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Worldwide Hardcopy Peripheral Shipments Showed Double-Digit Year-Over-Year Decline in the Third Quarter of 2021, According to IDC

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 9:43pm

Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, November 11, 2021

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  • Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, November 11, 2021
    IDC tracks A2-A4 devices in the Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker.
  • Hardcopy Peripherals include single-function printers, multifunctional systems (MFPs), and single-function digital copiers (SF DC).
  • For more information about IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, please contact Phuong Hang at phang@idc.com .
  • IDC Tracker products provide accurate and timely market size, vendor share, and forecasts for hundreds of technology markets from more than 100 countries around the globe.

FinancialForce Appoints Heather Gille as Chief People Officer

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 9:00pm

FinancialForce , the leading provider of customer-centric business applications across finance, services, and customer success teams, today announced the appointment of Heather Gille as Chief People Officer reporting to CEO Scott Brown.

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  • FinancialForce , the leading provider of customer-centric business applications across finance, services, and customer success teams, today announced the appointment of Heather Gille as Chief People Officer reporting to CEO Scott Brown.
  • Gille brings more than 15 years of executive experience across the full spectrum of HR responsibilities.
  • Our success is only possible because of our people; its our people that make FinancialForce such an amazing place to work, said Scott Brown, CEO of FinancialForce.
  • The role of human resources is more strategically important than ever, and I am thrilled to join FinancialForce at this very exciting time of growth, said Gille.

IDC FutureScape: Top 10 Predictions for the Future of Industry Ecosystems

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 4:39pm

International Data Corporation ( IDC ) announced its Future of Industry Ecosystems predictions for 2022 and beyond.

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  • International Data Corporation ( IDC ) announced its Future of Industry Ecosystems predictions for 2022 and beyond.
  • "Opening and extending innovation, collaboration, and operation with partners inside and outside any given industry have become a critical strategy for executives and their organizations," said Jeffrey Hojlo , research vice president, Future of Industry Ecosystems at IDC.
  • These predictions are discussed in greater detail in a new IDC FutureScape report, IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Future of Industry Ecosystems 2022 Predictions (IDC #US47771821), which is available for download at: https://www.idc.com/events/futurescape?tab=latest-research .
  • Finally, IDC has published a blog which further explores the implications of this year's Future of Industry Ecosystems predictions.

CoreStack Appoints Former President at UiPath Manish Bharti as Chief Revenue Officer

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 4:09pm

CoreStack, a global cloud governance provider that empowers enterprises to unleash the power of cloud by enabling continuous and autonomous cloud governance at scale, today announced it has appointed Manish Bharti, former President at UiPath, as its Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).

Key Points: 
  • CoreStack, a global cloud governance provider that empowers enterprises to unleash the power of cloud by enabling continuous and autonomous cloud governance at scale, today announced it has appointed Manish Bharti, former President at UiPath, as its Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).
  • Manish joins an expanding leadership at CoreStack, which is backed by a stellar executive team and industry-leading advisors.
  • Manish will continue this momentum by building global GTM teams, Operational rigor, and world-class sales practices to help build global presence.
  • CoreStacks unique approach to cloud-native governance has proven to be a winning proposition for leading enterprises globally, said Manish Bharti, CRO at CoreStack.

Mandiant Named a Leader in 2021 IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Incident Readiness Services

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 2:00pm

IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market.

Key Points: 
  • IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market.
  • IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared.
  • The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
  • Mandiant is a registered trademark of Mandiant, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

IDC Retail Insights’ Leslie Hand Named Top Retail IT Influencer

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 1:30pm

Leslie Hand , group vice president, IDC Retail Insights , was named a Top Retail IT Influencer by BizTech Magazine .

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  • Leslie Hand , group vice president, IDC Retail Insights , was named a Top Retail IT Influencer by BizTech Magazine .
  • Widely recognized as an authority on the evolving retail IT landscape, Leslie boasts nearly three decades of experience in retail and more than 13 years serving as a trusted industry analyst with IDC Retail Insights.
  • As Group Vice President, Leslie is responsible for spearheading the direction of IDC Retail Insights research, managing the team, and helping technology suppliers and buyers develop best practices and strategies, leveraging IDC quantitative and qualitative data sets.
  • IDC Retail Insights assists retail businesses and IT leaders, as well as the suppliers who serve them, in making more effective technology decisions by providing accurate, timely, and insightful fact-based research and consulting services.

IQVIA Recognized as a Leader in BPO Solutions for Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

IQVIA continues to provide the pharmaceutical industry real world solutions with its BPO offerings, said Michael Townsend, research director, Life Sciences commercial Strategies, IDC Health Insights.

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  • IQVIA continues to provide the pharmaceutical industry real world solutions with its BPO offerings, said Michael Townsend, research director, Life Sciences commercial Strategies, IDC Health Insights.
  • As a designated Leader in the field, IQVIA is well placed to enable companies looking for improved outcomes, growth and productivity through BPO services.
  • IDCs MarketScape also recognized IQVIAs Human Data Science Cloud , which enables cloud-based harmonization and globalization of internal and external life science sales and marketing data.
  • IDC continues to recognize IQVIA as a leading provider of BPO solutions and services, said Kevin Knightly, president, Technology & Commercial Solutions for IQVIA.

IDC MarketScape Positions VMware As a Leader in SD-WAN Infrastructure

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 1:00pm

VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced it has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SD-WAN Infrastructure 2021 Vendor Assessment (November 2021, IDC #US47279821).

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  • VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced it has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SD-WAN Infrastructure 2021 Vendor Assessment (November 2021, IDC #US47279821).
  • Furthermore, many communications SPs already work with VMware, so customers that are looking for integrated connectivity and SD-WAN could look to VMware SD-WAN.
  • We believe recognition from reports like the IDC MarketScape validate VMware as a leader for businesses of all sizes, said Abe Ankumah, vice president of product management, SASE, VMware.
  • To access an excerpt of the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SD-WAN Infrastructure 2021 Vendor Assessment (November 2021, IDC #US47279821), click here .

Energous’ Latest FCC Certification Nearly Doubles The Power That Can Now Be Transmitted Wirelessly

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 11:05am

This approval allows for higher power transmission, safely delivering higher charge levels to wirelessly powered devices.

Key Points: 
  • This approval allows for higher power transmission, safely delivering higher charge levels to wirelessly powered devices.
  • The FCC certification follows the recent regulatory approval received by Energous in Europe and nearly doubles the amount of power that can be transmitted wirelessly in the US.
  • With solutions from 1W to 5.5W and now 10W, Energous world-leading wireless power technology portfolio allows us to provide a complete platform solution for wireless power networks where traditional wired or battery power is not an option.
  • Energous WattUp wireless power network technology is a highly scalable solution that can support a variety of devices at various power levels.

IBM Acquires Hybrid Cloud Consulting Business in Australia

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 11:00pm

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the acquisition of SXiQ, an Australian digital transformation services company specializing in cloud applications, cloud platforms and cloud cybersecurity. Today's news further advances IBM's hybrid cloud and AI strategy by helping enterprises modernize and transform complex mission-critical applications on multiple clouds and platforms.

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  • ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announcedthe acquisition of SXiQ , an Australian digital transformation services company specializing in cloud applications, cloud platforms and cloud cybersecurity.
  • "Companies are very clearly deploying hybrid cloud strategies asinteroperability, security, compliance and avoiding vendor lock-in are top of mind," said John Granger, Senior Vice President, Hybrid Cloud Services, IBM Consulting.
  • SXiQ will join IBM Consulting's fast-growing Hybrid Cloud Services business, helping IBM capitalize on a rapidly growing cloud professional services market which will surpass $200 billion globally by 2024.1 SXiQ's team of technology consultants brings expertise transforming and migrating enterprise workloads on cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
  • To learn more about IBM Consulting, please visit: www.ibm.com/consulting
    1Estimates based on Gartner and IDC 2024 projections for cloud managed services and professional services.