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The four levels of cloud maturity: determining the right path
Approaching your cloud journey in levels is a comprehensive way for CIOs to tackle their business’s priority of cloud adoption.
Digital transformation to bring $9.6b to NZ GDP by 2021 - study
A Microsoft and IDC study predicts that 55% of New Zealand’s GDP will be derived from digital products or services by 2021.
Windows Phones officially dead as market share drops by 99.7%
IDC’s smartphone OS report shows that Windows Phone’s market share dropped to 0% in Q4 2017.
Why are on-premise data centers a thing of the past?
In the data center industry, the only thing that’s certain is change.
No sign of slowing - Digital transformation will bring $45b to GDP by 2021
A Microsoft and IDC study shows that digital transformation products and services will continue to bring in big numbers over the next four years.
IDC NZ warns that the current fixed broadband market is unsustainable
IDC New Zealand has released a market report discussing the current and future state of the New Zealand fixed broadband market.
A definitive look at whether AI is a job creator, enabler or destroyer
Katrin Ribant from Datorama takes a look at whether AI is going to blessing or a curse for the workforce.
We need to stop thinking about security and networks as separate
We can no longer treat network security like a house onto which we keep tacking on additions and performing makeshift patch jobs.
International server market revenue surges 26.4%
The worldwide server market increased 26.4% year over year to $20.7 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017.
IDC says there’s a silver lining behind ongoing PC decline
Despite the personal computing devices market posting another decline in 2017, IDC says there are a number of positive aspects to take advantage of.
2017 sees smartphone shipments decline for the first time ever
Smartphone shipments fell in 2017 for the first time since their inception with some regions worse than others, but IDC remains optimistic.
Smart city technology investment to reach US$80bil this year – IDC
Intelligent traffic and transit and fixed visual surveillance are the two largest use cases in terms of worldwide spending.
Blockchain spending to surge 90% in 2018 with 60% on IT services
APAC spent around US$148m on blockchain solutions in 2017, with 2018's forecast almost double that and IT services taking the lion's share.
Detachable tablets return to growth while slate tablets continue decline
Growth for the overall year just remained positive with 1.6 percent year over year growth in 2017, a sharp drop from the 24 percent growth in 2016.
Samsung tops smartphone shipments in 2017 despite Apple claiming Q4 - IDC
An IDC report has shown that Samsung’s smartphone shipments took a dive in Q4, letting Apple take the top spot but only for that quarter.
Server sales in decline, IT 'sweating' on the rise - here's why
What’s the point in committing to a rack of brand new servers if you're going to move their applications to the cloud in the near future?
Fusionex named as ‘Major Player’ for BDA in IDC report
Fusionex has been named a ‘Major Player’ in an IDC report that assesses big data and analytics solutions from global vendors present in Asia/Pacific.
Ex-IDC executive joins Singapore-based market research firm
In his new role, Turner will join the Ecosystm research leadership team, as well as support the firm’s expansion into new markets.
IDC - opportunity in IoT market as NZ’s uptake doubles
“The New Zealand IoT Alliance research says that IoT could bring NZ$2.2 billion of benefit to the New Zealand economy over the next ten years.”
Two big analysts weigh in on the state of the PC market
Is the PC market dead? We compare Q4 results from Gartner and IDC to find out.
Cloud 2.0 and Open API - IDC's 10 predictions for the NZ IT industry
This year's predictions reflect the maturity and growth of New Zealand's digital economy.
A guide to adopting microservices as a part of your cloud migration
In just 15 months, it is estimated 80% of all IT budgets will be committed to cloud solutions.
From in vogue to in production: MapR predicts a rise in enterprise AI
IDC predicts that the percentage of useful data will grow from 22% in 2013 to 37% in 2020, even as the volume of data available grows exponentially.
IDC names VMware leader in enterprise mobility management
An industry-leading UEM solution, high-profile customer deployments and IoT-focused solutions and partnerships solidify VMware’s position as a leader.