rssservices IDC RSS alerts How Do IT Maintenance and Management Resources Vary by SMB Size? <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight examines the resources SMBs use to maintain and manage IT based on SMB employee size. IDC finds that 40% of global SMBs do not have one full-time IT employee in-house, the same percentage as in 2023.</P> IDC Survey Spotlight Fri, 19 Apr 2024 04:00:00 GMT Katie Evans Market Analysis Perspective: Japan Datacenter Facility and Colocation Strategies, 2024 <P>本プレゼンテーションは国内データセンターサービス市場およびデータセンターファシリティ市場の市場動向をまとめたものである。データセンターサービスには、コロケーション、ホスティングなどを含む。また、データセンターファシリティとは、データセンターの冷却システム、電気設備、建設躯体などを指す。</P><P>本プレゼンテーションには、国内データセンターサービス市場予測、国内データセンターの面積/電力キャパシティ予測、新設投資市場予測、保守更新市場予測と並んで、データセンターサービスの利用に関するユーザー動向の分析などが含まれる。</P> Market Analysis Perspective Fri, 19 Apr 2024 04:00:00 GMT Mimei Ito InfoCert Takes Digital Trust to the Next Level <P>This IDC Vendor Profile provides an overview of InfoCert, a Tinexta Group company. It explores how it has developed further internationally since being positioned by IDC as a major market player in <I>IDC </I><I>MarketScape</I><I>: Worldwide eSignature Software 2023 </I><I>Vendor Assessment </I>(IDC #<B><A href="/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US49646923">US49646923</A></B>, September 2023).</P> Vendor Profile Thu, 18 Apr 2024 04:00:00 GMT Jacqui Hendriks Lexmark Brings Disruptive A4 Simplicity to Its New A3 9-Series <P>Lexmark has launched a new A3 portfolio called the 9-Series. The new series incorporates the company's unique approach of scaling up its established A4 technology to create a new internally developed A3 platform. By doing so, Lexmark brings several benefits of A4 technology into the larger A3 format size.</P> IDC Link Wed, 17 Apr 2024 04:00:00 GMT Keith Kmetz AI Transformation of Services — Engagement Models and Employee Impact <P>This IDC Perspective discusses AI transformation of services and related engagement models and employee impact. The proliferation of AI has surged through multiple aspects of business operations. From IT operations and management to line-of-business process executions, organizational utilization of AI has moved far beyond remedial task execution. However, while the swell of AI adoption has pushed forward, AI risks and pitfalls lurk. Explainability and trustability, control and governance, and data privacy and security have fueled concerns and sidetracked organizational initiatives with AI. </P><P>"AI is rapidly transforming services, reshaping engagement models, and impacting talent management within organizations," explains Pete Marston, research director, Worldwide Intelligent Application Services at IDC. "IDC expects AI will be a powerful asset for sustainable business growth and competitive advantage moving forward. Through improving efficiency, enabling data-driven decision-making, and enhancing customer experiences, organizations that strategically leverage AI technologies will be strongly positioned for success so long organizations deftly manage and minimize the many risks with AI."</P> IDC Perspective Tue, 16 Apr 2024 04:00:00 GMT Peter Marston, Jennifer Thomson, Estelle Quek, Bill Latshaw, Alison Close, Abhishek Mukherjee An Industry Snapshot Around Who Makes Decisions Regarding IoT Investments Within North American Organizations <P>This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights data from IDC's <I>North American Enterprise 5G, IoT, and Private Networks Survey,</I> published in December 2023. The data presents enterprise and industrial buyer views related to IoT adoption and decision-making.</P> IDC Survey Spotlight Tue, 16 Apr 2024 04:00:00 GMT Patrick Filkins 国内データセンターファシリティ市場予測、2024年~2028年 <P>本調査レポートは、国内データセンター(DC)ファシリティ市場の新設/増設市場と保守/更新市場を主な対象として、市場規模の推計と予測を行っている。本調査レポートが対象とするDCファシリティ市場とは、建築物、電気設備、冷却システムなどである。対象とするDCは、国内に設置された事業者DCと企業内DCである。</P><P>「DC建設コストは上昇しているが、ハイパースケールDCの建設投資意欲は依然として旺盛であり、市場規模の拡大を加速させている」と、IDC Japan、Software & Servicesのリサーチマネージャーである伊藤 未明は述べている。</P> Market Forecast Mon, 15 Apr 2024 04:00:00 GMT Mimei Ito 2024 is a Year of Choices for S4 Capital and Media.Monks, After Growth Disappears in 2023 <P>Media.Monks owner S4 Capital posted 2023 revenue down 7.8% in like-for-like terms at £1,012 million (just over $1.2 billion) in 2023, with net revenue excluding direct costs down 4.5% at £873 million (just under $1.1 billion). With its former high growth suddenly gone and no indication of its return in 2024, Media.Monks may have to consider some radical alternatives if it is to return to growth and become a more strategic and more transformational partner to CMOs.</P> IDC Link Thu, 11 Apr 2024 04:00:00 GMT Douglas Hayward EMEA Employee Retention Trends, 2024 <P>This IDC Survey examines responses from 4,300 employees across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) related to their plans for job change, reasons behind looking for a job change, or not looking. These responses were collected in February and March in IDC's <I>FoW Employee Experience EMEA Survey</I>, 2024. The presentation also explores what the results mean for vendors of human capital management (HCM) and payroll applications.</P><P>"Employee retention is increasing in EMEA as key economic indicators such as inflation improves," said Bo Lykkegaard, associate vice president, European software research at IDC. "We see a strong potential for applications that help employers monitor employee sentiment, simplify and improve employee experience related to HR matters, and engage employees of all types whether at a desk, onsite, or on the move."</P> IDC Survey Wed, 10 Apr 2024 04:00:00 GMT Bo Lykkegaard HP Inc.'s Future Ready Strategy: European Synchronization <P>This IDC Market Perspective reviews HP Inc.'s "Future Ready" strategy, including its activities to date, financial performance for FY23 and 1Q24, and go-to-market strategy via its Amplify partners, with a highlight on acquired European partner Apogee. It also assesses key announcements made at HP's global Amplify Partner Conference in March 2024.</P><P>"HP Inc. has put in place a strategy to drive continued growth in core businesses, to be executed by its Amplify partners," said Jacqui Hendriks, associate research director, European Print Vendor Transformation Strategies. "AI plays a critical role operationally in allocating partner competencies to growth areas, providing customer insights and developing tools to support and reward partners for their contribution to HP's accelerated revenue growth."</P> Market Perspective Wed, 10 Apr 2024 04:00:00 GMT Jacqui Hendriks