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IDC finds Australian enterprise infrastructure market on the rise
The Australian enterprise infrastructure market is set to grow significantly due to hybrid cloud adoption and infrastructure modernisation trends, according to new research from IDC.
Pantheon launches new website automation solution
Autopilot has been designed to keep sites up-to-date by automatically detecting, performing, testing, and deploying updates for WordPress and Drupal CMS solutions in a single, fast workspace environment.
Worldwide semiconductor market set to reach $522b by 2021
"Overall, the semiconductor industry remains on track to deliver another strong year of growth as the super cycle that began at the end of 2019 strengthens this year."
Greater demand for modern data protection, disaster recovery as COVID sees increase in attacks
Data-driven organisations must evaluate evolving requirements for backup and disaster recovery to combat emerging workload challenges.
Major shift in smartphone market - Huawei drops out, Samsung regains top spot
A major shift is occurring amongst the top smartphone vendors as the market continues its recovery.
Spend on blockchain solutions to reach $6.6 billion
The spend is an increase of more than 50% compared to last year.
Workday announces new capabilities for digital transformation solution
Workday has added new orchestration, data and logic capabilities in its Workday Extend solution, the company has announced, with an aim to help organisations advance their digital acceleration efforts and unlock new business value.
APAC IT spending to grow by almost 5% in 2021 — IDC
The acceleration of digital adoption in the wake of the pandemic was a significant driving force, the analyst firm says in its report, and the lifting of lockdowns across the region has stirred consumer demand.
'Connectivity' to play greater role in future resilience of companies — IDC
As the wave of remote working continues to become more of a permanent fixture, and reliance on cloud platforms and video collaboration tools increases, connectivity as a concept will be embraced more than ever.
Double-digit growth ahead for smart home devices as consumers embrace home automation
"Sales of smart home devices have remained fairly resilient during the global Covid-19 pandemic."
The world generated 64.2 zettabytes of data last year - but where did it all go?
That means that most data was essentially created to be consumed, or cached and overwritten with new data, says IDC.
Consumer demand boosts wearable device market growth
IDC states worldwide shipments of wearable devices reached 153.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2020, a year-over-year increase of 27.2%.
A/NZ businesses increase spend on cybersecurity in wake of COVID-19
Despite organisations cutting spending in many areas during 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19, security remains a consistent area of increased investment.
PC & smartphone markets on strong growth trajectory in 2021 - IDC
Worldwide smartphone shipments could achieve a 5.5% growth rate this year - and PC shipment rates will also grow 18.2%.
IDC: cloud computing could prevent 1b tonnes of CO2 emissions
The reduction is, in part, due to the theory that aggregated compute resources across enterprise and large data centres are more efficient.
SMBs look to laptops for work mobility, but many don't see a future in remote working
The remote work future has come too soon for many APAC businesses.
APAC banks race to revitalise innovation initiatives as pandemic reveals digital gaps
Banks are going back to the drawing board on their digital transformation programmes.
A/NZ construction industry recognises opportunity for innovation following COVID-19
Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) construction companies are leading the regional COVID-19 recovery, with 30% prepared for the new normal.
Worldwide revenues for AI skyrocket, set to reach $550B by 2024
By 2024, the market is expected to break the $500 billion mark with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.5% and total revenues reaching $554.3 billion.
IDC: Top 10 digital trends for Australia for 2021
“The pandemic impacts pushed companies over the digital transformation tipping point."
Smartphone sales to reach 1.5 billion this year — Gartner
The rebound reflects the consequences faced by the industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, a year in which smartphone sales declined by 10.5%.
IDC reveals top trends for Kiwi businesses from 2021
According to the new report, IDC predicts that the focus of digital decision makers in New Zealand will concentrate on filling the gaps exposed in digital transformation plans.
Veeam announces backup support for Google Cloud
“As we now expand public cloud support even further with the general availability of Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Platform, we have simultaneously expanded our partnership with Google Cloud, enabling Veeam to jointly engage customers through the Google Cloud Marketplace.”
Worldwide smartphone market grew 4.3% in Q4 2020, improving over Q3 decline
It comes off the back of a better-than-expected year for smartphones: while total 2020 shipments declined by 5.9% in comparison to 2019, IDC says the market’s recovery in the face of the pandemic was ‘impressive’, with the momentum heading into 2021 remaining strong.