idcpressreleases http://www.idc.com/rss/2672.do IDC RSS alerts IDC Energy Insights Evaluates Distributed Energy Resource Management System Market http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS42917717 IDC Energy Insights has published a new IDC MarketScape report evaluating forward-looking strategies and current capabilities of strategic consultants and systems integrators (SIs) in the area of distributed energy resource management systems (DERMS) in the utility space in North America. Research Press Release Wed, 26 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Strong Demand Expected to Drive Worldwide Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Software Revenues to $11.8 Billion in 2021, According to New IDC Forecast http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS42917517 In the first forecast to size the overall market for Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) software, IDC sees worldwide revenues reaching $11.8 billion in 2021, growing at a compound annual rate of 6.7% over the 2016-2021 forecast period. Research Press Release Wed, 26 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT ANZ named as a top nation in IDC Asia/Pacific’s IoT Readiness Index 2017 http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prAP42915417 ANZ named as a top nation in IDC Asia/Pacific’s IoT Readiness Index 2017 Research Press Release Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Worldwide SMB IT Spending to Top $676 Billion in 2021, Driven by Software and Services Growth, According to IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS42908917 The new IDC Worldwide Semiannual Small and Medium Business Spending Guide forecasts total IT spending by small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) will approach $568 billion in 2017. Research Press Release Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT IDC Expects IaaS Spending to Surpass SaaS Spending for the First Time in 2017 http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prAP42909717 APEJ public cloud services (PCS) market will exceed the US$10 billion mark by the end of the year Research Press Release Sun, 23 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT CEE and Notebooks, Main Drivers of the EMEA Traditional PC Market Recovery, says IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prEMEA42905317 LONDON, July 20, 2017 – The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) traditional PC market (desktops, notebooks and workstations) continued to improve in the second quarter of 2017, with a stable performance of -0.6%. A total of 15.9 million units were shipped, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). Notebooks performed positively across EMEA (+3.1%) with a strong growth in CEE (+5.2%) and MEA (+11.1%) and showing a further stabilization in Western Europe (+0.4%). The investments in public and private sectors in CEMA along with stronger economic confidence in major mature markets and back-to-school deals also fueled commercial notebooks, which grew 18.6% in CEMA and 3.0% in Western Europe. Consumer notebook shipments increased 3.5% in CEMA but showed a decrease of 2.0% in Western Europe. Overall desktop shipments continued to decline, posting an -8.3% decrease in EMEA. However, they returned to positive growth in CEE (+7.8%) after years of contraction, showing a strong performance in both consumer and commercial segments (+8.9% and +6.8%, respectively). Furthermore, the overall traditional PC market in CEE posted +6.1 growth 2017Q2, which, as the second quarter of growth, qualified as a recovery. Research Press Release Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT IDC PeerScape Outlines Best Practices for Cloud Computing Adoption by Higher Education and Research http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prEMEA42905517 LONDON, July 20, 2017 — Higher education and academic research organizations in Europe are embracing digital transformation to innovate, while dealing with the pressure to control costs. A new IDC PeerScape, IDC PeerScape: Cloud Best Practices in Higher Education and Research (IDC #EMEA42450817, July 2017), explores best practices that European higher education and research institutions have adopted when deploying cloud computing as an enabler of digital transformation. Research Press Release Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Market will Soar to US$ 1.4 billion by 2021 in Malaysia http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prAP42904717 KUALA LUMPUR, July 20th, 2017 – According to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) latest research titled Business Process Outsourcing Market in Malaysia 2017 , the local BPO market is expected to reach US$ 1.4 billion by end of 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.9%. The growth of the BPO market is mainly related to the increase in demand for the customer care segment and high-end analytics solution by Malaysian enterprises. Research Press Release Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Indonesian Smartphone Brands in a Hard Fight as Local Competition Intensifies, IDC Reports http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prAP42904517 JAKARTA, July 20th, 2017 – The smartphone shipments in Indonesia recorded 7.3 million units in Q12017, a 13% year-over-year (YoY) growth while experiencing a 15% quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) decline, according to the IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. The top-5 smartphone vendors in Q12017 were Samsung, OPPO, Asus, Advan, and Lenovo (including Motorola) respectively. Tracker Press Release Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT South Korea tops IDC Asia/Pacific’s 2017 IoT Readiness Index http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prAP42904617 Singapore and New Zealand also ranked at the top of the index for Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) Research Press Release Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT