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Smartphone
IDC: Smartphone market bounce-back delayed by COVID-19
The disruption to the manufacturing centres in China will cause a huge dip in the growth of the global smartphone market for 2020.
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Gartner
Gartner: Third-party support market set to triple in three years
Organisations are increasingly looking for support outside OEMs to keep legacy infrastructure running and escape the sales pressure of vendors.
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Unified Communications
Research: Communication tech key to business success
A new report by Slack and Cass Business School shows how communication is vital to business success, and the right tech can make all the difference.
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Cloud
Cybersecurity market growing billions each year
The overall cybersecurity software revenue is expected to reach US$25.1 billion in revenue in 2020, growing 4.8% year-on-year.
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Wi-fi
Rough times ahead for networking market
Two new reports from Dell'oro Group outline bad news for the networking market in the near future.
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Internet of Things
Smart building market boosted by climate change concerns
New sustainability regulations will create growth opportunities for the market which is projected to reach US$109.48 billion by 2026.
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Apple
Gartner: APAC misses out on global PC market growth
Despite a surprise year of worldwide growth for the PC market, Asia Pacific saw its fifth straight quarter of decline in 4Q19.
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Managed Services
IDC: Managed cloud services major growth area in NZ in 2020
Managed cloud services revenue share will increase from 34% in 2019, to 53% in 2023, says IDC.
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Storage
Virtual data rooms market showing impressive growth
Driven by growing demand for easy and secure ways for storage of critical data and increasing need for transparent and efficient data sharing options.
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Tablets & laptops
IDC: PC shipments to see a temporary boost
Shipments of personal computing devices expected to see modest growth in 2019 followed by a continued decline through 2023.
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IT Spending
GlobalData: A/NZ security service spending set to skyrocket
Australia and New Zealand are estimated to witness the highest compound annual growth rates (CAGR).
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Apple
Gartner: Wearable device spending to total US$52 billion in 2020
Competition from lower-cost smartwatches will reduce average selling prices by 4.5% in 2021.
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Gartner
Gartner: A/NZ still outstripping the globe on IT spending growth
However, both Australia and New Zealand are expected to mirror the global decline on device spending.
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Cloud
5G IoT market dominated by outdoor surveillance cameras
These cameras will represent 70% of the 5G IoT endpoint installed base in 2020, before contracting to 32% by the end of 2023.
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Drones
New tech makes up 25% of US$1.7 trillion consumer spending
Consumer spending on technology is forecast to reach US$1.69 trillion in 2019 with a quarter coming from emerging technologies such as VR/AR.
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SAP
Millions wasted on poor knowledge management solutions
A survey by Ecosystm has revealed that businesses are spending over US$600,000 on average on solutions that are adding little to no value.
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Microsoft
VR boom shows no sign of slowing
The virtual reality market will exhibit a 42.2% CAGR, as big brands move to offer an advanced user experience says Fortune Business Insights.
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Apple
Premium headphones driving revenue boom, says Futuresource
Thanks to the trend in premium brands, worldwide headphone revenue is growing four times faster than shipment numbers.
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Cisco
IDC: Ethernet switch and router market show steady growth
Latest IDC research shows that the Ethernet switch market grew 4.8% year over year, while the router market rose 3.4% in 2Q19.
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5G
F&S: Global first responder C3I spending to near US$100 million
Providing solutions that can make cross-agency sharing and access efficient and effective will augment growth prospects, finds Frost & Sullivan.
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Cloud
Blockchain revenues to near US$10B despite 2018 crypto winter
This year blockchain is starting to find its feet as innovators find the use-cases that suit the specific areas in which it can provide value.
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Internet of Things
Gartner: IoT market growth shows no sign of slowing
Utilities will be the highest user of IoT endpoints, totalling 1.17 billion endpoints in 2019, and increasing 17% in 2020 to reach 1.37 billion.
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Transparency Market Research
UPS market continues to grow due to need for hardware uptime
Transparency Market Research (TMR) predicts that the global UPS market will grow at a respectable CAGR of 7.8% over the period between 2018 and 2026.
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3D Printing
Medical devices provide US$6B opportunity for 3D printing
It is a rapidly growing market with compound annual growth rates of up to 18% in certain sub-segments.