Tag Archives: International Data Corporation

IDC Forecasts U.S. Mobile Worker Population to Surpass 105 Million by 2020

The U.S. mobile worker population will grow at a steady rate over the next five years, increasing from 96.2 million in 2015 to 105.4 million mobile workers in 2020, according to new research from International…

By 2016, 65 Percent of Global Competitive Strategies To Require 3rd Platform IT-as-a-Service

By 2016, 65 percent of global competitive strategies will require real-time 3rd Platform IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS), according to a recent International Data Corporation (IDC) report. The report, IDC PlanScape: Accelerating IT’s Progress to Business Maturity, shows how 3rd…

Third Quarter 2013 Worldwide PC Shipments Total 81.6 Million Units, Only 7.6 Percent Decline

Worldwide PC shipments for the third quarter 2013 reflected a slight improvement over market forecasts with a total of 81.6 million units shipped, representing a year-on-year terms decline of only 7.6 percent, compared to the…

IDC: IT Complexity Risk in Financial Services Sector To Increase in 2014

In the interest of helping the financial services industry to better manage the increasingly important issue of IT complexity risk, International Data Corporation (IDC) recently released a new report, Business Strategy: When the Genie Becomes…

IDC: Worldwide PC Market Continues To Decline, But Local Vendors in Select Markets See Gains

The worldwide PC market, which has been steadily declining for the past several years, is still experiencing a contraction in PC shipment volumes that is effecting the shipment volumes of most vendors, however, a few…

Worldwide Smart Connected Device Market To Grow 27.8 Percent To Reach $622.4 Billion by 2013

The worldwide smart connected device market (PCs, tablets, and smartphones) is projected to grow 27.8 percent year-over-year in 2013, a rate slightly lower than the 30.3 percent growth experienced in 2012, to reach $622.4 billion…

Worldwide External Disk Storage Systems Factory Revenue Drops To Just Over $5.9 Billion for Second Quarter 2013, Marking Second Consecutive Quarter of Declines

The Worldwide External Disk Storage Systems Factory revenues declined 0.8 percent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2013 to total just over $5.9 billion, according to a recent International Data Corporation (IDC) report. The total…

Worldwide Public IT Cloud Services Spending To Reach Nearly $108 Billion by 2017

Worldwide Public IT Cloud Services spending is forecast to reach $47.4 billion in 2013 and projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23.5 percent over the next five years to be…

Worldwide Mobile Phone Market To Grow 7.3 Percent in 2013 Due to Strong Smartphone Demand

The worldwide mobile phone market is projected to grow 7.3 percent year-over-year in 2013, up from the nearly flat 1.2 percent growth experienced in 2012 and higher than the 5.8 percent originally forecast for 2013,…

IDC: Worldwide PC Shipments To Decline Nearly Ten Percent in 2013

Worldwide PC shipment forecasts for 2013 are now projecting a 9.7 percent decrease year-over-year, due to the continued expansion of mobile device options and the end of the emerging market growth on which the industry…