idcpressreleases http://www.idc.com/rss/2672.do IDC RSS alerts Chinese Vendors Outpace the Market as Smartphone Shipments Grow 23.1% Year over Year in the Second Quarter, According to IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS25015114 The worldwide smartphone market grew 23.1% year over year in the second quarter of 2014 (2Q14), establishing a new single quarter record of 295.3 million shipments, according to preliminary data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Tracker Press Release Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:00:00 GMT New IDC Manufacturing Insights Connected Vehicle Survey Reveals Safety and Convenience Critical to Consumer Adoption http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS25016014 IDC Manufacturing Insights today announced the results of the 2013 Consumer Connected Vehicle Study in a new report, “Business Strategy: IDC's Connected Vehicle Study Highlights Value of Safety and Convenience,” (Document#MI249559). Research Press Release Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:00:00 GMT New IDC MarketScape Evaluates Worldwide Enterprise Asset Management Software Providers for Power Generation http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prIT25013114 MILAN, July 28, 2014 — IDC Energy Insights has released an IDC MarketScape study that provides power generation companies managing any type of generation plant (including fossil, nuclear, water, wind, and solar) with an insight into the current capabilities and future strategies of EAM vendors and guidance on how to approach planning for a new EAM implementation. Research Press Release Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:00:00 GMT Network Virtualization Set to Revolutionize the Telecommunications Industry as the Shift to the 3rd Platform Continues, According to New IDC Research http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS25011714 According to new research from IDC, network virtualization is set to revolutionize the telecom industry as it transforms the culture and operational infrastructure, as well as the fabric of legacy proprietary infrastructures that have, until now, dominated the space. Research Press Release Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:00:00 GMT European Providers Still Testing the Waters of Big Data, According to IDC Health Insights Survey http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUK25013614 LONDON, July 28, 2014 — A new survey by IDC Health Insights shows that European healthcare providers are still uncertain about the benefits of investing in Big Data and analytics (BDA) technologies. The survey shows that 16% of non-hospital healthcare provider respondents plan to invest in BDA solutions in the next 24 months, compared with 6% of hospital respondents. Research Press Release Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:00:00 GMT Towards 3D Value Chains will lead discussions at IDC's 2nd Pan-European Manufacturing Executive Summit 2014 http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUK25014114 LONDON, July 28, 2014 – IDC Manufacturing Insights recent research highlights that future scenarios of European manufacturers are being driven by an intelligent economy, where customers are more informed, talent is at a premium, and the time to react to changes is compressed. In this complex context, there are tremendous competitive opportunities for savvy companies investing in productivity growth. Exploring and debating this new paradigm “Toward 3D Value Chains - Deep dive into manufacturing renaissance opportunities”, IDC's second Pan-European Manufacturing Executive Summit 2014 will take place on 17 and 18 November in Belgium. Corporate Press Release Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:00:00 GMT IDC Manufacturing Insights Evaluates B2B eCommerce and Customer Experience Technologies That Support the Customer Lifecycle for Manufacturing Value Chains http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS25010314 IDC Manufacturing Insights today announced a new report, “Supporting the Customer Lifecycle for Manufacturing Value Chains,” (Document#MI249914). Research Press Release Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:00:00 GMT New IDC MarketScape Evaluates Worldwide Enterprise Asset Management Software Providers for Energy and Water Delivery Utilities http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prIT25009314 MILAN, July 24, 2014 — IDC Energy Insights has released an IDC MarketScape study that provides utility companies, specifically those focused on energy and water delivery (both transmission and distribution), with an insight into the current capabilities and future strategies of EAM vendors and guidance on how to approach planning for a new EAM implementation. Research Press Release Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:00:00 GMT Worldwide Tablet Market Grows 11% in Second Quarter on Shipments from a Wide Range of Vendors, According to IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS25008314 The worldwide tablet grew 11.0% year over year in the second quarter of 2014 (2Q14) with shipments reaching 49.3 million units according to preliminary data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. Tracker Press Release Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:00:00 GMT New Zealand Chief Financial Officers Have the Keys to the Cloud http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prNZ25007514 IDC New Zealand's recent Asia Pacific (excl. Japan) Cloud survey shows 100% of New Zealand organisations have a cloud budget forecast between now and 2016 and 79% believe that they are using 2-5 cloud services already. Research Press Release Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:00 GMT