idcpressreleases http://www.idc.com/rss/2672.do IDC RSS alerts 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 and ASUS See 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 UTM and Firewall Growth Drive the Worldwide Security Appliance Market Expansion in Q2 2017, According to IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS43066017 According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Security Appliance Tracker, worldwide security appliance market revenues increased 9.2% year over year in Q2 2017 to $3.0 billion and shipments grew 7.0% year over year to 706,186 units. Tracker Press Release Mon, 18 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT Worldwide Enterprise WLAN Market Sees Stronger Growth in Second Quarter of 2017 as Wireless Digital Transformation Continues, According to IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS43065517 The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments grew 2.5% year over year in the second quarter of 2017, finishing at $2.37 billion, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker. Tracker Press Release Fri, 15 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT Growth in Wearables Shows No Signs of Wearing Out with Double-Digit Gains Forecast Through 2021, According to IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS43058317 According to a new IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker forecast, vendors will ship a total of 121.7 million wearable devices this year, marking a 16.6% increase from the 104.4 million units shipped in 2016. Tracker Press Release Thu, 14 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT Worldwide Enterprise Storage Market Grew 2.9% in the Second Quarter, According to IDC http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS42913717 Total worldwide enterprise storage systems factory revenue was up 2.9% year over year and reached $10.8 billion in the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17), according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker. Tracker Press Release Thu, 14 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT IDC Financial Insights Unveils 10 Fast Growing FinTechs for Thailand at FinTech Innovation Summit 2017 http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prAP43059517 BANGKOK, September 14th, 2017 – IDC Financial Insights today unveiled a list of 10 fast growing fintechs in Thailand, part of the broader FinTech 101 list for Asia/Pacific, at the FinTech Innovation Summit 2017 held at Siam Kempinski, Bangkok. “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 in the region. Corporate Press Release Wed, 13 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT GCC Mobile Market Tipped for Recovery in 2018 Following Flat Shipments in 2017 http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prCEMA43041217 Dubai – The GCC mobile phone market remained relatively flat in Q2 2017, according to the latest figures announced today by International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and consulting firm's newly released Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows overall shipments for the quarter totaled 6.4 million units, representing a minor decline of -1% quarter on quarter (QoQ) and -1.3% year on year (YoY). This contrasts starkly with the steep -20.2% YoY decline seen in Q1 2017, suggesting the market is beginning to show some welcome signs of recovery. Research Press Release Tue, 12 Sep 2017 04:00:00 GMT