APeJ presents attractive market for tech

Investments made in enterprise software, IT services and communication services in 2020. Analyst firm IDC, has identitified several key technology companies that represent as “leaders” in the datacentre space. According to IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Datacenter Operations and Management 2020 Vendor Assessment, China Telecom Global, Equinix, Keppel Data Centres,…

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Digitalisation without empathy hurts customers

Empathy must be considered when delivering new APAC enterprise technology. Empathy must be considered when delivering new APAC enterprise technology. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organisations to accelerate the shift to digital-first in their customers-related initiatives – from customer engagement to transactions and experiences. In fact, according to the IDC…

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Digital resilience is a primary investment in APAC

Resiliency investments grew fastest in Asia/Pacific, in line with the region’s overall response to the pandemic. International Data Corporation (IDC) has launched the Digital Resiliency Investment Index, which provides a composite view of the progress organisations are making in their investments towards digital resiliency. The initial Index results show that…

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Driving digital in Malaysia and Philippines

Digital infrastructure will be key for APAC advantage. Malaysia’s accelerated digital economy coupled with increased digital behaviours during the crisis has brought the adoption of cashless payment methods to an inflection point – IDC estimates the volume of cashless transactions to double in 2020 as compared to the preceding year.…

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Traditional barriers to digital acceleration fall away

Post pandemic lockdown sees acceleration of digital projects. A new IBM study of global C-suite executives revealed that nearly six in ten responding organisations have accelerated their digital transformations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Traditional and perceived barriers like technology immaturity and employee opposition to change have fallen away –…

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Rethink digital transformation strategy through retransformation

Maxis is calling on organisations in Malaysia to rethink and reevaluate their digital transformation strategies. Launching its Retransformation campaign the Malaysian service provider believes the call for action was reinforced by the findings of a survey commissioned by Maxis, the IDC-Maxis Digital Technology Assessment 2020. The findings of this survey…

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New Zealand’s PC market grows nearly 40 per cent due to work from home demand

COVID-19 had large impacts on demand for PCs as businesses prepared for lockdowns by purchasing notebooks to mobilise their workforce. In the second quarter of 2020, New Zealand’s traditional PC market experienced a 39.7 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth in unit shipments, reaching nearly 217,000 units according to the latest IDC Asia/Pacific…

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