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IT buyer confidence plummets in US but slivers of hope seen in APAC
While spending on some technologies, like cloud and remote platforms, has seen an uptick, IDC says a ‘significant’ overall contraction will be felt in the next few months.
IDC: A/NZ needs to implement more digital transformation tools
"While digital transformation has been identified as a priority across Australia and New Zealand, there are key roadblocks and challenges that must be addressed."
Acronis makes remote work environments more secure; launches Acronis Cyber Protect
The solution offers security, patch management, and even COVID fake news blocking.
IDC: Global IT spending to decline 5% worldwide
"Where there is growth, most of it is in the cloud" as infrastructure spending manages to rise among a sinking market.
IDC: No recovery in sight for semiconductor market
IDC forecasts that worldwide non-memory semiconductor revenue will decline by 7.2% in 2020.
Worldwide tablet market continues to fall, but some vendors buck trend
IDC's research indicates that global shipments have fallen to 24.6 million units, down 18.1% year-over-year during the first quarter of 2020.
COVID-19 intrusion further derails enterprise infrastructure market, says IDC
The Australian and New Zealand region is facing another tough year that has put its economic structure on a weak footing, as the COVID-19 crisis further impacts markets.
IDC forecasts drop in IT spend across every industry in 2020
The economic impact of the international COVID-19 crisis will see worldwide IT spending decline 2.7% in 2020.
IDC: Growing trend of A/NZ businesses outsourcing security
As organisations look to unify their security posture they are moving towards outsourced security models from more in-house or hybrid security approaches.
Opportunity awaits for tech spend despite COVID-19, says IDC
Recent forecasts may point towards declines in overall tech spending in 2020, but there also opportunities where business may be looking to increase short-term investments as part of their response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Low-code platforms gaining popularity with Aussie businesses
Low-code platforms are gaining popularity in Australia at a rapid rate, according to a new study by OutSystems and IDC. In fact, 59% of organisations have recently adopted low-code platforms, and 18% plan on adopting low-code in the next 18 months.
IDC: The worst is yet to come for traditional PC market
"This bump in demand may be short lived as many fear the worst is yet to come and this could lead to both consumers and businesses tightening spending in the coming months."
IDC: 4Q19 picks up cloud infrastructure market
The 12.4% year-over-year growth in 4Q19 brought the full year into positive territory with annual growth of 2.1% and total spending of $66.8 billion.
COVID-19: IT spending to decline further, says IDC
IT spending across the globe will decline 2.7% this year as COVID-19 continues to take its hold on the world's economy, says IDC.
NTT named as a Leader in IDC managed security services report
NTT Ltd has been named as a Leader in IDC’s Marketscape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2020 Vendor Assessment
Server market and ESS revenues slump as COVID-19 spreads - IDC
The enterprise storage systems market as well as server markets will see declines in the first two quarters of 2020, but are expected to recover near the end of the year, according to IDC.
IDC: decline, not growth, for APAC IT spending
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the IT economy hard and IDC says that pessimistic scenarios are now playing out – and may get worse.
Why you might want to buy tech right now
Manufacturing disruption, closed borders, remote working and learning, economic downturn - it might pay to get that purchase in now.
Four NZ projects named as finalist in IDC's Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards
Two projects from Christchurch City Council, one project from the Rural Connectivity Group and another from Frenzy Application have been shortlisted in IDC's Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards.
IDC: AR/VR market will still see eventual growth in 2020
AR and VR headsets will see shipments decline in the near term due to COVID-19, but the long-term outlook is positive, according to IDC.
IDC: COVID to leave US$26B impact on semiconductor market
IDC report analyses a range of factors that will affect the semiconductor market this year and presents the most likely scenario.
Nutanix rolls out new capabilities for big data workloads
Nutanix has extended its Nutanix platform with new features around big data and analytics, as well as unstructured data storage. The new capabilities will be part of the Nutanix Objects 2.0.
Alibaba Cloud fastest-growing in public cloud market
After AWS and Azure, Alibaba Cloud is the third biggest public cloud provider in the market and is showing no sign of slowing down.
IDC: Global IT spending growth may drop as low as 1% for 2020
Depending on how the economic factors around COVID-19 play out, a pessimistic scenario would see spending growth nowhere near the 4.3% expected.