Tags : IDC

IDC: Global Q1 2012 PC Shipments Slightly Better Than Expected

[April 16, 2012]

HP leads, Lenovo units jump 43 percent to pass Dell and Acer for second place. HDD constraints still impact market.


Tags: PC , Dell , HP , Lenovo , IDC , Acer , shipments

IDC: U.S. Small Businesses Will Outspend Large Enterprises for PCs and Peripherals in 2012

[April 09, 2012]

Overall SMB IT spending will exceed $138 billion in 2012, led by notebooks, tablets, packaged software and services.


Tags: SMB , PC , notebooks , IDC , tablets , spending

Changing Consumer Preferences Confront Microsoft, PC Makers With New Challenges, IDC Says

[March 29, 2012]

Final global PC shipment data for 2011 shows 1.8 percent uptick, expected 5 percent growth in 2012.


Tags: Microsoft , tablet , wintel , IDC , PC shipments

Cloud Computing Will Create 14 Million New Jobs Worldwide by 2015, Says Microsoft Study

[March 28, 2012]

An estimated $1 trillion in cloud-related revenue to drive business investment and job growth.


Tags: cloud computing , Microsoft , IDC , jobs , small business

Worldwide PC Microprocessor Sales Jump 16 Percent in Q3 2011

[December 23, 2011]

Researcher IDC figures show worldwide PC microprocessor revenue rose 16.1 percent, units edged up 5.2 percent in Q3 2011 compared to the same period last year.


Tags: server , PC , Intel , AMD , IDC , microprocessor

Media Tablet Sales Tumble 28 Percent in Q1 2011

[July 18, 2011] IDC revises forecast for year upward to 53 million units despite quarterly slip in shipments. Read More...

Tags: IDC , forecast , shipment , media tablet

IDC: Cloud Server Revenue to Reach $9.4 Billion by 2015

[July 18, 2011] Public cloud server revenue projected at $3.6 billion, private cloud at $5.8 billion worldwide by 2015, researcher says. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , server , IDC , revenue

Microsoft Channel Partners Generate $580 Billion in 2010, IDC Study Says

[March 29, 2011] Vendor’s partner ecosystem yields 8 percent growth from 2009, 22 percent in three years. Read More...

Tags: Microsoft , IDC , channel partners , Microsoft Partner Network

Global Q4 PC Microprocessor Shipments Sluggish But Annual Totals Up

[February 28, 2011] Researcher IDC reports flat year-over-year and sequential performance for Q4 2010 but yearly totals show 17 percent growth in shipments and 27 percent increase in revenue. Read More...

Tags: PC , Intel , AMD , IDC , microprocessor

Cisco, HP, Among Top IT Education Vendors

[January 25, 2011] New IDC report evaluates 11 technology vendors on market capabilities and strategies in global IT education market. Results show leading vendors adapt training offerings to client needs but struggle to demonstrate the impact of training on the enterprise. Read More...

Tags: Red Hat , education , Cisco , HP , IDC

IDC: 17 Million Media Tablets Shipped Worldwide in 2010, Forecasts 45 million Units for 2011

[January 25, 2011] Market segment expands by 45 percent in Q3 2010 prodded by shipments of Apple’s iPad. Vendors shipped nearly 5 million units during the period, researcher says. New product introductions, competition, stronger demand and expanded distribution channels will drive growth. Read More...

Tags: iPad , Apple , IDC , media tablet , Motorola Xoom

IDC: PC Sales Worldwide Rose 13.6 Percent in 2010 Despite Lackluster Q4 and Strong Tablet Sales

[January 17, 2011] Researcher’s PC shipment data shows sluggish 2.7 percent Q4 2010 bump worldwide and modest 5.7 percent year-over-year increase in the U.S. Market leader HP’s share slips as Lenovo posts impressive gains for the quarter and the year. Read More...

Tags: PC , tablet , HP , IDC , sales

Global Q3 Total Disk Storage Systems Market Balloons to $7 Billion

[December 07, 2010] Segment grew 18.5 percent in Q3 compared to last year, researcher IDC says. External disk storage systems market posted 19 percent increase to about $5.2 billion for fourth highest quarterly revenue on record. Read More...

Tags: SAN , IDC , NAS , disk storage , Storage

Mobile, Cloud and Social Networking Will Define 2011's New Normal, Researcher Says

[December 07, 2010] IDC predicts stronger IT spending next year will prompt considerable growth in mobile applications, public and private cloud services, smartphones and social business software. Read More...

Tags: Cloud , social networking , mobile , smartphones , IDC

Business Intelligence Tools Global Market Expected to Reach $7.5 Billion in 2010

[December 06, 2010] Business Intelligence Tools Global Market Expected to Reach $7.5 Billion in 2010 Read More...

Tags: IBM , SAP , business intelligence , business analytics , IDC , business intelligence tools

Global Q3 Shipments of PC Microprocessors Climbs Nearly 9 Percent, Revenue Up 24 Percent

[November 13, 2010] Researcher IDC says OEMs quick to cut orders at any sign of slowing end customer demand. Points to slower than average quarterly sequential increases. Also forecasts tablets to impede but not stop mini notebook growth. Read More...

Tags: PC , Intel , netbook , IDC , microprocessor

Global PC Market Growth For Q3 2010 Slips Below Expectations

[October 15, 2010] Worldwide PC shipments increase by 11 percent but fall short of researcher IDC’s forecast. Tight consumer spending blamed for slow fall buying while business purchases remained on track. Apple posts strong PC shipment growth in period. Read More...

Tags: PC , Apple , HP , IDC , shipment

Global PC Microprocessor Shipments, Revenue Improving

[August 26, 2010] Researcher IDC’s Q2 2010 data shows a sequential 3.6 percent bump in unit shipments and a 6.2 percent jump in revenues compared to the prior quarter. Strong first half performance may yield to late summer weakness. Read More...

Tags: server , PC , IDC , desktop , microprocessor

Global PC Processor Q1 2010 Shipments Jump 39 Percent

[May 07, 2010] Shipments, revenue show sequential decline from Q4 2009 but less than expected. Read More...

Tags: PC , Intel , AMD , IDC , microprocessor

Researcher Says Worldwide Server Market Shows Sharp Rebound in Q4 2009

[March 02, 2010] X86 servers post significant upward spike in revenue and shipments for period. Read More...

Tags: server , IBM , HP , x86 , IDC

Global Storage Software Market Shows Small Sequential Increase in Q3

[December 08, 2009] IDC data indicates 8 percent decline year-over-year worldwide Read More...

Tags: IBM , EMC , Symantec , IDC , storage software

Boon Time for Storage Players

[September 06, 2008] Vendors reaping revenue, but the good times won't last forever. Read More...

Tags: IBM , EMC , Sun Microsystems , IDC , Storage

IDC: Q2 Server Sales Have Their Own Price

[August 28, 2008] Servers are getting cheaper to buy, especially x86 servers. Read More...

Tags: IBM , Dell , HP , servers , IDC

IDC: Chip Sales Grow, Prices Go Low

[August 15, 2008] Cost-cutting was the only way to keep products flowing during the slowest quarter of the year. Read More...

Tags: Intel , AMD , IDC , semiconductor , sales

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