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Forrester analyses the top SaaS marketplace players
The ‘New Wave SaaS Marketplaces’ report analyses the top eight players and provides analyst insight on who is excelling, or trailing, in 10 criteria.
IDC: Huawei finally takes top spot in smartphone market
The Chinese vendor has managed to nab 20% of the market, taking out Apple and Samsung after years of trailing in second or third place.
NZ enterprise ICT spending to drop 6.3%, says GlobalData
Almost all products/solutions categories are expected to witness reduced demand in 2020, as compared to the high growth projections before the outbreak.
F&S report growing opportunity in 5G indoor systems
Frost & Saullivan say that adoption in Asia-Pacific will be driven by key developments in policies, business models, and technology innovations.
Research: The convergence of medtech and wearables
IDTechEx has released research that looks at the growth of the wearables market and the growing innovation in health and medical technologies.
SD-WAN market growth slows in 1Q20
Supply chain disruptions accounted for the majority of the market decline in 1Q 2020, according to Dell’Oro.
Frost & Sullivan: The four biggest opportunities in blockchain
All industry verticals will eventually be impacted to some degree, says F&S, but four areas are likely to see the biggest changes.
Gartner: Local IT spending to dip 6% in 2020
“Investments will be minimised and prioritised on operations that keep the business running.”
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.
Pro LCD market may be grim for longer than you think
Futuresource Consulting predicts that the LCD panel market may not recover for some time due to a lack of demand for professional products.
Small vendors could get eaten during meeting room market slump
Acquisition may be inevitable for smaller vendors of meeting room control vendors as remote working becomes the new norm, according to Futuresource.
Research: A/NZ AI market to grow nearly 30% by 2024
Analyst firm GlobalData says that revenue across APAC will grow to US$29.3 billion by the same year, driven by growing government acceptance.
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.
Versa named top pure-play SD-WAN vendor
DellOro Group ranked Versa as the number three overall SD-WAN vendor, based on 2019 worldwide revenue.
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.
China becomes 'world's largest' market for IT products & services
China’s IT products and services market has overtaken the Americas as the largest in the world, although there’s little doubt the COVID-19 pandemic will change the markets significantly in the years ahead.
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.
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.
Female-focused healthtech solutions a growing market
Technologies such as mHealth, telehealth, and wearable devices to help pregnancy care, fertility, and menstrual care treatments while reducing costs.
Data visualisation market growing US$900 million a year
The biggest increase in the use of data visualisation tools is expected to be in academia and research, financial services and healthcare.
IDC: Smartphone market bounce-back delayed by COVID-19
The disruption to the manufacturing centres in China will cause a huge dip in the growth of the global smartphone market for 2020.