rssbigdata IDC RSS alerts EMEA Purpose-Built Backup Appliances Start 2019 With a Modest YoY Revenue Growth of 1.6%, says IDC LONDON, June 17, 2019 — EMEA purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA) vendor revenues increased 1.6% year-over-year to reach $249.6 million in the first quarter of 2019, according to International Data Corporation's (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Purpose-Built Backup Appliance Tracker. Research Press Release Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT IDC Directions 2019 Tokyo:DX Platformとデータアーキテクチャ-企業がデータで稼ぐためには? <P>本Conference: Tech SupplierはIDC Japanのソフトウェア&セキュリティ シニアマーケットアナリストである草地 慎太郎による講演の内容をプレゼンテーションスライドと音声ファイルによって提供するものである。</P><P>データは現代における最も重要な経営資源の一つであるとしばしば言われている。しかし、データを多く持っていても、それを価値創出につなげるためには企業戦略、人材、テクノロジープラットフォームそしてデータアーキテクチャを考慮し、仕組みを作り上げる必要がある。本講演ではIDCがデジタルトランスフォーメーションの中で、企業がデータという資源を価値創出につなげるためのテクノロジープラットフォームとして定義しているDX Platform(DXプラットフォーム)とその中心にあるインテリジェントコアにおけるデータの収集、管理、ガバナンスなどを含むデータアーキテクチャを示し、企業がデータで稼ぐためのヒントを提供する。</P> Conference Proceeding: Tech Supplier Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT Shintaro Kusachi Worldwide Storage Software Forecast, 2019–2023: Software-Defined Storage and Converging Workloads Lead Market Expansion, While Overall Outlook Faces Headwinds <P>This IDC study examines the storage software market for the 2019–2023 period.</P><P>"The storage software market experienced impressive growth in 2018, and we expect the forecast to sustain low-single-digit growth throughout the forecast period," said Greg Macatee, research analyst, Storage Software. "This in large part is tied to the performance of the external storage systems market, which will experience headwinds over the next few years. This said, growth of hyperconverged infrastructure will continue to buoy related sales of software-defined storage, creating targeted opportunities for suppliers that can accommodate this sustained shift away from legacy, array-based systems."</P> Market Forecast Mon, 17 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT Greg Macatee, Andrew Smith Micro Focus: Setting the Foundation for Global Customer Growth <P>Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO; NYSE: MFGP) recently held its Micro Focus Universe 2019 conference in Vienna, with over 1400 attendees. The company announced its latest acquisition, Interset, which brings Advanced Machine Learning, and User and Entity Behavioral Analytics (UEBA) to its existing Security, Risk & Governance Portfolio. The company has grown to $4 billion in revenues, with 13,879 employees (up from 4,826 in April 2017) through acquisitions such as the former Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) software business, Attachmate, and numerous other companies. Over the past 24 months, the Micro Focus executive leadership team has taken critical steps to reorganize the organization, conduct portfolio alignment, hire top talent, and reinvest in sales and marketing capabilities. The company now has a strong clarity of purpose and a tighter focus on customer relationships, as well as enhanced go to market sales expertise and product adoption. </P> IDC Link Fri, 14 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT Stephen Elliot Is Stand-Alone Business Intelligence Headed for Extinction? IDC Link Thu, 13 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT Chandana Gopal, Dan Vesset, Philip Carnelley IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Customer Experience Spending Guide Taxonomy, 2019 <P>This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Customer Experience Spending Guide methodology and taxonomy. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Customer Experience Spending Guide. Technology suppliers may utilize IDC's use case approach and structure, as presented in this document, to help them refocus their products and services and build relevant business cases.</P><P>"IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Customer Experience Spending Guide presents a comprehensive view of the customer experience ecosystem," said Research Manager Craig Simpson of IDC's Customer Insights and Analysis Group. "It is an invaluable resource to help vendors define and standardize their vocabulary when approaching this expanding and dynamic market."</P> Taxonomy Wed, 12 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT Craig Simpson, Eileen Smith, Yash Ahuja, Ashutosh Bisht, Gerry Brown, Eman Elshewy, Takashi Manabe, Roberto Membrila, Andrea Minonne, Akira Muranishi, Ivana Slaharova, Alan Webber, Yu Zheng, Zhenshan Zhong Digital Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa Telecoms <P>This IDC Market Perspective presents key DX-related developments and initiatives in the telecom industry in Sub-Saharan Africa. It describes approaches taken by operators as they have embarked on their DX journeys. It provides recommendations on how telcos — in collaboration with vendors — can implement successful DX.</P><P>"Over-the-top service providers like WhatsApp and Facebook have eroded the legacy revenue streams of telecom operators in Sub-Saharan Africa. This has forced operators to find new ways to remain relevant to consumers and enterprises. It is essential that that they consider embarking on digital transformation to ensure their survival." — Senior Research Analyst Mervin Miemoukanda, IDC South Africa</P> Market Perspective Tue, 11 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT Mervin Miemoukanda Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Software Platforms Forecast, 2019–2023 <P>This IDC study presents a view of artificial intelligence (AI) software platforms revenue from the historical year 2018 through to the five forecast years of 2019–2023.</P><P>"The AI software platforms market continued to grow at a steady rate in 2018, and we expect this momentum to carry forward over the forecast period. IDC forecasts the overall market to maintain a steady growth rate annually through 2023, approaching $11.8 billion in revenue at a CAGR of 35.3%," says David Schubmehl, research director for IDC's Artificial Intelligence Software. "The use of artificial intelligence and machine learning (ML) is occurring in a wide range of solutions and applications from ERP and manufacturing software to content management, collaboration, and user productivity. Software and applications vendors are taking advantage of AI, deep learning, and machine learning to provide benefits for their customers and users as well as improve ROI and achieve cost savings. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are moving into the mainstream of software development, and IDC expects that almost all software will incorporate some kind of AI/ML technologies before the end of the decade."</P> Market Forecast Tue, 11 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT David Schubmehl Worldwide Dynamic Data Management Systems Software Forecast, 2019–2023 <P>This IDC study covers the worldwide dynamic data management systems software market over five years, ending in 2023 and including the historical year 2018. It includes a description of the market forces that drive or inhibit growth in the DDMS market, a discussion of significant market developments that are likely to impact future growth, and actionable advice for technology suppliers.</P><P>"Data management problems are highly varied, and vendors are under pressure from users to support an ever-widening range of data structures and types," said Carl Olofson, research vice president for Data Management Software research at IDC. "At the same time, users are seeking simplicity both in terms of database operation and in terms of limiting the number of vendors with whom they deal."</P> Market Forecast Tue, 11 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT Carl W. Olofson IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Japan Big Data and Analytics, 2019 <P>本調査レポートは、IDCが2019年4月に実施した「IDC MaturityScape Benchmark:国内ビッグデータ/アナリティクス市場」調査の集計結果およびその分析結果をまとめたものである。本調査は国内のビッグデータ/アナリティクス(BDA)に取り組む企業に勤務し、当該分野の方針決定に対して影響力を持つ対象者に対して、BDAの実態について調査し、これらを総合して国内のBDAの成熟度を分析したものである。</P><P>IDC Japan ソフトウェア&セキュリティのマーケットアナリストである草地 慎太郎は、「国内企業のBDA活用の成熟度は確実に向上しているが、世界の先端レベルにいる企業はほとんど存在していない。グローバルレベルでの競争環境の優位にBDAを活用するためには、社外からの先端の知の導入と、社内での研究や顧客接点を通じて創出される知を結び付けて独自の新たな知を創出する必要がある」と分析している。</P> IDC MaturityScape Benchmark Wed, 05 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT Shintaro Kusachi