rssmobility IDC RSS alerts Ericsson Restructuring Strengthens Enterprise Connectivity Focus and Growth Strategy <P>On May 18, Ericsson announced that is planning to restructure the organization to better address the direct needs of large enterprise customers by splitting its mobile infrastructure and enterprise technology products and services into distinct divisions. The restructuring sets in motion a path that aligns technology, products and services around enterprise customers and mobile communications infrastructure. </P><P>The restructuring sets in motion a path that aligns technology, products and services around enterprise customers and mobile communications infrastructure. The newly created Business Area Cloud Software and Service merges Ericsson’s Digital Services and Managed Services division together a more dedicated focus on developing cloud ready solutions and services that can help customers benefit from automation and data intelligence. The also newly created Business Area Enterprise Wireless Solutions group, combines the company's private mobile network business and wireless edge network assets together, built around Ericsson's acquisition of Cradlepoint in 2020 and Vonage in late 2021. This should allow for more direct targeting of the enterprise sector, and Cradlepoint's CEO, George Mulhern will lead the business unit.</P> IDC Link Wed, 18 May 2022 04:00:00 GMT Paul Hughes IDC Perspective: Future of Digital Innovation Awards: Lessons from the Leaderboard <P>Digital innovation is harder than it looks. IDC's 2021 Future Enterprise Award winners (Future of Digital Innovation category) showcased the successful efforts of organizations across Asia/Pacific. "This year's winners provide a blueprint for moving forward," says Gina Smith, PhD, research manager for software and services, IDC Asia/Pacific. She adds, "There is much to learn from these organizations' tenacity, creativity, and momentum."</P> IDC Perspective Wed, 18 May 2022 04:00:00 GMT Gina Smith, PhD IDC Survey Spotlight: What Is the Priority for Device Spending for Asia/Pacific Manufacturers in 2022? <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight discusses IT device spending choices within the manufacturing industry in Asia/Pacific. Organizations looking to leverage digital capabilities are gearing up on devices to create a digital environment to increase operational efficiency, enabling remote support and simplifying operations training to nurture new talent and skills.</P><P>This document is based on IDC's 2022 <I>Future Enterprise Resiliency and Spending Survey</I><I>,</I> which surveyed 376 organizations in Asia/Pacific, all of which are currently focused on priorities on IT spending and organizational resilience.</P> IDC Survey Spotlight Wed, 18 May 2022 04:00:00 GMT Wai Yee Lee Russia–Ukraine War: Impact and Implications for the China Tech Industry <P>Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sparked a tremendous global response, including economic and technology sanctions from many countries. Several countries, including China, have abstained from voting on the United Nations resolution on March 2, 2022 to condemn Russia's aggression against Ukraine. This IDC Perspective aims to shed light on the impact of this war to China’s burgeoning tech sector and players, with scenarios for both containment and expansion strategies. IDC’s analysis includes the impact on two of the largest market segments for China tech vendors: mobile phones and PC devices.</P><P>"The China ICT industry is aware of both the opportunities and risks present in light of the impact of the economic sanctions on Russia. IDC expects that in the longer term, the war will likely further drive and faster bifurcate Eastern and Western tech industries," says Linus Lai, VP of software and services, IDC Asia/Pacific.</P> IDC Perspective Wed, 18 May 2022 04:00:00 GMT Linus Lai, Robert Farish, Sandra Ng 国内DXプロフェッショナルサービス市場予測、2022年~2026年 <P>本調査レポートは、DX(デジタルトランスフォーメーション)プロフェッショナルサービス市場の2021年の実績と、2022年~2026年の市場予測を4つの主要技術分野別(クラウド向け、ビジネスアナリティクス(BA)向け、エンタープライズモビリティ向け、ソーシャルビジネス向け)にまとめたものである。2021年のDXプロフェッショナルサービス市場は、2020年に新型コロナウイルス感染症(COVID-19)の影響で一時的に低下した成長率が再上昇し大幅な成長を遂げた。2022年以降もすべての分野で2桁のCAGRでの成長が継続するとIDCでは予測する。ただし、予測期間(2022年~2026年)の後半になるほど4分野間の重複領域は拡大する。</P><P>IDC Japan ITサービスのグループマネージャーである植村 卓弥は「既存システムのクラウド移行とDX/データ駆動型ビジネスの進展は、プロフェッショナルサービスへの需要を活発化し、市場は需要牽引型での高成長を継続する。特に、クラウド向けプロフェッショナルサービスは2022年に支出額規模が1兆円を超えても高成長を継続し、DXプロフェッショナルサービスの中でも中核的サービスとしての位置づけを強めていくであろう」と述べている。</P> Market Forecast Wed, 18 May 2022 04:00:00 GMT Takuya Uemura U.S. Enterprise Communications Services Survey: Content Delivery Networks, 2021 <P>This IDC Survey provides key analysis and findings from the <I>2021 U.S. Enterprise Survey</I> related to the uptake of content delivery networks (CDNs) services by U.S. enterprises.</P> IDC Survey Mon, 16 May 2022 04:00:00 GMT Ghassan Abdo U.S. Mobile Consumer and Business Services Forecast, 2022–2026 <P>This IDC study analyzes the U.S. mobile consumer and business services market outlook for the 2022–2026 period.</P><P>"2021 saw unusually high net adds in the mobile industry in both the consumer and business segments," says Sandra Wendelken, senior research analyst, Mobile and IoT Services at IDC. "Total U.S. wireless market penetration reached 114% of the U.S. population last year with many factors including pent-up demand, stimulus funding, and a changing workforce driving consumer and business uptake."</P> Market Forecast Mon, 16 May 2022 04:00:00 GMT Sandra Wendelken, Jason Leigh, Carrie MacGillivray U.S. SMB Managed Wi-Fi Services Forecast, 2022–2026 <P>This IDC study identifies and quantifies the SMB managed Wi-Fi services market opportunity in the United States, including an assessment of the drivers and inhibitors influencing the deployment, marketing, and pricing of these services and the adoption of managed Wi-Fi services across the small and medium-sized business segments. The study also presents forecast projections for the revenue opportunity for managed Wi-Fi services.</P><P>"Managed Wi-Fi services will play an important role for small and medium-sized businesses who need to connect employees with communications and collaboration services within the workplace. MSOs and telcos have an opportunity to provide these Wi-Fi services as an additional element in the bundle, helping their customers deliver a better experience to employees, as well as shoppers, hotel guests, and attendees at large-scale events," says Jason Blackwell, research director, SMB Communications Services at IDC.</P> Market Forecast Mon, 16 May 2022 04:00:00 GMT Jason Blackwell Verizon Looks to Sport to Further European Mobile and Wireless Networks <P>Sports stadia provide a growing opportunity for CSPs, as spectator and other stadium demands spiral. Connectivity will be a critical part of a broader solution. Verizon has launched its strategy to accelerate stadium and venue deployments in Europe, and has announced a key contract win with Extreme Networks to deploy solutions at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium. This follows Vodafone's announcement earlier in 2022 as the official connectivity partner of The Championships, Wimbledon. We expect further contract wins in this sector in 2022.</P> IDC Link Mon, 16 May 2022 04:00:00 GMT Richard Thurston 国内産業分野向け5G市場の展望を発表 Japan, 2022年5月16日 - IT専門調査会社 IDC Japan 株式会社(所在地:東京都千代田区九段北1‐13‐5、代表取締役社長:竹内正人、Tel代表:03-3556-4760)は、国内産業分野向け5G市場の展望を発表しました。 Research Press Release Mon, 16 May 2022 04:00:00 GMT