rsscloudcomputing IDC RSS alerts Proficio: Delivering Effective Managed Security Services to the Advanced Threat Landscape <P>This IDC Vendor Profile analyzes Proficio's global managed security service (MSS) offerings and highlights the company's differentiation factors in the market. The IDC Vendor Profile reviews key success factors including strategy, offerings, partnerships, and target market.</P> Vendor Profile Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Cathy Huang, Martha Vazquez The Use of Industry Clouds for KYC Compliance <P>This IDC Perspective focuses on the use of industry clouds for KYC compliance. This document highlights the many opportunities and challenges associated with adopting an industry cloud approach to KYC.</P><P>Steven D'Alfonso, research director, IDC Financial Insights, reports, "Many financial institutions view KYC compliance as a top priority because of evolving regulatory requirements and the threat of punitive fines resulting from violations. KYC industry cloud may offer an alternative business process that can lead to cost reductions, reduced errors, and other benefits."</P> IDC Perspective Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Steven D’Alfonso, Eric Newmark Worldwide Datacenter Network Forecast, 2018-2022 <P>This IDC study provides a forecast for and analyzes key trends affecting the worldwide market for datacenter networking.</P><P>"Ostensibly, the worldwide datacenter network retains a relatively enviable growth profile. Nonetheless, cloud is having a disruptive effect on all datacenter networking technologies and markets, and that disruption presents challenges and opportunities for suppliers and their customers." — Brad Casemore, IDC research vice president, Datacenter Networks</P> Market Forecast Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Brad Casemore, Petr Jirovsky, Rohit Mehra AWS re:Invent 2017: Implications for Retailers <P>This IDC Perspective discusses Amazon Web Services' (AWS) re:Invent 2017 event. This cloud computing event attracted 43,000 attendees, up significantly from last year, and sent attendees home with much to talk about. AWS delivered over 80 announcements of new products or product enhancements, which was a dramatic increase over the 2016 event, focused on AI, IoT/edge, data tools, container management, and serverless computing.</P><P>"Retailers are feeling the urgency to embrace the digital transformation, in search of efficiency and agility in their application portfolio and IT infrastructure. If and when retailers move their applications to the cloud, the competitive landscape offers several choices. As the AWS re:Invent event showed, AWS is strengthening its services and capabilities. While some retailers will do a deeper assessment of the relative business and competitive risk of jumping on the AWS bandwagon, AWS is showing that there is technology reward for retailers whose go-to-market strategies are not risk from Amazon." — Robert Eastman, research manager, Retail Omni-Channel IT Strategies</P> IDC Perspective Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Robert Eastman, Frank Gens, Robert Parker SDX: così l’infrastruttura IT diventa un servizio MILANO, 15 febbraio 2018 – La rivoluzione digitale sta obbligando le imprese a cambiare il modo di concepire l’IT aziendale, modernizzando l’infrastruttura, realizzando un’organizzazione data-centrica ed erogando servizi IT più flessibili. Un nuovo approccio all’architettura IT aziendale sta quindi emergendo come indispensabile, per tenere il passo con il crescente volume delle informazioni da elaborare e per aumentare l’efficienza delle risorse infrastrutturali e il loro grado di orchestrazione. Il tutto per gettare le basi di una vera e propria azienda multicloud-ready. Corporate Press Release Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT APeJ Public Cloud Services Spending Forecast to Reach $15 Billion in 2018, IDC Reports SINGAPORE, February 15th, 2018 - Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to reach $15.08 billion in 2018, an increase of 35.66% over 2017, according to the latest update of the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide . Although annual spending growth is expected to slow over the 2016-2021 forecast period, the market is expected to hit a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32.58% in public cloud services spending, or a total of $32.27 billion in 2021. Research Press Release Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT IDC Innovators: Asia/Pacific Data-as-a-Service Provider, 2018 <P>IDC Innovators are emerging vendors with revenue <US$100 million that have demonstrated either a groundbreaking business model or an innovative new technology — or both. This IDC Innovators study profiles Appier, DC Frontiers, and Wisers in the emerging market segment of data as a service in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan).</P> IDC Innovators Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Jessie Danqing Cai, Chwee Kan Chua, Kar Leong Tew Nutanix Multicloud Roadmap and Its Relevance to European Buyers <P>Enterprise infrastructure software provider Nutanix hit milestone product developments to automate on-premise in 2017. In 2018, it will start delivering on external cloud portability, a key for European multicloud needs.</P> IDC Link Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Giorgio Nebuloni 2017 Citrix Industry Analyst Meeting — The Key Role of Networking in the "Future of Work" Vision <P>This IDC Market Note provides highlights from the annual Citrix Industry Analyst event that took place on December 13–14, 2007, in Santa Clara, United States. </P><P>"Hassle-free cloud migration, simplification of IT and user experiences, and expanded use of network-wide analytics are key strategic priorities for Citrix in 2018. The vendor aims to ensure continued global revenue growth through the sale of corresponding products" — IDC Vice President of European Telecommunications and Networking Chris Barnard.</P> Market Note Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Chris Barnard, Peter Kosinar BMC Shifts Focus to Multicloud Solutions <P>BMC's strategic focus on digital transformation solutions is a progressive step towards addressing the cost, visibility, security, and performance challenges associated with multicloud infrastructure, although there is work to be done to address a legacy BMC image.</P> IDC Link Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT Michael Ceroici, Carla Arend