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IDC
Collaboration app market revenue grows 28.4% year-over-year
IDC has found that global revenues in the collaboration applications market grew 28.4% year-over-year in 2021 to $29.1 billion.
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Data
Workday research finds A/NZ organisations becoming leaders in digital agility
New research from Workday and IDC has revealed that Australia and New Zealand are becoming leaders in digital agility.
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IDC
High level of Customer Identity & Access Management adoption
The study from Okta revealed that the pandemic has either accelerated or highlighted the need for digital-first strategies.
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Partnership
NCS, FPT Software launch Strategic Delivery Centre in Vietnam
The new partnership is designed to support increasing demand for high quality digital services across the region.
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Internet of Things
A/NZ Internet of Things spending to hit $24 billion in 2026
"The role of IoT continues to grow as enterprises embrace digital initiatives and look to embed intelligence across processes and applications."
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Apple
Worldwide shipments of PCs fall by more than 15% in Q2 2022
The IDC says global shipments of traditional PCs dropped by 15.3% year over year, to only 71.3 million units in the second quarter of 2022.
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Awards
OHI Data Navigator recognised by IDC for APAC contribution
IDC has chosen OHI Data Navigator as the best Asia Pacific Smart City project under its 2022 Smart City Asia/Pacific Awards (SCAPA) category under the Public Health and Social Services category.
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Public Cloud
Public cloud services revenues top $400 billion in 2021
"For the next several years, leading cloud providers will play a critical role in helping enterprises navigate the current storms of disruption."
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Cloud
PwC named leader in worldwide cloud professional services
The latest IDC MarketScape report finds PwC to be a leading vendor in worldwide cloud professional services.
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Telecommunications
APAC spending on telecom services grew by $11 billion - IDC
The IDC says spending on telecommunications and pay-TV services in APAC jumped from $494 billion to $505 billion last year, following global trends.
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Edge Computing
Edge computing major enabler of a digital-first paradigm
Edge computing and edge deployments are crucial to digital-first operations, according to a new whitepaper from Schneider Electric.
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Cloud
IDC finds 3.9% decline in worldwide tablet shipments
Preliminary data from IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker has found tablet shipments reached 38.4 million units during Q1 2022, a year-over-year decline of 3.9%.
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Cybersecurity
Digital trust vital in fight against against cybersecurity threats
“Identity, integrity and encryption are essential building blocks for organisations looking to instill confidence."
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Edge Computing
Edge computing critical enabler of digital-first connected operations
Edge computing is a critical enabler of a transition to digital-first connected operations, according to a new report from Schneider Electric.
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Ransomware
Kaspersky held leading position in 2021 TOP3 metric
In 2021, Kaspersky's security portfolio held a leading position in the TOP3 metric, while taking first place in 76% of tests.
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PC shipments
PC shipments have slowed, but overall demand remains strong
Shipments of traditional PCs, including desktops, notebooks, and workstations, declined 5.1% in the first quarter of 2022, but exceeded earlier forecasts.
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Cloud
IDC quarterly report names Fortinet as top company in Australia
IDC has named Fortinet as the number one ranking company for 2021 in Australia in terms of security appliance units shipped, fastest growth speed, and market share.
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Infrastructure
Strong close to 2021 as cloud infrastructure spend reaches $21 billion
As backlogs continue to grow, pent-up demand bodes well for future growth as long as the economy stays healthy, and supply catches up to demand.
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Apple
IDC reports NZ smartphone market struggled in 2021
According to a new report from IDC, supply issues and lockdowns caused a 3.6% decrease in delivered units of smartphone shipments.
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IDC
Data management strategy crucial for organisations - IDC
With the sheer volume of unstructured data yet to be created and used in the years ahead, the way organisations manage their data will need to evolve.
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IDC
Foldable phones to reach market value of $29B, IDC finds
Despite their small market share, foldables represent a major opportunity for vendors and is a segment that can't be ignored.
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Apple
Tablet and Smartphone sales slump in Q4, but see overall yearly growth
Tablets and Smartphone sales saw a decline in Q4 of the last financial year, however they also saw an overall yearly increase.
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Cloud
Semiconductor market continues to experience uncertainty, IDC finds
With COVID-19 continuing to impact the global economy in its second year, the semiconductor market continues to experience uneven shortages and tight supply, according to analysts IDC.
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Cloud
IDC reveals its top 10 IT industry trends for Australia and New Zealand - report
The report reveals IDC's vision of how A/NZ organisations will deploy and consume technology over the next five years, and contribute to the growth of the digital economy.