COVID-19’s impact on ICT budgets in APAC

Traditional technology spend is down, but digital transformation and remote working drive Cloud and collaboration tools. The global pandemic is still impacting ICT budgets in Asia Pacific region. According to analyst firm GlobalData Asia Pacific countries are seeing a decline of seven per cent to five per cent in ICT…

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COVID-19 to affect enterprise ICT spending in New Zealand

Buying decisions re-looked at due to an increased focus on profitability amidst the uncertainty. ICT spending in New Zealand is estimated to register a 6.3 per cent year-on-year decline to reach US$9.5bn in 2020, against the initial estimated growth of 9.6 per cent before the COVID-19 outbreak, according to GlobalData.…

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Rackspace Technology expands partnership with AWS

Establishes AWS as a Rackspace Technology preferred cloud provider Managed service Cloud provider, Rackspace Technology has a strategic collaboration agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The companies have collaborated to expand offerings globally as part of the Rackspace Technology service block catalogue. AWS and Rackspace Technology also have established…

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IT’s fear and trust issues with data in the Cloud

KPMG and Oracle release latest Cloud threat report. Data security is creating fear and trust issues for IT professionals, according to the third-annual Oracle and KPMG Cloud Threat Report 2020. The study of 750 cybersecurity and IT professionals across the globe found that a patchwork approach to data security, misconfigured services…

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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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Digital strategy core to surviving pandemics

Not identifying how business is changing leaves them vulnerable COVID-19 has become the global pandemic that has taken shaken organisations, without a digital strategy to the core and put a sharp focus on areas that businesses have not prioritised enough investment in emerging technologies. Disruption is being felt across all…

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