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Technology Financing Team

Susan G. Middleton

Research Director, Technology Financing Strategies

New Research

HPE Pointnext and Rackspace have partnered to provide enterprise clients with a competitively priced private cloud option that can be hosted on-premise, in a colocation facility, or with Rackspace. This new offer embraces the agility, flexi...
This IDC Survey examines the results of IDC's 2017 U.S. IT Leasing and Financing Survey to understand customers' motivations for leasing and the expected impact of new IT consumption models on future leasing behaviors.In September 2017, IDC...
This IDC study discusses the worldwide datacenter top 10 predictions for 2018."IT organizations will constantly be rebalancing three workload priorities: low latency, rapid resource delivery, and control," noted Richard Villars, vice presid...
This IDC Survey Spotlight offers insights into one key area of this new procurement trend and reveals the IT equipment categories that enterprises are currently reviewing as possible options to transition to new flexible consumption models....
Microsoft Surface Plus for Business: Focus on Flexibility

Sep 2017 - Market Note - Doc # US43010317

by: Rob BrothersLinn HuangTom MainelliSusan G. Middleton,  Kelly Quinn

This IDC Market Note examines Microsoft's recently announced update and rebranding of the company's "Surface Plus for Business.""The solution now leverages the PC-as-a-service (PCaaS) model to enable business customers to have the flexibili...
This IDC Market Analysis Perspective discusses IT leasing and financial trends in 2017. In 2017, the adoption of as a service models have accelerated as enterprises continue to demand flexible, agile procurement models that offer transparen...
This IDC Market Note discusses Dell's Cloud Flex for HCI, part of the larger rollout of new payment offers announced at Dell EMC World on May 8, 2017. Dell also reviewed its new program for channel partners."By expanding its Cloud Flex mode...
This IDC Market Note reviews IBM's announcement of the new z14 series. On July 17, IBM introduced its latest generation of the z series. IBM has reenergized the platform by integrating pervasive encryption into the system and improving soft...
FASB Compliance Challenges

Jul 2017 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS42880917

by: Susan G. Middleton

As U.S. businesses begin preparations for FASB compliance and pending changes in accounting recognition, it's clear that companies are facing unexpected challenges and costs. IDC's recent survey about efforts to prepare for the new FASB rul...
HPE Integrity Server Residual Value Forecast, June 2017

Jul 2017 - Market Perspective - Doc # US42829417

by: Susan G. Middleton

This IDC Market Perspective includes residual value and specification charts for select HPE Integrity high-end servers. It offers primary and secondary market analysis for the vendor and its products."IDC expects customer spending on server...