rsstelecom IDC RSS alerts China Business Internet of Things End-User Perception and Adoption Research <P>The IDC Survey analyzes global business user internet of things (IoT) deployment and application in 2016 in detail. First, it summarizes Chinese business users' recognition of IoT technology. Second, it provides research on Chinese companies' IoT applications and analyzes companies' IoT decisions and groups responsible for IoT decisions as well as the most important factors in deploying IoT. Next, it investigates the drivers and barriers of companies deploying IoT applications. Finally, this presentation comes up with conclusions and suggestions.</P><P>"Starting from the stages of fragmentation and contextualization and then to the stages of inter-scenarios and inter-industries, the IoT market is growing rapidly. Meanwhile, the central government has positioned the IoT industry as a national strategic new industry, influencing Chinese companies' recognition of IoT technology and applications and making them consider IoT from a strategic perspective so it can serve the companies' long-term development. Furthermore, Chinese companies also realize that instead of sticking to the internal market, they should grow in the national market as well. Therefore, to become more successful, when making IoT decisions, companies must consider both the internal and global markets," says Antonio Liu, senior market analyst of IoT research, IDC China.</P> IDC Survey Mon, 29 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT Antonio Liu IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide Taxonomy, 2017 <P>This IDC study provides details of IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide taxonomy. This document is to be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide. Technology suppliers may utilize this forecast structure to help them build an industry-focused outlook to pursue Internet of Things (IoT) market opportunities. The research methodology used to develop the Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide is also referenced.</P><P>"IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide provides a comprehensive spending forecast for a changing and dynamic marketplace that spans 20 industries, 50+ use cases, and 14 technologies in detail," said Marcus Torchia, research director, Customer Insights and Analysis group. "It is a foundational forecast resource of IoT use cases that details spending in 53 countries across 8 regions."</P> Taxonomy Mon, 29 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT Marcus Torchia, Monika Kumar, Carrie MacGillivray, Vernon Turner, Andrea Siviero, Nigel Wallis, Milan Kalal, Yuta Torisu, Roberto Membrila, Ashutosh Bisht Worldwide Hardware Security Modules Revenue Forecast, 2017–2021: First Look <P>This IDC study included interviews with HSM users, manufacturers, and installers. It also included a review of current and historical financial information to validate and support growth projections for the 2016–2021 period. Key findings from this forecast are as follows:</P><UL><LI>IDC forecasts the market for general-purpose HSMs to grow significantly, rising at a five-year compound annual growth rate of 12.1%, reaching $679.5 million in 2021. This growth is driven by organizations taking advantage of the increased flexibility general-purpose HSMs provide over payment authorization HSMs. </LI><LI>IDC projects the market for payment authorization HSMs to grow at a healthy five-year compound annual growth rate of 7.0%, reaching $403.9 million by 2021. Growth will be fueled by HSM refreshes, potential updates to HSM certification requirements maintained by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards Council, and the need to meet increased processing demand. </LI></UL><P>"IDC's first examination of the worldwide market for hardware security modules (HSMs) found strong growth for these products driven by the need to protect critical data residing in public cloud services. HSMs are also emerging as a secure method to track and validate the integrity of internet of things device identity and ensuring the trust required to validate the integrity of cryptocurrency transactions. The HSM market is expected to achieve double-digit growth over the next five years as organizations increasingly focus on the visibility and control of their precious data assets," said Robert Westervelt, research manager and lead of IDC's Data Security practice. </P> Market Forecast Mon, 29 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT Robert Westervelt, Sean Pike Worldwide Internet of Things Security Products Forecast, 2017–2021: Emerging Security Segments <P>This IDC study presents a five-year forecast for the worldwide Internet of Things security products market.</P><P>"Enterprise IT security teams are addressing security and compliance to emerging IoT business projects by turning to their existing security architecture for visibility and security policy enforcement. But this study found some innovative security technologies merging to address new requirements prompted by unique IoT use cases. Therefore, IDC projects healthy, double-digit growth across all the IoT security product market segments through 2021," said Robert Westervelt, research manager, Security Products and IoT Security researcher. </P> Market Forecast Mon, 29 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT Robert Westervelt, Abhi Dugar, Sean Pike Google I/O 2017: Google Extends Intelligent Assistant and Smart Home Capabilities, but Falls Short on Visual Experiences <P>The battle for dominance in the intelligent assistant and smart home markets continues to tighten following several key announcements from Google at its developer conference on May 17, 2017. For some time, Google has been gaining an edge in both of these areas through its extensive cognitive systems and its conversational experiences – and could further this edge with the latest lineup of new features, such as the incorporation of Google Assistant's conversational abilities with Google Lens, and Google Home's hands-free calling and proactive assistance skills – but it has fallen short on matching Amazon's visual experience, which is something that affords Amazon a lead over Google for now.</P> IDC Link Fri, 26 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT Adam Wright How Is IoT Data Used and Organized at the Edge? <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight provides analysis of impact on storage infrastructure on U.S. organizations due to Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. Specifically, this Survey Spotlight highlights the increased use of object-based storage (OBS) at the edge for deep analysis and pattern recognition purposes. </P><P>"Today most IoT data is stored in file-based storage environments with an increase in object-based deployments at the edge in the next 24 months," said Amita Potnis, research manager, File- and Object-Based Storage Solutions at IDC. "This will mean increased storage budgets as data sets continue to grow and a possible uptick of commercial distribution of object-based storage." </P> IDC Survey Spotlight Fri, 26 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT Amita Potnis, Natalya Yezhkova 国内第3のプラットフォーム市場 産業分野別 企業規模別予測、2017年~2021年 <P>本調査レポートは、国内産業分野を17種類の企業、および官公庁、自治体、教育、消費者の4種類の非企業の計21分野に分類し、それぞれの分野の第3のプラットフォーム支出額実績(2016年)と予測(2017年~2021年)を報告するものである。また、IT支出額はその内容をさらに5つの従業員規模に細分化し、産業分野別および従業員規模別の第3のプラットフォーム支出額予測データを掲載した上で、その背景を分析している。IDC Japan ITスペンディンググループのシニアマーケットアナリストである岩本 直子は「今後、実証実験後の実装フェーズをいかに推進していけるかが、国内の第3のプラットフォーム市場のさらなる拡大の鍵となる。ユーザー企業の複数の組織のほか、エンドユーザーやサプライヤーなどのステークホルダーを巻き込みプロジェクトを推進できるITサプライヤーが、本市場の競争優位を獲得する」と分析している。</P> Market Forecast Fri, 26 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT Naoko Iwamoto, Hitoshi Ichimura Internet of Things in Europe: Are Industries Ready to Break Through? <P>This IDC Survey focuses on Internet-of-Things (IoT) adoption levels and trends across Western European companies in 2017. It presents a detailed analysis of the most adopted IoT use cases in each industry sector, underlines how maturity level is rapidly evolving across verticals, and identifies the sectors that are leading the way in terms of IoT deployment and application.</P><P>This presentation is based on the results of the <I>IDC European Vertical Markets Survey 2016</I>, which involved 1,872 companies with more than 10 employees in over 80% of the European economy (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Nordics, and the U.K.). The vertical markets include financial services (including banking, insurance, and other finance), manufacturing, healthcare, telecom/media, utilities/oil and gas (O&G), retail/wholesale, professional services, transport/accommodation, and government/education.</P> IDC Survey Thu, 25 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT Andrea Siviero NEC Corp. of America Vendor Profile: Enabling the Smart Enterprise <P>This IDC Vendor Profile examines and analyzes NEC Corp., with a special focus on NEC Corp. of America, a global player in the worldwide unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) market (see <I>IDC MarketScape: Worldwide U</I><I>nified </I><I>C</I><I>ommunications </I><I>and</I> <I>C</I><I>ollaboration</I><I> 201</I><I>7</I><I> Vendor</I><I> Assessment,</I> forthcoming). Data and information for this Vendor Profile have been gleaned from IDC participation in briefings with company executives and product managers across the communications and networking domains, and additional insight includes perceptions of the vendor from several industry sources.</P> Vendor Profile Thu, 25 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT Rich Costello, Chris Barnard IoT World: It's More About Business than Technology <P>Attended by more than 11,000 people from more than 4,500 companies, IoT World Conference & Expo showcased a variety of solutions for implementation of Internet of Things (IoT) projects. Conference keynotes and sessions covered a broad range of topics from business impact to technology innovations to social aspects of IoT penetration.</P> IDC Link Wed, 24 May 2017 04:00:00 GMT Natalya Yezhkova