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This IDC Perspective outlines the role of analytics software and ecosystems in the success of Internet-of-Things (IoT) projects in asset maintenance across industries. Traditionally, asset maintenance has often been seen as no more than ...
This IDC Market Note analyzes the background and impact of Telenor's acquisition of 54% of Finnish operator DNA Oyj.
This IDC Market Perspective provides a broad review and analysis of the announcements and messages at Next '019 that we believe will most significantly impact Google Cloud's efforts to increase growth and market share.
"At Next '19, ...
This IDC Market Note provides an overview of CenturyLink's operations and strategy in the Asia/Pacific (APAC) region. Some of the themes covered in the discussion include CenturyLink's internal transformation and acquisition activities towards ...
This IDC Market Perspective updates IDC Canada's previous analysis of Canadian telecommunications service providers' 2018 capital expenditure forecasts. Communications providers are facing a transition to become service providers of the ...
"The impact of the implementation of digital transformation strategies on the industry is enormous, for example, it is estimated that the potential global impact of implementing a remote operations center is US$77 billion dollars between ...
This IDC Perspective discusses telcos' perspective of business support systems (BSS). The modernization of BSS is essential for the success of any DX program within a telco. This report summarizes the drivers for change in BSS and discusses ...
This IDC Perspective reviews how storage and data availability requirements are on the rise, focusing in particular on what this has meant for availability targets set by enterprises and how well organizations are performing in meeting those ...
This IDC Perspective highlights the commonly understood definition of data literacy, provides metrics from IDC's market research exposing the current level of data literacy (that can be used to benchmark your enterprise), and recommends ...
This IDC Perspective looks at five open source software project areas that have the potential to impact the industry broadly: thin virtualization, Istio and service mesh, deep learning, edge-enabling infrastructure, and enabling technology ...
Traditionally, corporate banks were always the last to get technology toys after retail or investment banks, but this is now changing in the era of fintechs, challengers, and open banking and application programming interfaces (APIs). European ...
Algorithmic IT operations (AIOps) refers to the application of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data and analytics to address the complexity of modern infrastructure management in an intelligent and highly automated manner. ...
This IDC Perspective highlights some of the challenges and, more importantly, the opportunities facing financial institutions (FIs) in preparation for compliance with the current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard later this ...
This IDC Market Note describes the recent upgrades and enhancements to IBM's virtualization stack, starting from the hypervisor and going all the way up to cloud orchestration tools.
"IBM's singular leadership in servers and virtualization ...
The Finovate Europe 2019 trade show, held February12-15 at London's Tobacco Dock venue, provided a stage for 64 international fintech companies to showcase their new products, tools, and ideas in a seven-minute live demo to the 1,000+ attendees, ...
This IDC Market Note discusses Arena Racing Company's single customer view initiative, and how its transition to a new data management suite is a key part of that initiative. For many organizations, building a single view of customers is ...
This IDC study describes the overview of AI Systems adoption and impact and opportunities in Latin America, identifying top-ranking use cases and providing market forecasts from IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Artificial Intelligence Systems ...
This IDC Market Perspective provides predictions for the top 10 trends impacting the enterprise networking and communications market in 2019.
"The rise and mainstream adoption of 3rd Platform technologies — including cloud computing, ...