IDC Research Types
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Focuses on the important decisions that business and IT professionals make every day.
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Vendor Needs and Strategies
This IDC study provides vendor market shares for the worldwide IP PBX market for 2019.
"In 2019, total IP phone shipments and IP phone revenue were both down year over year. But we've seen that both of those phone metrics can vary ...
This IDC Tech Buyer Presentation discusses the strategic implications of the COVID-19 crisis on the European telco markets.
Telecommunications markets are among the sectors that experience challenges to fulfill their role as facilitator ...
This IDC study provides an assessment of the leading SaaS and cloud-enabled enterprise finance and accounting applications and discusses the criteria that are important for companies to consider when selecting a system.
"The ground ...
Microsoft's decision to acquire Affirmed Networks and Metaswitch Networks in quick succession, demonstrates its desire to swiftly create a differentiated market position vis-à-vis its closest hyperscale competitors in the early, though fast-growing, ...
This IDC Survey represents data from IDC's survey of 206 U.S. buyers of customer communications management (CCM) technology. The survey was fielded in December 2019.
The focus of this survey is to understand adoption of automated document ...
This IDC Tech Buyer Presentation focuses on IDC research on how retailers — within the overall effort to innovate their business models — are transforming their IT departments organizational schemes.
The case described in this presentation ...
This IDC Presentation presents the results of IDC's European Vertical Market Survey, 2019–2020 pertaining to banking in Europe. The results provide an overview of how the banking industry in Europe is evolving across countries. The survey ...
As so many other tech vendors have done, process mining pioneer Celonis moved its flagship user conference online in April 2020. The result, Celosphere Live 2020, was an impressive effort by a small company — featuring high production values, ...
This IDC Perspective analyzes the professional services implications for end-user organizations as they move to establish their own software-based digital innovation factories. Using Denmark-based Saxo Bank as a case study, both the technical ...
This IDC Perspective looks at key developments and news in the European healthcare provider industry in 1Q20.
"The first quarter of 2020 saw a rise in investments related to countries' COVID-19 epidemic response. European healthcare ...
The Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2020 streamed live on May 6, with on-demand recordings available to registrants following the event. The event was offered in a fully digital format at no cost to participants, a necessary change ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights how DevOps teams are comfortable using open source software.
"While open source software is at the core of many well-known DevOps tools, it is increasingly being used by DevOps teams for more than ...
This IDC Market Perspective explores storage software vendor DriveScale's announcement of support for the Mellanox BlueField SmartNIC in March 2020. The integration of these two technologies into DriveScale's Composable Platform highlights ...
This Web Conference Proceeding document provides an overview of IDC's COVID-19 Impact: Market Outlook for Saudi Arabia webinar of April 2020. The presentation used survey results from enterprise IT buyers and a composite of market indicators ...
This IDC study provides historical market share data (2018–2019) for the worldwide service provider compute and storage infrastructure market. The historical data illustrates top server vendor shares overall. IDC reported these vendor shares ...
This IDC Market Perspective discusses the current COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on IT service vendors. During this time of economic uncertainty, IT vendors need to align their strategies to be more customer service–driven and guide customers ...
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, ...
This IDC Perspective introduces AI Plane (AIP) — an interoperable framework to select the right infrastructure stack to power AI workloads. Further, this document introduces two specific implementations of AIP. Open AI Plane is an implementation ...
This IDC Survey Spotlight analyzes results from wave 2 and wave 3 of IDC's biweekly European IT Buyer Sentiment Survey. It is a recurring survey of 231 European organizations across France, Germany, the U.K., the Nordics, and Russia ...
This IDC Survey provides insights into the European independent software vendor (ISV) market, analyzing ISVs' responses regarding their corporate strategies and vendor partnerships. IDC's European ISV Survey, 2020, examines ...
This IDC Market Perspective summarizes NetApp's cloud services portfolio and strategy, highlighting how the vendor has successfully grown this business over the past several years, and areas where NetApp is investing to drive growth over ...