IDC study: Maximising the value of data  

Organisations that invest in data-to-insights capabilities benefit from 21 per cent increase in revenue. A study by research firm IDC sponsored by Qlik, showed companies with a higher ability to identify, gather, transform, and analyse data to glean insights benefited from higher quality decision making and better business outcomes, including…

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Asia Direct Cable Consortium to connect Asian nations with submarine cables

The Southeast Asia – Japan Cable 2 system to be completed by 2021, state SingTel. Singtel and the Asia Direct Cable (ADC) Consortium, are planning to build a submarine cable connecting China (Hong Kong SAR and Guangdong Province), Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The consortium which includes CAT,…

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DNS Attack in Singapore rises to over US$1M

EfficientIP and IDC report shows DNS attack costs rise and increasingly impacting the cloud. IDC’s latest 2020 Global DNS Threat Report, for EfficientIp has found, the average number of attacks and the associated costs have remained high, enterprise evolution and awareness of DNS security is growing. Nearly four out of…

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APJ will see slight dip in telecommunications spending

IDC semiannual telecom service tracker predicts slight drop in consumer YoY. Despite the rise in Internet services, COVID-19 will have no impact on Worldwide Telecommunications Services and Pay TV Spending in 2020, according to analyst firm IDC. In the latest IDC Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker, worldwide spending on telecommunications and…

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Remote working driving next-gen of cloud technology

Business agility and the need for speed from IT are fueling growth in cloud computing in Asian countries. In its report  IDC FutureScape : Worldwide Cloud 2020 Predictions — APEJ Implications, survey results indicate that at least 91 per cent of enterprises’ spending on cloud was set to increase. Among…

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Trustwave named leader in IDC MarketScapes on Asia Pacific cybersecurity

Trustwave named for security innovation, comprehensive portfolio and threat lifecycle capabilities Trustwave has announced industry analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC) has named Trustwave a Leader in both the IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2020 Vendor Assessment and the IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Professional Security Services — Advisory, Assessment, and…

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A/NZ companies shift to outsourced security models, IDC

Outsourcing security a growing trend Analyst firm IDC believes there’s a growing shift towards “outsourced security models as organisations look to unify their security posture”. In the recently released Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) Security Services report by IDC, the analyst firm predicts security strategies involving outsourced security management are…

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