rsstelecom https://www.idc.com/rss/2813.do IDC RSS alerts COVID-19 Series: New Zealand Telecoms' Road to Recovery https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=AP46631220&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Perspective highlights the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak on telecom services and telecom network markets in New Zealand. We discuss the opportunities that COVID-19 brings to the telco landscape and provide guidance to the industry.</P><P>“The COVID-19 crisis has illustrated how organisations must accelerate their digital transformation plans, “says Senior Research Manager Monica Collier. “Enterprise organisations are thinking about connectivity resiliency and hybrid solutions for a mix of remote and in-office working. Small to medium businesses have a new sense of urgency for digital, particularly in ecommerce and shifting critical workloads offsite. Telcos, as existing trusted technology providers, have ample opportunity to partner with clients in these spaces and beyond,” she adds.</P> Market Perspective Wed, 08 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT Monica Collier, Jefferson King IDC Survey Finds the Shift to Virtual Events a Modest Success with Room for Improvement https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS46662220&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication A recent IDC report examines what worked and what didn't work when in-person events transitioned to virtual meetings and conferences. Research Press Release Tue, 07 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT European Enterprise Communications Survey, 2020: Attitudes Toward Unified Communications Solutions https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=EUR145273320&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Survey includes data from IDC's 2020 <I>European Enterprise Communications Survey</I>, focusing on unified communications solutions. The survey contains data from 12 countries, 6 verticals, and 6 business size segments. It also gives real-time insight into the priorities and strategic intentions of network executives around enterprise communications services, including communications, collaboration, cloud, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), virtualization, and network-based services. It also analyzes network service provider preferences, which form the basis for vendors' strategy planning and market positioning.</P> IDC Survey Mon, 06 Jul 2020 04:00:00 GMT Oru Mohiuddin, Graham Fruin European Enterprise Communications Survey, 2020: Attitudes Toward WAN https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=EUR145755920&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Survey analyzes key trends on the wide area network (WAN) in Europe based on results of IDC's 2020 <I>European Enterprise Communications Survey</I>. The survey contains data from 12 countries, six verticals, and six business size segments. It also gives real-time insight into the priorities and strategic intentions of network executives around enterprise communications services, including communications, collaboration, cloud, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), virtualization, and network-based services. It also analyzes network service provider preferences, which form the basis for vendors' strategy planning and market positioning.</P> IDC Survey Tue, 30 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT Jan Hein Bakkers, Graham Fruin COVID-19 Impact on Middle East Oil and Gas, Energy, and Mining Sectors https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=META46614020&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Survey document offers a fresh perspective on the ICT market outlook for Middle East companies in the oil and gas, energy, and mining sectors in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The presentation provides results from the survey that IDC conducted in two waves, in April and May 2020, to obtain CIO perspectives on the impact of the pandemic on business revenues, ICT spending, budget shifts, and technology and digital transformation priorities.</P> IDC Survey Mon, 29 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT Eman Elshewy, Jebin George COVID-19's Impact on the Austrian IT Market https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=EUR246302920&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study presents the results of IDC's online survey on COVID-19's impact on the Austrian IT market, which was conducted in May 2020 among private and public organizations in Austria with the aim of understanding IT investments for 2020. The survey covers the following major topics:</P><UL><LI>When do Austrian organizations believe the COVID-19 crisis will be brought under control?</LI><LI>What impact will COVID-19 have on the economy in 2020?</LI><LI>How will COVID-19 affect organizations' actual IT spending for the year?</LI><LI>Which technologies will benefit the most from increased demand resulting from changes to working models and environments necessitated by COVID-19?</LI><LI>What impact will COVID-19 have on digitalization and digital transformation initiatives?</LI></UL><P>"Survey respondents varied considerably in their assessments of the impact COVID-19 is having on their IT spending, with cuts in some areas being offset by increased spending in others. This suggests that there is still no consensus on where this journey will end." — Research Director Rainer Kaltenbrunner, IDC Austria</P> IDC Survey Mon, 29 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT Rainer Kaltenbrunner How Will the COVID-19 Situation Impact the Workplace and What Strategic Initiatives Are Being Prioritized in Saudi Arabia? https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=META46629320&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, organizations globally were transforming their workspaces, workforces, and corporate cultures. Such strategic initiatives have only accelerated in the wake of COVID-19, and organizations in Saudi Arabia are actively looking at the "Future of Work" concept as an enabler of a secure, efficient, agile, and resilient enterprise. This spotlight, which uses data from a recent IDC survey, looks at COVID-19's impact on the evolution of the workplace in Saudi Arabia and identifies the key technology areas that will facilitate work in the "new normal" over the next 12 to 18 months. This spotlight will further help technology suppliers understand what enterprises need from IT to transform the nature of work.</P> IDC Survey Spotlight Mon, 29 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT Uzair Mujtaba Impact of COVID-19: Collaboration Solutions in Canada https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=CA46636120&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Presentation discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the Canadian collaboration solutions market. It provides results from various IDC's surveys covering the impact of COVID-19 on technology spend in 2020 and highlights how collaboration is critical for remote work. It also provides essential guidance for technology buyers and suppliers as organizations in Canada edge closer to recovery. </P> Market Presentation Mon, 29 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT Megha Kumar Slack Targets Email; Grows Intercompany Collaboration Capabilities https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=lcUS46645820&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>Slack pioneered enterprise channel-based communication. They now want to replace your email with short-form messaging. Their announcement of Slack Connect that enables channel-based messaging for up to 20 different enterprises in a channel to collaborate, communicate and share workflows, goes a long way to making this happen.</P> IDC Link Mon, 29 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT Wayne Kurtzman New IDC Survey Examines COVID-19's Impact on Enterprise Networking, Assessing New Buying Behaviors and Future Investments https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS46636420&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=Alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication A new IDC study looks at how investments in various networking technologies have changed since the global pandemic began and how investment priorities for the rest of the year will continue to shift. Research Press Release Thu, 25 Jun 2020 04:00:00 GMT