PC shipments climb in Q3, Gartner and IDC report

Research firms Gartner and IDC have released their latest shipment data on the global PC industry, and the numbers are a welcome, positive spin for PC vendors after years of continued decline. 

According to Gartner, PC shipments in the US increased 11.4% in the third quarter of 2020 — the strongest growth in the US in a decade. Worldwide, PC shipments totaled 71.4 million units, an increase of 3.6% year over year. 

In the US, according to Gartner, HP was the top vendor with nearly 30.8% market share, followed by Dell with a 25% market share. The list of top vendors was rounded out by Lenovo, Apple, and Acer.  Gartner’s data includes desk-based PCs, notebook PCs, and ultramobile premiums (such as Microsoft Surface), but not Chromebooks or iPads. 

Nonetheless, Gartner noted that Chromebook shipments grew by roughly 90%, with demand driven by distance learning due to the pandemic, especially in

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Versa Networks Has Been Recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure

With Thousands of Customers and Hundreds of Thousands of Sites, Versa Networks is Positioned as a Leader for its Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision in Magic Quadrant

Versa Networks, the leader in Secure SD-WAN and SASE, today announced that Gartner has recognized it as a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure.1

According to Gartner, “By 2024 more than 60% of software-defined, wide-area network (SD-WAN) customers will have implemented a secure access service edge (SASE) architecture, compared with about 35% in 2020.”1

The Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure report evaluated 17 different vendors on 15 different critical criteria and positioned Versa Networks in the Leaders quadrant. Versa Networks was recognized for its ability to execute and completeness of vision in the Gartner Leaders quadrant.

A complimentary copy of the full September 2020 report is available from the Versa Networks website at https://versa-networks.com/resources/reports/gartner-magic-quadrant-for-wan-edge-infrastructure-2020/.

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Axway named a Leader in Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management. For the fifth time.

Axway’s Open API Platform solves the hardest integration issues securely, quickly and cost-effectively.

Axway (Euronext: AXW.PA), a leading provider of API Management and integration software, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management.¹ This is the fifth time Axway has been positioned as a Leader.

“When it came to the quality of their support and strategic partnership, Axway really stood out from the crowd,” said Chris Hengst, Lead API Architect/API Evangelist, HM Health Solutions. “As well as satisfying all our core technical criteria around API governance, discovery and developer self-service, Axway went above and beyond to help us succeed.”

“We believe this evaluation validates the importance of an open API platform like AMPLIFY to help companies create new customer, partner, and employee experiences that drive business growth,” said Patrick Donovan, Axway CEO. “This announcement

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Jumio Named a Representative Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Identity Proofing and Attribution for Third Consecutive Year

Report expects that by 2022, 80% of organizations will use document-centric identity proofing as part of their onboarding workflows, an increase from approximately 30% today

Jumio, the leading provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and eKYC solutions, has been recognized for the third consecutive year as a Representative Vendor in the latest Gartner “Market Guide for Identity Proofing and Attribution,”1 published on September 11, 2020.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200928005074/en/

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Citing the Report’s Criteria on Representative Vendor Selection:

Jumio was named as a Representative Vendor among several other identity proofing and corroboration providers. “The listed vendors represent what’s core in the market, what extends it and what will transform it,” stated the Market Guide.

Vendors were selected on the basis of one or more of the following criteria:

  • Vendors offering capabilities that support identity proofing in ways that are unique,

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