Collaboration and communications tech to continue to thrive with hybrid working

Companies have growing commitments to environmental, social and governance . The attitudes of both employees and employers towards hybrid working – a style of working that allows for a more balanced home-office work pattern – have fundamentally changed due to the pandemic, according to GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company…

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Accelerated adoption drives new cloud buying trends across ASEAN

Organisational-led initiatives, user experience and security top drivers. The accelerated cloud adoption in the last 18 months across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region is changing enterprises’ buying behaviour and solution criteria when considering new cloud services, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. ‘2021 ASEAN Cloud…

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ASEAN businesses pivot to work from anywhere

Managed services buying criteria evolves. The rapid deployments of new technologies to enable remote working in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is creating new challenges for enterprises across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and changing their buying criteria in managed services. In analyst firm GlobalData’s recently released…

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Rise of supercomputers as data generation grows in volumes

High performance computing emerges. A confluence of developments including growing volumes of data generated by Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, and the emergence of new content and data-rich applications, some of which are incorporating the use of artificial intelligence (AI), is set to drive demand for higher performance computing solutions…

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Robust demand for digital transformation helped revenue growth during pandemic

Strong business growth in pandemic-hit year. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, 15 of the top 25 technology companies by revenue reported a year-on-year (YoY) rise in revenue, with 28 per cent seeing double-digit growth. About 50 per cent of the top 25 technology companies by revenue recorded double-digit growth in their…

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Customer privacy and security need to take centre stage

Portable location trackers catch on. The recent buzz around bluetooth-enabled location trackers, largely due to Apple’s Airtags, has placed this technology in the spotlight, notes analyst firm GlobalData. Customers now need to be made aware of what private data these devices can gather and share because the buzz is likely…

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Global IoT market will surpass the US$1T mark by 2024

A COVID-19 driven new digital transformation wave will fuel higher growth across all IoT markets. The global internet of things (IoT) market by revenue will be worth US$1.1 trillion by 2024, with much of the growth coming from wearables, reported analyst firm GlobalData. In its latest report, ‘Thematic Research: Internet…

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