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Equinix's purchase of 13 datacenters in Canada strengthens its ability to provide its global digital platform including colocation and interconnection service to retail customers. Enterprise customers relying more on hybrid cloud architectures ...
On May 27, 2020, HP Inc. (HPQ) delivered its FY20Q2 earnings release, citing pandemic-driven macroeconomic and supply chain disruptions for its 11% drop in revenue to $12.5B.
Personal Systems accounted for $8.3B in revenue, down 7% ...
On May 7, Cognizant announced its 1Q20 results, which showed revenue up 3.5% in constant currency to $4.2 billion, but down sequentially, from $4.3 billion in the previous quarter. Adjusted income from operations fell 2.7% to $640 million, ...
On April 28, 2020, Xerox offered its 1Q20 results. The anticipation of the announcement was high as it would serve as an indicator of the depth of COVID-19's impact on one of the iconic print vendors. It was expected to be negative; the ...
Christian Klein, newly appointed singular SAP CEO, kicked off the earnings call with a look at 1Q20. The first quarter of 2020 financials reported included (all numbers in non-IFRS):
- Revenue: Non-IFRS cloud revenue was ...
On April 21, 2020, Dell Technologies announced the Payment Flexibility Program that includes different financing programs and $9 billion in funding to support customers and partners as they navigate the economic fallout due to the COVID-19 ...
On April 9, 2020, Huawei hosted a virtual event, TogetherUnited, to update customers and partners on the steps that Huawei has taken to ensure security, support, connectivity, and business continuity for its networks and IT infrastructure. ...
On April 14, 2020, Cisco Capital offered a new business resiliency program designed for customers and partners to help maintain business and technology continuity during the COVID-19 pandemic that includes attractive lease and loan terms ...
On April 3, PwC announced the availability of Check-In, a precision platform designed to improve confidence by providing a real-time view of workforce productivity and risk exposure.
COVID-19 will be the historical inflection point when digitally transformed organizations proved their value. For example, industry analyst meetings with vendors will not always be virtual only, but they also won't go back to the status ...
Unlike IT equipment, where consumption can drop (and recover) quickly, datacenter construction is a two- to three-year project. Fortunately, 2017–2019 witnessed the biggest additions of modern datacenter capacity in history so space, power, ...
Growth in global IT spending is expected to reduce by 1.3%, compared with the estimated growth rate of 5.1% by the end of 2020, because of the "pessimistic scenario" that resulted from the COVID-19 outbreak. Most impact is expected to be ...
On March 19, 2020, Accenture reported its FY 2Q20 results, including $11.1 billion in quarterly revenue, a YoY increase of 7% in USD and 8% in local currency. The earnings call was led by Accenture CEO Julie Sweet and Accenture CFO KC McClure. ...
The news that Amazon will sell the Amazon Go Just Walk Out technology to other retailers came in advance of widespread retail store closures due to COVID-19 governmental guidance. Ironically, there never has been a time when eliminating ...
Google Cloud's Global Mobile Edge Cloud (GMEC) strategy reflects a recognition of several key communication service provider (CSP) industry insights including 5G's potential as a platform for enterprise innovation and digital transformation ...
On March 13, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump declared a national state of emergency to combat the growing COVID-19 pandemic. The number of COVID-19 positive diagnoses grows daily as more testing rolls out to affected communities. Quarantines, ...
This IDC Link discusses Aon's March 9 acquisition of rival Willis Towers Watson (WTW). IDC's take focuses on the HCM product and consulting/services side of the business and the effect of the merger here. We suspect that, as Aon did with ...
Canon's imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX is the company's next-generation office-targeted MFPs. This flagship lineup is positioned to support customers' digital transformation (DX) initiatives via a set of enhanced capabilities to digitize, manage, ...
Canon launched eServices, a remote management and cost-per-use system that the company's dealers can use to increase their profitability in the large format aqueous inkjet printer market.