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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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8,049 Reports from IDC

   
  • Augmented Personalization First in Latin America

    Augmented Personalization First in Latin America Digitization has changed the way people shop, affecting businesses across all industries. Consumers demand satisfying and safe experiences; On the other hand, organizations seek to have the loyalty and trust of their customers. Latin American retailer ... Read More

  • Worldwide Data Protection as a Service Forecast, 2022–2026: Continued High Growth and New Opportunities

    Worldwide Data Protection as a Service Forecast, 2022–2026: Continued High Growth and New Opportunities This IDC study provides an update to the data protection-as-a-service (DPaaS) market for 2021–2026. This document provides additional analytical components that are new to this year's document."Da ... Read More

  • Oracle CloudWorld Highlights Digital Emphasis on AI and Importance of Tight Partnership in Digital Projects

    Oracle CloudWorld Highlights Digital Emphasis on AI and Importance of Tight Partnership in Digital Projects This IDC Market Note takes a look at Oracle CloudWorld from the lens of digital business, examining a key partnership announcement around artificial intelligence as well as an important OCI cu ... Read More

  • Europe Data Analytics Software Market Forecast, 2021–2026

    Europe Data Analytics Software Market Forecast, 2021–2026 This IDC Market Forecast presents 2021 revenues and 2022–2026 forecasts for European data analytics market. It discusses market drivers and inhibitors and offers advice to vendors."Data analytics and AI have been game changers over the last t ... Read More

  • European Collaboration Applications Forecast, 2021-2026

    European Collaboration Applications Forecast, 2021-2026 The IDC Market Forecast examines the collaboration applications market, with breakdowns for each category. It outlines major market trends and provides recommendations for market players."Expectations for collaboration applications are increasi ... Read More

  • Key Takeaways From IDC's U.K. DevOps Conference, 2022: Connected DevOps — Supporting Software Innovation at Scale

    Key Takeaways From IDC's U.K. DevOps Conference, 2022: Connected DevOps — Supporting Software Innovation at Scale This IDC Market Note discusses key themes and takeaways from IDC's U.K. DevOps Conference, 2022. It provides insights into the challenges and opportunities facing European developers, op ... Read More

  • Worldwide SMB Marketing Campaign Management Software Forecast, 2022–2026: Dawn of the Growth Segment

    Worldwide SMB Marketing Campaign Management Software Forecast, 2022–2026: Dawn of the Growth Segment This IDC study presents a worldwide five-year forecast and shows continued growth in demand for marketing applications that support the unique needs of SMB organizations."Today, SMB organizations hav ... Read More

  • Japan Private Cloud Forecast, 2022–2026

    Japan Private Cloud Forecast, 2022–2026 This study provides a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the Japan private cloud market based on information collected through early September 2022.Until now, private clouds have been deployed as standalone, with the goal of optimizing individual systems ... Read More

  • Worldwide Enterprise Datacenter Network Consulting and Integration Services Forecast, 2022–2026

    Worldwide Enterprise Datacenter Network Consulting and Integration Services Forecast, 2022–2026 This IDC study provides a forecast for and analyzes key trends affecting the worldwide market for datacenter networking."Digitization and the requirement to have cloudlike experiences supporting applicati ... Read More

  • U.S. Wearable Device Installed Base Forecast, 2022–2026

    U.S. Wearable Device Installed Base Forecast, 2022–2026 This IDC study provides a forecast for the U.S. wearable device installed base for the 2022–2026 period."With wearables gaining salience in the United States, we expect the installed base for these devices to hold steady over the next several y ... Read More

  • 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

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