Posts Tagged ‘IDC’
EMC continued to dominate the external disk storage market in the first quarter of this year, according to IDC, taking an additional 1.4 points of market share when compared to last year’s Q1.
The EMEA server market was dealt another blow as IDC figures released today paint an even bleaker picture than Gartner’s did two weeks ago.
New IDC figures show Q1 videoconferencing equipment revenues fell a whopping 22 percent from the previous quarter and dropped 13.2 percent from the year-ago quarter. Market leaders Cisco and Polycom led the segment’s downhill slide.
Analyst firm IDC says PC sales will fall another 8 percent in 2013 as shipments and sales of tablets — particularly smaller, low-cost Android devices — skyrocket. This is an opportunity for mobile device management, but there’s greater opportunity in mobile applications.
According to IDC, tablets will outsell portable PCs by the end of the year — and all PCs by 2015. What does this mean for the channel?
IDC claims the worldwide growth figure for next four years will be driven by emerging markets’ expansion.
Weak sales of PCs, mobile phones and digital televisions (DTVs) have led to declining revenue in the worldwide semiconductor market, according to IDC.
Acer Inc.’s revenues shriveled by almost a fifth in 2013′s opening quarter but the embattled Taiwanese PC maker did manage to post a small post-tax profit after two years of losses.
Breathless reports in the media notwithstanding, the changes due for Redmond’s struggling flagship OS amount to more of a veer to the right than a U-turn, and are nowhere near a concession of “New Coke” proportions.
The market share gap between Apple and Samsung in the tablet space has narrowed by 25 points in the last year. But whatever the name on the label, the tactile devices continue to fly off the shelves at an incredible rate, IDC data reveals.