COVID-19’s impact on ICT budgets in APAC

Traditional technology spend is down, but digital transformation and remote working drive Cloud and collaboration tools. The global pandemic is still impacting ICT budgets in Asia Pacific region. According to analyst firm GlobalData Asia Pacific countries are seeing a decline of seven per cent to five per cent in ICT…

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COVID-19 to affect enterprise ICT spending in New Zealand

Buying decisions re-looked at due to an increased focus on profitability amidst the uncertainty. ICT spending in New Zealand is estimated to register a 6.3 per cent year-on-year decline to reach US$9.5bn in 2020, against the initial estimated growth of 9.6 per cent before the COVID-19 outbreak, according to GlobalData.…

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Re-calibrating IT priorities post COVID-19

Once in a life time pandemic has changed present and future ways of doing business with technology. Australian-owned telecommunications company Telstra said recent research showed business leaders across APAC, Europe and US to lead a once in a generation technology shift towards collaboration through remote applications like, video conferencing. In…

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Cloud services demand will remain heightened after COVID-19

Entered a new era of cloud modernisation COVID-19 has unexpectedly launched a new era of cloud modernization, found GlobalData, a data and analytics company. Gregg Willsky principal analyst at GlobalData said for many enterprises, COVID-19 has simplified the decision to adopt a cloud-based solution. “COVID-19 has suddenly made it evident…

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