rsscloudcomputing https://www.idc.com/rss/2803.do IDC RSS alerts Google Sharpens Enterprise Focus, Emphasizes Edge with Google Distributed Cloud https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=lcUS48315121&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>Google unveiled Google Distributed Cloud at its Next '21 virtual event, expanding its ability to support hybrid, distributed IT strategies. Using the company's Anthos platform for deploying and managing container-based workloads, Google Distributed Cloud can be leveraged as a fully-managed platform or as a hosted offering not connected to Google Cloud. </P> IDC Link Mon, 18 Oct 2021 04:00:00 GMT Chris Kanaracus, Jennifer Cooke VMworld 2021: VMware Brings the Power of "AND" to Multi-Cloud Era https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=lcUS48316021&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>Broadcasted from its original "campus in the forest" HQ in Palo Alto, VMworld 2021 was kicked off online marking this its 17<SUP>th</SUP> conference. VMware is once again at the heart of digital transformation with multi-cloud as the backdrop for its new Cross Cloud Services including VMware Cloud (VMC). VMware reinforces that customers can experience an accelerated cloud journey that is cost efficient, flexible, secure, and fully customizable. As illustrated by Raghu Raghuram, CEO "Every business should have freedom <I>and</I> control". It should not be an "either, or" proposition. </P><P>VMware itself is no stranger to transformation, having been acquired by EMC and now slated to be spun off later this year to become an independent company. At the end of the opening keynote session Mr. Raghuram acknowledged "I hope to see you all in person next year." We couldn't agree more.</P> IDC Link Mon, 18 Oct 2021 04:00:00 GMT Philip Bues, Frank Dickson, Jay Bretzmann 5G Americas 2021: Notable Shift in Tone to Operationalizing 5G For Unlocking New Opportunities, Particularly Those In the Enterprise https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=lcUS48313021&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>5G Americas 2021 focused on how 5G is beginning to deliver on the promises of improving the business and enterprise customer experience, especially tied to certain industry verticals such as healthcare, industry 4.0, education, and smart cities. Speakers also noted that there is much still to be done in technology development, business strategy, and operations management.</P> IDC Link Sat, 16 Oct 2021 04:00:00 GMT Karl Whitelock, Patrick Filkins 2021年 国内データセンターサービス市場 ビジネス動向 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=JPJ46564221&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>本調査レポートは、国内データセンター(DC)サービス市場のプレイヤー主要22社のビジネス動向(2021年8月時点)を分析したものである。</P><P>「新型コロナウイルス感染症(COVID-19)の感染拡大は、DCサービス事業者のビジネスパフォーマンスに直接的な影響をほとんど与えていない。国内DCサービス事業者はクラウドサービスを中心として堅調な成長を継続している」とIDC Japan ITサービスのリサーチマネージャーである伊藤 未明は分析している。</P> Market Perspective Fri, 15 Oct 2021 04:00:00 GMT Mimei Ito VMWorld 2021 – Integrating Capabilities Across Platforms https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=lcUS48311521&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>VMware's announcements at VMWorld 2021 bring their Horizon offerings in closer alignment with both their corporate and sales strategy. Although it will take time, the new Horizon thin edge hybrid DaaS platform, when seen as part of the larger VMware ecosystem, positions them well for the transformation to the intelligent digital workspace. From a broader digital workspace perspective, VMware also announced advancements across its Workspace ONE portfolio, including improvements in digital experience monitoring, deeper UEM/silicon integrations with Intel devices, enforce constant endpoint compliance states, as well as an offering to extend Workspace ONE capabilities to unmanaged, BYO or corporate endpoints managed by other unified endpoint management (UEM) solutions. </P> IDC Link Fri, 15 Oct 2021 04:00:00 GMT Phil Hochmuth, Shannon Kalvar What Facilities do European Digital Leaders Prefer to Deliver Edge Solutions? https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=EUR148267921&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight examines the extent to which European Digital Leaders differ from the overall market in their approach to using third-party facilities or services (such as public cloud, colocation, or telecommunications providers) to deliver their edge solutions. The findings are based on data from IDC's 2021 <I>European Infrastructure Survey</I>, which reached 925 IT infrastructure influencers and decision makers across Western Europe and Central and Eastern Europe.</P> IDC Survey Spotlight Fri, 15 Oct 2021 04:00:00 GMT Andrew Buss, Jarek Smulski PwC Digitally Upscales with Insights Platform https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US48297421&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Perspective presents the evolution of a business platform strategy showcasing PwC's Insights Platform.</P><P>"Platform business models disrupt entire industries by fundamentally transforming interactions between technology solution providers and buyers. Businesses cannot afford lengthy development cycles when it comes to building new differentiating digital capabilities. Digital business platforms are ideally suited for dealing with disruption and rapidly changing customer needs. Industries including financial services and healthcare leverage platforms to accelerate time to market and orchestrate value creation across complex digital ecosystems," according to Frank Della Rosa, research director, SaaS and Cloud Software, Business Platforms, and Ecosystems. </P> IDC Perspective Thu, 14 Oct 2021 04:00:00 GMT Frank Della Rosa What Networking Technologies Are European Digital Leaders Using to Connect their Edge Solutions? https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=EUR148267721&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight examines the extent to which European Digital Leaders differ from the overall market in their approach to adopting different networking technologies to connect their edge solutions. The findings are based on data from IDC's 2021 <I>European Infrastructure Survey</I>, which reached 925 IT infrastructure influencers and decision makers across Western Europe and Central and Eastern Europe.</P> IDC Survey Spotlight Thu, 14 Oct 2021 04:00:00 GMT Andrew Buss, Kevin Restivo IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Multicloud Services 2021 Vendor Assessment https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US45977020&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of providers offering managed multicloud services through the IDC MarketScape model. The assessment reviews both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that define current market demands and expected buyer needs for managed multicloud services. The evaluation is based on a comprehensive and rigorous framework that assesses how each vendor stacks up, and the framework highlights the key factors that are expected to be the most significant for achieving success in the managed multicloud services market over the short term and the long term. </P><P>"Buyers need to manage a complex set of IT and cloud resources that involves different cloud operating models (private, public, hybrid), cloud platforms (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), and cloud service providers is creating increased complexity for enterprises, which is challenging their ability to ensure the performance of all their IT resources. Ensuring successful use of managed multicloud services from managed SPs to deliver optimal performance of client cloud needs requires buyers to ensure access to the right talent, understand approach to multicloud management, assure collaboration and communication are core to the relationship, and establish rules of partnership." — David Tapper, VP, Outsourcing and Managed Cloud Services</P> IDC MarketScape Wed, 13 Oct 2021 04:00:00 GMT David Tapper, Peter Marston South African Enterprise Application Software Market Forecast, 2021–2025 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=META47717422&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study presents a five-year forecast for the South African EAS market. </P><P>"The COVID-19 pandemic has acted as an accelerator of general digitalization trends, especially in retail and healthcare. As a direct consequence of the crisis, demand for enterprise applications software, particularly cloud-based EAS, increased significantly. This trend is likely to continue over the next five years." — Senior Research Analyst Mervin Miemoukanda, IDC META</P> Market Forecast Wed, 13 Oct 2021 04:00:00 GMT Mervin Miemoukanda