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3D printing offers unparalleled manufacturing flexibility to enhance the user experience. No example illustrates this value proposition better than how the 3D printing ecosystem has stepped up to manufacture 3D-printed products and parts ...
In announcing its pending acquisition of SD-WAN vendor CloudGenix for approximately $420 million, Palo Alto Networks emphatically confirmed the convergence of networking and security on both the WAN and in the emerging software-defined branch ...
On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, Fitbit introduced its Charge 4 fitness tracker and its expanded Fitbit Premium service. The Charge 4 shows incremental improvements over its predecessor, which debuted 18 months ago, and offers new conveniences ...
During the Atlassian virtual summit, SmartBear software announced the acquisition of the Test Management for Jira (TM4J) solution, a test management app for Jira from London-based Adaptavist, best known for its Atlassian partnership as a ...
In acquiring Affirmed Networks, a poster child of the cloud-native telco infrastructure/network functions virtualization (NFV) trend in mobile networks, Microsoft is expanding its foothold in the communications service provider (comm. SP) ...
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 ...
In just a few weeks, the rapid expansion of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has drastically changed the ways business is conducted and the ways lives are led worldwide. In response, the major U.S. printer and MFP vendors are implementing ...
This IDC Web Conference highlights COVID-19's first response and the transition to remote work. As the COVID-19 pandemic shuts down travel, cancels conferences, and drives scores of businesses to mandate remote work, the question on everyone's ...
COVID-19 and the social distancing economy present unique challenges at every level of our personal and professional lives. When buyers stop buying, the challenges are especially daunting for marketers. The OCED estimates that consumer spending ...
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, ...
On March 12, 2020, Oracle announced its fiscal 3Q20 earnings. Here are the top financial highlights for the quarter (all growth rates are presented in constant currency terms):
- Total revenue for the third quarter was $9.8 billion, ...
As edge computing becomes pervasive in the industry, technology suppliers and service providers have been using its concepts to develop new offerings that create differentiation in the market and drive growth.
Limelight recognized ...
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 ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many firms to mobilize around work from home (WFH) as a means to slow the spread of the virus, care for employee well-being, and ensure business continuity. Yet the rapid and unplanned broadening of WFH instances ...
On January 27, 2020, 40 public advocacy groups, led by the Electronic Privacy Information Center, sent a letter to the U.S. government's Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) asking for the suspension of the government's use ...
Video surveillance technologies have acquired a negative connotation among many consumers and brands as a potentially invasive and privacy-challenging technology. Yet there are a number of potential upsides to this broad swath of technologies ...
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 COVID-19 pandemic moved SAP's Ariba Live conference to virtual this week. Following the guidelines of the World Health Organization to minimize risk and work from home, the event was not live but virtual. SAP Ariba virtually delivered ...
On March 13, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump declared a national state of emergency in order to combat the growing coronavirus pandemic. The number of COVID-19 positive diagnoses grows daily, as more testing rolls out to affected communities. ...