rssmobility IDC RSS alerts Worldwide Communications Processor Market Shares, 2016: M&A Continues <P>This IDC study covers the revenue for communications processor semiconductors, including system-on-a-chip (SoC) ASSPs and general-purpose standalone microprocessors, for the calendar year 2016. It also provides a competitive analysis of the worldwide communications processor market for the calendar year 2016.</P><P>"Following the megamergers of 2015, large-scale mergers and acquisitions (M&As) and consolidation continued in 2016," said Abhi Dugar, research director, Semiconductor Core Technologies: Cloud Infrastructure. "Meanwhile, migration of workloads to public cloud and the adoption of SDN/NFV-based architectures and open source technologies are creating new opportunities for vendors of communications processors."</P> Market Share Fri, 21 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Abhi Dugar 国内CSP向けネットワーク機器市場シェア、2016年: 通信事業者向けルーター、イーサネットスイッチ <P>本調査レポートは、通信事業者を始めとする国内CSP(Communication Service Provider)向けネットワーク機器市場に関して、市場全体およびルーター、イーサネットスイッチの各市場に関する2016年のベンダーシェアとベンダー動向を分析している。2016年の国内CSP向けネットワーク機器市場は、2014年まで続いていたLTEサービス投資の一巡と、それに代わる新たなサービス向け投資が存在しないという厳しい市場環境が続いた。そのような厳しい市場環境の中で、顧客基盤の広範さと強固さでシスコシステムズが強みを発揮し、およそ半分の市場シェアを抑えた。また、アラクサラネットワークスは、低迷するCSP向けイーサネットスイッチ市場で一人気を吐き、同市場でシェアを高めることに成功した。</P><P>今後の国内CSP向けネットワーク機器市場に対して、IDC Japan コミュニケーションズのグループマネージャーである草野 賢一は、「あらゆるベンダーは、次世代CSPネットワークで鍵を握るネットワーク仮想化に注力すべきである。特に、2番手以下のベンダーは、競合ベンダーが既存ビジネスの毀損を恐れて二の足を踏むような仮想ルーターやNetwork Disaggregationに大胆に取り組むべきである。ネットワーク仮想化の現在の課題に積極的に取り組むことで、新たなそして強力な競争優位を確立できる」と述べている。</P> Market Share Fri, 21 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Kenichi Kusano 国内モバイルエンタープライズセキュリティ市場予測、 2017年~2021年 <P>本調査レポートでは、国内モバイルエンタープライズセキュリティ市場を分析し、2017年~2021年の予測を行っている。モバイルデバイスを活用することで、リアルタイム性や事業継続性の向上、コスト低減、グローバル化など企業競争力を高められる。モバイルデバイスを十分に活用するためには、利便性が高くモバイルデバイスに最適化されたモバイルアプリケーションの活用が必要である。「モバイルセキュリティソリューションベンダーは、モバイルアプリケーションへのアクセス管理やアプリケーション間のSSO連携、生体認証やリスクベース認証などを組み合わせた多要素認証といったモバイルアイデンティティ/アクセス管理やモバイルアプリケーションの脆弱性管理など、モバイル環境に最適化されたセキュリティ対策の導入を促進させるべきである」と、IDC Japan ソフトウェア&セキュリティのリサーチマネージャーである登坂 恒夫は述べている。</P> Market Forecast Fri, 21 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Tsuneo Tosaka Driving Digital Transformation in the Retail Ecosystem <P>This IDC Survey includes comprehensive insights into the market dynamics currently shaping the IT services landscape of the retail industry in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) based on the findings of IDC's 2017 Annual Business and IT Services Survey. This study analyzes the spending intentions of IT and line-of-business buyers in the retail industry engaging with external SPs to build or implement innovation initiatives using digital transformation (DX). This report highlights a retail organization's digital transformation adoption patterns and its focus on DX initiatives.</P><P>The survey was conducted between December 2016 and January 2017, and 1,302 business and IT services decision makers across industries were interviewed among 13 APEJ markets.</P><P>"The retail industry in Asia/Pacific is at the forefront of digital transformation, with investments in DX technologies expected to double by 2019. Reinforcing this trend, we see retailers across Asia/Pacific clearly prioritizing the improvement of their networks, cybersecurity, and datacenters to build foundational capabilities that further expand digital initiatives across their business ecosystems. Service providers and vendors need to adapt their offerings, integrating 3rd Platform technologies with core retail functions to help retailers in the journey to converge their digital and physical channels," says Rijo George Thomas, senior market analyst, IDC's Asia/Pacific Business and IT Services Research.</P> IDC Survey Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Rijo George Thomas, Cathy Huang Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Management Software Market Shares, 2016: Security and Compliance Sustain Market Momentum <P>This IDC study analyzes the enterprise mobility management (EMM) software market in 2016, ranking the top 14 vendors by revenue and providing the market trends and events that helped shape the market landscape in 2016.</P><P>"Mobility is becoming an underlying assumption in every enterprise endpoint computing scenario," says Phil Hochmuth, program director, Enterprise Mobility at IDC. "Enterprises are looking for more integrated management tools for controlling devices, apps, and data across all types of end-user computing devices, from smartphones and tablets to PCs. This is driving more interest in EMM solutions overall, as well as planting the seeds for future UEM deployments, especially as Windows 10 deployments continue to grow among businesses."</P> Market Share Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Phil Hochmuth Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Management Software Forecast, 2017–2021 <P>This IDC study presents forecast of worldwide enterprise mobility management software market for 2017–2021.</P><P>"The convergence of end-user compute environment managements, combined with the deluge of ancillary smart, connected devices that enterprise employees will interface with in the near future, will drive strong growth in the enterprise mobility management market over the next five years," says Phil Hochmuth, program director, Enterprise Mobility at IDC. "At the other end of this five-year evaluation, EMM as it's known today will likely evolve into a much broader platform for managing, securing, and integrating a wide range of endpoints into a larger digitally transformed enterprise IT infrastructure."</P> Market Forecast Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Phil Hochmuth Indonesian Smartphone Brands in a Hard Fight as Local Competition Intensifies, IDC Reports 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 Microsoft 365 Business Designed as Comprehensive Software Solution for SMBs <P>Microsoft 365 Business, which was introduced at Microsoft Inspire, combines Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security in a single package designed for SMB customers. The product’s bundled approach, which is also used in Microsoft 365 Enterprise for large businesses, is designed for ease of acquisition and use.</P> IDC Link Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Raymond Boggs Mobile Consumer Preferences: Examining Preferences in an Evolving Market <P>This IDC Presentation highlights the results of IDC's <I>2017 U.S. Mobile Consumer Services Survey</I>. The survey was completed in April 2017, with 2,001 respondents from numerous states and varying age ranges. The purpose of the survey was to gauge consumer interest in various topics of the mobile industry including device preference, carrier and plan preferences, use of fixed voice and broadband, interest in additional services, satisfaction with services, and several other topics.</P> IDC Survey Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Brian Haven, Carrie MacGillivray Worldwide Wearable Computing Device Forecast Update, 2017–2021: CY 3Q17 <P>This IDC study presents an updated five-year forecast for the worldwide wearables market.</P><P>"Following the events at CES, MWC, and Baselworld, there is clear reason to believe that the wearables market is on the rise again," says Ramon T. Llamas, research manager for IDC's Wearables team. "Increased participation from multiple fronts, continued investment in platform development, and device evolution will push total volumes even higher in 2017, and to build a base of users worldwide that will need continued refreshment and replacement. What has yet to occur, however, is the case for wearables becoming must-have devices, which will prevent explosive growth going forward."</P> Market Forecast Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:00:00 GMT Ramon T. Llamas