Apple’s decision to focus more on upmarket iPhones has looked inevitable for some time and should not be a surprise to many in the industry. There has been a creaking sound between operating systems across the industry as Apple has maintained its top level prices, and now with its latest XS models, gone ‘upwardly mobile’ higher above the thousand dollar threshold, all the while as what you get for your money with Android has increased.
IDC’s annual IT Buyer Experience Survey (August 2018) turned up interesting results. 350 enterprise IT buyers in the US and Canada assessed IT vendors’ helpfulness in the buying process, especially vendor sales and marketing practices. The respondents authorized IT purchase values of $25,000 to $5M+ per year. Three key areas were evaluated: vendor trust, vendor loyalty, and vendor areas to improve.
Associate VP European Mobility, IDC
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EE outlined its initial launch plans for 5G in the UK. It will launch 5G in 2019, initially in six UK cities: London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast, Birmingham and Manchester.
AVP, European Software Group
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Microsoft held its Future Decoded user conference in London on November 1st, attended by an estimated 15,000 customers, partners and other stakeholders. In the words of Microsoft UK CEO Cindy Rose, this large industry get-together was “all about AI.”