rsscloudcomputing IDC RSS alerts IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Cloud Services 2019 Vendor Assessment <P>This IDC study represents a vendor assessment of providers offering managed cloud 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 cloud 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 cloud services market over the short and long terms. </P><P>"Expanding adoption of cloud capabilities involving private, public, and hybrid options as well as the use of a multitude of vendors to meet critical business and technology objectives is creating increased complexity for buyer organizations in ensuring the performance of their clouds. Ensuring successful use of managed cloud services from managed SPs to deliver optimal performance of client cloud requirements requires buyers to assess a broad set of factors involving strategic planning, talent, governance structure, risk management, track record, and engagement process." — David Tapper, VP, Outsourcing and Managed Cloud Services</P> IDC MarketScape Wed, 17 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT David Tapper, Peter Marston IDC's Enterprise Infrastructure Market Pulse for Q2 2019 Looks at Enterprise Adoption and Use of Containers A recent IDC survey found that improved security, enhanced operational efficiency, and reduction of management costs were the top drivers for the adoption of container infrastructure software products in enterprise production environments. Research Press Release Wed, 17 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Google acquires Elastifile to up its File Services game IDC Link Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Amita Potnis, Deepak Mohan IDC MarketScape: 中国医疗云,2019厂商评估 <P>本次研究对象包含了在中国医疗云市场具备一定技术水平和市场规模,并且在该领域有持续投入规划,具备不断完善产品和服务能力的主流厂商。厂商类型涵盖国内公有云厂商和医疗云应用系统解决方案厂商。IDC针对入选的医疗云厂商的能力和战略进行综合评估,评估标准包括公司规模、产品技术能力、行业和客户拓展能力、生态系统建设以及未来发展战略等方面。各维度根据市场情况进一步划分为若干细分项,并配以不同权重,从而形成IDC MarketScape综合评分体系,通过IDC分析师针对厂商和最终用户的深入访谈,综合分析并确定各服务商在IDC MarketScape中的位置,并探讨厂商的特点和战略,总结发展趋势,为医疗机构用户选择医疗云厂商提供参考。</P><P>"云计算技术已经被广大中国医疗机构认可,医疗云快速发展,正在成为支撑中国医疗数字化转型的基础架构。IDC观察到,一方面公有云厂商加大医疗云的市场开拓力度,并正在提高对医疗云业务的资源投入,推出更多的支持医疗信息系统开发和直接支撑医疗业务运行的技术平台;另一方面医疗云应用解决方案厂商通过推出专业的云医疗应用系统,并且参与云医疗应用系统的运营,支撑诊疗业务运行,尤其是支撑新兴医疗业务的运行。医院在未来发展中全面向云迁移成为大势所趋,本报告期望为医疗机构用户在选择云厂商时提供参考,从而能够把握云计算技术带来的各项益处,在升级转型中率先突破,在临床诊疗、科研以及医院管理中取得领先。"——IDC中国行业研究与咨询服务部高级研究经理肖宏亮表示。</P> IDC MarketScape Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Leon Xiao Industry Cloud Adoption by Industry Vertical, 2019 <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight discusses results from the <I>Industry </I><I>CloudPath</I> <I>S</I><I>urvey,</I> polling industries on their adoption of industry clouds, which are cloud-based platforms through which multiple companies in an industry collaborate in some fashion toward a common goal, such as improving industry insight and/or capability. Industries polled include financial services, manufacturing, life sciences, oil and gas, retail, wholesale distribution, professional services, media and entertainment, utilities, healthcare, and government. </P> IDC Survey Spotlight Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Zachary Rabel Where is Quantum Computing in the Buyer Wish List of New Technology Capabilities Required from Managed Cloud Service Providers? <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight examines buyer interest around quantum computing expertise required from their managed cloud service providers. This presentation analyzes data from IDC's 2018 <I>EMEA</I><I> Managed </I><I>CloudView</I><I> Survey</I>, which collected responses from 400 European organizations across the U.K. and Germany.</P> IDC Survey Spotlight Tue, 16 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Francesca Ciarletta European Government IT Executive Survey, 2019: Investment Priorities of European Government Agencies <P>This IDC Survey contains an extract of the results from IDC's <I>European Vertical Markets Survey</I> and focuses on Western and Central Eastern European government expectations and external IT budget dynamics in 2019. The study focuses on technologies enabling and triggering digital transformation, such as cloud computing, mobile computing, Big Data and analytics, and Internet of Things (IoT). It also examines the business priorities driving digital investments and related security concerns. It is one of a series of reports, but this document provides insight into governments' progress in adopting 3rd Platform technologies to support successful digital transformations.</P> IDC Survey Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Chris Pennell Il digitale è una sfida di velocità. E il cloud vince MILANO, 15 luglio 2019 – Per la direzione IT, la competizione nell’economia digitale può essere ricondotta fondamentalmente a una sfida di velocità: nel generare valore per l’azienda e nell’erogare nuove esperienze d’uso al cliente. Questo significa dispiegare applicazioni e servizi di qualità ai ritmi imposti dal business o, meglio, dal mercato. Il cloud, in questo senso, gioca un ruolo determinante, ponendosi come la principale piattaforma per erogare servizi IT agili e scalabili. Corporate Press Release Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Worldwide Competitive Public Cloud Platform as a Service Forecast, 2019–2023 <P>This IDC study presents a view of PaaS revenue from the historical year 2018 through the 2019–2023 forecast period. It includes high-level breakdowns of PaaS submarkets and geographic regions and offers analysis of key trends, including revenue growth drivers and inhibitors.</P><P>"Chronic shortage of developers continue to plague enterprises in their digital transformation journey that drives demand for tools to accelerate productivity," says Larry Carvalho, research manager, IDC's Platform as a Service. "Approaches like low-code/no-code and serverless architecture are growing in popularity while integration and analytics are becoming the services of choice to deliver end-user value through applications. Open source PaaS initiatives are getting a lot of innovation through community support and accelerating the life-cycle journey in the container and microservices architecture."</P> Market Forecast Mon, 15 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Larry Carvalho Asia Pacific (Excluding Japan) Public Cloud Forecast, 2018—2023 <P>"The breadth of offerings in public cloud coupled with the security features that are now offered on public cloud often surpass than those that are available as on-premise solutions" says Prabhitha Dcruz, senior market analyst, APEJ Cloud Services. "In addition, public cloud is often the starting point of all innovation technology. Customers that are interested in leveraging new technologies such as containers, serverless, artificial intelligence, analytics, as well as next-generation infrastructure and architecture capabilities, have been quick to leverage public cloud in their modernization efforts."</P> Market Forecast Fri, 12 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Prabhitha Sheethal Dcruz, Chris Morris