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Directions 2018 Santa Clara/CA: Analysts speaking Team

Mark Thomason

Research Director

Robert Westervelt

Research Director, Security Products

Al Gillen

Group Vice President, Software Development and Open Source

Alan Webber

Research Director, Digital Strategy & Customer Experience

Ashish Nadkarni

Program Vice President, Computing Platforms, Worldwide Infrastructure

Bill Fearnley

Research Director - Worldwide Blockchain Strategies

Robert Parker

Group Vice President

Brad Casemore

Research Vice President, Datacenter Networks

Dan Vesset

Group Vice President, Analytics and Information Management

David Schubmehl

Research Director, Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence Systems

David Tapper

Program Vice President, Outsourcing and Managed Cloud Services

Deepak Mohan

Research Director, Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

Eric Sheppard

Research Vice President, Server and Storage Infrastructure

Frank Gens

Senior Vice President & Chief Analyst

Greg Ireland

Research Director, Consumer Digital Transformation and Multiscreen Video

Jennifer Cooke

Research Director, Datacenter Trends and Strategies

Jordan Jewell

Senior Research Analyst, Digital Commerce and Enterprise Applications

Kathleen Schaub

Program Vice President, CMO Advisory & Customer Experience

Kimberly Knickle

Research Vice President

Linn Huang

Research Director

Mary Wardley

Program Vice President, Loyalty and Customer Care

Matthew Eastwood

Senior Vice President, Enterprise, Datacenter, Cloud Infrastructure and Developers

Maureen Fleming

Program Vice President, Integration and Process Automation

Meredith Whalen

Senior Vice President, IT Executive, Software, Services and Industry Research

Michelle Bailey

GVP/GM and Research Fellow Datacenter and Cloud

Mickey North Rizza

Program Vice President, Enterprise Applications and Digital Commerce

Peter Rutten

Research Manager, Server Solutions

Randy Perry

Vice President, Business Value Strategy Practice

Raymond Boggs

Program Vice President, Small and Medium Business Research

Richard L. Villars

Research Vice President, Datacenter & Cloud

Ritu Jyoti

Research Director, Storage

Shawn Fitzgerald

Research Director, Digital Transformation Strategies

Stacy Crook

Research Director, Internet of Things

Stephen Elliot

Program Vice President, Management Software and DevOps

Susan G. Middleton

Research Director, Technology Financing Strategies

Tom Mainelli

Program Vice President, Devices & AR/VR

New Research

Digital Commerce Marketplaces in the Age of the 3rd Platform

Feb 2018 - Event Proceeding - Doc # DR2018_LAL1_MNR_JJ

by: Mickey North RizzaJordan Jewell

These event proceedings were presented at the IDC Directions conferences in Santa Clara and Boston in February and March 2018.Digital commerce marketplaces are creating new commerce experiences for B2C, B2B, B2B2C, and C2C business models. ...
These event proceedings were presented at the IDC Directions conferences in Santa Clara and Boston in February and March 2018.In this session, Kimberly Knickle discusses the top IoT use cases that are gaining ground in industries such as ma...
Next-Generation Networking for the Intelligent Edge

Feb 2018 - Event Proceeding - Doc # DR2018_T1_BC

by: Brad Casemore

These event proceedings were presented at the IDC Directions conferences in Santa Clara and Boston in February and March 2018.As the edge plays host to a growing array of new applications, the focus ultimately turns to edge networking, whic...
This IDC Presentation provides predictions for the top 10 trends impacting enterprise networking in 2018. The IDC Presentation is designed to provide clients with an update from IDC's networking infrastructure analysts on the key issues imp...
This IDC Perspective discusses the evolution of Big Data environments and requirements and provides the top 5 benefits of decoupling compute and storage for Big Data deployments."Decoupling compute and storage is proving to be useful in Big...
On Feb 6, cybersecurity company Proofpoint acquired Wombat, a provider of cloud-based information security awareness and training software, for $225 million. The acquisition provides Proofpoint with new capabilities to protect against email...
This IDC study provides an assessment of the leading SaaS and cloud-enabled travel and expense software solutions and discusses the criteria that are most important for companies to consider when selecting a system."The SaaS and cloud-enabl...
On February 15, 2018, Google announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Xively, a division of LogMeIn Inc. The acquisition will support Google's Internet of Things (IoT) platform strategy, once the company figures out how it...
This IDC Perspective reviews Oracle's recent Autonomous Database announcement and examines how one customer is planning to make use of the automation capabilities provided in its day-to-day business processes. "AI and machine learning are i...
This IDC study provides an aggregated worldwide forecast for spending on cloud IT infrastructure hardware (server, storage systems, and network devices across public and private clouds as well as traditional IT environments). This document ...