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IT spending a casualty of economic uncertainty, says Gartner
"There is an undercurrent of economic uncertainty that is driving organisations to tighten their belts, and IT spending is one of the casualties."
IT spending set for major slowdown in 2016
Asia Pacific region will post growth of less than 2% in 2016, compared to 7% in 2015.
Enterprise market presents huge growth opportunity for cloud providers
"The majority of enterprises plan to increase their spending on cloud computing by as much as 50% in 2016."
IDC: Detailed approach to targeting growth and opportunity required
IDC is warning that the need is greater than ever for a detailed approach to targeting IT spend growth and opportunity. So where's the opportunity?
U.S. dollar the villain behind dwindling IT spend
Gartner says worldwide IT spend fizzled in 2015, which saw the largest dollar drop since the company started tracking IT spending.
IT spend for 2016: Where can the local channel make money?
As purses loosen, a new survey of Australian and New Zealand CIOs highlights areas of investment for 2016, with BI and analytics leading the way.
NZ IT spend to hit $11.7 billion in 2016 but new security focus needed
Total IT spending in NZ to surpass $11.7 billion in 2016, as Gartner talks up the 'algorithm economy' and urges new security spend focus.
Digital transformation driving IT spending in higher education
Higher education IT spending in the Asia Pacific region is expected to significantly increase by 2019, thanks to digital transformation initiatives.
Growth areas to be found in verticals despite declining IT spend
Gartner is predicting global IT spend across all verticals to decline this year, but there are still growth technologies within each vertical.
Aussie IT teams under pressure and wasting money
The pressure on IT teams is growing and the cracks are beginning to show, with a significant number of IT teams wasting more than $100,000 every year.
Enterprise application spending: Where's all the money going?
Worldwide enterprise application spending is expected to rise, driven by modernisation, functional expansion and digital transformation projects.
Australia bucks global trend to record increased IT spend
Gartner is predicting increased IT spend in Australia this year with IT services and software key areas for resellers to capitalise on.
Declining IT spend figures mask full story
New Zealand IT spending is predicted to decline marginally to $11.4 billion in 2015, with decreases in devices and communications services hitting.
Change ahead for IT spend in Aussie utility sector
IT investments by Australian utilities companies remain focused on delivering cost savings and efficiency gains, but change is in the wind.
Aussie IT spend bucks global downward trend
IT spend in Australia is on the up, bucking a worldwide trend which sees IT spending shrinking.
Kiwi IT spend to buck global downturn
New Zealand spend on IT products is expected to increase this year, bucking a worldwide trend which sees IT spending shrinking.
The big guns: $895b spent on tech
“IT vendors of all flavours long to harness a share of their hefty IT wallets not only for the revenue gains, but also for the bragging rights."
Success for CIOs lies in business-IT convergence
Axios Systems says in 2015 the CIO can be the number one executive to drive business innovation, but they will need to be aware of the challenges they
IT spending set to reach the trillions, with devices a big game changer
Worldwide IT spending on the rise and is set to be $3.8 trillion by 2015, according to Gartner, with the amount spent on devices forecast to be the mo
Data centre leasing – Beyond the CapEx versus OpEx discussion
Today, there is little dispute over the necessity of data centres and how critical they are to business.
Kiwi IT spending set to smash $11 billion mark
Led in part by an increased spend on devices such as PCs, ultramobiles, mobile phones and tablets, the latest forecast by global analyst firm Gartner also claims spending across the Tasman will reach A$76.9bn, an increase of 2.54 percent over 2013.
NZ Govt IT spending to hit $1.6 billion
As government IT spending stays flat through out the world, the Kiwi market is expected to grow almost 1.4% this year.
Consumer-facing industries to drive Australian IT investment
Australian enterprise IT spending is forecast to total A$73 billion in 2013, nearly a 5% increase of projected 2012 spending of A$69 billion.
Kiwi IT spending to hit $11 billion by 2013
Gartner predicts 2% rise from 2012, as Asia Pacific spending is expected to reach US$743 billion next year.