Spending on compute and enterprise storage systems

Technical Applications will be the fastest growing workload The workload driving the largest share of enterprise IT infrastructure spending in the first half of 2022 (1H22) was Structured Databases/Data Management. Organizations spent $US6.3 billion on compute and storage infrastructure to support this workload in 1H22, which represents 8.5 per cent…

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AWS to launch an infrastructure region in Thailand

AWS plans an estimated investment of more than $USUS5 billion Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company, today announced plans to open an infrastructure Region in Thailand. The new AWS Asia Pacific (Bangkok) Region will consist of three Availability Zones, adding to the existing 87 Availability Zones across 27…

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The crunch of escalating costs and labour race

Data centre construction is facing record-breaking inflation The Data centre cost index 2022 reveals how the average cost to build data centres has increased by 15 percent on average across global markets. The research analyses construction input costs – including labour and materials – across 45 key markets, alongside industry sentiment and insight from…

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CIO at DAFF signals tech upgrades for agriculture

Digital services delivered on demand for DoA Agricultural exports have been a lynchpin of Australia’s economy since the earliest days of European settlement. Today’s farmers and agribusinesses face a complex web of export regulations, quotas, eligibility criteria, audits, and real-time monitoring. The Australian Government understands the importance of the agriculture…

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IT predictions for 2023 and beyond

The IT and communications industries themselves will be among the most transformed Enterprises around the world will be battered by waves of interconnected economic, political, and social disruptions over the next several years, fracturing business plans and challenging their ability to adapt and survive. Industry leaders will slice through these…

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Understand tech talent to design winning employee experience

Many have been re-evaluating their priorities and relationship with work Following the ‘Great Resignation’ and the ‘Great Reshuffling’, the latest buzzword reflecting people’s attitude to work is ‘quiet quitting’, in which employees actively choose to do the bare minimum required to stay employed, instead of going above and beyond at…

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HKBN and Mannings team up

Enabling enterprises to be smarter & healthier workplaces The pandemic has expedited companies to pay greater attention to employee healthcare. Mannings, Hong Kong’s largest health and beauty retailer, joined hands with leading telecom and technology solutions provider HKBN to offer HKBN’s Talents an inaugural complimentary AI-powered health check service. The initiative is part of the…

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Many legal departments are underusing maturing technologies

Departments are foregoing significant efficiency gains by the day Many legal departments are struggling to implement emerging technologies while also failing to adopt some of the most impactful legal and compliance technologies, according to Gartner, Inc. “The technology landscape in legal and compliance has been dynamic in recent years with…

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Record-breaking growth for more sustainable IT products

More than 1,000 product models have now been certified TCO Certified is the world’s leading sustainability certification for IT products and a tool that helps purchasers and purchasing organizations get sustainability right. TCO Certified, generation 9, was launched at the end of 2021. Since then, products have been certified at…

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