20 Dec

2016 Storage Industry Highlights: GDPR, Brexit, data growth, storage management and innovation defined the year that was!

Archana venkatraman IDC

Archana Venkatraman
Senior Research Analyst, European Storage Research

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IDC Carla Arend

Carla Arend
Program Director, European Software

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As another year comes to an end, we look back at 2016 for highlights that shaped the European storage industry. (more…)

13 Dec

Can you change a company culture in order to accelerate Transformation?

marta muñoz IDC

Marta Muñoz                                   
Research Director, Telecommunications, IDC EMEA
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In these days of the hype of corporate transformation, it is easy to forget about what can be, perhaps the key primary barrier to a company’s journey towards total digitalization. It is not technology, nor budget necessarily. (more…)

08 Dec

“Disruption is not a bad thing. It is in fact an opportunity”, Insurers said at the ABI Conference 2016

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Sabitha Majukumar                                    
Senior Research Analyst, Worldwide Insurance Strategies
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The political and economic environment here in the UK and many other parts of the world is undoubtedly turbulent but to my greatest relief, I heard the insurance industry leadership saying more than once that “disruption is not a bad thing, it is in fact, an opportunity” at the ABI Annual conference 2016. (more…)

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…)