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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 ...
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. As an example, going forward, industry analyst meetings with vendors will not always be virtual only, but neither will they go ...
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, ...
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 ...
This IDC Pivot Table forecasts the worldwide number of no-code developers from 2020 to 2024. The Pivot Table segments the number of no-code developers by IDC region and the full-time, part-time, and non-compensated developer segments. This ...
This IDC Pivot Table forecasts the worldwide number of low-code developers from 2020 to 2024. The Pivot Table segments the number of low-code developers by IDC region and the full-time, part-time, and non-compensated developer segments. ...
This IDC Pivot Table quantifies the worldwide number of no-code developers in 2020. The Pivot Table segments the number of no-code developers in 2020 by IDC region and the full-time, part-time, and non-compensated developer segments.
This IDC Pivot Table quantifies the worldwide number of low-code developers in 2020. The Pivot Table segments the number of low-code developers in 2020 by IDC region and the full-time, part-time, and non-compensated developer segments....
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 ...
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. ...
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, ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has reset, in a very short time frame, much of our daily lives and thus has altered, likely forever, how customers and brands engage and interact. As a result, brands will need to rethink what customer experience means ...
The news that Amazon will sell the Amazon Go Just Walk Out technology to other retailers came in advance of widespread retail store closures due to COVID-19 governmental guidance. Ironically, there never has been a time when eliminating ...
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 ...
On February 27, 2020, Workday announced its fourth-quarter results for FY20. Total revenues were $976.3 million, which was a strong increase of 23.8% from the same quarter of the previous fiscal year. Full-year total revenues were $3.63 ...
This IDC Link discusses Aon's March 9 acquisition of rival Willis Towers Watson (WTW). IDC's take focuses on the HCM product and consulting/services side of the business and the effect of the merger here. We suspect that, as Aon did with ...