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Internet of Things
A/NZ Internet of Things spending to hit $24 billion in 2026
"The role of IoT continues to grow as enterprises embrace digital initiatives and look to embed intelligence across processes and applications."
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Public Cloud
Public cloud services revenues top $400 billion in 2021
"For the next several years, leading cloud providers will play a critical role in helping enterprises navigate the current storms of disruption."
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Artificial Intelligence
IDC spending guide shows AI spending will double by 2025
According to a new IDC spending guide, U.S. spending on artificial intelligence solutions will double by 2025.
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IDC spending guides
ANZ IT spending higher than ever, despite disruptive lockdowns - IDC report
Most A/NZ businesses continue to invest in technology despite pandemic, with IT spending levels set to be higher in 2021 than ever before. 
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Blockchain
Spend on blockchain solutions to reach $6.6 billion
The spend is an increase of more than 50% compared to last year.
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Smart Home
Double-digit growth ahead for smart home devices as consumers embrace home automation
"Sales of smart home devices have remained fairly resilient during the global COVID-19 pandemic."
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PC shipments
IDC: New Zealand PC market has strongest year ever in 2020
Demand for education devices and continued switches from desktops to notebooks has driven an increase in notebook sales leading to the strongest year of PC shipments on record.
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Artificial Intelligence
IDC: Worldwide spending on AI to double over next four years
"Companies will adopt AI — not just because they can, but because they must,"
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IDC
IT buyer confidence plummets in US but slivers of hope seen in APAC
While spending on some technologies, like cloud and remote platforms, has seen an uptick, IDC says a ‘significant’ overall contraction will be felt in the next few months.
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IDC
Opportunity awaits for tech spend despite COVID-19, says IDC
Recent forecasts may point towards declines in overall tech spending in 2020, but there also opportunities where business may be looking to increase short-term investments as part of their response to the COVID-19 crisis.
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Blockchain
IDC: APeJ blockchain spending to grow over 80%
Blockchain spending is forecast to grow by 83.9% year over year in 2019, and 77.5% by 2022.
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Cybersecurity
IDC: 2019 security spending to grow 20% in APeJ
“The Asia/Pacific region recognises that its no longer “under-the-radar” as far as breaches, hacks, and legislation is concerned.”
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Apple
IDC: Aussie PC market back on the downhill
After two quarters of near 10% growth, the Australian PC market dipped -2.5% in 4Q18 - a trend that looks set to continue in 2019.
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Artificial Intelligence
Massive AI market growth to be driven by retail, banking
Spending on AI will hit close to US$36 billion with retail leading the way, followed by banking, according to IDC.
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Internet of Things
IDC: A/NZ second highest APAC IoT spenders per capita
New IDC forecast expects the Internet of Things spending in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan to reach US$381.8 Billion by 2022.
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Internet of Things
IDC: Global smart cities spending will near $100b this year
The IDC spending guide has expanded the scope of its spending guide to over 100 cities and 30 use cases.
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Cloud
Security spending to reach $133.7bil in 2022 – IDC
The United States will be largest geographic market for security solutions with total spending of $39.3 billion this year.
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3D Printing
IDC - spending on 3D printing to reach $23b in 2022
IDC forecasts worldwide spending to exceed $14 billion in 2019, an increase of 23.2% over 2018.