rsshardware IDC RSS alerts rsshardware <P>The future network is programmable, distributed, secured, and integrated. Cisco’s Silicon One integrated platform is one of the key foundations of this next generation programmable network infrastructure, and the new Q200 series network ASICs for unified platforms serve web-scale cloud service providers’ needs, which were mostly fulfilled by top merchant switch silicon vendors like Broadcom, Huawei Technologies, Intel, NVIDIA, and Marvell.</P> IDC Link Fri, 23 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Ben Sheen rsshardware <P>This IDC Survey presents a subset of results from IDC's 2020 <I>European Enterprise Mobility </I><I>& Devices </I><I>Survey</I>. It aims to understand enterprises' key strategic mobile device initiatives, from investment priorities to strategies and key deployments. In this presentation, some of the key results and changes are highlighted and analyzed for Western Europe (WE) and Central & Eastern Europe (CEE).</P><P>Mobility has a leading position among companies' ICT priorities. Enterprises' mobile strategies are becoming more sophisticated and require customized solutions. For this reason, market players are developing solutions that will help the next generation of mobile workers work more securely with highly customizable devices and services. Our research finds that at the end of 2021, the percentage of mobile workers in Western Europe will go beyond 50%. This percentage is set to grow in the next few years to reach over 61% of the entire workforce by 2024.</P><P>The annual <I>European Enterprise Mobility </I><I>& Devices </I><I>Survey</I> was conducted in August 2020. This survey helps companies track rapid transitions in the highly competitive and fast-moving marketplace as well as covers essential questions that help understand enterprises' mobility strategies in terms of connectivity, software, and security and device procurement. For the purpose of this study, 1,130 businesses across 11 countries in Western and Central & Eastern Europe were surveyed. It provides key findings and strategic advice for technology and services providers.</P><P>The charts in this presentation only show the results at total level. Breakdowns by country, company size, and industry sector are available upon request.</P> IDC Survey Thu, 22 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Rosie Secchi rsshardware Johannesburg – International Data Corporation (IDC) today hosted more than 160 senior ICT leaders on its industry-leading virtual platform for the 12th annual installment of its IDC South Africa CIO Summit , which ran under the theme 'The Race to Reinvent: Connecting Leaders to Empower Digital Transformation'. Corporate Press Release Thu, 22 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT rsshardware <P>"The combination of cloud migration of applications and data, introduction of cloud-native architecture and technologies, proliferation of fiber-optic transport infrastructure, and digital transformation (DX) of enterprises, industries, and organizations are driving SD-WAN," says Bill Rojas, adjunct research director, IDC Asia/Pacific. "It is exciting to see the level of participation in PRC's SD-WAN marketplace by global players and local hardware- and software-centric SD-WAN vendors — all together bringing experience with cloud connectivity, software-defined networking (SDN), network security, ADCs, and virtualized and containerized solutions. PRC is in the early stages of SD-WAN adoption, similar to leading industry players in the retail, manufacturing, banking, insurance, and utilities industries, as well as government agencies and bureaus," he adds. </P> Market Forecast Thu, 22 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Bill Rojas, Albert Wang, Steven Hu, Karen V. Rondon, Ahmar Karimullah, Hugh Ujhazy rsshardware <P>This IDC Market Perspective examines the managed print and content services market pre-, mid-, and post-pandemic, highlighting the rapidly changing market dynamics that provide opportunities and pose challenges for managed print and content services (MPCS) vendors.</P><P>"The managed print and content services market is moving rapidly from a 2nd Platform (hardware-based) to a 3rd Platform technology play," said Jacqui Hendriks, associate research director, European Managed Print and Content Services. "Embrace not only cloud, mobile, and Big Data but also leverage the power of artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, machine learning, natural language processing, among other technologies. When deployed correctly, this enables the intelligent capture and content management market to provide organizations with rich business intelligence to optimize operations, drive growth, and enhance the customer experience." </P> Market Perspective Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Jacqui Hendriks rsshardware <P>Managing data in an "as a service" model is becoming very appealing to European organizations because it fits with their current crisis recovery strategies, such as an aggressive push to the cloud, low capital expenses, eliminating complexities, and long-term cloud strategy. Cohesity's collaboration with AWS to bring data management as a service aligns with customer expectations. </P> IDC Link Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Archana Venkatraman rsshardware <P>Empathetic buildings of the future will be smart workspaces wherein there will no longer be switching between platforms, apps, and content types, producing a space enabling users to use all these types in one place and bringing together people and conversations associated with a file, meeting, or project. </P><P>"The Internet of Things (IoT) era enables persona-based workspaces. Depending on the task at hand, the building can adapt to the persona's needs, with the workplace's personas changing over time," says Shaily Shah, research manager, IoT, IDC Asia/Pacific. "Thus, an employee's work context is all in one place instead of scattered throughout fragmented communication channels," she adds.</P> Market Perspective Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Shaily Shah rsshardware <P>This IDC Market Perspective discusses the performance of the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa personal computing devices market during the first half of 2020, which was a unique period characterized by the outbreak of COVID-19. The document briefly examines the various stages of the pandemic and details the subsequent impact on the regional market. In addition, the report looks at the various drivers and inhibitors of the PCD market as well as end-user segment trends, channel developments, vendor performances, and product shares. It concludes with some recommendations for market players.</P><P>"The META PCD market has continued to evolve over the past year. However, the ongoing global pandemic has significantly altered the market landscape. Technology suppliers should quickly adapt to these changes and exploit existing opportunities to achieve success. Industry players should also establish a strong online presence, support and collaborate with channel members, and focus on growth areas such as education, gaming, and mobile computing." — Fouad Charakla, Senior Research Manager, IDC Middle East and Africa</P> Market Perspective Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Fouad Charakla rsshardware <P>This IDC Market Share study examines the Western European data replication and protection market.</P><P>"Data replication and protection — along with data security and privacy — form the bedrock of organizations' data-driven initiatives," said Archana Venkatraman, associate research director, European Cloud Data Management Research, IDC. "It is vital that organizations keep their data defenses up with unified cloud data management as business data continues to spread across multicloud infrastructure, SaaS, containers, cloud-native apps, and edge environments."</P> Market Share Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Archana Venkatraman rsshardware <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight provides insight from several waves of IDC's <I>European </I><I>COVID-19 Impact Survey</I>. This IDC Survey Spotlight also analyzes how manufacturers have been adapting their IT strategies to cope with the COVID-19 crisis over time. </P> IDC Survey Spotlight Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:00:00 GMT Lorenzo Veronesi