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Trend Micro ranks number one in Global Hybrid Cloud Security - IDC
The cloud security firm enjoyed a market share of 29.5% last year, three times that of the number two vendor.
IDC COVID-19 Tech Index finds business confidence in decline
Business confidence on IT spending is continuing to decline despite moves to ease economic lockdown, according to new research from IDC.
IDC: PC shipments forecast to decline 12.4% in 2020
"The global economy will face challenges as consumers and businesses cope with financial hardship among other losses, as countries around the world continue to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic."
Wearables market sees 29.7% growth, driven by hearables
The growth in Q1 2020 was fuelled by new product launches from market leaders as well as increased perceived utility as people set up offices at home.
DX spending set to grow in 2020 despite pandemic woes
New data from IDC predicts digital transformation spending will grow by 10.4% worldwide to an eye-watering US$1.3 trillion.
IDC names Accenture APAC Leader in pro security services
Accenture was recognised as having one of the most comprehensive security advisory and security assessment offerings.
Ricoh named worldwide leader in high-speed inkjet by IDC MarketScape
Continuing to invest more than $1 billion dollars annually in R&D, these innovations in response to real-world pain points and customer goals are the norm at Ricoh.
Xero named as a worldwide leader by IDC MarketScape
Xero's strategy, product offerings and customer service were key criteria assessed by the IDC MarketScape, which noted one of Xero’s key strengths is it’s open API strategy and machine learning for code-free accounting.
IT buyer confidence plummets in US but slivers of hope seen in APAC
While spending on some technologies, like cloud and remote platforms, has seen an uptick, IDC says a ‘significant’ overall contraction will be felt in the next few months.
IDC: A/NZ needs to implement more digital transformation tools
"While digital transformation has been identified as a priority across Australia and New Zealand, there are key roadblocks and challenges that must be addressed."
Acronis makes remote work environments more secure; launches Acronis Cyber Protect
The solution offers security, patch management, and even COVID fake news blocking.
IDC: Global IT spending to decline 5% worldwide
"Where there is growth, most of it is in the cloud" as infrastructure spending manages to rise among a sinking market.
IDC: No recovery in sight for semiconductor market
IDC forecasts that worldwide non-memory semiconductor revenue will decline by 7.2% in 2020.
Worldwide tablet market continues to fall, but some vendors buck trend
IDC's research indicates that global shipments have fallen to 24.6 million units, down 18.1% year-over-year during the first quarter of 2020.
COVID-19 intrusion further derails enterprise infrastructure market, says IDC
The Australian and New Zealand region is facing another tough year that has put its economic structure on a weak footing, as the COVID-19 crisis further impacts markets.
IDC forecasts drop in IT spend across every industry in 2020
The economic impact of the international COVID-19 crisis will see worldwide IT spending decline 2.7% in 2020.
IDC: Growing trend of A/NZ businesses outsourcing security
As organisations look to unify their security posture they are moving towards outsourced security models from more in-house or hybrid security approaches.
Opportunity awaits for tech spend despite COVID-19, says IDC
Recent forecasts may point towards declines in overall tech spending in 2020, but there also opportunities where business may be looking to increase short-term investments as part of their response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Low-code platforms gaining popularity with Aussie businesses
Low-code platforms are gaining popularity in Australia at a rapid rate, according to a new study by OutSystems and IDC. In fact, 59% of organisations have recently adopted low-code platforms, and 18% plan on adopting low-code in the next 18 months.
IDC: The worst is yet to come for traditional PC market
"This bump in demand may be short lived as many fear the worst is yet to come and this could lead to both consumers and businesses tightening spending in the coming months."
IDC: 4Q19 picks up cloud infrastructure market
The 12.4% year-over-year growth in 4Q19 brought the full year into positive territory with annual growth of 2.1% and total spending of $66.8 billion.
COVID-19: IT spending to decline further, says IDC
IT spending across the globe will decline 2.7% this year as COVID-19 continues to take its hold on the world's economy, says IDC.
NTT named as a Leader in IDC managed security services report
NTT Ltd has been named as a Leader in IDC’s Marketscape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2020 Vendor Assessment
Server market and ESS revenues slump as COVID-19 spreads - IDC
The enterprise storage systems market as well as server markets will see declines in the first two quarters of 2020, but are expected to recover near the end of the year, according to IDC.