Balancing security, agility, productivity with the right storage for hybrid cloud
Choosing the right storage for hybrid cloud can tackle security risks and growing pains.
IDC forecasts smartphone market jump, highest since 2015
5G shipments are expected to grow nearly 130% in 2021, while almost all regions outside of China will see triple-digit growth by year-end.
Next 12 to 18 months to be shaped by key strategic IT investments
Research finds 62% of surveyed South African CIOs accelerated their digital initiative roadmaps by almost one year amid COVID-19 disruption, says IDC’s Mark Walker.
Middle East, Africa wearables market rebounds
The easing of supply disruptions helps the Middle East and Africa wearables market to rebound in Q3 2020, recording a year-on-year unit growth of 15.8%.
COVID-19, economic uncertainty hit SA smartphone market
Smartphone shipments to SA suffered a double-digit decline during the third quarter of this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic eroded economic gains, says IDC.
Entertainment, e-learning boost EMEA tablet market
The Europe, Middle East and Africa tablet market grew 24% year-on-year, its strongest performance since 2013, says IDC.
SA’s personal computing device market takes a knock
In the MEA region, South Africa experienced the biggest decline in shipments of personal computing devices year-on-year during the first quarter.
After 19 quarters, MEA PC market finally grows
A total of 5.3 million units were shipped across the region in Q3 2019, indicating an increase of 5.5% in Q3 2018, says IDC.
Security spend on the rise
More regulations and higher customer expectations have caused more companies to further invest in security, says John McLoughlin, security expert and CEO of J2 Software.
Digital transformation spending to balloon to $7.4tn
Spending will rise as companies seek to navigate challenges, compete at hyperscale, and meet rising customer expectations, says IDC.
SA’s IOT spend to reach R28bn this year
IDC’s forecast comes as analysts predict huge spend by companies as they are missing several layers in their IOT solutions.