Latest IDC articles

Storage software market enjoys strong finish to 2010

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Analyst firm finds that revenues grew in 2010 following a difficult 2009
07 Mar 2011

IT services market finished 2010 on a record high

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It remains to be seen whether this is a trend or a blip
08 Feb 2011

Apple iPad takes 90 per cent of the tablet market

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IDC says about 17 million units shipped in 2010, with 44 million to follow in 2011
19 Jan 2011

University goes easy on student finances with managed print services

John Moores IT manager achieves £100,000 a year savings through Ricoh MPS contract
03 Dec 2010

£10.6bn of European businesses' IT spend is "wasted"

HP research suggests many enterprises are getting very little bang for some of their IT bucks
16 Nov 2010

Mobile market slows but smartphones boom, says analyst

Growth fell to 13 per cent in the third quarter, down from 16 per cent in the first half of 2010
29 Oct 2010

Software asset management can cut costs by 20 per cent, says IDC

Firms must pay more attention to SAM as Scottish travel company Barrhead is hit with a BSA fine
19 Oct 2010

iPad's popularity dents global PC growth

iPad popularity is stifling demand for PCs
14 Oct 2010

Storage software market sees growth as big suppliers expand

IDC report reveals major vendors are enjoying healthy sales
07 Sep 2010

Android looms large in corporate smartphone strategies

Fifty per cent growth in smartphone market attributed to the rise of Android
10 Aug 2010

Two thirds of pharmaceutical companies use outsourcing

Supply chain visibility and NI solutions are at the forefront of IT spend, says study
28 Jul 2010

Oil and gas industry needs risk management technology, says IDC

Oil and gas firms lacking solutions that support transparency and understanding of risk
21 Jul 2010

Security appliance market grows

Content management and UTM drive up revenues
12 Jul 2010

Uncertainty is dampening demand for IT services in UK, says IDC

Market is waiting to see what the government has up its sleeve
08 Jul 2010

WLAN market set to grow 23 per cent in 2010

Revenue to hit £1.4bn this year, according to IDC report
30 Jun 2010

IBM tops SNMS market

IDC expects continued vendor consolidation
29 Jun 2010

Network management market bucks industry trend

SNMS market grows by four per cent and is expected to continue expanding
21 Jun 2010

EU awards supercomputing strategy contract

Consortium led by IDC to develop strategic agenda for European high-performance computing
04 Feb 2010

European server sales hit rock bottom

IDC reports lowest server revenue levels ever recorded, with vendors still awaiting green shoots
04 Sep 2009

Biggest outsourcers increase dominance in IT services

IDC predicts further consolidation among outsourcing firms
11 Aug 2009

How secure is an optical-fibre network?

What should IT leaders consider when looking at optical network security?
05 Aug 2009

Windows 7 will drive recovery of global IT

New operating system will spearhead growth across industry sectors and help small businesses, says Microsoft-sponsored research
14 Jul 2009

European server sales fall 40 per cent

Decline has continued for past 12 months, with fewer than half a million machines shipped in second quarter of 2009
25 Jun 2009

European IT services market set to shrink

IDC predictions downgraded as regional GDP drops faster than expected
15 Jun 2009