Office redesigns bring employees back on site

Hybrid work is no longer debated Around 25 per cent of organizations across Asia/Pacific are already redesigning their offices, 70 per cent of them will do so in an 18-month period. Organizations are redesigning their offices to bring employees back onsite and, at the same time, improve operational efficiency. However,…

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Predictions for the future of customer experience

Digital business models are becoming a stepping stone to the future enterprise As we move beyond COVID-driven restrictions, IDC’s Future of Customer Experience predictions for 2023 reflect how B2B and B2C businesses must confront a new set of macroeconomic challenges – inflation, global economic instability, and flattening customer growth –…

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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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System integrators to implement SD-WAN migration

Cloud managed SD-WAN services adoption is set to increase According to findings from International Data Corporation ’s recent research report 45 per cent of Indian enterprises would prefer working with Managed IT Service Providers or Systems Integrators and 36 per cent of Indian enterprises will prefer working with equipment of technology vendors…

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Services tracker finds accelerated growth due to inflation

The future remains shadowed by the looming recession Worldwide spending on telecommunications and pay TV services will be nearly $US1.6 trillion in 2022, representing a year-over-year increase of 1.9 per cent, according to the International Data Corporation Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker. The latest forecast is a bit more optimistic…

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Southeast Asia’s $US300 billion digital economy

Southeast Asia is full of exciting promise as its digital economy continues to soar With Southeast Asia’s booming digital economy projected to surpass the $US300 billion mark by 2026, digital payments continue to present tremendous growth opportunities for businesses, according to a new IDC report commissioned by global payments platform 2C2P and global membership association for payments…

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Cybersecurity remains a high priority in Southeast Asia

Organizations embrace digital-first era As organizations in Southeast Asia embrace a digital-first mindset, cybersecurity remains a high priority investment area for majority of the businesses in the region. Findings from a recent IDC Asia/Pacific Security Sourcing Survey 2022 indicate cybersecurity as a critical investment area for organizations in Southeast Asia…

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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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IDC maintains its forecast despite a looming recession

The worldwide services market will likely continue on its current growth trajectory Worldwide IT and business services revenue is expected to grow (in constant currency) 5.7 per cent this year and 5.2 per cent in 2023, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semi-annual Services Tracker. In nominal dollar denominated…

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