idcpressreleases http://www.idc.com/rss/2672.do IDC RSS alerts 40% of European Organizations Already Stretch Applications Across Clouds; Multicloud Strategy Urgently Needed, Says IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prEMEA43089417 FRANKFURT/LONDON, September 21, 2017 — One in four IT organizations in Europe is already operating tiered applications spanning on- and off-premise environments. However, only a few pathfinders are making the necessary technology and process adjustments to make this viable in the long run, according to a recent IDC survey of more than 800 IT and line-of-business decision makers in 11 European countries. Research Press Release Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT IDC Forecasts Education IT Spending in Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) to Surpass US $11.8 billion by 2020 http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prAP43092517 SINGAPORE, Sept 22nd, 2017 – The latest forecast from the IDC Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Education Sector IT Forecast, 2015-2020 reveals that technology spending will increase from US$9.8 billion in 2015 to US$11.8 billion by 2020, with a modest compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.86% from 2015 to 2020. Research Press Release Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT Worldwide Purpose-Built Backup Appliance (PBBA) Market Continues to Decline in the Second Quarter of 2017, According to IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS42913917 Worldwide purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA) company revenues were down 16.2% year over year, totaling $728.5 million in the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17), according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Purpose-Built Backup Appliance Tracker. Tracker Press Release Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT IDC Financial Insights Unveils 10 Fast Growing FinTechs for Australia and New Zealand http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prAP43088017 SYDNEY, September 21st, 2017 – IDC Financial Insights today unveiled a list of 10 fast growing fintechs in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) as part of the broader FinTech 101 list for Asia/Pacific. “IDC’s FinTech Fast 101” refers to the fast-growing fintech players in Asia/Pacific based on extensive on-ground analysis of the dominant fintech players within the region. Research Press Release Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT IDC Government Insights Reveals 2017 Rankings of Top 50 Vendors and Top 25 Enterprises Selling IT to Federal Government http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS43079317 IDC Government Insights identified the winners of the 2017 IDC Government Insights Federal IT Rankings. Research Press Release Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT New IDC Forecast Reveals APeJ 3D Printer Market Jumped to 106% Growth in 2016 http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prAP43087917 SINGAPORE, September 21st, 2017 – The latest results from the Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) 3D Printer Forecast, 2017–2021 reveals 3D printer shipments in the Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) grew by almost 106% in 2016 compared to 2015. China remains the major growth driver in the region after hitting 122% shipment growth rate in 2016. Overall shipments for 3D printers in the APeJ region are expected to experience a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 20% through 2021.     Research Press Release Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT Growth in All-Flash Arrays and Midrange Systems Helps Ease the External Storage Market Decline in EMEA, Says IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prEMEA43075217 LONDON, September 19, 2017 — Total EMEA external storage systems value fell by 2.9% in dollars in the second quarter of 2017 but remained fairly flat at -0.1% in euros, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) EMEA Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker 2Q17. Corporate Press Release Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT IDC Energy Insights Forecasts Western European Utilities' Total Year-End IT Spending to Reach $15.2 Billion in 2017 http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prEMEA43075617 MILAN, September 19, 2017 — According to a new IDC Energy Insights study, Western European utilities' total year-end IT spending is expected to reach $15.2 billion in 2017. The study, Western Europe Utilities Industry IT Spending 2016–2021 Forecast (IDC #EMEA41387717, August 2017), shows that electricity companies continue to take the largest share at 64.7% ($9.85 billion). The gas and water segments are considerably smaller but still important, and over the past couple of years they have taken a larger share of Western European utilities' IT spending. Research Press Release Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Ethernet Switch and Router Trackers Show Improved Growth in Second Quarter of 2017 http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS43073317 The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) recorded $6.43 billion in revenue in Q2 2017, an increase of 7.8% year over year. Meanwhile, the worldwide total enterprise and service provider (SP) router market recorded $3.92 billion in revenue in Q2 2017, increasing 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. Tracker Press Release Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT Dell Sees Solid Year-Over-Year Growth in Worldwide PC Monitor Market in Second Quarter of 2017, According to IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS43073017 Worldwide PC monitor shipments totaled 28.5 million units in 2Q17, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker. Tracker Press Release Mon, 18 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT