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On August 1, 2019, Verizon released its 2Q19 earnings, which exceeded Wall Street expectations. The company recorded strong wireless metrics growth, which was slightly ahead of main rival AT&T, and continues to forge ahead with the implementation ...
Publicis Groupe has completed the $3.95 billion purchase of technology and marketing data provider Epsilon, first announced in April 2019. The move will significantly strengthen Publicis in technology and data, more specifically in onboarding, ...
Capgemini's €3.6 billion acquisition of Altran is a highly strategic boost for the European IT services market. It means that Capgemini, a European HQ'd firm, is destined to become the worldwide leader in engineering and embedded software ...
Once again HPE Pointnext services were front and center at HPE Discover in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the highlight on HPE GreenLake flexible consumption. This IDC Link discusses announcements made in support of HPE Pointnext and the services ...
On June 27, 2019, Accenture its FY 3Q19 results, including $11.1 billion in quarterly revenue (see the accounting note), a 4% YoY increase in U.S. dollars and 8.4% in local currency. The earnings call was led by David Rowland, Accenture's ...
This IDC Link summarizes IDC's opinion on EY's NextWave Data Science Challenge and the presentation of its winners, held at the EY wavespace in New York City on June 14, 2019. At the event, the company awarded the global champions of a student-focused ...
In mid-June 2019, IDC spent two days at the CogX 2019 Festival of AI and Emerging Technology in central London. Key takeaways included the importance of trust, the need to recalibrate an organizations' culture to make the best use of AI, ...
As Cisco invests more heavily in software and subscription services, Cisco Customer Experience (CX) is one of the key bets of CEO Chuck Robbins. To drive growth in subscription offerings, (on-time) renewals, and professional services, Cisco ...
On May 28, Workday announced its first quarter results for FY20. In the earnings call, Workday reported significant growth across product lines, adding several new customers, with HCM, Financial Management, and Adaptive Insights recording ...
VMware revenue for 1Q20 was $2.27 billion, an increase of 13% year over year (y/y). SaaS comprised greater than 12% of total revenues, with 35% growth y/y. License revenue for the first quarter was $869 million, an increase of 12% y/y. Some ...
Service providers have steadily implemented software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) platforms over the past few years. This has facilitated the demand from enterprises to rationalize the WAN with a more ...
On May 23, 2019 , DXC announced its FY 4Q19 quarterly results, including $5.280 billion in quarterly revenue, a YoY decline of 5.4% (1% in constant currency) on a comparative basis and an increase of 2% (1.7% in constant currency) sequentially. ...
On May 30, 2019, Dell Technologies released its 1Q20 financial results and held a conference call with investors. This was its second quarterly earnings call since reentering the public markets in late December. Dell Technologies maintains ...
On May 23, 2019, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) held a quarterly earning call and disclosed its 2Q19 financial results. HPE reports financial results for three primary business units: Intelligent Edge, Hybrid IT, and Financial Services. ...
IDC spent a day at talking to Adobe customers and executives and to the company's key provider partners. Three key lessons emerged: It's about driving innovation at scale, it's about people and culture, and digital should go mainstream....
Red Hat's annual conference, Red Hat Summit, took place the week of May 6, 2019, in Boston and focused on the launch of the company's flagship product, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8), along with an equally important launch of the company's ...
Dell Technologies held its annual Dell Technologies World user conference in Las Vegas from April 29 to May 2. This IDC Link provides a summary and analysis of the announcements as well as a review of Dell Technologies' business strategy....
The Huawei Analyst Summit 2019 was held April 16–18, 2019, in Shenzhen, China. The event highlighted Huawei's strategy of how it will enable its customers though its investments in innovation that challenge current limitations and enhance ...
Chef, the configuration automation company, significantly shifted its business model by announcing that all existing product code will be open sourced under the Apache 2.0 license. At the same time, a new, integrated paid distribution called ...
On March 28, 2019, Accenture reported its FY 2Q19 results, including $10.5 billion in quarterly revenue (see accounting note later), a 5% YoY increase in U.S. dollar, and 9% in local currency. The earnings call was led by David Rowland, ...
On March 5, 2019, Salesforce announced the availability of myTrailhead, a commercial version of its learning and skills platform, Trailhead, that it has used to great success with its own employee, customer, and partner communities.
CGI, the fifth-largest IT services provider in the Nordics and the second largest in Sweden, intends to acquire Acando, which has 2,100 employees and operations mainly in Sweden, Norway, and Germany.
The acquisition will complement ...