25 Apr

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

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 […]

03 Aug

There is no silver bullet when it comes to GDPR in the channel

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 […]