Month: August 2017

21 Aug

Cloud Computing – Continuing to Mature in Ireland

21 Aug

John Gilsenan Consultant, IDC Ireland  @johnrosgilsenan The continuing adoption of cloud computing by Irish organizations is clear from research conducted by IDC in its IT Trends and Expenditure in Ireland 2017 survey.  It was possible to compare the findings of the Irish research and a comprehensive IDC survey conducted across Europe a few months earlier. […]

10 Aug

Netflix Dilemmas – Why You Need a Multicloud Strategy

10 Aug

Giorgio Nebuloni Associate Research Director European Systems and Infrastructure Solutions Read full bio  @gnebuloni Remember ten years ago? The word cloud had barely been coined and already pundits (must have been industry analysts) were predicting it would disappear. Cloud would become EVERYTHING, hence the concept would evaporate; i.e. be retired. Turned out somewhat differently. Today, […]

08 Aug

What is Sales Enablement? – Part 2: Analytics Enablement

08 Aug

Thomas Barrieau Director, Sales Enablement Practice Read full bio  @tbarrieau In my last post I laid out IDC’s original definition of sales enablement (i.e., “putting the right information into the hands of the right sales professional at the right time, in the right place, and in the right format to move a specific sales opportunity forward.”) and discussed some […]

03 Aug

There is no silver bullet when it comes to GDPR in the channel

03 Aug

Hannah Breeze  Senior Research Analyst, IDC’s European Channels and Alliances program Read full bio The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will be enforced from next May – and everyone in the technology industry is talking about it. So much so, the topic even took center stage at Microsoft Inspire – its massive annual global partner conference […]

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