Category: Channels

15 Aug

The perfect storm is brewing in the European cloud market

15 Aug

  Carla Arend Senior Program Director European Software Read full bio  @carla_arend Margaret Adam   Senior Program Director IDC’s European Channels and Alliances program Read full bio  @madam_idc Common wisdom says that in Europe partners play a key role in accelerating the cloud journeys of their customers. However, IDC’s recent research shows that the majority of partners […]

25 Apr

Trio Of Partners Acquired By Vendors Proves Ecosystem Thinking Is Alive And Well

25 Apr

Hannah Breeze  Senior Research Analyst, IDC’s European Channels and Alliances program Read full bio    @Hkbreeze We’ve recently seen a spate of acquisitions in the European channel, and they have been particularly interesting for one main reason – they have involved vendors acquiring partner organizations. In our worldwide predictions earlier this year, we predicted that we […]

24 Oct

Three Things Keeping Channels and Alliances Leaders Up at Night

24 Oct

  Margaret Adam Program Director, IDC’s European Channels and Alliances Read full bio  @madam_idc       Hannah Breeze  Senior Research Analyst, IDC’s European Channels and Alliances program Read full bio  @Hkbreeze   The IT channel has undergone a huge transformation in the last decade. The emergence of the “as-a-service” model has had a profound impact on […]

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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