rssmobility https://www.idc.com/rss/2807.do IDC RSS alerts IDC's 3rd Platform Industry Spending Guides Provide In-Depth Sub-Industry Forecasts for Technology Investments Across Nine Industries https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS48258721&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication IDC has published a series of 3rd Platform Industry Spending Guides that provide in-depth forecasts for technology spending across nine industries. Research Press Release Fri, 24 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Market Analysis Perspective: Worldwide Network and Communication Infrastructure, 2021 — Enabling Technologies https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US48239221&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Analysis Perspective (MAP) for wired and wireless communications infrastructure enabling technologies provides an analysis of trends related to networking technology providers and cloud and communications service providers (SPs). It provides the industry highlights, market landscape, competitive assessment, outlook, and essential guidance relating to semiconductors and platforms in networking and communications infrastructure. Views of the future markets and enabling technology research areas for 5G/6G mobile telecommunications and datacenter network infrastructure are summarized.</P> Market Analysis Perspective Fri, 24 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Ben Sheen Worldwide Communications Platform as a Service Forecast, 2021–2025 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US48202121&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study presents the forecast of worldwide revenue for the CPaaS market for 2021–2025.</P><P>The communications platform as a service segment performed as expected in 2020, with strong growth based on the strength of digital transformation acceleration. According to Courtney Munroe, research vice president, Worldwide Telecommunications Research at IDC, "The next few years will see continued expansion as companies realize the benefits of digital engagement and adopt more sophisticated multichannel engagements."</P> Market Forecast Fri, 24 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Courtney Munroe, Venkatesh Mahale European Mass Market Telecom Services Market Forecast, 2020–2025 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=EUR147521921&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Forecast analyzes the telecommunications market in Western Europe (WE) in terms of mass market services, and it examines the market outlook and trends for 2020–2025. For the purposes of this study, mass market telecom services are defined as connectivity and pay TV services aimed at the consumer and small office/home office (SOHO) markets. This study discusses the key market trends and challenges, as well as the competitive dynamics in these markets. </P><P>"Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, work and home life have started blending for many customers. The 'always on' consumer and the wider availability of midrange 5G-enabled devices will present an opportunity for growth. With this in mind, European telecom service providers will offer 5G-ready devices and service bundles driven by new tech capabilities that enable customers to manage their workloads and access education or entertainment, anywhere and at any time." — Senior Research Analyst Dusanka Radonicic, IDC Telecom and Networking</P> Market Forecast Thu, 23 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Dusanka Radonicic Market Analysis Perspective: U.S. Mobile and Internet of Things Communications Services, 2021 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US47294221&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Analysis Perspective encapsulates IDC insights and data on the technologies, industry dynamics, and trends influencing the U.S. wireless service provider market. IDC's Mobile and Internet of Things Communications Services focuses on technologies and go-to-market strategies for consumer and business mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity services.</P> Market Analysis Perspective Thu, 23 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Sandra Wendelken, Carrie MacGillivray, Jason Leigh Market Analysis Perspective: Worldwide Enterprise Mobility Workspace and Deployment Strategies, 2021 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US48240521&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Analysis Perspective provides an overview of the enterprise mobility workspace and deployment strategies ecosystem in 2021. It includes an industry and market overview, competitive landscape insight, buyer needs and perspectives, a future view of the core markets, and essential guidance for technology suppliers. Key topics include:</P><UL><LI>Corporate-liable versus individual-liable mobile device trends and market drivers</LI><LI>IT mobility spending priority in the enterprise</LI><LI>Mobile operating system market share</LI><LI>Enterprise mobility management services</LI><LI>Rugged mobile device trends</LI><LI>Business use smartphones and tablets</LI><LI>Mobile-enabled worker trends</LI></UL><P>IDC's <I>Enterprise Mobility: </I><I>Workspace </I><I>and </I><I>Deployment Strategies</I> service examines emerging solutions and the evolution of mobility in the corporate market. This service provides value and insight to hardware, software, and services vendors that need to keep pace with the expanding role of mobile devices in corporate environments and for individual business users.</P> Market Analysis Perspective Thu, 23 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Bryan Bassett Microsoft Announces New Surface Lineup: From Refreshed Go to New Laptop Studio, and Everything in Between https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=lcUS48255521&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>On September 22, 2021, Microsoft announced its new lineup of Surface products. A total of eight different Surfaces are headed for the fall marketplace, headlined by a new mobile Studio.</P> IDC Link Thu, 23 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Linn Huang, Tom Mainelli New IDC Best in Future of Connectedness North America Awards Open for Submissions https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS48255421&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication IDC today announced the inaugural IDC Future Enterprise Best in Future of Connectedness North America Awards. Research Press Release Thu, 23 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Worldwide Mobile Phone Forecast Update, 2021–2025: September 2021 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US48222321&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study presents the five-year forecast for mobile phone shipments worldwide by device type. The worldwide mobile phone market will reach a total of 1,674.8 million unit shipments in 2021, up 4.2% from the 1,607.8 million units shipped in 2020. From there, total mobile phone shipments will grow to 1,739.0 million units worldwide by 2025, resulting in a CAGR of 1.6% for 2020–2025. </P><P>"Despite the ongoing issues surrounding the pandemic and the Delta variant, consumers are continuing to upgrade to more premium smartphones this year," said Anthony Scarsella, research manager with IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. "Premium smartphones (priced at $1,000+) continued to grow in the second quarter as the segment displayed 116% growth from last year. Moreover, ASPs across the entire market climbed 9% as buyer preferences trend toward more costly 5G models than entry-level devices."</P> Market Forecast Thu, 23 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Anthony Scarsella Worldwide Smartphone Forecast Update, 2021–2025: September 2021 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US48224521&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study presents the updated five-year forecast for smartphone shipments worldwide by operating system. The worldwide smartphone market will reach a total of 1.38 billion units shipped in 2021, up 7.4% from the 1.28 billion units shipped in 2020. From there, shipments will reach 1.55 billion units in 2025, the final year of our forecast period, resulting in a CAGR of 3.9%.</P><P>"Despite the ongoing issues surrounding the pandemic and the Delta variant, consumers are continuing to upgrade to more premium smartphones this year," said Anthony Scarsella, research manager, IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. "Premium smartphones (priced at $1,000+) continued to grow in the second quarter as the segment displayed 116% growth from last year. Moreover, ASPs across the entire market climbed 9% as buyer preferences trend toward more costly 5G models than entry-level devices."</P> Market Forecast Thu, 23 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Anthony Scarsella