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Slack made their "simpler, more organized desktop interface" available in March, and now have announced and started to roll out similar easy to use features to the new mobile interface for Slack's iPhone and Android applications. These changes ...
Google Meet, the enterprise version of Google's videoconferencing product has completed its rollout and is now available free to all users. While Google Meet may be missing catchy customizable backgrounds, and Augmented Reality (AR) features, ...
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 ...
The IBM Maximo 8.0 release is a big strategic move from a collection of separately licensed software and add-ons to one integrated suite of applications. IBM Maximo Application Suite offers nine applications, packaged in three concurrent ...
On the week of May 12th, 2020, IBM hosted its annual IoT Exchange event in a virtual format. Instead of a focus on IoT technology, the show focused on the business goals customers are trying to achieve, and how IoT and AI technology, ...
This IDC study examines the performance of the server microprocessor market through several market views. For the 1Q16–1Q20 period, unit shipments and revenue by vendors are included as well as unit shipments by processor architecture, channel ...
In a move to corner the market on data integrity software and data enrichment products, Syncsort is focusing the company on the value of accurate and consistent data with its recent announcement to rebrand the company as Precisely. Syncsort ...
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 ...
Microsoft's decision to acquire Affirmed Networks and Metaswitch in quick succession, demonstrates its desire to swiftly create a differentiated market position vis-à-vis its closest hyper-scale competitors in the early, though fast-growing, ...
This IDC Pivot Table provides worldwide industry solid state drive (SSD) quarterly unit shipments, revenue, and capacity shipped for the first calendar quarter of 2020, including supplier unit shipment and revenue market share by segment. ...
On May 7, Cognizant announced its 1Q20 results, which showed revenue up 3.5% in constant currency to $4.2 billion, but down sequentially, from $4.3 billion in the previous quarter. Adjusted income from operations fell 2.7% to $640 million, ...
During its first quarter earnings call, CyberArk announced that it had purchased identity as a service (IDaaS) provider Idaptive to create what it calls the cybersecurity industry's only modern identity platform with a security-first approach. ...
The IT hardware supply chain has been hurt by two global events: the first one was the trade/tariff war waged between the United States and China, and the second one has been the global COVID-19 pandemic that has stopped, reduced, or delayed ...
The 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic is the first crisis of the Cloud era. All the Cloud promises when it comes to elastic consumption, agile development, and global reach are being put to the test. IDC believes cloud platforms (public/hosted/private ...
Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) has cancelled its auction for temporary spectrum rights in the 3.5GHz range; it will now allocate spectrum directly to registered bidders. This gives the mobile network operators, and small cell company Dense ...
This IDC Pivot Table provides a summary of worldwide hard disk drive (HDD) component quarterly demand for 1Q20 and a four-quarter demand outlook. This Pivot Table provides insight into the demand for select HDD components by HDD form factor, ...
This IDC Pivot Table provides worldwide unit and petabyte shipments and revenue for the hard disk drive (HDD) industry for the first calendar quarter of 2020, including supplier unit shipment and revenue market share. Also provided are HDD-equipped ...
On April 30, Apple announced its fiscal 2Q20 results, with revenue growing to $58.3 billion. That represented a 1% increase from the year-ago quarter. iPhone revenue was down 6.5% year over year to $29 billion, iPad slipped 10.3% to $4.3 ...
Dahua reported first-quarter earnings that show a 19% decline year over year. This it attributed to the impact of COVID-19 as well as inappropriate comparisons to 2019, which had several atypical deals in the first quarter. As IDC predicted, ...
Juniper Networks reported its preliminary 1Q20 results on April 28. For the quarter that ended on March 31, 2020, net revenue was $998 million, flat on a y/y basis and a decline of 17% sequentially. GAAP operating margin was 3.9%, a decrease ...
This week, Oracle announced that it has been selected by Zoom Video Communications to help it scale its growth that, at this writing, includes a jump from 10 million to 300 million daily Zoom Meetings participants in just a few months. Oracle ...
Production, replication, and archival are critical aspects of enterprise data life-cycle management. IDC observes that traditional storage administrators and cloud-native developers have different requirements and understanding of storage ...