Posts Tagged ‘IDC’

IDC: Wearable Tech Is Here to Stay

Wearable technology is set for explosive growth in the coming four years, according to IDC, which claims the market has emerged from the early-adopter phase to become an industry mainstay.

Are Partners Ready for the New Technology Buyer?

What might have been considered “rogue IT” at one point is now the new normal. Line-of-business leaders are the buyers most hungry for business-focused technology solutions. Can the channel deliver?

Tech Firms Set to Cash In on ‘Smart Building’ Boom

The ‘smart building’ market has emerged from years of stunted growth and is now ripe for investment from tech firms, according to IDC.

IBM Takes on Fraudsters

IBM is drawing on its $24 billion investment in Big Data and analytics over the past nine years to tackle the rising problem of corporate fraud.

IDC Bullish on EMEA Security Appliance Market

IDC predicts the EMEA security appliance market will bulge from $2.5 billion to $4.2 billion by 2018 despite flat sales last year.

Storage Market on the Up as Economic Headwinds Ease

The storage market, led by EMC, has returned to growth after ‘breaking free’ from market headwinds, according to IDC.

PC Market Boosted by XP Death but Tablets Still King

Report: The death of Windows XP buoyed the global PC market last year, but failed to save it from having the worst-ever year since records began.

Vendors Must Get Vertical or Miss $5 Trillion IoT Opportunity

The IoT represents a global opportunity worth almost $5 trillion annually and growing, but channel firms must tailor their offerings to vertical markets.

Tablet Saturation to Dampen IT Spending Spurt

Slowing smartphone and tablet sales have led analyst IDC to lower its global IT spending forecast for 2014.

Falling Tablet Shipments Could Hide Good News for Partners

After three years of heady growth, the worldwide tablet market is coming back to earth with a thud. Might that be good news for the channel?