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The launch of IBM Cloud Satellite allows customers to extend the IBM Cloud-as-a-service consumption model across on-premises, third-party public cloud, and edge platforms. This allows customers to apply consistent compute, storage, and workload ...
In 2020, CenturyLink rebranded itself as Lumen Technologies with a mission to deliver a "platform for amazing things." With approximately 450,000 global route miles of fiber and connections to 2,200 public and private datacenters, Lumen ...
Salesforce recently released its Loyalty Management solution built natively on the Salesforce platform and available as a standalone product that does not require any of its other cloud solutions. Loyalty has been a strategic issue for many ...
The latest financial figures released by Workday on February 25, 2021, showed the company's total revenues for the year were $4.32 billion — up 19% year over year. Subscription revenues showed robust growth of 22.4%, reaching $3.79 billion ...
This IDC Tech Buyer Presentation provides an analysis of the IT-related contracts signed by the Canadian government in 2020. The summary outlines all contracts of C$10,000+ in value, covering the areas of hardware, software, IT services, ...
This IDC Survey presents results from the customer experience (CX) section of IDC's European Software Survey, completed in November 2020 (n = 763). It focuses on cutting-edge CX technologies and the degree to which enterprises are using ...
This IDC Market Glance provides a view of the current makeup of the Intelligent CloudOps software landscape. It illustrates the participating vendors and depicts market segments and structure. This document aligns with the recently published ...
The failure rate of commercial and industrial Internet of Things (IoT) deployments is quite high. Such initiatives are inherently bespoke and are mired in data integration challenges, which results in complexity, cost overruns, and poor ...
On February 24, 2021, NetApp reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2021, which ended on January 31, 2021.
This IDC Market Perspective explores the Internet of Things (IoT) market in New Zealand from the connectivity providers' perspective. The report provides a competitive landscape for IoT connectivity providers and serves as a guiding document ...
This report looks at the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) results of IDC's 2020 Asia/Pacific Future of Work Employee Survey, focusing on technology and how it relates to the changing workspace and workforce.
This study also examines ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight provides insights from IDC's 2020 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Maturity Survey conducted from October to November 2020. It looks specifically at which AI use cases are higher on the agenda ...
The intent to merge announced by Arcserve and StorageCraft represents an interesting combination of Arcserve's backup and recovery software, Arcserve's partnership with Sophos for data security, and StorageCraft's converged scale-out storage ...
This IDC Perspective looks at the journey of the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust in Northern Ireland as it modernizes its workplace. From addressing the mobility needs of its frontline clinicians to enabling remote working in ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is shaping technology investment plans and accelerating the interest in consumption models for IT investment.
In February, IDC conducted a worldwide survey to understand ...
This IDC Tech Buyer Presentation summarizes over two dozen local government initiatives. The experiences of these IT teams from the East Coast to the West Coast provide five key takeaways for Canadian cities and technology vendors. These ...
This IDC Perspective analyzes how the transformation enabled by events in 2020 made data-driven factories the central element of manufacturers' business strategies. It also provides insight into how companies are tackling these issues.
This IDC Survey focuses on digital experience technologies and user preferences to deliver multichannel customer experiences. Buyer interest in headless content management systems to support dynamic web and mobile apps is on the rise. IDC's ...
Dell Technologies recently completed fiscal 2021 and saw a steady improvement throughout the year in the demand environment as consumers, commercial businesses, and public sector organizations all turned to technology to help bridge the ...
This Market Note presents IDC's view on the Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact signed in Europe in January 2021 by member organizations of Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe (CISPE).
This Market Perspective outlines five of the key trends IDC believes will drive the enterprise networking market in 2021 and beyond.
"2021 will be a dynamic year in the enterprise networking market," says Brandon Butler, senior research ...
On February 25, 2021, HP Inc. announced revenue growth of 7% to $15.6 billion for calendar year 4Q20 (HP Inc.'s fiscal 1Q21). Both Printing and Personal Systems groups delivered 7% revenue growth for the quarter, with remote work and learning ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight examines automation will remain the new normal.
Reconfirmed in the latest IDC survey of enterprise decision makers, the pandemic has had an enduring impact on work practices and technologies. The pandemic ...
This IDC study defines and provides a framework for analyzing the installed base of storage capacity, the amount of the installed base of storage capacity that is utilized, and the portion of the installed base that is available for storing ...
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 Note discusses Verizon's 4Q20 and full-year 2020 results.
"Verizon emerged from a challenging 2020, in good shape, with a solid financial performance, and is poised to benefit from an economic rebound in the latter ...
This IDC Web Conference highlights IDC's Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Business Services research and provides guidance regarding how sustainability can help drive business value on the foundation of a purpose-driven strategy. ...
In 2018, IDC undertook a study of the perceived trustworthiness of the digital activities of a range of organizations operating within the digital realm.
This study was replicated at the end of 2020, and the results for Southeast Asia ...
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 examines Ricoh Europe's decision to relaunch its GelJet technology to augment its services and solutions and support remote workers. In the current climate of economic and social uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ...
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 ...