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IDC has long expected more vendor consolidation in the robotic process automation (RPA) market, and with the largest and well-capitalized vendors out of reach, smaller vendors like Softomotive have been the most obvious targets for vendors ...
On Monday May 18th, ServiceNow released ServiceNow Safe Workplace, a four-app suite and dashboard designed to help companies manage the essential steps for returning employees to the workplace. Immediately available on the ServiceNow ...
On April 22, 2020, Atos reported its 1Q20 results, including a 0.8% organic decline in revenue to €2,834 million, led by falls in manufacturing (-2.9%), financial services and insurance (-2.6%), and health and life sciences (-4.9%). They ...
On April 10, 2020, in a rare show of united front against a novel common adversary, Google and Apple announced a joint partnership with the intent of providing an anonymous contact tracing capability for COVID-19 infections. The unique proposal ...
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 ...
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 ...
On February 25, Salesforce announced FY 4Q20 and end-of-year earnings. Earnings were very strong, with total revenue of $4.85 billion for the quarter, a 34% year-over-year increase from FY 4Q19. Salesforce's 2020 fiscal year revenue was ...
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 ...
On December 3, Salesforce announced FY 3Q20 earnings. Earnings this quarter were strong, with total revenue of $4.5 billion for the quarter, a 34% year-over-year increase from FY 3Q19. "We're now on track to double our revenue in five years," ...
Seismic has acquired Percolate for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition provides San Diego–based Seismic with stronger marketing software assets that Percolate describes as "the leading content marketing platform for the enterprise." Combining ...
At Splunk's annual customer show, the company took a major next step in its evolution by positioning the entire Splunk portfolio as the "Data to Everything" Platform. Characteristics of the new platform include the ability to ingest and ...
On August 29, 2019, Dell Technologies released its 2Q20 financial results and held a conference call with analysts. The company reported that first-quarter consolidated non-GAAP revenue increased 1% to $23.5 billion over 2Q19 driven primarily ...
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, ...
Google's acquisition of Elastifile comes across as the natural evolution of a coherent and well-aligned partnership announced in December 2018. As a part of this partnership, customers could take advantage of Elastifile Cloud File Service ...
Containers running on bare metal servers appears to be the unmistakable direction that carriers have chosen for the upcoming buildout of 5G and multi-access edge infrastructure. However, significant work remains to be done in the open source ...