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Microsoft claims Windows 8 sales off to "solid start"

Software giant talks up success of latest operating system as Surface Pro release date approaches.
5 Feb 2013
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IDC urges Microsoft to cut price of Windows 8 and Surface

Industry watcher claims devices will struggle to take-off at current price point.
1 Feb 2013
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Windows 8 fails to halt decline in PC sales during Q4

IDC PC tracker suggests new operating system failed to arrest slump in PC sales during holiday season, but claims it could do better as time goes on.
11 Jan 2013
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Storage software market grinds to a halt

Ongoing economic troubles in Europe a factor in sluggish growth in software, IDC report finds.
14 Sep 2012
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Analysts express mixed feelings over Apple and Android's

IDG tips Google's OS for success, while IDC claims iOS devices will continue to dominate the market for a long time to come.
15 Jun 2012
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IDC warns of spiralling Windows XP support costs

Windows 7 users spend a fifth of the money XP fans do on PC support, study claims.
28 May 2012
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BSA demands tougher penalties for software pirates

Anti-piracy body hits out as global value of illegal software hits $63.4 billion.
15 May 2012
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IDC: Hard disk market to return to growth

The analyst firm claims HDD vendors have pressed the ‘reset button’ following natural disasters decimating manufacturing.
2 Apr 2012
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Big data to drive European cloud uptake

IDC claims private and hybrid cloud deployments are the preference of Western European utility companies.
27 Mar 2012
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Network & Internet

Videoconferencing brings in $2.7 billion revenues

It may never have achieved the dizzy heights its evangelists hoped for, but videoconferencing brought in hefty revenues last year.
15 Mar 2012
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Storage software market sees substantial growth

Two analyst reports both conclude the storage software market is on the up.
14 Mar 2012
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Video conferencing and telepresence market hit $2.7bn last

Users' increasing appetite for collaborative communications technologies is helping fuel market growth, according to IDC.
1 Mar 2012
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IDC warns of ‘cloud wars’ in 2012

The analyst firm claims now cloud is established, the fight is on for who will be the dominating vendors.
2 Dec 2011
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PC market growth stutters again

Weak consumer demand and a cautious enterprise market contract third-quarter growth, according to IDC.
20 Oct 2011
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Unified communications: growth, interrupted

Inside the Enterprise: UC has dropped down the list of CIO priorities, suggests IDC. Could business be missing out?
20 Oct 2011
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Hardware

Lenovo overtakes Dell in PC sales

Gartner and IDC rank the Chinese vendor number two worldwide.
13 Oct 2011
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Network & Internet

Unified comms market to explode

UC in EMEA will be worth a whopping $16.6 billion by 2015.
20 Sep 2011
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iPad domination to decline but Android to fall too

Apple will still be number one, but not by such a large margin, IDC suggests.
15 Sep 2011
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IDC forecasts cloud-based security boost for mobile devices

SaaS-based device management and security market tipped for enterprise success, according to research.
16 Aug 2011
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PC market returns to growth

PC shipments pick up a little, but tablet and smartphone sales are still proving negative forces on the market in Europe.
14 Jul 2011
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Tablet shipments decline yet forecast up

iPads and other tablets saw a decline in shipments in the first quarter of 2011, IDC says, but the future looks rosy nonetheless.
11 Jul 2011
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IDC: Tablets hold key to Business Intelligence

As the popularity of tablets surge in the consumer space, an IDC analyst claims they are the answer to BI execution in business.
22 Jun 2011
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IDC releases cloud boom predictions

Analysts reveal scope of cloud growth for next four years.
21 Jun 2011
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Server & storage

EMEA follows suit with server success

IDC targets its server revenue research at EMEA and the results look good.
1 Jun 2011
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