01 Sep

Ericsson announces a 5G access network – but what is 5G?

John Delaney

John Delaney                                      
Associate VP European Mobility, IDC
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On 31 August 2016, Ericsson announced the launch of its new AIR 6468 cellular radio. Ericsson stated that together with the 5G Plug-Ins announced in June, and the (already available) Radio System Baseband 5216, it now offers all the components of a 5G access network. (more…)

31 Aug

Public Cloud Services Revenues Will Reach $38.6 Billion in Western Europe by 2020

IDC Serena Da Rold

Serena Da Rold                              
Senior Research Manager, European Industry Solutions, Customer Insights and Analysis
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According to the latest release of the Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide from IDC, worldwide revenue from public cloud services will reach over $195 billion in 2020, more than doubling the current market size. (more…)

22 Aug

The UK Competition Regulator’s PFM Mandate for the banking industry

IDC Lawrence Freeborn

Lawrence Freeborn                                 
Research Manager, Financial Insights
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I’ve written before about the UK government’s attempts to gin up the country’s current account market by prodding consumers to take more interest in their money management. Now the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published more recommendations on how to improve the current account space for consumers and small businesses. (more…)

15 Aug

David Bradshaw 1953-2016

Douglas Hayward IDC

Douglas Hayward
Associate Vice PresidentEuropean Services 

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idc marianne kolding

Marianne Kolding
Vice President, European Services

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Philip Carnelley IDC

Philip Carnelley
Research Director, European Software Group

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IDC announces with great sadness the death of David Bradshaw, research manager for Cloud at our European Services research group in London, England.  David died aged 63 on 11 August, surrounded by family and close friends, after a six-year recurring battle with cancer. (more…)