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How do Australia's rural businesses survive in challenging times? Side hustles
When faced with significant challenges almost half of Australia's rural-based small business leaders are starting, or intend to start, side hustles to support household income.
Will poor broadband hinder SMBs moving to the cloud?
According to the Telsyte Digital Workplace Study 2020, many SMBs are looking to utilise cloud solutions in order to save time and expand operations, however they are lacking the right broadband to take full advantage of this.
Australia needs 35,000 skilled IT experts to fuel DX initiatives
Australia is crying out for at least 35,000 skilled IT experts who will be desperately needed to serve organisations large and small this year.
Growing IoT adoption putting Australians at risk of cyber attacks
“There’s already been reports of connected vending machines or air conditioning units being used as back doors into the business network."
2018, the year that...AR will overtake VR in popularity
AR is set to overtake VR in popularity in the coming years due to its greater levels of accessibility.
Riding the data wave: How to choose the right technology for the right workload
We're seeing data streams generated by smartphones, autonomous vehicles, and every other area of life pour into data centers.
Customisation key as SaaS, PaaS demand takes off in Aussie enterprise
Demand for PaaS and SaaS is growing among local businesses, according to Telsyte, which says enterprise software budgets are also on the increase.
Tumbling Android tablet sales drag down Aussie market
Microsoft may have lost the smartphone battle, but it’s gaining share in the Australian tablet market according to new Telstye research.
Apple, augmented reality to drive bumper Aussie smartphone year
A booming smartphone market in Australia is expected to get even stronger in the second half of the year, with Apple and AR spurring the market on.
Enterprise IoT 'mainstream' in Australia, as businesses embrace emerging tech
IoT, AI, AR, blockchain - they're not technologies for the future for Australian businesses who are already embracing the new technologies.
A $42 million investment - Equinix expands Sydney data center
The investment is the latest in a series of expansions for Equinix in APAC, with other recent expansions in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore.
RPA market set to hit $870 million across ANZ by 2020
Robotic process automation is hitting local shores, with ANZ businesses investing to the tune of $216m this year - and increasing to $870m come 2020.
Unified communications: buzzword, or a way to the office of the future?
Implementing UC tools can reduce cost and lead to significant business and productivity improvements.
Aussies take to IoT@home with market set to near $5b by 2021
Australian’s are embracing IoT at home with a vengeance, with the market expected to hit $4.7 billion by 2021 – up from $377 million in 2016.
Australian enterprises embracing IaaS at pace with market set to surpass $1b
A recent report from Telsyte has revealed cloud IaaS is expected to be used by a whopping 99 percent of Australian enterprises by 2020.
Australian companies spending up on big data in 2017
Australian organisations plan to spend up on big data and associated analytics this year, according to Telsyte. But what are they after and why?
Touchscreen desktops to boost sluggish market; Windows gaining tablet ground
Local organisations are eyeing up larger format touchscreen computers, according to Telsyte, which says Windows tablets are also setting the pace.
Australian VR headset market facing 'chicken and egg' scenario
More than 200,000 VR headsets were sold in Aussie in 2016 – but the market is being impacted by the number of offerings and lack of killer content.
Australian IaaS uptake soars 60%, set to surpass $1b by 2020
Changing ICT priorities are driving Aussie infrastructure-as-a-service spend rapidly upwards, with Telsyte forecasting spend to surpass $1b by 2020.
Aussie tablet sales bounce back - and there's good PC news for the rest of 2016
Australian tablet sales have seen modest growth for H1 2016 according to Telsyte, which says there's also a PC refresh on its way.
Aussies abandoning new smartphones for smart watches
Sales of smartwatches are up as Australians choose a smartwatch over a new smartphone, with growth forecast to ramp up over the next two years.
IoT at home spending spree about to hit Australia says Telsyte
Smart appliances and IoT@home services which include cloud-based ‘intelligent’ services are expected to lead the charge as Aussie IoT@home spend soars
Apple and Microsoft set to battle for Aussie tablet supremacy
The tablet battleground is moving to Apple versus Microsoft according to a new report, which shows higher end two-in-ones are winning ground.
Dip in Aussie smartphone sales expected to reverse this year
Australian smartphone sales were down one million units last year, but Telsyte says its a temporary dip which will reverse this year.