Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Feb 08, 2016
This IDC Buyer Case Study summarizes how a $1.4 billion manufacturer of faucets and other fixtures has integrated flash storage technology into its datacenter environment to improve performance, handle rapid business growth, and improve internal productivity.
Published By: ForeScout
Published Date: Jan 24, 2013
This IDC study surveyed IT managers about the number of consumer devices on their networks, they underestimated the number by 50%. Whether you are prohibiting, tolerating or embracing BYOD, you need to define policy and security.
This IDC study addresses the management challenges and subsequent best practice outcomes that can be achieved through the integration of existing enterprise social network tools with other networks or enterprise applications.
Over time, hybrid cloud will increasingly become the mainstream deployment model for IT infrastructure. Flash storage brings with it many benefits necessary in hybrid cloud environments, and IDC already views it as a requirement for enterprise workloads that have any performance sensitivity. This IDC white paper discusses the state of enterprise storage with respect to the evolving cloud storage market, explains why flash storage is needed in these environments, and then discusses what Pure Storage, a leading all-flash array vendor, brings to the table in this area. The document concludes with a short service provider case study.
Published By: Centrify
Published Date: Sep 08, 2015
Read this IDC Buyer’s Case Study focused on how a prekindergarten through grade 12 school district located in Grand Island, Nebraska, implemented the Centrify Identity Service to integrate the school system's fleet of Mac computers with Active Directory and provide unified access management, authorization, password management, and authentication capabilities.
Published By: Kaminario
Published Date: May 05, 2016
This IDC Buyer Case Study reviews how Cobb EMC, a regional not-for-profit electric utility company serving the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, addressed evolving IT infrastructure requirements with flash storage technology to improve performance and substantially improve IT efficiencies. This Buyer Case Study explores what drove Cobb EMC's initial interest in flash, how flash deployment has evolved in the company's environments, how the deployment has impacted its business, and what future plans exist for AFAs at Cobb EMC.
IDC Report: Complex Event Processing Opportunity Analysis and Assessment of Key Products Read this excerpt of the 2009 IDC study by Maureen Fleming and Jeff Silverstein looking at complex event processing. The excerpt includes IDC opinion on the market for CEP, what defines CEP and independently profiles Progress Apama, which was ranked "Top CEP Innovator" in the report.
There is growing evidence of the competitive value of BI and analytics solutions. An IDC study of North American and European organizations found that the median ROI of BI and analytics projects was 112%.
IDC’s 2014 CloudView study interviewed Director-level and above respondents from a global
sample of 19,080 enterprise executives responsible for IT decisions. Of this sample the full
survey was conducted on the 3,643 respondents actively using cloud for multiple workloads
Over the course of several months in 2011, IDC conducted a research study to identify the opportunities and challenges to adoption of a new technology that changes the way in which traditional business solutions are implemented and used. The results of the study are presented in this white paper.
In the spring of 2015, the IDC organized a study on the business value Vblock systems bring VCE customers. The organizations that took part in this study ranged from 400 employees to 200,000 employees, with an average employee count of 27,113. These organizations represent a wide array of industries and countries.
The results of this study were published in the VCE-sponsored IDC white paper entitled, “The Business Value of VCE Vblock Systems: Leveraging Convergence to Drive Business Agility, May 2015”.
This report identifies the challenges faced by financial services industry today and how VCE’s Vblock Systems are being used to address them.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: May 20, 2014
When a company sells services to a consumer audience primarily through a Web user interface (UI), that Web UI had better be online and available, all the time, especially if you are an airline. Such is the real-world scenario that faces Chris Skretowski, Linux Specialist at Devon, United Kingdom–based Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline.
Flybe was one of the 21 companies that were interviewed for quantitative results on their operations as part of an IDC ROI analysis. This case study presents the qualitative side of the company's story.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Aug 17, 2018
Your mobile workforce needs devices that are both versatile and allow for higher productivity. Increasingly, that’s 2-in-1 devices, such as convertible notebooks or detachable tablets. IDC research shows that using Dell 2-in-1 devices, powered by Intel® processors, made people more productive while being less physically demanding and requiring less effort.
Download the executive summary for highlights of the IDC study and to find out why people prefer using 2-in-1 devices over traditional laptops.
Intel Inside®. Powerful Productivity Outside.
This IDC white paper presents the results of an IDC study, sponsored by IBM, that quantifies and compares the total cost of ownership (TCO) of in-house portal development with that of portals developed with IBM WebSphere Portal. Data for the study was collected through 10 in-depth customer interviews with IBM customers that had experience with in-house portal development as well as portal development with WebSphere Portal.
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Sep 25, 2014
When a company sells services to a consumer audience primarily through a Web user interface (UI), that Web UI had better be online and available, all the time, especially if you are an airline. Such is the real-world scenario that faces Chris Skretowski, Linux Specialist at Devon, United Kingdom-based Flybe, Europe's largest regional airline.
Despite being a relatively small IT function, it powers a regional airline with over 1,700 employees and 55 aircraft, and the company has big ambitions, driven top down by a new CEO who believes that technology adoption and use can make a real difference in the company's bottom line. Having a board that is supportive of IT as a strategic business driver means there is lots of open air ahead for Skretowski, who is responsible for all the Linux infrastructure that front ends the company's missioncritical Web presence.
Flybe was one of the 21 companies that were interviewed for quantitative results on their operations as part of an IDC ROI analys
Published By: Exablox
Published Date: Jan 27, 2015
This IDC Buyer Case Study looks at the approach Exablox has taken in capitalizing on the object - based storage platform opportunity and the use of the Exablox OneBlox technology by the Balboa Park Online Collaborative (BPOC). IDC recently spoke with Jason Quinn, director of Information Technology for the Balboa Park Online Collaborative, whose charter is to further the technology objectives of the Balboa Park Online Collaborative and the institutions in Balboa Park.
This research is a quantitative and qualitative assessment of the characteristics that explain a vendor's success in the marketplace and help anticipate the vendor's ascendancy. The study assesses the capability and business strategy of many client virtualization software vendors.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Oct 17, 2016
This IDC study uses the IDC MarketScape model to provide an assessment of the 11 top vendors in the worldwide enterprise video conferencing equipment market. The IDC MarketScape is an evaluation based on a comprehensive framework and a set of parameters that assess vendors relative to one another and to those factors expected to be most conducive to success in a given market during the short term and the long term.