Tablet shipments to overtake PCs by year’s end: IDC

Over the last couple of years tablets have been taking bites at the PC market, but tablet shipments will surpass those of desktops and laptops by the fourth quarter of 2013, according to

Published on: September 12th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Avoiding the Stall: Riding the Momentum of the Next Levels of Datacenter Virtualization

Embracing virtualization has helped organizations reduce data center capital costs, improved asset utilization and upped IT staff productivity. In fact, today, more than half of all applications run on virtualized machines. But many efforts

Published on: September 1st, 2013 IT World Canada Team

Eliminate Shortcomings in Your Cloud Architecture with Smarter Storage

Is an inefficient storage architecture keeping your organization from fully-effective cloud deployment? According to IDC, the right storage architecture is paramount to ensuring agility, performance and reliability of both public and private cloud

Published on: September 1st, 2013 IT World Canada Team

A New Generation of Tier 1 Enterprise Storage

Does your storage meet your business requirements? Big data, user and business demands, and competitive pressures are increasingly driving the need for fast transaction speeds and low latency. This means Tier 1 storage

Published on: September 1st, 2013 IT World Canada

IDC: Enterprise mobility an inescapable reality

The answer to the BYOD phenomenon is still in the process of being worked out. But at the same time as security fears have cropped up and businesses have scrambled to get a

Published on: July 31st, 2012 brian bloom

Canadian social business firm powers IDC Insights

Brian Bloom is a staff writer at ComputerWorld Canada. You can find him on Google+. He covers enterprise hardware and software, information architecture and security topics.A small Canadian social business software company has

Published on: March 16th, 2012 brian bloom

Global storage demands to rocket in next decade

The amount of information in the world is set to rise 44-fold in the next decade according to IDC Corp., with much of that increase coming from the rise in cloud computing.IDC has

Published on: May 10th, 2010 Maxwell Cooter

IDC predicts app explosion in 2010

IDC Corp. analysts have published a list of predictions for 2010. One of those predictions is that 2010 will be the year of the app. It may seem like apps are ubiquitous now, but

Published on: December 8th, 2009 tony bradley

Fattening profits with Web cookies

Knowing what works and what doesn't helps you do more of what gets your company farther and faster to where you want it to go. If there are any doubts as to the

Published on: October 31st, 2002 Susan Maclean