Hannah Breeze Senior Research Analyst, IDC’s European Channels and Alliances program 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 would see accelerated M&A […]
Hannah Breeze Senior Research Analyst, IDC’s European Channels and Alliances program 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 – earlier […]
Margaret Adam Program Director, IDC’s European Channels and Alliances program Read full bio @madam_idc As the industry transitions to the 3rd platform, we see vendors making big bets in terms of strategic direction. Be this splitting, refocusing, selling off or acquiring, these big bets have a very direct impact on the channel.