Published Research Results: European Enterprise Communications and Collaboration
IDC Research Types
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IDC attended the Huawei Analyst Summit in Shenzhen on April 16–18, 2019, where Huawei introduced its global vision for a more connected and intelligent world based on three pillars: Connectivity, Cloud and Computing.
This document provides a holistic view of the enterprise communications and collaboration market in Europe, covering fixed data, fixed voice, as well as unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) and related technologies. This market ...
This IDC Market Analysis Perspective provides an overview of the current state of the Europe enterprise communications and collaboration market. The market's main components include business voice services, fixed business data services, ...
This IDC Market Presentation discusses the enterprise infrastructure and communications markets in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), It looks at businesses' needs around communications and collaboration, networks, and mobility, ...
This IDC Market Perspective analyzes and reviews the dynamic landscape of the media and broadcasting business, how the shift to IP has impacted the traditional video broadcasting market, and in what ways the rise of OTT (or online) video ...
After spending a few days with the Cisco Collaboration leadership team led by Amy Chang, it is clear that the team is focused on the pillars of collaboration that leverage the Cisco security and with new features that help people work better ...
This IDC Market Forecast provides a topline 2017-2022 forecast for the European fixed business voice services market. It examines the transition from TDM to IP voice services and from on-premise voice platforms to hosted services. IDC data ...
This IDC study presents our taxonomy for the enterprise network infrastructure market as covered in the quarterly Worldwide Datacenter Network QView. It provides the definitions of Ethernet switch, router, WLAN, and VoIP infrastructure. ...
This IDC Market Perspective examines key points during the Google Cloud Next conference held in London on October 10 and 11, 2018. The conference had more than 10,000 attendees and 1,300 partners, with 450 leaders attending the Leader's ...
This IDC Market Note covers the proceedings and discussions during the NEC iExpo 2018 held in Tokyo from 8-9 November 2018. Digital inclusion is the key theme of the event, in which NEC focused on how digital technology can add new significance ...
This IDC Market Forecast provides revenue and subscriber forecasts for the European UCaaS market, specifically, for the UCaaS applications and UCaaS voice segment; it replaces the EMEA UCaaS forecast document to focus solely on Europe. It ...
European Business Fixed Data Services Forecast, 2018-2022: Drivers and Impact of Transformation
This IDC Market Forecast analyzes the development of the business fixed data services market in Europe with an outlook to 2022, based on IDC's revised fixed data taxonomy that now covers Internet access, private IP, ethernet, legacy data, ...
This IDC Market Forecast assesses the EMEA enterprise video communications market for 2017-2022 and provides insight into the dynamics impacting this market in the forecast period.
"The enterprise video communications market in EMEA ...
This IDC Market Note discusses the BroadSoft Connections 2018 event for BroadSoft service provider partners and industry analysts in Miami, Florida. This document summarizes IDC's opinion on the event and discusses some of the important ...
The news that NEC attended the FIWARE (open source platform for smart digital future) event in Malaga at the end of November validated many of the messages of the global NEC analyst event held in Tokyo in November 2018. The aim of this document ...
This IDC FutureScape presents the top 10 predictions and key drivers for the Western European IT industry for the next five years.
The predictions track the biggest IT story of our time: the digital transformation (DX) of modern enterprises ...
This IDC Perspective presents highlights from Vodafone's Annual Analyst Summit covering the operator's Global Enterprise business that took place on October 31 and November 1, 2018, in London, and our view of their significance.
This IDC Presentation analyzes the state of the enterprise communications market in Western Europe. It examines the development of the market in recent quarters, as well as trends and communication service provider strategies, and ties them ...
This IDC study provides a forecast for the EMEA video communications PaaS market for 2017-2022 and provides insight into the dynamics impacting this market in the forecast period.
"The video communications platform-as-a-services market ...
This IDC Web Conference highlights how new networking technologies like software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) will enable enterprise digital transformation. SD-WAN offers enterprises a more flexible, scalable, manageable, and cost-effective way ...