rsstelecom IDC RSS alerts European Fixed Business Voice Platforms and Services Forecast, 2018-2022 <P>This IDC Market Forecast provides a topline 2017-2022 forecast for the European fixed business voice services market. It examines the transition from TDM to IP voice services and from on-premise voice platforms to hosted services. IDC data products, such as the <I>EMEA Telecom Services Database and Unified Communications and Collaboration Forecast</I><I>, </I>were used to develop market sizes for revenue and licenses/extensions. Other models were used to study voice equipment installed bases and business penetration by voice service. The report also features recommendations for providers.</P><P>"Players in the European fixed voice market are challenged by irreversibly declining topline revenues, but it does represent pockets of interesting opportunities. Providers need to take a proactive approach to understanding market trends and evolving enterprise communication needs to build interesting solutions based on existing and next-generation architecture," said Oru Mohiuddin, research manager, IDC Europe Unified Communications and Collaboration. </P> Market Forecast Tue, 19 Feb 2019 05:00:00 GMT Oru Mohiuddin Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Looks to Extend Its Enterprise Networking Reach with Unified Communication and Wired and Wireless Solutions <P>Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALE) held its annual analyst conference named Connex19 from February 3 to 5, where it outlined its achievements from the previous year and laid out the company's future road map. The company has a multifaceted strategy that aligns well with major trends driving technology adoption in its key enterprise networking segments including Ethernet switching, wireless local area networking (WLAN), and accompanying management tools (including cloud-managed networking), in addition to its broader UC&C portfolio. </P> IDC Link Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:00:00 GMT Brandon Butler, Rohit Mehra IDC Market Glance: Behavioral Health, 1Q19 <P>This IDC Market Glance provides a glance at the current makeup of the behavioral health landscape, illustrates the participating vendors, and depicts the segments and structure of the market.</P> Market Presentation Mon, 11 Feb 2019 05:00:00 GMT Lynne Dunbrack IDC's Worldwide Enterprise Network Infrastructure Taxonomy, 2019 <P>This IDC study presents our taxonomy for the enterprise network infrastructure market as covered in the quarterly Worldwide Datacenter Network QView. It provides the definitions of Ethernet switch, router, WLAN, and VoIP infrastructure. It also provides datacenter networking-specific definitions for Fibre Channel, InfiniBand, and application delivery. It is the foundation for IDC's forecast and market share documents. The taxonomy is used by IDC analysts around the world to generate IDC market sizing, forecasts, and company models.</P><P>"IDC's worldwide network infrastructure taxonomy presents IDC's integrated view of the worldwide enterprise networking market — from the datacenter to the campus edge," said Brandon Butler, senior research analyst, Network Infrastructure. "This taxonomy pulls together the many elements of enterprise networks to provide a more comprehensive understanding of our network infrastructure research."</P> Taxonomy Mon, 04 Feb 2019 05:00:00 GMT Brandon Butler, Brad Casemore, Rich Costello, Rajesh Ghai, Petr Jirovsky, Rohit Mehra IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Telecommunications 2019 Predictions — APEJ Implications <P>This IDC Presentation provides the top 10 predictions for enterprise communications and networking business transformation in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ) for 2019. It is designed to provide Asian CIOs with an understanding of the external drivers that will change the networking environment over the next 12 to 24 months and beyond. It offers targeted guidance that enables CIOs to make sound investments in the 3rd Platform and digital technologies that will enhance present and future business values.</P><P>The telecommunications ecosystem and networking are integral aspects of enterprise transformation and its adoption of digital platforms. The predictions in this study focus on some of the most important drivers that will have a significant impact on enterprise networking environment over the next few years. These include software-defined networking–based (SDN-based) services such as software-defined WAN (SD-WAN), 5G, artificial intelligence, and unified communications and collaboration.</P> Tech Buyer Presentation Thu, 31 Jan 2019 05:00:00 GMT Nikhil Batra, Hugh Ujhazy IDC Predictions 2019: Worldwide Enterprise Communications Infrastructure <P>This IDC Market Presentation provides predictions for the top 10 trends impacting enterprise networking in 2019. The presentation is designed to provide clients with an update from IDC's networking infrastructure analysts on the key issues impacting the worldwide enterprise market and includes the following agenda items:</P><UL><LI>Worldwide Enterprise Network Infrastructure Market Sizing, 2019</LI><LI>Worldwide Enterprise Network Infrastructure Forecast by Technology</LI><LI>What to Look For in 2019</LI><LI>Top 10 Worldwide Enterprise Network Predictions for 2019</LI></UL> Market Presentation Tue, 29 Jan 2019 05:00:00 GMT Rich Costello, Rohit Mehra, Brad Casemore, Brandon Butler IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Telecommunications 2019 Predictions - Japan Implications <P>本調査レポート(プレゼンテーション)で、IDC Japan コミュニケーションズのグループマネージャーである草野 賢一は、世界と国内のネットワークサービス市場において、2019年~2024年に発生するネットワークに関する主要な10項目の予測(Predictions)について議論する。このPredictionsでは、国内ネットワークサービス市場において起こりつつある変革について分析を行っている。</P><P>今年の「IDC FutureScape」では以下に挙げるトピックを中心に取り上げる。</P><UL><LI>2020年までに国内企業の40%が、一部の拠点にセキュアかつ仮想化されたアーキテクチャを有するSD-WAN(Software Defined-Wide Area Network)を導入する。</LI><LI>2020年までに国内企業の25%以上が、セキュアで仮想化されたエッジアーキテクチャを有し、クラウドで管理されるエッジITとネットワークサービスを搭載可能なvCPE(virtual Customer Premise Equipment) x86プラットフォームを導入する。</LI><LI>2021年までに世界の60%の企業が、AI(Artifitial Intelligence:人工知能)によるネットワーク自動化に向けた取り組みを始める。</LI><LI>2021年までに、国内企業の70%がマネージドセキュリティサービスを導入し、アナリティクス、AI/ML(Machine Learning)、自動化、オーケストレーションを活用し、セキュリティ脅威や攻撃に対する予測や対応を高度化する。</LI><LI>2022年までに、国内におけるUC&C導入において、その60%以上は何らかの形でクラウドベースのUCaaS(Unified Communication as a Service)を取り入れる。</LI></UL><P>なお、本プレゼンテーション内の数値は断りなく使用されている場合は世界市場の数値を示しており、国内市場の数値には国内市場であることを明記している。</P> Tech Buyer Presentation Mon, 21 Jan 2019 05:00:00 GMT Yoko Ono, Kenichi Kusano G Suite Adds Value, Increases Price for the First Time in Over a Decade <P>For the first time in a decade, Google announced a price increase on its G Suite offerings. Since that time, customers have seen over a dozen new products as well as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities grow across the ecosystem. Even after the increase of roughly $1-2 per user, the company still offers significant value to the enterprise and is more than competitive.</P> IDC Link Thu, 17 Jan 2019 05:00:00 GMT Wayne Kurtzman Executive Snapshot: DX Impacting Core Strategic Business Areas — Infrastructure Sector, 2018 <P>This IDC Survey focuses on key buyer behavior data points to give vendors a quick look at DX market indicators such as:</P><UL><LI>The DX position of individual industries (telecommunications, utilities) within the infrastructure sector </LI><LI>Top areas of change underway to capitalize on DX by infrastructure sector industries</LI><LI>Individual infrastructure sector industry DX position </LI></UL><P>The information is intended to be "snackable" content to help vendors facilitate and shape forward-thinking discussions with clients and prospects.</P> IDC Survey Wed, 16 Jan 2019 05:00:00 GMT Craig Simpson, Eileen Smith European Unified Communications as a Service Forecast, 2018–2022 <P>This IDC Market Forecast provides revenue and subscriber forecasts for the European UCaaS market, specifically, for the UCaaS applications and UCaaS voice segment; it replaces the EMEA UCaaS forecast document to focus solely on Europe. It contains splits for seven countries/subregions in Europe: the U.K., Germany, France, the Nordic countries, Southern Europe, the rest of Western Europe, and Central and Eastern Europe. The study outlines market drivers and inhibitors and provides guidance to vendors and services providers.</P><P>"UCaaS is among the most prospective growth engines for UC&C in EMEA offering modern-day communications and collaboration solutions, but it is also starting to mature, and more defined segments are gradually emerging. The mid-segment, consisting of businesses with employees ranging from 50 to 249 employees, is driving the strongest growth for both UCaaS Voice and Applications," said Oru Mohiuddin, research manager, IDC European Enterprise Communications and Collaboration.</P> Market Forecast Fri, 11 Jan 2019 05:00:00 GMT Lise Hagen, Oru Mohiuddin