Worldwide PC shipments are forecast to decline by 7.2% year over year in 2016, followed by a decline of 2.1% in 2017, according to an updated forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC)Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker.
Worldwide tablet shipments, inclusive of slates and detachables, reached 38.7 million in the second quarter of 2016 according to preliminary data from the IDC delivered in Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. Growth continues to decline with the market receding 12.3% year over year as vendors begin to refocus their product lines and consumers hold off on purchases.
Revenues from public cloud services reaching more than $195 billion in 2020, according to new report from IDC. This will be more than double the $96.5 billion in revenues forecast for 2016 and represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.4% over the 2015-2020 forecast period.