Business Intelligence / BI
Digital Transformation / DX
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.
Wearables shipments on the rise as consumers head back outdoors - IDC
IDC's latest report notes a 32.3% increase in global wearables shipments in the second quarter of 2021.
APAC organisations increasingly adopting AIOps to transform workforce
By 2023, 75% of Global 2000 IT organisations will have adopted automated operations to transform their IT workforce, according to IDC.
ANZ IT spending higher than ever, despite disruptive lockdowns - IDC report
Most A/NZ businesses continue to invest in technology despite pandemic, with IT spending levels set to be higher in 2021 than ever before.
Accenture and Avanade named Leaders in IDC Microsoft implementation assessment
Because of the tight integration between Accenture and Avanade’s capabilities for Microsoft services, the two companies were evaluated as a single entity.
Smartphone shipments on the rise, thanks to 5G
IDC states that although COVID-19 drastically impacted 2020 shipments, 2021 shipments have managed to display minimal growth compared to 2019 (pre-pandemic) volumes.
PCs and tablets to maintain growth through 2021, but the future is in laptops - IDC forecast
According to a new forecast by IDC, global shipments of PCs are expected to grow 14.2% to 347 million units in 2021.
Governance, risk and compliance revenues grow, fuelled by pandemic
COVID-19 was a critical catalyst that elevated the focus on GRC software, risk areas and threats to business continuity, according to new research from IDC.