rssservices https://www.idc.com/rss/2809.do IDC RSS alerts Certifications and Competencies: Status Update on Partner, Certification, and Competency Trends https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US47970921&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Presentation focuses on the status of partner business models and the key trends and issues related to certifications and competencies. This is the first of five presentations that look at the value of certifications (individual and product) and competencies for partners. This content was presented at the virtual edition of the Software Channel Leadership Council on June 9, 2021.</P> Market Presentation Fri, 18 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Paul Edwards Sustainable Datacenters: Vertiv and Green Mountain Scale New Heights with Hyperefficient Operations https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US47918221&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Vendor Profile outlines Green Mountain's use of specialized cooling technology from Vertiv to operate at high energy efficiency.</P> Vendor Profile Fri, 18 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Jennifer Cooke TCS' Strategic Customer and Industry Ecosystems Strategy - Ecosystem Strategies of SIs and Strategy Consulting Firms in Europe https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=EUR147940421&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>In this IDC Vendor Profile, we examine TCS' activities and perspectives on how digital ecosystems are evolving and impacting its strategy moving forward. This has been written after a conversation with Sankha Som, TCS' Chief Innovation Evangelist, in which he outlined TCS's strategy and activities across several ecosystem engagements.</P> Vendor Profile Fri, 18 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Margaret Adam, Matthew Wilkins U.S. Colocation Services Market Shares, 2020: Colocation Vendors Continue to Play a Critical Role in Enterprise DX Strategy https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US47850921&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study examines the U.S. colocation services market (retail and wholesale), providing market sizing for 2020.</P><P>"The U.S. colocation market is driven by the continued explosive growth of data and access to cloud applications. Hyperscale demand for datacenter facilities will drive growth and interconnection to the cloud ecosystem and global metro on-ramps will be crucial to enterprises," according to Courtney Munroe, research vice president, Worldwide Telecommunications research, at IDC.</P> Market Share Fri, 18 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Courtney Munroe, Venkatesh Mahale Worldwide and U.S. Device and Print Management Market Shares, 2020: Revenue Down as COVID-19 Closes Offices, Accelerates Digital Transformation https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US46357321&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC study provides the worldwide and U.S. market share data for the device management and print management markets for the calendar year 2020.</P><P>"COVID-19 quickly changed the landscape by reducing office MFP shipments and limiting sales of device and print management software in office settings. Vendors were able to mitigate revenue decline in 2020 by solving the challenges presented by newly remote workforces, providing document solutions with remote device monitoring and print/document security." — Geoffrey Wilbur, research manager, Imaging, Printing, and Document Solutions group at IDC</P> Market Share Fri, 18 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Geoffrey Wilbur, Robert Palmer Certifications and Competencies: Partner Relevance and Investment https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US47073421&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Presentation focuses on the relevance of individual certifications and competencies for partners, the investments being made, and ROI. This is the second of five presentations that look at the value of certifications (individual and product) and competencies for partners. This content was presented at the virtual edition of the Software Channel Leadership Council on June 9, 2021.</P> Market Presentation Thu, 17 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Paul Edwards Certifications and Competencies: The Value of Competencies to Partners https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US47972221&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Presentation focuses on the value of competencies and areas for improvement. This is the fourth of five presentations that look at the value of certifications (individual and product) and competencies for partners. This content was presented at the virtual edition of the Software Channel Leadership Council on June 9, 2021.</P> Market Presentation Thu, 17 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Paul Edwards Certifications and Competencies: The Value of Product Certification to Partners https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US47972621&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This IDC Market Presentation focuses on the value of product certification for partners. Most of this material comes from a business value custom project IDC conducted for Red Hat on the value of its product certification for partners. This is the fifth of five presentations that look at the value of certifications (individual and product) and competencies for partners. This content was presented at the virtual edition of the Software Channel Leadership Council on June 9, 2021.</P> Market Presentation Thu, 17 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Paul Edwards Worldwide and U.S. Document Solutions Software Forecast, 2021–2025 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=US46357221&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>The IDC study is aligned with the methodology used by IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker. The forecast includes revenue generated by only the original software manufacturer or independent software vendor (ISV). The reseller's markup is excluded. (It is important to note that some of the printing equipment manufacturers also function as ISVs.)</P><P>"Although the office printing market is mature, COVID-19 ushered in rapid change, accelerating demand for document solutions that can seamlessly manage, monitor, and secure documents and devices that are on premises and in workers' home offices, says Geoffrey Wilbur, research manager, IDC's Imaging, Printing, and Document Solutions group. "Vendors that can help customers navigate the challenges of the hybrid workforce will be poised to take advantage of projected market growth over the next several years."</P> Market Forecast Thu, 17 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Geoffrey Wilbur, Robert Palmer Epson Bolsters Its Supertank Business Inkjet Lineup with the Addition of the WorkForce ST-C8090 https://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=lcUS47995021&utm_medium=rss_feed&utm_source=alert&utm_campaign=rss_syndication <P>This new MFP is Epson's latest Supertank product entry. This desktop A3 color MFP emphasizes low total cost of ownership and incorporates two years of ink packaged with the device. </P> IDC Link Wed, 16 Jun 2021 04:00:00 GMT Keith Kmetz