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Smartphones
Gartner: global IT spending to experience highest growth since 2007
April 2018
Locally, Australian tech spending is forecast to grow 2.3% to reach A$84.5 billion in 2018, with NZ to reach NZ$12 billion.
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Mobility
IDC predicts exponential growth for mobile solutions in 2018
March 2018
APeJ spending on mobility solutions is expected to grow 5.3% year over year in 2018, reaching more than $540.7 billion.
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Internet of Things
Gartner outlines the future of global IT spending
January 2018
Between IoT, AI and blockchain, how will IT investment fair over the next few years?
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Smartphones
Global IT spend to increase to $3.7 trillion in 2018 - Gartner
October 2017
The research and analysis company says communications services continue to drive the majority of spending.
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Cybersecurity
Enterprise concerns driving Australian information security spend to $2.8b
August 2017
Australian information security spend is expected to climb to $2.8b this year, with enterprise security services a key market.
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Software-as-a-Service
Worldwide IT spending to grow again in 2017 – but it’s not all good news
July 2017
A new release from Gartner has forecast worldwide IT spending to jump 2.4 percent in 2017, but some segments are set to decline.
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IDC
Asia Pacific leads the way as IT spend rebounds
July 2017
IDC is forecasting IT spend to rebound from the second half of 2017, so what technologies are on the up - and which are dragging the market down?
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Gartner
NZ and Australian IT spend ahead of global forecast
April 2017
Local IT spend is tracking ahead of the global average with Gartner forecasting growth across all segments - except data centre systems.
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Gartner
Software growing fast as 'mature' APAC banking and securities spend hits $67b
February 2017
The industry analysts say while Japan is the largest market in the region, it is New Zealand that will have the highest growth rate in 2017.
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Gartner
Mixed fortunes for local IT spend in 2017, says Gartner
January 2017
Local IT spend will continue to climb this year but while spend in some categories is increasing, others are falling. Gartner tells who wins and loses
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Cybersecurity
Enterprises falsely equate IT security spending with maturity
December 2016
“Moreover, IT spending statistics alone do not measure IT effectiveness and are not a gauge of successful IT organisations."
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Software
Australian computer software spend reaches record high in Q316
December 2016
Australian computer software spend has accounted for a record $3.75 billion in the third quarter. That amount is expected to grow rapidly next year.
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IDC
SMBs shell out billions on IT spend as they look to compete with enterprise
November 2016
"We expect IT solutions to drive business outcomes, and in turn further close the competitive gap between SMBs and enterprises."
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Cloud
Cybersecurity checklist: Five essential tasks for multinational companies in 2017
November 2016
While 2016 brought to light a number of massive data breaches, we have to be ready for more highly sophisticated and rapid attacks in 2017.
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IT Automation
Industrial automation behind tech spending growth in APAC, researcher says
November 2016
IDC predicts technology spending in the manufacturing sector region will reach over $36 billion by 2020.
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Cloud
VMware report: Decentralisation of IT spending is 'stressing' Australian business
November 2016
VMWare's State of the Cloud Report has shown that decentralisation of IT spending is having a detrimental effect on Australian and global enterprises.
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Cloud
Business and IT services revenues to hit the trillion dollar mark
November 2016
"Growth prospects will shift away from legacy IT services, which are on the decline, and towards the digital opportunity that lies ahead."
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Artificial Intelligence
Civilisation infrastructure IT’s most important accomplishment, says Gartner
October 2016
“CIOs will participate in the building of a new digital platform with intelligence at the centre."
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Cloud
Gartner forecasts Indian Government spending will reach $7.2 billion in 2016
October 2016
Government spending on IT in India will reach US $7.2 billion in 2016, a 2.4% increase compared to last year, new Gartner research has shown.
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IDC
IT spending skyrockets as businesses spend up large on 3rd Platform
August 2016
Positive momentum is on display in big industries where companies continue to invest in 3rd Platform solutions like cloud, mobility, and Big Data.
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Gartner
Malaysia IT spending expected to rise 6.5% this year
July 2016
Despite worldwide IT spending's forecast to remain flat this year, Malaysia can look forward to growth.
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Gartner
Global IT spend 'lackluster', according to reports
July 2016
"The pace of change in IT will never again be as slow as it is now, but global IT spending growth is best described as lackluster."
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IT Spending
New Zealand's strong ICT sector ranked 17th on global index
July 2016
New Zealand's ICT sector is strong, ranking 17th out of 139 countries, according to the World Economic Forum's Global Information Technology report.
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IT Spending
Australia's ICT future is bright, finds Global Information Technology Report
July 2016
The World Economic Forum's Global Information Technology Report paints a rosy picture of Australia's ICT sector, placing it 18th out of 139 countries.