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Tencent Cloud acquires key cloud security standard
The security standard can give businesses insight into the level of cloud security they require.
Organisational disruption and funding shortfalls key challenges for government CIOs
“For many government CIOs, disruption will affect their IT budget growth, and the funding and launch of new business initiatives will suffer."
Gartner: The six tech trends HR should be ready for
Data security, number of people with disabilities in workforce to triple, the push for transparency, and everything automated.
Third party guidelines triple chances of receiving compensation after attacks - survey
Damage from supply-chain attacks cost companies approximately US$2.57 million on average.
Humans to be working alongside robots in retail within 5 years - Gartner
77% of retailers are planning AI automation by 2021 according to new research.
Acquia named a leader in Gartner's 2020 Magic Quadrant for DXP
Acquia among 14 companies evaluated on their ability to execute and completeness of vision.
WatchGuard recognised as a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Network Firewalls
The Customers' Choice distinction is based on feedback and ratings from end-user professionals that have experience purchasing, implementing and/or using WatchGuard products.
Swiss lead charge on data centre efficiency certification
HPE, academia and industry have launched a data centre efficiency label to decarbonise data centres and significantly reduce their energy consumption.
Gartner: AI to replace 69% of a manager's workload
Gartner predicts 69% of routine work currently done by managers will be fully automated by 2024.
Global device shipments creep up, driven by 5G mobiles
“2020 will witness a slight market recovery. Increased availability of 5G handsets will boost mobile phone replacements, which will lead global device shipments to return to growth in 2020.”
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.
Global IT set to reach $4 trillion, driven by SaaS
“With the waning of global uncertainties, businesses are redoubling investments in IT as they anticipate revenue growth, but their spending patterns are continually shifting.”
OpenText: Tech trends that will have a big impact in 2020
Information will be ruling the future in 2020 and AI will continue to be leveraged in order to solve complex challenges.
Gartner: Top 10 trends impacting IT infrastructure & operations in 2020
“This past year, infrastructure trends focused on how technologies like AI or edge computing might support rapidly growing infrastructure and support business needs at the same time."
Silver Peak Leader in Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge
For the second year running, Gartner has named Silver Peak a Leader in the WAN Edge Infrastructure Magic Quadrant.
Scale Computing recognised for hyperconverged infrastructure solution
Scale Computing has once again been recognised in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Hyperconverged Infrastructure – and the company has appeared in every edition of this quadrant since Gartner introduced it.
VMware claims three major recognitions from Gartner
The company was named as a leader in two Magic Quadrants, and a subsidiary named a Peer Insights Customer Choice.
Gartner names Fortinet a Challenger in WAN Edge Infrastructure
Fortinet was also recently named by Gartner as one of the highest three vendors in worldwide market share for enterprise SD-WAN equipment by revenue for Q2 2019.
Gartner names Appian customers’ choice for enterprise low-code application platforms
To qualify for Customers’ Choice distinction, vendors must achieve an overall rating (out of 5 stars) equal to or higher than the mean rating for that market.
Gartner names InterSystems leader in operational database management systems
Its first specialised edition, InterSystems IRIS for Health, empowers healthcare organisations to rapidly develop the healthcare applications that manage medical data.
Gartner: Apple continues to lose as smartphone market drops
Huawei, Samsung, and OPPO increased market share in the third quarter of 2019, while Apple and Xiaomi share declined.
Gartner recognises Pega in low-code application platforms report
“Low-code application platforms continue to grow in capability and maturity, addressing more enterprise use cases and providing rapid application delivery with fewer skills.”
Gartner: Geopolitical tensions affect risk management strategies
“The trade talks progress may hinder China’s ability to deliver IT services,” says Gartner research vice president Jim Longwood.
Performance management systems not effective, Gartner finds
“One of the reasons performance management initiatives are failing is the increasing demands placed on the outputs of the process."