Global PC shipments fell in the third quarter of 2021 after five quarters of double-digit growth, and registered 5% growth year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, adding that Japan was the worst affected with a drop of almost 30% in shipments.
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Zscaler, the leader in cloud security, today announced the release of Exposed, the industry's first global report on the state of corporate attack surfaces. Based on data sourced between February 2020 and April 2021, the report provides a first-ever look at the impact of attack surface exposure during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the report, Zscaler notes that as businesses began offering more remote work options, their attack surfaces grew concurrently with their dispersed workforce.
More needs to be done to protect against application security threats, particularly newer threats like bot attacks, API attacks, and supply chain attacks, according to one global security firm.
The market for traditional PCs in Europe, the Middle East and Africa grew by 44.1% in the first quarter of 2021, with sales of 23.9 million unites, the technology analyst firm IDC says, adding that the three months were again affected by COVID-19, leading to consumer (65.7%) and commercial (30.1%) growth.
Shipments of traditional PCs — notebooks, desktops and workstations — in Europe, the Middle East and Africa will come to 82.7 million units this year, a 12.7% increase year-on-year, the technology analyst firm IDC says, adding that with the effect of the pandemic not expected to lessen in any way, the demand for devices that could be used for working from home would be strong through 2020 and into the first half of 2021.
Global PC shipments in the third quarter of 2020 increased by 3.6%, totalling 7.14 million units, according to preliminary results released by the technology research firm Gartner.
Global 5G smartphone shipments in 2020 will reach 278 million units in 2020, with 62% of these being in Greater China - mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan - followed by North America and Europe and the Middle East, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, adding that the overall smartphone volume to drop to 1.3 billion units, a drop of 10.7% year-on-year.
Investment in Australia’s fintech sector has accelerated in the first half of 2020, reaching US$376.5 million, a more than 150% increase from US$149.05 million in the corresponding period in 2019, with the growth coming despite a decline in merger activity, according to a new fintech report.
In contrast to both the Asia Pacific region and rest of the world, the outage numbers for Internet Service Providers in Australia didn’t peak in March to coincide with the majority of Covid 19 lockdown orders, according to a new 2020 Internet Performance report.
The Eemand generated by the coronavirus lockdown has pushed the Europe, Middle East and Africa traditional PC market to record its strongest growth for the last 22 years, the technology analyst firm IDC says.
Close on the heels of technology analyst firms IDC and Gartner releasing figures on the global shipments of traditional PCs in the second quarter of 2020, analyst firm Canalys has published its figures, which closely approximate the numbers published by the other two companies.
Unified communications vendor Avaya has appointed 14-year company veteran Sami Ammous to Vice President for East Asia and the Pacific, responsible for managing its operations in Australia and New Zealand, ASEAN, Japan and Korea.
Shipments of so-called traditional PCs in the Europe, Middle East and African markets in 2020 will be 72.2 million, a decline of 1% year-on-year, the global market intelligence firm IDC says, adding that the first half of 2020 would be better than the second, with growth of 1.6% year-on-year for the first quarter and no change in the second quarter year-on-year.
Global enterprise software vendor Commvault has appointed former VMware senior executive Callum Eade as vice president of APJ as part of a move it says is aimed at reinvigorating its strategic vision for innovation and global growth.
Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) has selected Magna Systems RTS ODIN OMNEO digital intercom for installation in the Asia Pacific region.
The overall market for PCs in Europe, the Middle East and Africa declined by 5.8% year-on-year to 19.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2018, with the commercial space dropping by 1.1%, the analyst firm IDC says.
Organisations worldwide, including in Australia, are hungry for hybrid cloud (91%), but only 18% have that model today, according to a new research report that also found over a third of organisations overspent on public cloud budget.
Worldwide shipments of PCs grew just 0.1% in the third quarter of 2018 compared to the corresponding quarter last year, to hit the 67.2 million unit mark, according to a new report from global analyst firm Gartner.
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