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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.
Gartner: Third-party support market set to triple in three years
Organisations are increasingly looking for support outside OEMs to keep legacy infrastructure running and escape the sales pressure of vendors.
Research: Communication tech key to business success
A new report by Slack and Cass Business School shows how communication is vital to business success, and the right tech can make all the difference.
Cybersecurity market growing billions each year
The overall cybersecurity software revenue is expected to reach US$25.1 billion in revenue in 2020, growing 4.8% year-on-year.
Rough times ahead for networking market
Two new reports from Dell'oro Group outline bad news for the networking market in the near future.
Smart building market boosted by climate change concerns
New sustainability regulations will create growth opportunities for the market which is projected to reach US$109.48 billion by 2026.
Gartner: APAC misses out on global PC market growth
Despite a surprise year of worldwide growth for the PC market, Asia Pacific saw its fifth straight quarter of decline in 4Q19.
IDC: Managed cloud services major growth area in NZ in 2020
Managed cloud services revenue share will increase from 34% in 2019, to 53% in 2023, says IDC.
Virtual data rooms market showing impressive growth
Driven by growing demand for easy and secure ways for storage of critical data and increasing need for transparent and efficient data sharing options.
IDC: PC shipments to see a temporary boost
Shipments of personal computing devices expected to see modest growth in 2019 followed by a continued decline through 2023.
GlobalData: A/NZ security service spending set to skyrocket
Australia and New Zealand are estimated to witness the highest compound annual growth rates (CAGR).
Gartner: Wearable device spending to total US$52 billion in 2020
Competition from lower-cost smartwatches will reduce average selling prices by 4.5% in 2021.
Gartner: A/NZ still outstripping the globe on IT spending growth
However, both Australia and New Zealand are expected to mirror the global decline on device spending.
5G IoT market dominated by outdoor surveillance cameras
These cameras will represent 70% of the 5G IoT endpoint installed base in 2020, before contracting to 32% by the end of 2023.
New tech makes up 25% of US$1.7 trillion consumer spending
Consumer spending on technology is forecast to reach US$1.69 trillion in 2019 with a quarter coming from emerging technologies such as VR/AR.
Millions wasted on poor knowledge management solutions
A survey by Ecosystm has revealed that businesses are spending over US$600,000 on average on solutions that are adding little to no value.
VR boom shows no sign of slowing
The virtual reality market will exhibit a 42.2% CAGR, as big brands move to offer an advanced user experience says Fortune Business Insights.