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Businesses disregarding the risk of an IoT breach – survey
Despite facing a growing threat landscape, only 53% of 1150 IT decision-makers surveyed cite IoT as a security risk.
Kaseya survey reveals huge opportunity in data backup for SMBs
The fourth annual IT Operations survey of SMBs and midmarket enterprises shows security remains the top concern and data backup is a key opportunity.
IDC - IT service providers key to unleashing agility
Organisations can gain digital maturity through externally sourced services like IT outsourcing and managed services.
Gartner - Only 65% of organisations have a cybersecurity expert
Opportunity for cybersecurity service providers revealed as organisations are suffering from the skills shortage.
Company culture holding back DevSecOps adoption – CA Technologies
The global study involved a survey of more than 1,200 IT leaders across 15 markets, including some 575 respondents from seven APJ markets.
Why internal financial controls are more important than ever
Global research from BlackLine suggests that data is increasingly seen as one of a company’s most crucial assets, yet it's always at risk.
Internet security researcher seeking assistance from cybercrime victims
“Between August 2010 and August 2016, New Zealanders reported almost 28,500 online incidents involving $35million in direct financial losses."
Failing IT systems a big barrier to DX, a new survey shows
How can critical systems failing multiple times a month be reconciled with the constant pressure to spend big on digital transformation?
Samsung top brand in Asia for seventh year in a row
The South Korean technology superstar has once again been rated as the best brand among those in 17 different market categories.
Research - Market pressures causing MSPs to cut corners
New research reveals MSPs struggling to keep pace with the changing market face significant hurdles in the race to market share and grow profitably.
CX perception gap means opportunities for channel
A new survey from Mitel shows that businesses’ customer experience isn’t as good as they think - but tech could be a big part of the solution.
Data is the power behind effective marketing - Research
A Research Now SSI and Econsultancy study reveals that company and third-party data quality is key to improving marketing effectiveness.
IDC - AR/VR next big sales opportunity in APAC
AR/VR products and services which have gained exceptional market momentum in 2018 and are expected to achieve a five-year CAGR of 68.5%
How service providers need to change to stay relevant
451 Research has conducted a survey into the habits of service providers, revealing how they will need to adapt in order to stay on top.
Younger, female or Māori business leaders most optimistic – Westpac
The Grow NZ report measures the mood and intent of more than 1200 business leaders across New Zealand.
NZ businesses pessimistic about Budget 2018
Accounting and business advisory firm Staples Rodway has released its inaugural Business Confidence Survey of almost 500 business leaders.
Good news and bad news for technology workers
“Digital and technology talent is scarce. And, as expected, that scarcity drives up the median salary."
Investor data management outsourcing to hit 60% by 2021 - Survey
New research by State Street has revealed that the trend toward outsourcing data management is showing no sign of slowing.
APAC companies ready for AI but struggling with where to begin
66% of companies ‘don’t know where to start’ with implementing AI, despite 89% planning to get started in the next year.
Opportunity growth in mobility as importance of flexibility rockets
According to a survey by Hays Recruitment, 89% of employers and 96% of professionals say flexibility is an area worth thinking about.
Survey: Datto takes a comprehensive look at the modern MSP
The survey took a sample of roughly 2,300 MSPs worldwide, who were asked about their day-to-day lives and how they approach their businesses.
Survey - A/NZ channel partners optimistic about 2018’s prospects
IT resellers in Australia and New Zealand anticipate steady sales in 2018 and most channel partners see cloud as an opportunity, not a threat.
Unisys says 49% of Australian citizens prefer online channels for government engagement
The study also found high support for a single mobile app to access multiple government services.
New Zealand R&D investment driven by SMBs - Callaghan
Kiwi firms spent $1.8 billion on R&D in 2017, a substantial 14% increase on 2016.