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IDC: Cloud and mobility to continue to dominate in 2015


Analyst looks into its crystal ball and predicts the IT trends of next year

19 Dec 2014

Double blow for stuttering tablet market

Tablet User

Retailer Dixons and analyst Context in agreement that tablet market now shrinking

17 Dec 2014

UK public sector shunning offshore IT

Outsource key on keyboard

Outsourcing market gets big boost from the public sector this year, market watcher reports

17 Dec 2014

Cloud segment defying flat network security market

Overall network security market creeping up just three per cent, but cloud part of market swelling at over 20 per cent

17 Dec 2014

Plummetting prices drive SSD sales boom

UK market closing in on one million-unit mark on back of 60 per cent growth this year

16 Dec 2014

Tech budgets drained as CIOs battle to secure shadow IT

New research claims IT departments are spending 20 per cent of their time on securing non-centralised IT

15 Dec 2014

GCHQ faces fresh Belgacom allegations

New files leaked by Edward Snowden reveal extent of alleged hack was "more aggressive" than first thought

15 Dec 2014

Will consumer laptop demand continue?

Consumer clamshell notebooks were back in demand in the third quarter and are expected to see sales grow further, notes Marie-Christine Pygott

15 Dec 2014

Samsung clings onto top spot in global smartphone market

Despite general mobile phone sales remaining flat, smartphone adoption continues to grow

15 Dec 2014

Concerns raised over ICT Apprenticeship dearth

New figures from Skills Funding Agency indicate number of ICT apprenticeships is falling despite skyrocketing demand

11 Dec 2014

SaaS now driving the content security market

Appliances and traditional software once led the way – now it is cloud software

11 Dec 2014

IT pros crumble under interview pressure - research

Twelve per cent of tech workers turn up for interviews 'inadequately dressed' and nearly a fifth are late

11 Dec 2014

Smart-connected device market shows strong growth says IDC

SDC market in western Europe was boosted by an increase in demand for personal computers

10 Dec 2014

Price of 3D printers still too high, survey suggests

Gartner research into organisational views underlines current barriers to entry

09 Dec 2014

Windows Server 2003 refresh 'most significant' this century

Cloud Industry Forum claims 1,000 servers a day need upgrading in countdown to end of support

08 Dec 2014

Gartner: Mobile devices to become users' go-to platform

Analyst predicts by 2018 50 per cent of users will use tablets or smartphones before other devices

08 Dec 2014

Slapdash techies behind 'avoidable' IT glitches

Human error to blame for a chunk of IT incidents over the past year

05 Dec 2014

Cyber Monday sparks security warnings

As Post Office research reveals Brits will spend 96 million hours browsing during work time, shoppers warned not to let their guards down

01 Dec 2014

IDC predicts steady WLAN growth ahead

Cloud computing, mobility and multimedia fuel worldwide wireless LAN market

28 Nov 2014

Business PC growth slows as XP effect wears off

Volume sales of PCs in UK up 14.5 per cent in early Q4, says Context

28 Nov 2014

IDC: G-Cloud is ahead of the curve in western Europe

Analyst claims the initiative has boosted trust in government clouds

27 Nov 2014

IT security firms given guidance over supplying pariah states

Report comes after technology from western software firms such as Blue Coat and Gamma International ended up in wrong hands

26 Nov 2014

Heady Q3 for interactive displays and whiteboards

Quarterly sales round-up shows a boost in market where some sub-segments are often thought near saturation

20 Nov 2014

Dot com days are here again

The global M&As market is booming once more, notes Chris Gonsalves

20 Nov 2014

CRN Top VARs 2014

Find out the identity of the UK's 100 biggest resellers and lots more besides in our annual report

17 Nov 2014


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