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Four NZ projects shortlisted in IDC's APAC Smart Cities Awards
The annual awards highlight and acknowledge outstanding smart city initiatives in the Asia Pacific region and this year attracted over 180 entries.
Consumer spending on tech to reach US$1.32 trillion this year
If you ever thought the tech industry for consumers was beginning to wane, the International Data Corporation has some stats for you.
IDC: Red Hat Enterprise Linux to power $10 trillion in revenue this year
Red Hat Enterprise Linux could bring in more than US$10 trillion in global business revenue this year – and every year through to 2023 – a figure that is equivalent to powering 5% of the total worldwide economy.
14 partner and customer reactions to Red Hat's Enterprise Linux 8 announcement
We round up reactions to the Red Hat’s new hybrid cloud focused operating system release.
Hybrid cloud the focus for latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Global open source vendor Red Hat has announced the availability of version 8 of its Enterprise Linux operating system.
IDC: Apple slips to third behind Huawei in smartphone market
Huawei is now within striking distance of Samsung at the top of the global market.
IDC: APeJ blockchain spending to grow over 80%
Blockchain spending is forecast to grow by 83.9% year over year in 2019, and 77.5% by 2022.
IDC: Manufacturing driving digital transformation spending in 2019
IDC forecasts global DX spending to reach US$1.18 trillion in 2019, an increase of 17.9% over 2018.
HP takes top spot from Lenovo in PC market
In the worldwide PC market, global shipments were above expectations, reaching 58.5 million during the last quarter.
IDC: 2019 security spending to grow 20% in APeJ
“The Asia/Pacific region recognises that its no longer “under-the-radar” as far as breaches, hacks, and legislation is concerned.”
Cisco leads Australian network infrastructure market - IDC
Despite a drop in router and wireless LAN, ethernet switches are quickly gaining popularity, according to the latest statistics from IDC.
HCI’s surging growth props up global converged systems market
New research from the International Data Corporation (IDC) has found the global converged system market to be in good stead because of one category.
IDC: Smart home market only getting stronger
Smart speakers have moved into people’s homes and are ready to pay off as smart networks begin to spread throughout the household.
APAC manufacturing nearly at an AI tipping point
Soon, manufacturers who have not kept up with the advances in AI technologies will be vastly outstripped by those that have.
Traditional IT infrastructure spending surpasses cloud – for now
While the unprecedented growth of the infrastructure systems market last year was shared by both non-cloud and cloud segments, IDC says there is change in the air.
Dell and HPE dominate in declining India server market
IDC has released its latest findings surrounding India’s server market – and the news isn’t great for the market as it has fallen significantly.
Aussies out of love with smartphone upgrades
According to IDC, the Australian smartphone market suffered a record 9.0% decline in unit shipments in 2018.
PC monitor market has biggest growth spurt in a decade
The Australian PC monitor continues to grow at near double digits each quarter, hitting an impressive 10.4% for 2018 calendar year.
IDC: Aussie PC market back on the downhill
After two quarters of near 10% growth, the Australian PC market dipped -2.5% in 4Q18 - a trend that looks set to continue in 2019.
IDC: NZ's PC market surprise growth will not last
Despite the growth witnessed at the end of 2018, IDC predicts that New Zealand’s traditional PC market in 2019 will decline by -4.4% YoY.
Worldwide spending on security to reach $103.1bil in 2019 - IDC
Managed security services will be the largest technology category in 2019.
IDC: Innovative wearable use cases drive double-digit growth
Wristbands are set to lose their dominance as hearables and industrial applications keep the wearables market moving forward.
AU’s smartphone market suffers record decline
The smartphone market in Australia is going through some tough slog at the moment, but there is some good news on the horizon.
EMEA external storage market hits record high, Dell EMC on top
IDC's recent analysis on the external storage market in EMEA has shown healthy results - with some countries performing better than others - largely fuelled by all-flash arrays.