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Server & storage

Server success dominates Q1

The start of 2011 has seen the whole server market improve - much to the delight of hardware vendors.
25 May 2011
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Development
Mobile

Android developer interest wanes

An Appcelerator survey shows Apple is clawing back developers as the momentum of Google’s operating system evens out.
26 Apr 2011
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Week in review
Mobile

Week in Review: Nokia updates Symbian, browser wars kick off

This week, Symbian gets Nokia's attention whilst the browser giants are at it again.
15 Apr 2011
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Supercomputer
public sector

HP and Intel to accelerate HPC efforts

HP and Intel expand on plans to up their high performance computing efforts at a conference in Grenoble.
14 Apr 2011
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Shipment decline
News

Tablets put PC market in decline

Both IDC and Gartner show the PC market has dropped thanks to the emergence of tablets.
14 Apr 2011
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Cloud security
cloud computing

Security and lock-in still holds back the cloud

An IDC survey shows both those looking to the cloud and those who have leapt in feet first have similar concerns.
13 Apr 2011
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cloud computing

'A lot at stake' in VMware's Mozy take-over, analysts warn

EMC's big Mozy spin-off has risks as well as synergies but analysts agree it's all about cloud consolidation.
6 Apr 2011
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iPad
Software

Apple takes 83 per cent of 2010 tablet market

New figures from IDC show the iPad dominated the 18 million tablet shipments last year.
10 Mar 2011
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Android
Google Android

Western Europe catches the Android bug

Research from IDC shows shipments of Android phones grew by more than 1,500 per cent in just a year.
8 Mar 2011
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Microprocessors
Software

Processor shipments stay flat in Q4

The fourth quarter did nothing to impress in the processor market, according to IDC, but yearly results were more promising.
24 Feb 2011
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Money
public sector

Worldwide IT spending reached $1.5 trillion in 2010

Despite the economy still reeling from recession, IT spending around the world looked quite healthy last year, according to IDC.
10 Feb 2011
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public sector

Data, not voice, is now driving telecoms

Inside the Enterprise: Data services are now more important than voice calls for fixed and mobile networks, as smartphones outsell PCs.
10 Feb 2011
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public sector

Data, not voice, is now driving telecoms

Inside the Enterprise: Data services are now more important than voice calls for fixed and mobile networks, as smartphones outsell PCs.
10 Feb 2011
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Mobiles
Mobile

Smartphone shipments rocket 87 per cent

IDC reports a massive surge in smartphone sales, with a rise in Android shipments.
8 Feb 2011
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Mobile

Mobile market continues to boom

The latest mobile tracker from IDC shows smartphones have continued to help the market grow.
28 Jan 2011
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PC sales
Software

Tablets dampen PC sales in EMEA

IDC’s latest PC tracker shows only minor growth in the market, blaming tablet popularity and cautious business investment.
21 Jan 2011
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Laptops

Acer not ditching netbooks

Acer states it will carry on making netbooks, as well as producing tablets.
20 Jan 2011
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Tablets
Software

iPad ‘almost exclusively’ responsible for tablet surge

Analysts claim the marked grew by over 45 per cent in the third quarter of 2010 due mostly to Apple’s flagship product.
18 Jan 2011
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Unified Communications
public sector

Unified comms market to double by 2014

Analysts claim the $8 billion Unified Communications market in the EMEA region will break through $16 billion in the next three years.
14 Jan 2011
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Mobile

Mobile apps market to exceed $35 billion

Mobile phone and tablet users will download over 75 billion apps by 2014, say analysts.
14 Dec 2010
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public sector

Cloud, mobile and social to ‘coalesce’

A new platform combining cloud computing, mobile and social networks will emerge in the not too distant future, IDC says.
3 Dec 2010
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Server & storage

Revenues up for disk storage vendors

IDC claims the external disk market is emerging from the recession.
3 Dec 2010
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Processor
Server & storage

Q3 processor demand weak

Processor demand has been weak in recent months, but things are looking up, says IDC.
12 Nov 2010
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Smartphone
Mobile

Firms ignore mobile websites

Most British businesses have not checked the quality of their websites from smartphones, a survey shows.
8 Nov 2010
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