Global government IT spending in 2022 is expected to grow 6.5 per cent year-on-year by 2022 to US$557.3 billion, with IT services making up the lion’s share.
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Ongoing supply chain and logistic issues have caused research firm IDC to cut back its growth expectations in the global PC market for 2021.
MNF Group is set to expand further into Asia Pacific (APAC) and shake up its business structure off the back of a record 29 per cent year-on-year growth in phone numbers to 5.8 million.
AWS' Forecast product has added its Weather Index functionality to the Asia Pacific region, allowing demand forecasts to utilise weather conditions.
BlackBerry has launched a new global program for partners to incentivise the acquisition of net new customers, with up to US$45,000 per deal on offer.
Security and analytics vendor Exabeam has hired its first director of channel and alliances for the Asia Pacific region in the form of former Zerto acting Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) VP Sean Abbott.
Contact centre software provider Genesys has rewarded its top performing partners across the Asia Pacific region for 2021, praising businesses across Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia.
The mobile services market is set to reach US$373.4 billion by 2026, propped up mostly by mobile data.
Global 5G network infrastructure revenue is set to grow by 39 per cent by the end of 2021, to reach US$19.1 billion, with future growth all but guaranteed.
The global AI services market is expected reach US$50 billion by 2025, which will make it the fastest growing AI subsegment over a five-year period.
The combined global public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service market are set to see revenues of US$400 billion by 2025.
The decline of Huawei shipments and LG’s planned exit from the smartphone market is paving the way for other vendors to swoop in and bolster up their ranking in the global market share leaderboards.
Google Cloud has expanded its partnership with German software vendor SAP, becoming a strategic cloud partner for its RISE with SAP program.
Xiaomi has blasted past Apple for the second time in the global smartphone shipment rankings, coming in second place for the first time during the June quarter.
SAP Concur has promoted managing director for Australia and New Zealand Matthew Goss to senior vice president and general manager for APJC.