idcpressreleases http://www.idc.com/rss/2672.do IDC RSS alerts 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 New 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 Financial and Professional Services Firms Set to Drive Fastest IT Budget Increases, While Consumer Spending Begins to Slow, According to New IDC Spending Guide http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS42890817 By 2021, IT spending will reach $2.7 trillion, with the largest contributions coming from consumers, banks, manufacturers, and telecommunications providers, according to the IDC Worldwide Semiannual IT Spending Guide: Industry and Company Size. Research Press Release Tue, 18 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Worldwide Public Cloud Services Spending Forecast to Reach $266 Billion in 2021, According to IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS42889917 Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to reach $266 billion in 2021, according to the latest update to the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide. Research Press Release Tue, 18 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT IDC Financial Insights Names the Best Practices in Open Banking APIs in Asia/Pacific http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prAP42889717 SINGAPORE, July 18th, 2017 IDC Financial Insights recently published its follow-up report on open banking application program interfaces (APIs) adoption in Asia/Pacific titled PeerScape: Best Early Steps in Deploying Open Banking Application Program Interfaces in Asia/Pacific . The report tackles best practices in open banking APIs adoption and provides valuable insights to early adopters. IDC believes 35% of Asia Pacific banks which IDC believes have launched, or are planning to launch, open banking APIs this 2017. Research Press Release Mon, 17 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT South Africa's Enterprise Application Software Market Poised for Single-Digit Growth in 2018 Despite Challenging Economic Conditions http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prCEMA42888917 Johannesburg – Despite ongoing economic uncertainties and political instability, South Africa's enterprise application software (EAS) will grow 1.7% year on year in 2018 to reach a value of $410.05 million, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and consulting firm's newly released 'South Africa Enterprise Application Software Market 2017-2021 Forecast and 2016 Vendor Shares' study shows that the South Africa EAS market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.2% over the 2017–2021 forecast period. Research Press Release Mon, 17 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Students’ Demand for Greater ROI to Drive IT Spending by Australian Educational Institutions to USD 1.6 Billion by 2020 http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prAP42887817 Students Demand for Greater ROI to Drive IT Spending by Australian Educational Institutions to USD 1.6 Billion by 2020 Research Press Release Sun, 16 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT