Apart from IT infrastructure resources consolidation and security enhancements, Asian businesses will also be spending on IT-enabled innovation, social apps, and data analytics, reveals IDC survey.
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IDC sees some major mergers ahead for top IT vendors as data centers transform. IDC didn't name names, but I'll take a stab at it.
By 2018, fewer enterprises will run their own infrastructure. That will put the kibosh on new data center building---unless you're a cloud provider, says IDC.
The right to be forgotten and EU regulations have hardly helped the big-data cause in western Europe, but the technology is still managing to gain ground.
A recent whitepaper has revealed that 70 percent of IT decision makers are still seeking third party guidance on how they should manage their data.
Overall, IDC data shows the tablet market contracted to 50.4 million shipments, missing its growth targets on the year ago quarter.
IDC has predicted that spending on the Australian IT industry will continue to grow this year, and it will be driven by mobility, cloud, big data, and social business.
While Apple caused many people to take an interest in the tablet market, Google jumped right in and Android is the leading tablet operating system as well as the leading smartphone operating system.
IDC says byte density will surge and the data storage and business implications will be huge. Here are a few thoughts on the aftermath.
By 2017, the Chinese telecom industry is expected to spend 22.8 billion yuan (US$3.7 billion) in IT-related investments, according to IDC, which recommends telcos extract value from existing customers and big data.
According to IDC data, the enterprise software market's growth is slowing, but analytics and big data are strong. Western Europe stumbles, but other regions grew.
IDC has outlined the key technology trends having an impact on the datacentre.
By the end of 2016, more than a quarter of all data center capacity will be owned by service providers, said IDC.
The global market for Hadoop- and MapReduce-related software will grow at a compound annual growth rate of more than 60 per cent through to 2016, according to IDC data.
Gianfranco Lanci, the Italian who transformed Taiwan's Acer, is being tipped to join its Korean rival Samsung Electronics, according to an unconfirmed report in the Taiwan-based news source, DigiTimes. The story also confirms that Samsung is the world's seventh largest notebook PC manufacturer "according to IDC data".
Server sales continued to surge amid a strong corporate upgrade cycle. Global server market revenue jumped 12.1 per cent in the first quarter to $11.9 billion from a year ago, according to IDC data.
Server sales continued to surge amid a strong corporate upgrade cycle. Global server market revenue jumped 12.1 percent in the first quarter to $11.9 billion from a year ago, according to IDC data.
EMC keeps its lead as fourth-quarter revenue grows for external disk storage hardware, while storage software also makes gains, according to IDC
The researchers at International Data Corp. (IDC) released their latest worldwide server market share data this week. As was true in the last quarter of 2009, Windows servers are far and away the leader in share as measured by of percentage of revenue, the firm found.
Apple's iPad dominates the tablet market and accounts for 90 percent of all tablets sold in the third quarter, according to IDC data. Meanwhile, Amazon has a commanding 41.5 percent share of the e-reader market.
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