APJ will see slight dip in telecommunications spending

IDC semiannual telecom service tracker predicts slight drop in consumer YoY. Despite the rise in Internet services, COVID-19 will have no impact on Worldwide Telecommunications Services and Pay TV Spending in 2020, according to analyst firm IDC. In the latest IDC Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker, worldwide spending on telecommunications and…

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Closing cybersecurity skills gap key to fighting online criminals in APAC

COVID-19 amplifies ongoing and new security concerns in the region. Existing trends in cybercrime and the need for businesses to adopt emerging technologies to drive transformation have been fast-tracked by the COVID-19 pandemic, making it vital to fill skills shortages with industry-partnered digital education delivery. Two of the largest emerging…

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Remote working driving next-gen of cloud technology

Business agility and the need for speed from IT are fueling growth in cloud computing in Asian countries. In its report  IDC FutureScape : Worldwide Cloud 2020 Predictions — APEJ Implications, survey results indicate that at least 91 per cent of enterprises’ spending on cloud was set to increase. Among…

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APAC businesses putting digitalisation on hold

Research shows companies in the region could miss out on US$145bn in GDP growth in the next decade. Up to three in five businesses in the Asia Pacific region have put off digitalisation plans out of fear of cyberattacks, according to the Deloitte Cyber Smart: Enabling APAC businesses report, commissioned by VMware. The…

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