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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How should the APAC financial sector address new challenges of data governance?

Data-to-digital has its challenges. Data will not maintain its value unless governed properly to keep the characteristics that make it accurate, intelligent, trustworthy, and connected, states IDC Financial Insights APAC’s latest report titled Data as an Asset: The New Challenges of Data Governance and How Asia/Pacific Financial Services Should Respond. The…

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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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