rsspricingandvaluation IDC RSS alerts Microsoft Announces New Surface Lineup: From Refreshed Go to New Laptop Studio, and Everything in Between <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 Apple Launches the iPhone 13: New Features, Same Price IDC Link Wed, 22 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Anthony Scarsella IDC MarketScape: Worldwide B2B Price Optimization and Management Applications 2021 Vendor Assessment <P>This IDC study uses the IDC MarketScape model to provide an assessment of vendors participating in the B2B price optimization and management applications market.</P><P>"If your company makes, distributes, or sells a significant number of offerings, you should strongly consider a price optimization and management solution," says Mark Thomason, research director, Digital Business Models and Monetization program at IDC. "Today's solutions can significantly automate your company's revenue strategy from price setting to execution and enable salespeople and ecommerce to efficiently sell at the optimal price."</P> IDC MarketScape Tue, 21 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Mark Thomason, Jon Duke Market Analysis Perspective: Worldwide Price Optimization and Management, 2021 <P>This IDC Market Analysis Perspective encapsulates IDC's insights and data on the technologies, industry dynamics, and trends influencing the worldwide price optimization and management ecosystem.</P> Market Analysis Perspective Mon, 20 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Mark Thomason HPE FY 3Q21 Results: An Earnings Beat as the Outlook for Digital Infrastructure Continues to Improve <P>On September 2, 2021, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced 3Q21 financial results. The company reported that third quarter total net revenue in constant currency increased 3% sequentially and 1% YOY to $6.9 billion. After accelerating their revenue growth last quarter, this represented sustained growth for the company as revenues improved for all business segments except HPE's venerable compute business in the quarter. During the quarter, the company generated non-GAAP operating income of $673 million which was up 25% YOY but down 2% sequentially as some costs including the pre-purchase of inventory to future proof the business from further supply chain constraints were borne by the business. And of course, HPE continues to work towards making all its offerings available via the company’s GreenLake as-a-service model by 2022. In Q3, HPE saw GreenLake land its 1,100<SUP>th</SUP> customer and their annualized revenue run-rate (ARR) grew 33% YOY to $705 million.</P> IDC Link Sun, 12 Sep 2021 04:00:00 GMT Crawford Del Prete, Matthew Eastwood Downward Pressure on Pricing Drives Momentum in Wearables, Says IDC Global wearables shipments grew 32.3% year-over-year as volumes reached 114.2 million during Q2 2021, according to new data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. Tracker Press Release Tue, 31 Aug 2021 04:00:00 GMT U.S. Consumer Purchase Index — Services Spend <P>This IDC Survey provides an update on U.S. consumer tech service spend from April to June 2021. Services spend indexed at 104, surpassing last year's performance for the same period (102). Bundled services averaged an index of 110, well ahead of the April 2020 benchmark. Video streaming had a particularly strong quarter, while audio streaming is building momentum heading into the third quarter.</P> IDC Survey Thu, 19 Aug 2021 04:00:00 GMT David Myhrer Worldwide Software Business Model (Subscription and License) Forecast, 2021–2025 <P>This IDC study provides the worldwide software business model (subscription and license) forecast through 2025.</P><P>"The trend to the subscription business model continues to grow quickly at a CAGR of 17.9% for 2020–2025 and is forecast to represent 83% of total software revenue by 2025," said Mark Thomason, research director for Digital Business Models and Monetization with IDC.</P> Market Forecast Fri, 30 Jul 2021 04:00:00 GMT Mark Thomason IDC Market Glance: Pricing Ecosystem, 2Q21 <P>This Market Glance on the pricing ecosystem shows vendors offering key pricing technology and services that can help an organization set and manage prices.</P> Market Presentation Fri, 25 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Mark Thomason Worldwide IT Leasing and Financing Forecast, 2021–2025: Top 25 Countries Poised for Growth <P>This IDC study provides guidance and revised forecasts for IT leasing, financing, and flexible consumption providers as they navigate the next stages of enterprise resiliency.</P><P>"IDC is already seeing a steady improvement in both IT spending and IT leasing and financing forecasts, as the IT spending is improving faster than GDP spending in some regions. Most businesses have connected the importance of IT spending to their operational agility and resiliency, which equate to steady spending throughout the forecast period." — Susan G. Middleton, research director, Flexible Consumption and Financing Strategies for IT Infrastructure</P> Market Forecast Thu, 24 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Susan G. Middleton