IDC: Software spend on the rise as A/NZ orgs adapt to ongoing changes
According to IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker, 1H2021, the total A/NZ software market reached US$7.5 billion, showing a double-digit annual growth in both countries.
Australian FIs are seeking more robust crime management solutions, report finds
FIs across APAC are continuing to grapple with financial crime management strategy and investment to take full ownership and build in-house systems, buy a solution, or utilise managed services from a solution provider.
IDC and GBG examine the Australian perspective on digital identity verification
Customer identity is the foundation of customer engagement and trust, particularly during a time when organisations are onboarding more customers than ever before.
OpenText expands capabilities in latest Cloud Editions release
OpenText is adding new capabilities to its Business Network Cloud as part of the Cloud Editions 21.4 launch at OpenText World.
Digital transformation initiatives on the rise as organisations focus on strategic priorities
Global spending on the digital transformation of business practices, products, and organisations is forecast to reach $2.8 trillion in 2025, according to new forecasts from IDC.
Avanade named a leader in Microsoft business applications services evaluation
Research firm Forrester has named Avanade a leader in The Forrester Wave: Microsoft Business Applications Services for Q4 2021.
IDC: Over half of all ICT investment will be linked to digital transformation
For enterprises to compete in a digital-first world, they must prioritise investment in digital tools that will augment physical spaces and assets.
IDC: Top 10 predictions for CIOs in lead up to 2026
"CIOs will be instrumental in helping their enterprise navigate the winds of change by enabling ecosystems, co-creating new business models and outcomes, empowering employees, and building resiliency.”
$4.5 trillion to be spent on IT next year — Gartner
“What changed in 2020 and 2021 was not really the technology itself, but people’s willingness and eagerness to adopt it and use it in different ways.”
NZ telco market reinvents itself post COVID
"The flat market and pandemic impacts are driving new behaviours from the telcos to innovate as well as become more efficient."
IT services revenue to hit $1.1 trillion this year — IDC
Global IT and business services revenue is estimated to grow by 3.4% this year, according to new data from IDC.
PC shipments grow despite supply chain woes - IDC
Shipments reached 86.7 million units in the third quarter of this year, marking the sixth consecutive quarter of growth.
UiPath predicts billion dollar growth for RPA in lead up to 2025
The UiPath-commissioned IDC whitepaper states that the economic benefits expected by the use of RPA software by UiPath customers will grow from $7 billion worldwide in 2021 to $55 billion in 2025.
IDC survey outlines critical investments for MSPs
IDC's research outlined the opportunities MSPs should invest in to optimise their competitive advantage in the managed cloud services market.
VMware launches services to help customers navigate the multi-cloud era
VMware has announced its strategy to help customers navigate the multi-cloud era with the launch of VMware Cross-Cloud services.
Cloud infrastructure spending drops - report
The decrease comes after six quarters of year-over-year growth, and most notably compares to the 39.1% annual growth seen by the market in 2Q20.
Pure Storage aims to 'make infrastructure invisible' with latest releases
"Pure Storage’s new software innovations further our goal of making infrastructure invisible to developers, using it as simple as calling an API, and delivering it as a service.”
Substantial surge in hybrid and multi-cloud migration despite security concerns
Despite cybersecurity concerns, Equinix finds a significant year-on-year leap in companies planning to move business-critical applications to the cloud.
IDC forecasts the foundational cloud service market to grow revenue at 28.8% CAGR
IDC estimates annual recurring revenue from foundational cloud services will increase from under $100 billion in 2020 to over $300 billion in 2025.
ServiceNow's new platform helps businesses facing hybrid work challenges
ServiceNow has announced its Now Platform Rome release, delivering hundreds of innovations to help organisations adapt to the hybrid work era.
Enterprise apps market hit $241 billion in 2020, fuelled by push for resilience
The worldwide enterprise applications market reached $241 billion last year, growing 4.1% year-over-year in 2020.
IDC forecasts cloud spending to reach $1.3 trillion by 2025
International Data Corporation has forecast global "whole cloud" spending to reach $1.3 trillion by 2025.
External OEM storage revenue hits $6.9 billion for enterprise market
Revenue generated by the group of ODMs selling directly to hyperscale data centres declined by 7.7% year over year in 2Q21 to $6.4 billion, while capacity shipped grew 13.8% year over year to 88.7 exabytes.
Massive gap between business priorities and performance - how analytics can bridge the gap
Research has revealed a significant gap between regional enterprises' business priorities and performance.