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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

   
  • Is the Middle East Ready for Zero Trust?

    Is the Middle East Ready for Zero Trust? Zero trust is an under-penetrated opportunity in the Middle East. Demand for zero trust solutions will grow in line with the rising adoption of cloud and SaaS offerings over the next few years. Vendors trying to gain mindshare in this market should invest in ... Read More

  • What We Saw: U.S. Consumer and Office Print Activity, 2Q22

    What We Saw: U.S. Consumer and Office Print Activity, 2Q22 This IDC Market Perspective provides an update on office and consumer printer shipment activity in the second quarter of 2022 for the United States."In the second quarter, printer and MFP demand continued to exceed supply. However, shipments ... Read More

  • The People Side of Digital Maturity

    The People Side of Digital Maturity This IDC Market Note discusses digital business takeaways from two recent HR technology events: SuccessConnect and HR Technology Conference. Topics such as digital maturity and the role of HR in digital innovation are discussed. We also touch on how technology sup ... Read More

  • The Pancake Is Flipping — So How Will Managed SPs Stay on Top of It?

    The Pancake Is Flipping — So How Will Managed SPs Stay on Top of It? This IDC Market Perspective provides insight into the structural shift of how public cloud providers are now the primary strategic technology partner of enterprises when it comes to supporting firms in this digital-first world and ... Read More

  • Defining the Future of Industry Ecosystems

    Defining the Future of Industry Ecosystems This IDC Perspective analyzes the need and opportunity for this extended approach to industry ecosystems, one of the multiple types of ecosystems that companies will employ today to remain competitive, address disruption, and grow their business. Industries ... Read More

  • What to Expect in Canadian Government, 2023

    What to Expect in Canadian Government, 2023 This IDC Perspective highlights what we believe will shape the IT marketplace in Canadian government in 2023. What to Expect is an annual review of the market, key trends, and recommendations for buyers and technology providers. This IDC document also capt ... Read More

  • Enabling Remote Collaboration Through AR/VR and Metaverse in Europe

    Enabling Remote Collaboration Through AR/VR and Metaverse in Europe This IDC Market Perspective analyzes the state of XR-enabled collaboration in Europe, providing advice to IT vendors in the remote collaboration and workforce transformation space. The study delves into key factors pushing investmen ... Read More

  • Worldwide Managed Cloud Services Market Shares, 2021: Top 10 Worldwide Managed SPs

    Worldwide Managed Cloud Services Market Shares, 2021: Top 10 Worldwide Managed SPs This IDC study highlights how the landscape of managed SPs for managed cloud services are evolving as players are utilizing different strategies to either maintain leadership or climb the ranks to become the leader in ... Read More

  • OCSF: A Framework for Your Patchwork

    OCSF: A Framework for Your Patchwork This IDC Market Perspective looks at the impact of the recently announced Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework (OCSF)."Successful vendor-agnostic initiatives are rare in the wild. The Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework enjoys traction right out of the gate with i ... Read More

  • ServiceNow Acquires Hitch to Give Employees Purpose and Businesses a Chance to Become More Agile

    ServiceNow Acquires Hitch to Give Employees Purpose and Businesses a Chance to Become More Agile This IDC Market Note discusses ServiceNow's acquisition of Hitch Works, completed on June 15, 2022, and its impact on employees' experience and organizations' business objectives. Please Note: Extended d ... Read More

  • Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework: A New Attempt at Fixing an Ongoing Issue

    Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework: A New Attempt at Fixing an Ongoing Issue This IDC Market Note explores the announcement of the Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework (OCSF) developed by AWS and 17 other cybersecurity software vendors. Though still under development, we discuss what this means for ... Read More

  • The Skills Gap Threatens Technology Adoption — Will There be an Emerging Market for Skills Management Software?

    The Skills Gap Threatens Technology Adoption — Will There be an Emerging Market for Skills Management Software? This IDC Market Perspective analyzes the emerging market for skills-related software within skills assessment and skills matching. Skills shortages within IT and technology are being felt ... Read More

  • Canadian Communications Service Providers and Hyperscaler Partnerships: Challenges and Opportunities

    Canadian Communications Service Providers and Hyperscaler Partnerships: Challenges and Opportunities This IDC Market Perspective explores the partner alliances that have occurred in the Canadian market between Canada's three largest communications service providers (comm SPs) — Bell Canada, Telus, a ... Read More

  • EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: July-September 2022

    EMEA Utilities Industry Quarterly Update: July-September 2022 This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview of the utilities industry in 3Q22, covering M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developments; new financing deals; major traditional infrastructure projects; major ren ... Read More

  • Imaging and Printing News — November 2022

    Imaging and Printing News — November 2022 This IDC Market Note discusses news that occurred in October 2022 in the imaging and printing market. Please Note: Extended description available upon request. ... Read More

  • Utilities Asset Operations Quarterly Update: July–September 2022

    Utilities Asset Operations Quarterly Update: July–September 2022 This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview of utilities' asset operations in 3Q22, covering M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developments; new financial deals; major traditional infrastructure projects; m ... Read More

  • IBM's Embeddable AI Software Portfolio Accelerates Developer and Innovation Velocity

    IBM's Embeddable AI Software Portfolio Accelerates Developer and Innovation Velocity This IDC Market Note presents IBM's embeddable artificial intelligence (AI) software–focused details from IBM's AI libraries expansion announcement on October 25, 2022. "Empowering developers to be more agile, innov ... Read More

  • Amazon Web Services Vendor Profile — AWS to Grow Engagement with Digital-Native Businesses

    Amazon Web Services Vendor Profile — AWS to Grow Engagement with Digital-Native Businesses This IDC Vendor Profile focuses on Amazon Web Services, Amazon's cloud computing platform, that offers infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and packaged software as a service. IDC' ... Read More

  • Türkiye Enterprise Infrastructure Market Forecast, 2021–2026

    Türkiye Enterprise Infrastructure Market Forecast, 2021–2026 This IDC Market Forecast splits Türkiye's IT enterprise infrastructure solutions market into three segments: server, external storage, and enterprise network (WLAN, router, and Ethernet switch). The report includes forecasts for 2022–2026 ... Read More

  • Worldwide Enterprise Global DataSphere by Vertical Industry Forecast, 2022–2026

    Worldwide Enterprise Global DataSphere by Vertical Industry Forecast, 2022–2026 This IDC study presents the first comprehensive five-year forecast for the worldwide IDC enterprise Global DataSphere segmented by 19 vertical industries, with each vertical industry grouped into one of five sectors: dis ... Read More

  • Hardcopy Vendor Financials, 2Q22: Vendors Navigate COVID-19 Lockdown in China, Weakening Yen

    Hardcopy Vendor Financials, 2Q22: Vendors Navigate COVID-19 Lockdown in China, Weakening Yen This IDC Market Perspective contains excerpts from public financial disclosures by leading hardcopy vendors and details the impact of COVID-19 and supply chain issues on performance and forecasts."Despite th ... Read More

  • Oil and Gas Industry Quarterly Update: July-September 2022

    Oil and Gas Industry Quarterly Update: July-September 2022 This IDC Market Perspective provides an overview of the oil and gas industry in 22Q3. It covers M&As, agreements, reorganizations, and major business developments; upstream, midstream, and downstream deals; global LNG contracts; EPC deal ... Read More

  • IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Smart Cities and Communities 2023 Predictions

    IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Smart Cities and Communities 2023 Predictions This IDC study provides our top 10 predictions for Smart Cities and Communities."Cities and communities around the world are tackling challenges unearthed during COVID-19 and recent severe weather events with a focus on foundat ... Read More

  • IDC Insights' PRIME Framework for Driving Profitability in the Manufacturing Sector

    IDC Insights' PRIME Framework for Driving Profitability in the Manufacturing Sector This IDC Perspective explains the PRIME framework designed by IDC's Industry Insights team. It summarizes how applying this framework can guide manufacturing organizations' CEOs and C-suites in how to thrive in the f ... Read More

  • IBM Outlines its Partner Ecosystem Priorities

    IBM Outlines its Partner Ecosystem Priorities This IDC Market Note captures the main partnering-focused themes and announcements shared by IBM during its recent analyst update session in September 2022. Highlights include the deepening of IBM's strategic alliance with AWS, plus enhancements to IBM's ... Read More

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