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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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
With the acquisition of network analytics start-up Nyansa, VMware takes another strong step forward in bringing the network further into the fold of monitored and managed infrastructure resources, with a particular focus on campus and branch ...
The edge infrastructure market includes a range of infrastructure elements and connection points between the wide-ranging places where data is generated and leveraged and the core/cloud environments where data is consolidated and deeply ...
IBM's fourth-quarter earnings report was very positive, with better-than-expected growth in revenue, margins, and operating earnings per share. All-important cloud revenue growth accelerated significantly for the second straight quarter, ...
On January 22, 2020, ServiceNow announced the acquisition of Israeli-based Loom Systems. Loom Systems was launched in 2016, eventually closing a total of $16 million in venture funding. Terms of the deal were not announced; it's expected ...
Citrix announced its fourth-quarter FY19 results on January 22, 2020.
By IDC’s calculation, Infosys grew 8.8% in constant currency to $12.64 billion in revenue in CY19, with “digital” growth of 32% cancelling a 1.6% decline in its traditional core business. To continue this success in CY20, Infosys must continue ...
Accenture announced, on January 7, 2020, the acquisition of Symantec's Cyber Security Services (CSS) business from Broadcom, further strengthening Accenture's security strategy to become a market leader in the managed security services (MSS) ...
Following a defining 2019 for Veeam, when its sales exceeded $1 billion, investor Insight Partners has announced it will acquire Veeam, seeking to help Veeam replicate its virtualization-era success in the hybrid cloud era where unified ...
Hybrid/multicloud data management and protection are two important and rapidly growing markets, both having evolved from the traditional data replication and protection (DRP) software market. Veeam Software, since its inception in 2006, ...
On December 12, 2019, Oracle announced its fiscal 2Q20 earnings. Here are the top financial highlights for the quarter (all growth rates are presented in constant currency terms):
- Total revenue for the fourth quarter was $9.6 ...
The increasing virtualization of network equipment has put Cisco's hardware-centric business model under pressure in recent years. In this context IDC thinks that Cisco's new Silicon One product, long-term optics strategy, and decision to ...
Dynatrace, a company better known for APM, infrastructure monitoring, and digital business analytics, recently expanded its portfolio to include an AIOps event-driven orchestration capability for cloud-native environments. Known as Autonomous ...
AWS remains dedicated to enhancing the features and capabilities of its storage portfolio to meet enterprise demands for cost optimization, data accessibility, and data security/resiliency. The product features and announcements made during ...
In the context of cloud, the network is critical to the availability, manageability, performance, reliability, and security of applications and workloads, not to mention the digitizing enterprises that increasingly depend on them. At AWS ...
Ericsson held its annual industry analyst conference on December 4, 2019, in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference provided an overview of Ericsson's current business position, followed by breakout sessions defined by three key themes: building ...