06 Dec

Improving Smartphone Durability by Reducing the Impact of Liquid Damages (Part II)

IDC Francisco Jeronimo

Francisco Jeronimo
Research Director, European Consumer Wireless and Mobile Communications

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Liquid damage is the second-largest cause of damaged smartphones. IDC estimates that nearly 900,000 smartphones are damaged by liquids every day. The impact of liquids on smartphones is estimated to be worth in excess of $96.7 billion a year. (more…)

05 Dec

A Problem with Mobile Phones That Is No Longer Acceptable (Part I)

IDC Francisco Jeronimo

Francisco Jeronimo
Research Director, European Consumer Wireless and Mobile Communications

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The smartphone market has been growing on average 33% a year in the past 10 years, making it one of the fastest-growing areas of consumer electronics. Penetration of smartphones is higher than ever and the outlook for the segment is showing signs of maturity. (more…)

01 Dec

Digital Security: Managing Security Across Mobile and Cloud

IDC Duncan Brown

Duncan Brown
Research Director, European Security Practice

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Digital transformation (DX) is the biggest driver of IT across Europe. Importantly, DX is a business-led initiative often championed by the CEO – what this means is that DX programmes and projects happen, whether IT and security operations are involved or not. (more…)

29 Nov

Trend Micro Insight 2016 – Briefings in Boston

IDCUKI Dominic Trott

Dominic Trott                                    
Research Manager, European Security
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To use an analogy coined by Trend Micro’s CEO Eva Chen, the company is like Wolverine from the X-Men: Trend Micro has been going for a long time and has endured a number of market shifts and challenges. Yet it has been able to absorb these challenges, emerging unscathed to become the global player that it is today. (more…)