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Enterprise WLAN market still on the rise in Q2 2018
The combined consumer and enterprise WLAN market segments rose 1.9% year over year in the second quarter of 2018.
IDC - Server market hits record revenue numbers in 2Q18
Dell Inc. takes the top spot with HPE coming in at number two as global market revenue reaches US$22.5 billion.
IDC - Sharp dip in VR headset shipment numbers won’t last
Despite global shipment numbers dropping by more than a third, the market outlook is still positive an IDC Tracker report shows.
VR headset market going nowhere fast, but IDC confident in revival
While VR headset shipments have fallen 33.7% since last year, IDC says there is set to be a u-turn as the commercial sector gains traction.
Apple still on top as wearables market grows worldwide
Apple’s share of the market continues to grow along with Chinese competitors Xiaomi and Huawei. Fitbit still in decline.
Telcos moving ‘manically’ to replicate cloud services provider model
IDC says the telco industry is scrambling to convert entire data centres from vertically integrated stacks to software-defined infrastructure.
IDC - SD infrastructure drives telco datacentre market growth
A new report shows the shift to software-defined infrastructure will lead the telco compute and storage infrastructure market to over US$16b by 2022.
IDC - ‘aggressive growth’ coming for new CDI market
An inaugural report on composable/disaggregated infrastructure from IDC shows that it will go from US$300m to $3.4b in next five years.
Gaming, portability keeping PC market green despite numbers' drop
2-in-1s, ultra-slim notebooks and gaming PCs will keep market value growing, despite dropping sales numbers, says IDC.
IDC - Worldwide large format printer shipments up 1H18
For the first half of the year, shipments are up 3.5% while revenue is up over 5% compared to the first half of 2017.
IDC adds new category with $5.6b opportunity growth by 2022
The new network functions virtualisation infrastructure category is under carrier network infrastructure and looks to be a high growth area.
Data protection overlooked in race for digital transformation - IDC
Only with resilient operations can businesses mitigate the risk of downtime and focus on projects that drive transformation.
IDC: APeJ service providers’ business model changing rapidly
Digital transformation is driving more and more service providers to the managed services model, with 1/3rd expecting a major model shift by 2020.
SD-WAN software revenue to grow nearly double the rate of hardware
Dell'Oro Group and IDC have both released reports forecasting the future of the SD-WAN market, which is very bright indeed.
IoT and machine learning are driving network transformation
IDC forecasts global IoT spending to surpass US$1 trillion in 2020, with APJ leading the way.
APAC smart city spending to exceed $54b – more data centers needed
With our increasing dependence on data, it’s no secret that smart cities are the future and an IDC report reveals APAC is certainly gearing up.
Global data analytics spending will balloon to US$260b by 2022
Big data and business analytics remains a massive area of growth worldwide and shows no sign of slowing down in the near future.
SD-WAN infrastructure market growth continues unabated
Leaders in the market include Cisco with Meraki, VMware, Silver Peak and Riverbed.
IDC names NTT leader in APAC managed security services
The proprietary MSS platform connects with its threat intelligence database to protect organizations and ensure service delivery consistency.
IDC names Trustwave ‘leader’ in APAC MSSP report
Trustwave has moved into the leader position from the major player category in the previous year.
IDC - spending on 3D printing to reach $23b in 2022
IDC forecasts worldwide spending to exceed $14 billion in 2019, an increase of 23.2% over 2018.
IDC - Tablets shipments continue steady decline in Q2
Slate tablets accounted for the majority of the market with 28.4 million units, down 14.5% from the previous year.
IDC - APeJ blockchain spending ready to skyrocket
Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) spending on blockchain solutions to reach US$2.1 billion in 2022, according to the latest IDC report.
Data centre heavyweights debate ‘hottest automation topic of 2018’
Senior execs from Dell EMC, Apstra, Mellanox, and IDC discuss intent-based networking systems and how they will revolutionise the data centre.