rsssoftware IDC RSS alerts BT and AWS Expand Partnership to Grow Enterprise 5G, IoT and Edge Offerings <P>On March 28, BT Group’s Digital Unit and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced a further expansion of their existing partnership. The new agreement brings the two companies together to collaborate on IoT industry solutions, new cloud networking propositions and new 5G edge computing services for its UK business customers.</P> IDC Link Wed, 29 Mar 2023 04:00:00 GMT Paul Hughes, Jason Leigh, Daryl Schoolar, Sandra Wendelken IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Customer Data Platform 2023 Vendor Assessment <P>This IDC MarketScape examines customer data platform (CDP) vendors with established Asia/Pacific (including Japan) (APJ) presence and aims to inform technology buyers on their purchase decisions.</P><P>Asia/Pacific organizations are transforming into digital businesses that compete based on digital products, services, and experiences. Along with this, the provisioning of digital-first customer experience (CX) has become essential and a source of competitive advantage. CDPs provide a way to refactor the data infrastructure built from the data and analytics layer without having to rip and replace a host of customer-facing systems across the front office, and they enable a customer data foundation that is scalable and agile in supporting business transformation through new apps, markets, and products and services.</P><P>"Organizations must approach CDP selection strategically to realize the espoused transformation and benefits. This includes selecting vendors that can become strategic partners with the right market fit and industry expertise to deliver faster time to value while acting as an advisor that democratizes data across the organization," says Lawrence Cheok, Associate Research Director for Digital Business Strategies, IDC Asia/Pacific. </P><P>"Organizations can drive contextualized customer outcomes at scale by leveraging CDP solutions that are easy to use by both front and back offices, provide strong out-of-the-box fundamental functionalities, and have flexible deployment options," adds Lavanya Jindal, Market Analyst for Future of Customer Experience, IDC Asia/Pacific.</P> IDC MarketScape Wed, 29 Mar 2023 04:00:00 GMT Lawrence Cheok, Cynthia Li, Lavanya Jindal, Daniel-Zoe Jimenez U.K. Government Launches Cybersecurity Strategy to Protect National Health Service <P>The U.K. government's cybersecurity strategy for the National Health Service (NHS) will be transformational and is badly needed, given historical and current evidence on the threat landscape. Its five-pillar strategy describes a lot of necessary developments to make the NHS more resilient to cyberthreats, with service providers and vendors able to assist with specific expertise.</P> IDC Link Wed, 29 Mar 2023 04:00:00 GMT Richard Thurston Adobe Q1FY23 Earnings: Adobe Celebrates 40 Years and Continues to Deliver in the First Quarter with 9% Year-over-Year Revenue Growth <P>On March 15, 2023, Adobe announced its Q1FY23 results. Earnings this quarter were solid, with total revenue of $4.66 billion, which is a 9% year-over-year (y/y) or 13% in constant currency increase from Q1FY22. </P> IDC Link Tue, 28 Mar 2023 04:00:00 GMT Alan Webber Can your PCs deliver the end-user experience, manageability, and security you need now and in the future? <P>On March 23, 2023, Intel introduced its new Intel vPro® platform powered by its 13th Gen Intel® Core™ processors. With generational advancements in end-user productivity, end-user experience, and security, and expansion in its security ecosystem partners, Intel is building the foundation for layered security orchestrated between hardware and software.</P> IDC Link Tue, 28 Mar 2023 04:00:00 GMT Michael Suby HPE Aruba Networking, Azure, and reelyActive Push to Redefine IoT Best-Practices Through Streamlined and Swifter Edge to Cloud Data Flow IDC Link Tue, 28 Mar 2023 04:00:00 GMT Patrick Filkins, Olga Yashkova IDC-Studie: 82 Prozent der deutschen Unternehmen nutzen die Cloud – umfassende Automatisierung der Workloads ist aber noch Zukunftsmusik Unternehmen und Organisationen in Deutschland schaffen mit der Nutzung der Cloud endlich die technologischen Voraussetzungen für die zwingend erforderliche digitale Transformation. Die immer wieder diskutierte Automatisierung von Abläufen und die Integration von Prozessen auf Basis moderner IT und effizienter Deployment-Modelle wird bis zum Jahr 2025 immer stärker Realität. Dafür sind zwei Grundvoraussetzungen zu erfüllen: der Betrieb der geschäftskritischen Anwendungen in der Cloud und die kontinuierliche Optimierung des Cloud-Betriebs. Die neue IDC-Studie „Cloud in Deutschland 2023“ hat aufgedeckt, wie Organisationen diese Voraussetzungen erfüllen wollen und welche Hürden dabei zu überwinden sind: Research Press Release Tue, 28 Mar 2023 04:00:00 GMT Malaysia’s Hardcopy Peripherals Market Sees a Year over Year Decline of 8.9% in 4Q22 Despite Surge in Government Purchasing, Says IDC KUALA LUMPUR, March 29, 2023 – According to the International Data Corporation ’s (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker  – including inkjet, laser, and serial dot matrix (SDM), the overall 4Q22 market recorded a 8.9% year over year (YoY) decline and saw minimal change quarter over quarter (QoQ). Commercial demand sees a slowdown, however, it remains robust following healthy domestic business activity. Government purchases in the A3 laser copier segment surged ahead of the Malaysian General Elections as ministries sought to utilize budgets ahead of the forming of a new administration. Vendors have begun sharply reducing shipments following a weak home-printer segment that has yet to recover. Tracker Press Release Tue, 28 Mar 2023 04:00:00 GMT TPIsoftware: Helping Create Digital Businesses Through Software Innovation <P>This IDC Market Note discusses the key takeaways from a strategy update provided by TPIsoftware, a specialized enterprise software and services partner based in Taiwan and operating in multiple countries in the Asia/Pacific region. The report also includes an introduction to TPIsoftware's key product offerings, geographic expansion strategy, and IDC's opinion on the potential value the vendor has to offer to enterprises in the broader Asia/Pacific market. </P> Market Note Tue, 28 Mar 2023 04:00:00 GMT Pushkaraksh Shanbhag, Rijo George Thomas Worldwide Video Platforms Software Market Shares, 2021: 1H22 Update <P>This IDC study contains vendor shares for the video platforms software market for 2019–2021. It includes commentary on market growth and emerging trends, and it provides actionable advice for technology suppliers.</P><P>"The video platforms software market grew steadily at 22.0% in 2021," said Marci Maddox, research vice president for Persuasive Content and Digital Experience Strategies at IDC. "The need to publish video for both external and internal use cases continues to drive growth in this market."</P> Market Share Tue, 28 Mar 2023 04:00:00 GMT Marci Maddox