rssmobility IDC RSS alerts MWC2018: Key Product Announcements <P>This IDC Presentation summarizes the main announcements on mobile phones, smart home devices, and personal computing devices at the Mobile World Congress 2018. </P> Market Presentation Thu, 19 Jul 2018 04:00:00 GMT Francisco Jeronimo, Marta Pinto, Antonio Arantes, Daniel Goncalves Telstra2022: A Big Bang Approach to Transform — Opportunities and Challenges <P>"Telstra has had a rocky journey over the past few years, when it has seen its share price drop almost 60% from the highs of 2015. Moreover, failure to adapt to new competitors, the impact of NBN, and multiple network outages have put the carrier under tremendous pressure. In one of the most radical strategy announcements that we've seen from the carrier in a long time, Telstra announced its 2022 strategy with an aim to invigorate the brand and be well positioned to regain its lost advantage in the telecom market in the region. Although the reduction of 8,000 employees, almost 25% of its workforce, is a very significant move, there's a lot more to the Telstra2022 strategy," says Nikhil Batra, senior research manager, IDC Australia Telecom Practice. </P> Market Note Thu, 19 Jul 2018 04:00:00 GMT Nikhil Batra, Hugh Ujhazy Central and Eastern Europe Mobile Security Market 2018–2022 Forecast <P>This IDC Market Forecast study examines the projected growth of investments in mobile security solutions across the Central and Eastern European region for the period 2018-2022. The study tracks investments, trends, and drivers across six core segments: mobile threat management, mobile information protection and control, mobile identity and access management, mobile security and vulnerability management, mobile gateway access and protection, and other mobile security. </P><P>"The breadth of challenges facing CEE organizations in terms of mobility and security is considerable, from phishing attacks and malicious apps to vulnerabilities and loss or theft of the devices themselves. Data protection regulations add a further concern to the business risk already engendered by mobile device usage. CEE companies need to determine the optimum mobile security strategy for their organization, and identify the appropriate solutions to meet those needs — with an eye on manageability and integration with their existing infrastructure and tools." — CEE Security Research Lead Mark Child, IDC CEMA </P> Market Forecast Wed, 18 Jul 2018 04:00:00 GMT Mark Child Tesla Plans to Build Wholly Owned Gigafactory 3 in China: Intensifying EV Competition, Igniting New Opportunities for Robotic Automation <P>On July 11 2018, Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) was reported to have inked a major deal with the Chinese authorities to build a new plant, dubbed Gigafactory 3, in Shanghai, China. This wholly owned new factory is Tesla's first factory outside of the United States, which will eventually ramp up to a production capacity of 500,000 electric vehicles (EV) annually for the China market</P> IDC Link Tue, 17 Jul 2018 04:00:00 GMT Jing Bing Zhang, Chris Dong, Yue Zhang Canadian Business Communications 2018 Survey Results <P>This IDC Survey focuses on adoption, spending, and vendor preferences across a broad range of communication services and technologies in Canadian enterprises. This survey is a refresh of IDC Canada's annual survey conducted with businesses of all sizes and across all regions and vertical markets in Canada on their communications usage.</P> IDC Survey Mon, 16 Jul 2018 04:00:00 GMT Lawrence Surtees, Patty Bu European B2B Device Market Trends <P>This IDC Presentation examines the evolution of smartphone and tablet adoption in the enterprise and the latest trends in Europe. Enterprises see mobile devices as essential tools that contribute to increasing the performance of their mobile workers, but some new technology trends will disrupt the adoption of mobile devices in the business-to-business (B2B) space. </P> Market Presentation Mon, 16 Jul 2018 04:00:00 GMT Francisco Jeronimo Japan 3rd Platform Forecast by Vertical Segment and Company Size, 2018−2022 <P>This IDC study is a translation of the Japanese document IDC #<B><A href="/getdoc.jsp?containerId=JPJ42862118.">JPJ42862118.</A></B> In this report, IDC classifies the 21 industry segments into enterprise segment that consist of 17 industry segments in Japan and the nonenterprise segment that comprises four industry segments, which are government, local government, education, and consumers. This study provides a report on the 3rd Platform spending performance for the respective segments in 2017 and a forecast from 2018 to 2022. IDC further divides the market according to the five company sizes, and presents as well as analyzes the 3rd Platform market spending forecast data by industry segment and company size.</P><P>"More businesses will engage in digital transformation or DX as investments in the 3rd Platform continue to grow. It is critical for IT suppliers to strengthen their consulting services as IT professional businesses that are going to engage in DX or explore the next stage after trial implementation of DX require a different approach from the traditional way of proceeding with IT projects," says Naoko Iwamoto, senior market analyst, IT Spending Group, IDC Japan.</P> Market Forecast Mon, 16 Jul 2018 04:00:00 GMT Naoko Iwamoto, Hitoshi Ichimura, Akira Muranishi B2B Mobile Device Market Trends in France <P>This IDC Market Presentation looks at the evolution of smartphone and tablet adoption in the enterprise and the latest market trends in France. </P> Market Presentation Fri, 13 Jul 2018 04:00:00 GMT Francisco Jeronimo B2B Mobile Device Market Trends in Spain <P>This IDC Presentation examines the evolution of enterprise smartphone and tablet adoption and the latest market trends in Spain. </P> Market Presentation Fri, 13 Jul 2018 04:00:00 GMT Francisco Jeronimo European Enterprise Communications Survey, 2018: Attitudes Toward Video <P>This IDC Survey summarizes key trends around video technology solutions based on IDC's 2018 <I>European Enterp</I><I>rise Communications Survey</I>. In particular, it focuses on the current and planned use of video equipment (endpoints/systems) and services by European businesses within the next three years. The presentation analyzes market trends and indicates potential growth areas within respective countries, industries, and business size segments. </P><P>IDC's <I>European Enterprise Communications Survey</I> is an annual survey and a "must have" for any network and services vendor. It provides real-time insight into the priorities and strategic intentions of network executives, offering guidance for vendors' strategy planning and market positioning. This survey covers a range of topics, including WAN, hybrid networks, network infrastructure, software-defined networks (SDNs), cloud, unified communication, video, contact centers, data and voice services, network life-cycle services, provider selection criteria and preferences, and overall trends in the telecommunications sector.</P><P>Results are obtained from nine Western European countries (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the U.K.), six verticals (finance, manufacturing, the public sector, retail/wholesale, business services, and transport), and six business size segments (50–99 employees; 100–249 employees; 250–499 employees; 500–999 employees; 1,000–4,999 employees; and 5,000 or more employees).</P> IDC Survey Fri, 13 Jul 2018 04:00:00 GMT Melissa Fremeijer