that incorporate machine learning technology. These questions are intended to identify the data and algorithms ...
Dynatrace held its annual user conference as a virtual event during the week of February 8–12, 2021. The event drew an estimated online attendance of 25,000 versus 2,500 physical attendees the previous year. During the event, the company ...
Performance Food Group CEO George Holm announced the company's environmental, social, and governance (ESG) Impact Study in December 2020. The study highlighted how CEOs and the C-suite are incorporating ESG goals into day-to-day business ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight examines the European sample (n = 962) of IDC's Energy Insights Utilities Consumer Survey, which surveyed 1,359 energy customers from around the world. The survey was carried out in July 2020 and covered ...
This IDC study provides IDC's future enterprise use cases for the future of customer and consumer as it seeks to support business strategy and success. This taxonomy is organized to mime strategic priorities that serve to define how line-of-business ...
This IDC study provides details of IDC's worldwide multicloud data management and protection taxonomy. The data protection market is highly dynamic, driven by new application workload deployments and cloud capabilities. The majority of IT ...
This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's Worldwide Security Spending Guide methodology and taxonomy. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide Security Spending Guide data deliverable and all of IDC's worldwide ...
This IDC study reports the actual IT spending in 2018 and 2019, and the IT spending forecasts from 2020 to 2014 by industry segment, company size, and annual turnover in the Japan IT market. The research analyzes IT spending by dividing ...
This IDC Market Perspective discusses reported semiconductor shortages and inventory issues, the causes, how companies are currently addressing the issue, the outlook for different markets, and potential strategies to address the market.
Chorus reported December HY21 operating revenues of NZ$473m, down 2.1% from NZ$483m in HY20. A key driver was migration of customers from legacy copper services to alternative networks, particularly in non-Chorus UFB areas. Continued headwinds ...
As the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa region emerges from the economic fallout of COVID-19 and works its way to a smarter recovery, the shift to "cloud-based enterprises" will accelerate in 2021 and beyond. Addressing cloud model and management ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight discusses the investment trend data that shows how services providers are working as digital chefs to blend hardware and software into digital business capabilities.
According to IDC's Worldwide Digital Transformation ...
The COVID-19 crisis has resulted in enterprises reassessing their technology priorities as they react to constantly changing environmental conditions and try to chart a course of action to resilience and recovery. This IDC Spotlight analyzes ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight looks at end users' anticipated spending on business consulting services in 2021 across different regions and purchasing departments. Data comes from IDC's December 2020 Global Buyer Perception of Business and ...
This IDC PeerScape describes four best practices of how manufacturers from the automotive, aerospace, industrial machinery, and chemicals industries leverage data sharing and exchange with their ecosystem of partners, suppliers, and customers ...