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Supply chain issues have affected global shipments of traditional PCs — desktops, notebooks and workstations — in the third quarter, but despite this there was 3.9% year-on-year growth to mark a sixth consecutive quarter of growth, the technology analyst firm IDC says.

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IT security company Trend Micro is redefining zero trust, a term frequently touted but rarely implemented authentically by cybersecurity providers, with the full release of its risk insights capability following a beta test with 3,500 enterprises.

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The market for semiconductors is expected to grow by 17.3% year-on-year globally, against a figure of 10.8% in 2020, the technology analyst company IDC says, adding that the current shortage should be over by the middle of 2022.

Published in Development

GUEST RESEARCH: The Dell Technologies 2021 Global Data Protection Index (GDPI) findings reveal organisations are facing several data protection challenges driven by the constant threat of ransomware and the consumption of emerging technologies such as cloud-native applications, Kubernetes containers, and artificial intelligence.

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Digital services and consulting Infosys launches Infosys Equinox to help enterprises deliver hyper-segmented, personalised omnichannel commerce experiences for B2B and B2C buyers.

Published in Business IT
Wednesday, 08 September 2021 10:16

Asia-Pac security spending seen growing 14% in 2021

Spending on security solutions and services in the Asia-Pacific region excluding Japan is forecast to grow 14% year-on-year in 2021, the technology analyst company IDC says.

Published in Security

Customer experience vendor Qualtrics has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire omnichannel conversational analytics provider Clarabridge in a stock transaction valued at US$1.125 billion.

Published in Listed Tech
Thursday, 22 July 2021 11:09

Salesforce completes acquisition of Slack

Global customer relationship management (CRM) software provider Salesforce has completed its acquisition of enterprise collaboration platform Slack Technologies.

Published in Market

Nearly twice as many companies had begun adopting artificial intelligence in 2020 compared to 2019, a sponsored study by Dataiku found out. The study also found that almost half of organisations investing in AI have implemented enterprise platforms to consolidate their resources.

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GitLab today announced the expansion of its global partner program with new technology partner integrations and a new GitLab Certified Services partner program. The announcement furthers GitLab’s place as a single application for the DevOps lifecycle, including integrations with Atlassian, Oracle Cloud, VMware, ServiceNow, Red Hat and others.

Published in Open Source

Shipments of 5G smartphones into Australia have grown in market share over the last 12 months, with the figure rising from 14% in the first quarter of 2020 to 55% in the first quarter of 2021, the technology analyst firm IDC says.

Published in Mobility

Smartphone shipments in 2021 are forecast to reach 1.38 billion units globally this year, an increase of 7.7% over 2020 and the highest level since 2015, the technology analyst firm IDC says.

Published in Mobility

8x8 Voice for Microsoft Teams App Adds SMS, MMS and Fax Capabilities to Teams; Provides Teams Users with More Digital Communication Channels for Employee and Customer Engagement.

COMPANY NEWS: Cloud communications platform provider 8X8 has announced that the new 8x8 Voice for Microsoft Teams app has added Short Message Service (SMS), Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) and fax capabilities to further extend the Teams experience for users.

COMPANY NEWS: Cloud communications platform provider 8x8 (NYSE: EGHT) has announced it has been named a Major Player in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Communications Platform as a Service 2021 Vendor Assessment, recognised for embedding CPaaS into its integrated cloud communications and contact centre platform.

Acronis will use the funding to accelerate growth, expand its portfolio of cyber protection products, enable service providers to serve their clients better and up the ante in the fight against cyber crime.

Published in Security

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.

Published in Hardware

Security provider Palo Alto Networks is establishing a new cybersecurity consulting group it says will help enterprises respond to emerging threats as they navigate an increase in costly, crippling cyberattacks. 

Published in Security

Spending on IT in the Asia-Pacific region, excluding Japan, is expected to grow by about 4.9% and reach US$924 million (A$1.2 billion) this year, and US$1 trillion by 2024, the technology analyst firm IDC says.

Published in Development

Traditional PC shipments during the first quarter of 2021 grew by 55.2% year-on-year to 84 million units worldwide, the technology analyst firm IDC says, adding that this included desktops, notebooks and workstations.

Published in Hardware

The use of artificial intelligence is growing in companies in the Asia-Pacific region, but it is mostly used in silos for isolated projects, the technology analyst firm IDC says.

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