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Cloud spending back to business as usual at end of 2021: Slight slowdown was a blip due to overprovisioning

IDC figures suggest providers had extra inventory to shift after pandemic panic Spending on compute and storage infrastructure for the cloud rose by 6.6 per cent during the last quarter following a cooldown in the middle of 2021 due to overprovisioning by cloud providers in response to the pandemic.…
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The PC Market Just Had Another Big Year Thanks To Pandemic Demand

The PC market experienced its first big growth in a decade during 2020, when the pandemic began to force people to work and learn from home. Market research firms Gartner and IDC are now reporting that the worldwide PC market has grown again throughout 2021, as demand for traditional PCs continued during a global chip shortage. From a report: Nearly 340 million PCs were shipped in 2021, according to Gartner. That's a nearly 10 percent increase over the already unprecedented numbers seen in 2020....
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The monitor boom may have ended, says IDC

WfH kit has all been bought, but the pressure is now on to upgrade For the first time since the global pandemic began, the PC monitor market has shown a year-on-year decline, according to analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC) last week.…
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PC market pulls past peak pandemic demand, and IDC says it will keep growing

Lappies are leaping – albeit a little lower – and gamers are growing, but tablets are turgid While the PC market is cooling following two straight years of double-digit growth spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC) has predicted shipments will continue to grow over the next five years.…
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Quantum computing to grow by 50 per cent per year until 2027, when revenue will still be chump change

IDC reckons industry will be worth $8.6B a year – or about a quarter of one Dell quarter Don't rush to convert your analog computing skills into the quantum realm – analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC) reckons that in 2027 the annual market for quantum computing globally will still only be worth $8.6 billion. Which sounds like a lot, but really isn't.…
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Indian PC market sets all-time records as Q3 shipments top 2019 total

Wearables also soared, with Apple pushed out of the charts by local brands like Fire-Boltt India's PC market has achieved new sales records, according to analyst firm IDC.…
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Chromebooks on 'Massive Downturn' from Pandemic-fueled Heights

Although PCs are still selling at a greater volume than before the COVID-19 pandemic, demand is starting to drop. In Q3 2021, shipments of laptops, desktops, and tablets dropped 2 percent compared to Q3 2020, according to numbers that researcher Canalys shared on Monday. Interest in Chromebooks dropped the most, with a reported decline as high as 36.9 percent. Demand for tablets also fell, showing a 15 percent year-on-year decline, according to Canalys. From a report: Both Canalys and the IDC's ...
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Apple Reportedly Using iPad Components in iPhone 13 to Offset Shortages

Amid long waiting times for iPhone 13 models around the world, Apple has reportedly reallocated iPad parts to make up for shortages, in another signal that the global paucity of chips is impacting Apple's supply chain. ‌iPad‌ and iPhone share common components including core and peripheral chips, which means Apple is able to shift supplies between the devices to prioritize one or the other, reports Nikkei Asia. Production of the iPad was down 50% from Apple's original plans for the past two...
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Thinking outside the Magic Quadrant

First an apology, I could have it titled this post as well with the Forrester Wave or the IDC MarketScape. Next a mea culpa, I unleashed a few MQs during my tenure at Gartner in the 90s. However, in the... [Author: vinnie]
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Chinese buyers spending up big on security, servers, and storage, says IDC

Policies pushing local vendors help, as does huge investment in AI Chines buyers are spending up big on storage, servers, and security, according to reports by International Data Corporation (IDC) released this week.…
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Here's a New Free Tool to Discover Unprotected Cloud Storage Instances

The IDC cloud security survey 2021 states that as many as 98% of companies were victims of a cloud data breach within the past 18 months. Fostered by the pandemic, small and large organizations from all over the world are migrating their data and infrastructure into a public cloud, while often underestimating novel and cloud-specific security or privacy issues.  Nearly every morning, the [Author: [email protected] (The Hacker News)]
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ImmuniWeb Launches Free Cloud Security Test to Detect Unprotected Storage

The IDC cloud security survey 2021 states that as many as 98% of companies were victims of a cloud data breach within the past 18 months. Fostered by the pandemic, small and large organizations from all over the world are migrating their data and infrastructure into a public cloud, while often underestimating novel and cloud-specific security or privacy issues.  Nearly every morning, the [Author: [email protected] (The Hacker News)]
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Chip glut might start in 2023, says IDC, and auto-chip traffic jam could clear this year

Shortages in today's supply chains persist and capacity is all but booked. But the future looks bright Analyst firm IDC says the global semiconductor industry is showing signs of "potential for overcapacity in 2023 as larger scale capacity expansions begin to come online towards the end of 2022".…
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Big iron is out of fashion as server market shifts to low-end single-socket machines

IDC says AsiaPac market growing, rest of world isn't, Dell wins on volume, and IBM on sale price The global market for servers was mostly steady in the second quarter of 2021, according to analyst firm IDC, as the market recovers from 2020's unusual demands.…
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Apple Pauses Plans For New Child Safety Tools After Privacy Backlash

(CNN) — Apple made headlines — and not the good kind — last month when it announced a test of a new tool aimed at combating child exploitation. Critics quickly decried the feature’s potential privacy implications, and now Apple is taking a long pit stop before moving forward with its plans. On Friday, the company said it will pause testing the tool in order to gather more feedback and make improvements. The plan centers on a new system that will, if it is eventually launched, check iOS devices a...
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World to make 1.37 billion smartphones in 2021 says IDC – about one for every six humans

Apple's growth outpaces Android's, and 5G shipments are surging despite hefty prices 1.37 billion smartphones will ship in 2021, says analyst firm IDC, and 570 million of them will be 5G-ready.…
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Demand for PCs will stay strong in 2021, but the future doesn’t look as bright

IDC predicts the overall demand for PCs to continue growing throughout 2021.
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India’s path to SaaS leadership is clear, but challenges remain

Manav Garg Contributor Share on Twitter Manav Garg is CEO and founder of Eka Software Solutions and is founding partner of SaaSboomi and Together Fund. Software as a service is one of the most important sectors in tech today. While its transformative potential was quite clear before the pandemic, the sudden pivot to distributed workforces caused interest in SaaS products to skyrocket as medium and large enterprises embraced di...
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Laptop Shortage is Easing as Pandemic Demand Wanes

Since early in the pandemic, soaring demand for consumer electronics led to persistent chip shortages. Some recent signs suggest the situation may finally be starting to change. From a report: An executive at the memory chip maker Micron Technology said last week at an investor conference that demand for consumer PCs is slowing and that some of its customers have more chips lying around. A day later, Morgan Stanley downgraded several chip stocks in a note titled "Winter is Coming." The analysts ...
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Apple Producing AirPods 3 in China Instead of Vietnam Due to Pandemic Disruption

Apple has been seeking to add geographic diversity to its supply chain for some time, with a shift of some production of the AirPods lineup to Vietnam being one significant step for the company. Apple reportedly began trialing production of regular ‌‌AirPods‌‌ in Vietnam over a year ago, and it was reported in December that Apple's ‌‌AirPods‌‌ suppliers were looking to line up financing to expand production. Originally, those plans also included the upcoming ‌AirPods‌ 3, but those plans hav...
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AI to be bigger than IaaS and PaaS combined by 2025

$500bn a year to be spent on electro-brain and supporting tech vs $400bn on cloud infrastructure Analyst firm IDC has predicted that by the year 2025 more money will be spent on artificial intelligence software and services than on infrastructure-as-a-service and platforms-as-a-service.…
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Tech leaders can be the secret weapon for supercharging ESG goals

Jeff Sternberg Contributor Share on Twitter Jeff Sternberg is a technical director in the Office of the CTO (OCTO) at Google Cloud, a team of technologists and industry experts that help Google Cloud's customers solve challenging problems and disrupt their industries. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors should be key considerations for CTOs and technology leaders scaling next generation companies from day one. I...
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Chromebooks fighting for mind share at PC makers with higher-margin Windows 11 machines in the lead, says IDC

Colour us surprised PC makers are starting to prioritise production lines in favour of more profitable Windows PCs at the expense of Chromebooks, or so warns IDC.…
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Latest IDC numbers reiterate Apple’s dominance of tablet market

With Samsung, Lenovo, and Amazon following behind.
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Apple Shipped More Tablets Than Samsung and Amazon Did Combined Last Quarter

While the iPad has long been the world's most popular tablet, newly published market research helps put Apple's lead into perspective. According to estimates shared by research firm IDC, Apple shipped 12.9 million iPads in the second quarter of 2021. By comparison, IDC estimated that Samsung and Amazon shipped a combined 12.3 million tablets in the quarter, suggesting that Apple shipped more tablets than Samsung and Amazon did combined in the quarter. A big caveat is that Apple no longer rep...
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Box unwraps its answer to the $3.8B e-signature market: Box Sign

Box released its new native e-signature product Box Sign on Monday, providing e-signature capability and unlimited signatures as part of Box’s business and enterprise plans at no additional cost. The launch comes five months after the Redwood City, California-based company agreed to acquire e-signature startup SignRequest for $55 million. Box CEO Aaron Levie told TechCrunch the company is already securing content management for 100,000 businesses, and Box Sign represents “a breakthrough product ...
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Augmented Analytics: Unlocking the insights from your data

This Industry Viewpoint was authored by Rohit Maheshwari, Head of Strategy and Product at Subex Big Data is a big business and it’s getting bigger with each passing year. In fact, IDC predicts that data generated by connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices will grow from 13.6 zettabytes (ZB) in 2019 to 79.4 ZB by 2025. Although Big Data plays a key role in an organization’s ability to make effective business decisions, most companies struggle with being able to accurately interpret the insight...
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South Africa improves on Covid-19 green stimulus index, but still falls short

Although it has joined 14 other countries with marked improvements, South Africa’s pandemic stimulus spending is still less than 50% green The post South Africa improves on Covid-19 green stimulus index, but still falls short appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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PC Market Growth Slows Amid Global Chip Shortages

The PC market is showing early signs of its growth slowing down, after an impressive run of shipments throughout 2020. From a report: Both IDC and Gartner conclude that growth in the second quarter of PC shipments has slowed this year. Demand for new PCs is still above what we saw before the pandemic hit, but a mixture of softer demand and the effects of the global chip shortage mean it's not growing as quickly. "The market faces mixed signals as far as demand is concerned," says Neha Mahajan, a...
Tags: Tech, Chromebook, Gartner, Idc, Neha Mahajan

Quantexa raises $153M to build out AI-based big data tools to track risk and run investigations

As financial crime has become significantly more sophisticated, so too have the tools that are used to combat it. Now, Quantexa — one of the more interesting startups that has been building AI-based solutions to help detect and stop money laundering, fraud, and other illicit activity — has raised a growth round of $153 million, both to continue expanding that business in financial services and to bring its tools into a wider context, so to speak: linking up the dots around all customer and other...
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