rsspricingandvaluation https://www.idc.com/rss/2808.do IDC RSS alerts Western Europe Continuous Feed Printer Systems Forecast, 2019-2023 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=EUR145185219&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Forecast examines the Western European continuous feed production printer market, split by product detail: high-speed inkjet, color page, and monochrome page. A long-term forecast for each of the 16 countries is provided for units shipped and values. Key forecast assumptions are identified with the factors accelerating and inhibiting the continuous feed printer market. The forecast is provided for 2019-2023.</P><P>"Continuous inkjet printers have expanded and improved in complexity. This technology continues to take pages from offset and toner devices. OEMs are introducing lower-cost and lower-volume machines, helping PSPs with new applications," said Julio Vial, research manager, IDC IPDS Group.</P> Market Forecast Wed, 03 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Julio Vial HPE Discover 2019: Discovering Everything as-a-Service by 2022 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=lcUS45341219&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>Once again HPE Pointnext services were front and center at HPE Discover in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the highlight on HPE GreenLake flexible consumption. This IDC Link discusses announcements made in support of HPE Pointnext and the services portfolio.</P> IDC Link Tue, 02 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT Jed Scaramella, Leslie Rosenberg, Rob Brothers What Are the Issues Companies Face When Considering a Consumption Pricing Model? https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US44832719&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights key issues of adopting the consumption pricing model and offers insights and guidance to improve. This IDC Survey Spotlight leverages results from IDC's 2019 <I>SaaSPath</I><I> Survey</I>. SaaSPath is IDC's premiere SaaS application global benchmarking web survey, which was fielded in April 2019 and returned 1,874 respondents across 10 countries. SaaSPath looks at the mind and journey of buyers and their preferences around pricing, packaging, and purchasing channels, provides an analysis of how companies are approaching and utilizing the cloud for these applications, and also provides detailed vendor rating and comparisons across all major vendors' survey topics including adoption of specific cloud workloads, maturity, drivers for cloud adoption, spending decisions, and questions about cloud marketplaces.</P> IDC Survey Spotlight Tue, 25 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT Mark Thomason Veritas Is Changing NetBackup Pricing to Effectively Compete with Modern Data Protection Solutions https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US45151817&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Perspective analyzes upcoming changes to Veritas NetBackup pricing to support a growing range of backup workloads and better respond to these changing buyer demands. Enterprise software pricing strategies constantly evolve. For modern technology buyers, the "SaaSification" of IT solutions, from applications to infrastructure, has changed the way buyers look to procure and manage their IT solutions. </P><P>"Enterprise software pricing strategies are constantly evolving," said Andrew Smith, research manager, IDC's Enterprise Infrastructure Practice. "The 'SaaSification' of IT infrastructure solutions has changed the way buyers look to procure and manage their solutions — particularly for archive, backup, disaster recovery, and replication. Veritas NetBackup, one of the largest players in the market, is adapting to this trend with a new pricing strategy that will change the way buyers and partners leverage NetBackup for a range of secondary storage workloads."</P> IDC Perspective Wed, 19 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT Andrew Smith, Paul Maguranis, Phil Goodwin Dell EMC Enterprise Storage Residual Value Forecast, June 2019 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US45151219&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Perspective includes current fair market value, residual value, and specification charts for Dell EMC's enterprise disk storage systems. It offers primary and secondary market analysis for the vendor and its products.</P><P>"Flexible consumption models are disrupting traditional procurement methods. Lessors and financing partners should be well versed on these models to discuss this option with clients and prospects. IDC expects adoption of these models to increase through 2022." — Susan G. Middleton, research director, Technology Financing Strategies</P> Market Perspective Tue, 18 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT Susan G. Middleton HPEFS Analyst Day: Using Investment Strategies and Business Models to Accelerate Digital Transformation https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US45085419&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Note provides an overview of HPE Financial Services analyst day on May 9, 2019, including an assessment of how its strategy and programs in its Circular Economy initiative meet customers' needs for sustainability, data protection, asset management, and financial structures to increase innovation.</P> Market Note Mon, 27 May 2019 04:00:00 GMT Susan G. Middleton, Jennifer Cooke, Rob Brothers Dell Fine-Tunes Its Offers for Flexible Consumption 3.0 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US45035719&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Note focuses on the details of the updates to Dell's flexible consumption models.</P><P>"IDC believes that Dell's latest adjustment to its flexible models focuses on some of the key attributes of Flexible Consumption 3.0 and are adjusting the models to meet customers' needs. Dell and all players in this space will need to continually adjust models to respond to this rapidly changing market." — Susan G. Middleton, research director, Technology Financial Strategies</P> Market Note Tue, 07 May 2019 04:00:00 GMT Susan G. Middleton HPE Enterprise Storage Residual Value Forecast, April 2019 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US44974019&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Perspective includes current fair market value, residual value, and specification charts for HPE's enterprise and midrange disk storage systems. It offers primary and secondary market analysis for the vendor and its products.</P><P>"Demand for storage remains steady as data growth continues to multiply; growing investments in digital use cases and supporting emerging technologies are largely driving this growth." — Susan G. Middleton, research director, Technology Financing Strategies</P> Market Perspective Tue, 09 Apr 2019 04:00:00 GMT Susan G. Middleton 2019 Update to Pricing in the Worldwide Services Market https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US44125819&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Perspective develops a comprehensive framework that explains in detail the terms used in the IT services pricing lexicon.</P><P>"The goal of this document is to develop a comprehensive framework that explains in detail the terms used in the IT services pricing lexicon. In addition, a robust data set has been developed, which provides both a demand-side view and a supply-side view of how IT services pricing is changing over time," said Chad Huston, research manager in IDC's Worldwide Services program." Demand-side buyer interest in variable-based pricing is increasing for the fourth straight year (2015–2018), while supply-side contract data shows the share of 'fixed price' contracts is declining in favor of 'consumption based/on demand.' In addition, buyers still prefer technological-based outcomes as the underlying factor to base the variable price upon; however, that preference is declining in favor of financial outcomes and relational outcomes."</P> Market Perspective Tue, 19 Mar 2019 04:00:00 GMT Chad Huston PC Market Overview and 2019 Outlook for IT Leasing and Financing Firms https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US44876419&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Note provides an overview of the PC market including current market trends, vendor market shares, and future processor trends.</P><P>"Business and government PC refreshes to Windows 10 are driving demand in the otherwise flat to declining desktop PC market. Through 2022, IDC forecasts the U.S. commercial portable PC market to grow 2–3% per year in unit shipments. New procurement models like PC as a service (PCaaS) will continue to gain traction as organizations strike a balance between rising maintenance costs and increased security risk with aging PCs and investment in new devices," says Jennifer Cooke, research director, Technology Financial Strategies.</P> Market Note Fri, 01 Mar 2019 05:00:00 GMT Jennifer Cooke, Susan G. Middleton