IDC has not given up on AR and VR
Published in Wearables
Monday, 02 October 2017 11:31

IDC has not given up on AR and VR


13.7 million units in 2017, growing to 81.2 million units by 2021

Beancounters at IDC have been shuffling their tarot decks and reached the conclusion that AR and VR are going to continue to grow like crazy – despite the fact that other analysts are not so sure.

There's life in the wearables market yet
Published in Wearables


IDC insists that the market is growing and changing

Beancounters at IDC think that despite no one is actually making money from wearables, there is some life in the market. 

Server sales plummet
Published in News
Monday, 12 June 2017 10:38

Server sales plummet


Businesses waiting for Skylake chips

It has not been an enjoyable time for server sales in Europe according to IDC beancounters.

PC market could start growing again in 2019
Published in News


Latest prediction from IDC


Divination experts from IDC have been shuffling their Tarot cards and consulting the entrails of a particularly annoying toddler and reached the conclusion that the PC market will start growing again in 2019.

VR headset sales expected to pick up
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 23 March 2017 11:55

VR headset sales expected to pick up


IDC expects a 10-fold increase

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that global shipments of augmented and virtual reality headset devices are expected to reach 99.4 million units in 2021.

European server sales slump
Published in News
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 11:27

European server sales slump


IDC figures


Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that European server sales have slid by 12.9 percent.

Cloud growing like crazy
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 11:52

Cloud growing like crazy


IDC thinks there will be US $122.5 billion spent on it


Beancounters at IDC have been adding up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach $122.5 billion in 2017.

PC shipments pulling out of the tarpit
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 01 December 2016 11:45

PC shipments pulling out of the tarpit


Latest IDC report

While PC shipments are set to decline in 2016, beancounters at IDC think that the drop will be better than expected and there will be an improvement in 2017.

Tablet sales keep falling
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 12:05

Tablet sales keep falling


Steve Jobs was completely wrong


Despite what Steve Jobs and his minions in the Tame Apple Press told us, the tablet was not a game changer, and was simply yet another fashion fad which is now going the way of the dodo and the iPod.

Euro server sails slump
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Tuesday, 20 September 2016 12:25

Euro server sails slump


IDC reports a three percent fall

While their are suggestions that PC sales might be picking up, life is not so good for people trying to peddle servers, according to beancounters at IDC.