Asia Pacific 2021 ICT spend to show healthy growth

Mobility, IoT, Cloud, and AI driving investments. The latest release of IDC’s Worldwide Black Book: 3rd Platform Edition reveals that Asia/Pacific* ICT Spending, including IT spending in addition to telecom services and new technologies such as AI, Robotics, Cloud, Analytics, and IoT, will increase by 9.3% in 2021 to reach $1.3 trillion.…

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Telco MEC deployments rapidly increase

Worldwide carrier multi-access edge cloud (MEC) software market to grow to more than $US16B in 2025. International Data Corporation (IDC) sees 2021 as an accelerated year for multi-access edge cloud (MEC) investments. MEC buildouts are being carried out by a broad cross-section of edge stakeholders (e.g., wireless and wireline communications…

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Hybrid work models are still evolving

Amid ongoing uncertainty and efforts to achieve employee experience parity. The global pandemic forced IT teams and business leaders to dramatically rethink where and how their employees work. With the post-pandemic recovery underway but challenged by the Delta variant and uneven vaccination rates, many organizations are still trying to determine…

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Foundational cloud services will enable the digital-first strategies

Driving competitive development across the whole cloud market. The way organisations use cloud is moving to the next level of maturity, spurring adoption of a cross-functional set of services to drive innovation in a digital-first economy. These foundational cloud services (FCS) for compute, data, and app frameworks will drive competitive…

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Global organisations responded to the pandemic with investments in digital resiliency

Enterprise applications are critical to both an organisation’s resiliency and its digital-first strategy. The enterprise applications market continued to grow in 2020 as organizations accelerated their digital transformation efforts in response to the business disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC),…

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Worldwide “whole cloud” spending to reach $US1.3T by 2025

Entire industries want to intelligently leverage data. Over the past decade, cloud computing has become the foundation for the delivery of mobile and content services as well as an alternative to traditional enterprise computing environments. As businesses pivot to a digital-first economy, cloud will continue to play an ever greater,…

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Mining organisations leverage data and analytics

Operations become highly digitalised. Over half of the mining organisations operating around the world consider themselves to be repeatable data-led companies on the organisational data maturity scale. The ability to capture, clean, and utilize data throughout operations enhances an organisation’s ability to implement new technology and track its performance. According…

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