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International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,300 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives.

Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG, Inc.), the world's leading tech media, data and marketing services company.

IDC Insights lines of business assist business and IT leaders, as well as the suppliers who serve them, in making technology decisions by providing timely and insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Staffed by senior analysts with decades of industry experience, our global research team advises on business and technology issues facing todays IT leaders. IDC Insights coverage includes: Energy, Financial, Government, Health, Manufacturing, and Retail.


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8,298 Reports from IDC

   
  • Media and Entertainment Architecture for Cloud Services Media Factory 2022

    Media and Entertainment Architecture for Cloud Services Media Factory 2022 This IDC Perspective explores the challenges and opportunities for technology vendors, content creators, and programmers for understanding the differences between applications and use cases as related to SaaS and managed serv ... Read More

  • Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Label and Sticker Printing Technologies, 2021

    Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Label and Sticker Printing Technologies, 2021 This IDC Technology Assessment studies the label and sticker print market share in detail. It analyzes customer segments and market sizing by the printing technology used to print labels and stickers across eight countries ... Read More

  • IDC PeerScape: UC&C Practices to Enable Hybrid Work

    IDC PeerScape: UC&C Practices to Enable Hybrid Work This IDC PeerScape analyzes organizations' challenges and best practices in implementing UC&C tools for hybrid work."UC&C is no longer a second-string system that merely complements business operations; it has rather moved to the center as ... Read More

  • Key Takeaways From Sibos 2022

    Key Takeaways From Sibos 2022 This IDC Perspective summarizes key topics and highlights of Sibos 2022 that took place in Amsterdam on October10-13. The event provided information, debates, and exhibition spaces for the global financial industry, involving most major ICT providers and many significan ... Read More

  • Vodafone Idea Sells Stake to the Government of India

    Vodafone Idea Sells Stake to the Government of India Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL), India's third largest communications SP (CSP) recently sold a large equity stake to the government of India. At first glance, this looks to be an extremely regressive move, but in reality, there was no other choice ava ... Read More

  • MVNO 3Q22 Earnings Analysis: Boost Mobile Finally Joins the Cable MVNOs in Adding Subscribers

    MVNO 3Q22 Earnings Analysis: Boost Mobile Finally Joins the Cable MVNOs in Adding Subscribers This IDC Market Note examines the 3Q22 earnings from the three U.S. cable companies that offer mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) services as well as DISH Network's Boost Mobile MVNO business that was r ... Read More

  • AI/ML in 5G RAN and Core

    AI/ML in 5G RAN and Core This IDC Market Perspective focuses on the use of AI and ML in the development and operations of the 5G RAN including O-RAN and the 5G core. The cellular industry began working with AI/ML four to five years ago, starting with 4G long-term evolution (LTE) and has developed a ... Read More

  • Smart Cities Connect, Fall 2022

    Smart Cities Connect, Fall 2022 This IDC Market Note investigates the relevant news, announcements, and themes from the 2022 Smart Cities Connect (SCC) event held in Washington, D.C., as part of IDC's role to better understand and track the future of Smart City initiatives undertaken by municipaliti ... Read More

  • ADP Leads the Future of Work Planning with Agile Data

    ADP Leads the Future of Work Planning with Agile Data This IDC Market Note highlights ADP's innovation and product delivery over the past year. FY22 has been an impressive year of rejuvenation for ADP as the brand burst onto the scene at the forefront in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging ( ... Read More

  • Shaping India's Public Sector: How AWS Supports Leveraging Cloud and Emerging Technologies

    Shaping India's Public Sector: How AWS Supports Leveraging Cloud and Emerging Technologies This IDC Market Note reviews the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Summit New Delhi held in September 2022 and covers various use cases highlighted during the event. It also covers the public sector's view of AWS, the ... Read More

  • Worldwide and U.S. Key Horizontal BPO Business Analytics Services Forecast, 2022–2026

    Worldwide and U.S. Key Horizontal BPO Business Analytics Services Forecast, 2022–2026 This IDC study presents IDC's spending forecast and historical sizing for the worldwide key horizontal business process outsourcing business analytics services market by key horizontal areas including finance and a ... Read More

  • Worldwide Tier 2 SOC Analytics and Cloud-Native XDR Forecast, 2022–2026: Will XDR Become the Shining Light in a Dimming Global Outlook?

    Worldwide Tier 2 SOC Analytics and Cloud-Native XDR Forecast, 2022–2026: Will XDR Become the Shining Light in a Dimming Global Outlook? This IDC study presents a forecast for the worldwide tier 2 SOC analytics and cloud-native extended detection and response (XDR) market."No one should divorce the a ... Read More

  • Future of Enterprise Datacenters: Invest or Outsource

    Future of Enterprise Datacenters: Invest or Outsource This IDC Perspective provides guidance for datacenter investments. While the datacenter portfolio of the future may have less datacenter space owned and operated by the enterprise, the overall compute capacity will be larger, more complex and hav ... Read More

  • Adobe MAX 2022: Establishing AI as a Copilot to Deliver Long-Term Customer Value

    Adobe MAX 2022: Establishing AI as a Copilot to Deliver Long-Term Customer Value This IDC Market Note investigates the role of AI as it pertains to highlighted themes and announcements from the Adobe MAX 2022 event. IDC also analyzes and provides recommendations to technology suppliers to maximize ... Read More

  • Accelerate the Value of Learning with Learning Experience Management

    Accelerate the Value of Learning with Learning Experience Management This IDC Market Perspective assess the value of evolving learning and development (L&D) into learning experience management (LXM) through the fusion of L&D and employee experience (EX) considerations. The assessment looks ... Read More

  • PwC EMEA Financial Services Analyst Day 2022

    PwC EMEA Financial Services Analyst Day 2022 This IDC Market Note provides a perspective on PwC's EMEA Financial Services Analyst Day, held in person in October 2022. IDC's European Financial Insights analysts attended the event, which featured several PwC partners and clients. Please Note: Extended ... Read More

  • Transforming the Store: Results of the 2022 Global Retail Operating Model Survey

    Transforming the Store: Results of the 2022 Global Retail Operating Model Survey This IDC Perspective reviews important findings from IDC's 2022 Global Retail Operating Models Survey of 800 retailers worldwide, which provides deep insight into how retailers are digitally transforming their business ... Read More

  • European Contact Center Market Shares, 2021: Vendors Shaping 2021

    European Contact Center Market Shares, 2021: Vendors Shaping 2021 The IDC Market Share study examines the European contact center vendor landscape, looking at market competition and how players are differentiating their services through innovations. "While contact center remained dynamic between 202 ... Read More

  • National Strategies and Technology Shifts Redefining Digital Policy and Regulatory Trends in META

    National Strategies and Technology Shifts Redefining Digital Policy and Regulatory Trends in META This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview of the journey from traditional telecom regulation to digital regulation and how international organizations such as ITU, the European Commission, and th ... Read More

  • Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Prospects for the Golden Band 7–20GHz

    Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Prospects for the Golden Band 7–20GHz In this Market Note, we review the prospects of new spectrum bands in the golden band 7–20GHz for 5G new radio (NR) by looking at the radio frequency propagation, coverage, and power requirements for the FR1 (sub-7GHz bands) and FR ... Read More

  • IDC PeerScape: FinOps Practices for Cloud Optimization

    IDC PeerScape: FinOps Practices for Cloud Optimization This IDC PeerScape delves into the FinOps journey of four very different FinOps practitioners that wrestle with the cloud every day. From digital natives to traditional manufacturing companies to corporate giants with massive cloud operations, t ... Read More

  • Worldwide Cloud Cost Transparency Software Market Shares, 2021: Rapid Growth Continues

    Worldwide Cloud Cost Transparency Software Market Shares, 2021: Rapid Growth Continues VMware led the market with an estimated $217.1 million in revenue, representing 21.4% of the worldwide cloud cost transparency competitive market, and ServiceNow reached $108 million, making them the only two vend ... Read More

  • Oracle CloudWorld 2022: Modernizing Modern Marketing

    Oracle CloudWorld 2022: Modernizing Modern Marketing This IDC Market Note provides insights into CloudWorld 2022, held in Las Vegas in the week of October 17."Oracle is refactoring its marketing and CX solutions on its OCI, Fusion, and Unity data products and coordinating the go-to-market and sales ... Read More

  • European Contact Center Forecast, 2021–2026

    European Contact Center Forecast, 2021–2026 This IDC Market Forecast examines the European contact center market, with breakdowns for cloud and on-premises applications. It also contains breakdowns by key geographies. The study outlines major market trends and provides recommendations for market pla ... Read More

  • Digital Takes a Big Step Forward at Labelexpo 2022

    Digital Takes a Big Step Forward at Labelexpo 2022 This IDC Market Note highlights the key takeaways from the Labelexpo 2022 event. The label printing market is another strong digital transformation story, and Labelexpo 2022 featured a variety of digital printing solutions that demonstrate the devel ... Read More

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