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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 ...
Application virtualization, business service management, and digital workspaces are the backbone of a business' response to the COVID-19 worldwide outbreak. Vendors in this market are trying to meet the need in a variety of innovative ways, ...
On March 10, 2020, VMware formally announced the April general availability of VMware Cloud Foundation 4, powered by vSphere 7 with Kubernetes (formerly Project Pacific). It also announced immediate availability of a portfolio of new and ...
Many in the ediscovery world have shunned public cloud instances in favor of those that are on premises or private cloud hosted because of security concerns. The high-profile ransomware attack on Epiq Global may have shattered its reality ...
On March 3, 2020, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) held a and disclosed its 1Q20 financial results. The company reported that first-quarter net revenue decreased 8% YoY to $6.9 billion. This was the second consecutive quarter of YoY revenue ...
On February 27, VMware announced its fourth quarter and full fiscal year financial results. The company delivered annual revenue of $10.81 billion and growth of 12% year over year with subscription and SaaS revenue increasing 52% year over ...
Recently, Dynatrace held Perform, its annual customer event in Las Vegas, where over 2,000 customers, partners, and prospects attended keynotes and breakout sessions. The company made a number of key event announcements, including new capabilities ...
Initially conceived inside of Deutsche Telekom, MobiledgeX has been building a marketplace of edge resources and services that connect developers with network operators since 2018. The company recognized that telecommunications providers ...
On February 27, 2020, Dell Technologies held a quarterly earnings call and disclosed its 4Q20 and FY20 financial results. Dell Technologies maintains two primary business units: Client Solutions Group (CSG) and Infrastructure Solutions Group ...
On February 19, Epson announced two new A3 business inkjet MFPs, the WorkForce Pro WF-C879R and WF-C878R, and debuted its cloud-based printer fleet management tool called Epson Remote Services.
Amid a swirl of rumors and even news reports that preceded confirmation of the deal, Arista Networks announced the acquisition of datacenter SDN pioneer Big Switch Networks on February. While the acquisition primarily bolsters Arista's capabilities ...
In November 2019 during Cisco's fiscal year (FY) 2020 first-quarter earnings call, executives at the venerable networking company forecast that revenue would fall in the upcoming quarter from 3% to 5% year over year (y/y) because of macroeconomic ...
IDC attended Oracle's OpenWorld Europe 2020 event and EMEA analyst conference. The central theme of the conference was cloud computing, and highlights included an emphasis on the use of AI, notably the availability of a new Oracle Cloud ...
Co-CEOs Christian Klein and Jennifer Morgan ushered in 2020 by closing out 2019 with results that met their targets and guidance, while also setting a new trajectory and pace for 2020.
IDC believes network virtualization and the multiaccess edge compute (MEC) provide communication service providers with a very attractive opportunity to significantly improve the value of their network and to monetize it more meaningfully ...
Flexera's acquisition of Revulytics is very complementary — Flexera was looking to enhance its usage and compliance intelligence features, and Revulytics needed better entitlement features and customer/partner scale. This acquisition adds ...
Oracle made a number of announcements and pronouncements at its cloud analyst summit. This IDC Link addresses the database technology-specific aspects of what Oracle had to say. Unifying themes were simplified and unified data management, ...
ServiceNow announced its 4Q19 and full-year 2019 financial results on January 29, 2020. Highlights of this announcement included:
- 4Q19 GAAP subscription revenue of $899 million (35% growth) against a guidance midpoint of $887 ...
During its recent cloud analyst event, Oracle emphasized its commitment to providing customers with consistent cloud management capabilities and a wide range of choices for building, deploying, running, and managing applications and databases ...
On January 30, 2020, Verizon released its 4Q19 earnings results, primarily driven by continued growth in its wireless business. The company reported notable postpaid phone net adds growth in 4Q19, driven by its partnership with Disney+. ...
Juniper Networks reported its financial results for the just-completed quarter (4Q19) on January 27, 2020. Juniper also posted its results for the year ending December 31, 2019. Juniper's quarterly revenue was slightly more than $1.2 billion, ...