Data sovereignty now key factor in shaping IT decision making
"IDC expects data sovereignty and industry compliance considerations to be of increasing importance to decisions about IT architectures."
Smartphone shipments suffer a largest-ever decline, says IDC
Worldwide smartphone shipments fell 18.3% y-o-y to 300.3 million units in the 4th quarter of 2022, according to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.
Intelligent developer technologies to grow, predicts IDC
IDC forecast shows worldwide LCNCIDT revenue growing to US$21 billion in 2026 with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.8% from 2021-2026.
Cloud infrastructure spend continues to outgrow non-cloud - IDC
IDC expects to see continuous strong demand for shared cloud infrastructure with spending expected to surpass non-cloud infrastructure spending in 2023.
Public cloud software bolsters enterprise app revenue growth
Nearly all growth will come from investments in public cloud software, which is expected to represent nearly two thirds of all enterprise app revenue in 2026.
Pandemic boom for PCs well and truly over - IDC report
Global shipments for traditional PCs fell below expectations as 67.2 million PCs were shipped in Q4 2022, down 28.1% from the prior year.
400+ million used smartphones to be shipped worldwide in 2026
According to IDC, trade-in programs continue to be the driving factor for the new and used smartphone market globally.
Innovators and laggards separated by digital infrastructure
"IDC's 2023 predictions for the future of digital infrastructure identify critical shifts in governance, operations, architecture, and sourcing."
Consumer habits transformed by COVID-19 and upcoming generations
"Pandemic driven behavioural changes, combined with the mainstreaming of the unique habits of Gen Z and Millennials, have given rise to the Future Consumer."
Pace of change and use of data in ops set to accelerate
"Data-driven operations is a journey but this should not be interpreted as a reason to be complacent. Organisations which fail to see it will not survive."
IDC predicts future of industry ecosystems, as next phase of DT
Organisations are looking to expand industry ecosystems as the next phase of digital transformation, building upon investments they've made.
Tricentis leads automation testing platforms, says Forrester
Tricentis is recognised for its strategy to be the go-to testing partner for producing functional quality, performance, and security.
Differences in generations propelling huge changes in spending
IDC has revealed some dramatic shifts occurring in how different generations earn income, spend their money, and leverage technology to do both.
Cloud advancements maturing beyond cost and operational gains
"Organisations are loving the openness towards having workload portability and getting the best out of their cloud strategy."
Wearables growth to stall as macroeconomic pressures continue
The downturn in 2022 was brought on by difficult year-over-year comparisons following the market's dramatic growth during the first two years of the pandemic.
Smart home market struggling - IDC releases quarterly report
Worsening macroeconomic conditions have led to a reduction in the outlook for global smart home device shipments according to IDC.
AR and VR shipments decline, but 2023 growth expected - IDC
IDC has revealed its outlook for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets for the remainder of 2022 and beyond.
IDC reveals top 10 predictions for 2023 and beyond
"The next five years will mark a period of distinct change in both the mechanics and social attitudes surrounding normalised work practices."
IDC MarketScape APAC assessment names Trustwave Major Player
The IDC MarketScape: Asia Pacific Professional Security Services Vendor Assessment has named Trustwave as a Major Player.
Smartphone market slower to recover than expected - IDC
"We believe the global smartphone market will remain challenged through the first half of 2023, with hopes that recovery will improve."
AR/VR spending to reach $50.9 billion in 2026 - IDC
Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality is forecast to reach $13.8 billion this year and grow to $50.9 billion in 2026.
Trustwave named leader in managed security services
Trustwave has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2022 Vendor Assessment.
OVHcloud is a major public cloud infrastructure player: IDC
The IDC MarketScape report called out OVHcloud's attractive and transparent pricing model and its valuable service adjacency.
NZ telco market slowly recovers from impact of COVID-19 - IDC
The 2022 IDC Telecommunications Market Analysis and Forecast Report says the overall market is relatively flat with marginal growth of 0.4% in the year to June 2022.