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5G Analyst’s Views – from Hyping to Happening
Gartner Analyst Ian Keene led a discussion about ‘let’s forget the 5G hype and see what is actually happening’, read the summary.
Microsoft survey shows strong IoT adoption amongst enterprises
According to the report, 85% of those surveyed work in IoT adoption, with almost 75% working with projects in the planning stages.
IDC: Global personal computing market sees growth bump
Year-over-year growth during the quarter reached 4.7%, which was notably higher than expected.
Newcastle smart city initiatives win two IDC awards
The City of Newcastle won awards for two of the 14 categories in the IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards 2019.
Kiwi Smart City projects win big in IDC Awards
New Zealand initiatives won three categories in the IDC Smart City APAC Awards – Civic Engagement, Education, and Sustainable Infrastructure.
IDC: SaaS makes up lion’s share of Aussie cloud service revenue
SaaS revenue accounted for 65.8% of the total Australian public cloud services revenue in 2018.
IDC names Cognizant Leader for AI services
The MarketScape report praises the company’s high-touch customer service approach, value for fee paid, and broad range of AI services and platforms.
IDC: Earwear and watches driving wearables market
Smartwatches and ear-worn devices will account for more than 70% of the 200 million wearables shipped by 2023.
New Zealand organisations' adoption of PaaS solutions is increasing – IDC
"PaaS adoption is growing as organisations embrace cloud-native application development processes in higher numbers."
IDC: Earwear and watches expected to drive wearables market
Smartwatches and ear-worn devices will account for more than 70% of all wearable shipments by 2023.
Cloud infrastructure revenue rises, despite spending drop
Dell, HPE, Cisco, Lenovo, and Inspur are just some of the cloud IT vendors that have taken a slice of rapidly expanding cloud infrastructure revenue, despite cloud IT infrastructure spending on the decline.
IDC: IoT expected to generate 79.4ZB of data in 2025
The number of devices connected to the Internet, including the machines, sensors, and cameras continues to grow at a steady pace.
Western Digital goes all in on Zoned Storage to face zettabyte era
Zoned storage architecture leverages standardisation of ZNS and SMR enabling more efficient, zettabyte-scale architectures for data centre customers.
Smartwatches drive wearables market, up 55%
Ongoing demand fuels a strong growth trajectory for wearable devices in Q1 2019 with wrist-worn and ear-worn leading the market, according to IDC.
IDC: co-creation creates opportunities for revenue growth
Improved relationships between departments enables organisations to address more strategically aligned business issues.
Outlook not great as PCD market set to continue its decline
"Smartphones continue to be top of mind for consumers when it comes to new device purchases, and arguably the rapid adoption of large screen smartphones has resulted in consumers doing less on their PC or tablet and more on their phone."
Why A/NZ organisations are seeing a decline in digital transformation - IDC
“Companies are seeing shortages in digital talent but aren’t proactive enough in attracting and retaining that talent.”
Cloud innovation driving NZ IT services market, says IDC
Managed services makes up the largest portion of total IT services revenue. However, the project-oriented market achieved the highest YoY growth.
IDC: Semiconductor market declines after three years of growth
However, it says that semiconductor revenues will recover in 2020 and log a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.0% from 2018-2023.
Seven Aussie projects shortlisted in IDC's Smart Cities Awards
The nominated projects include three from Newcastle alone and span smart water metering, solar farms, virtualization and transport.
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.