US-based ICT solutions provider Dimension Data announced its three new global cloud data centers in Canada, New Zealand and Brazil will go live between now and next month.
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Big data will drive US$28 billion of worldwide IT spending in 2012 and US$34 billion in 2013, said Gartner Wednesday.
The Asia Pacific personal computer (PC) market is estimated to grow 20.3 percent to reach 114.6 million unit shipments in 2010, said <a href="http://www.gartner.com/">Gartner</a> Tuesday.
IT budgets will only rise by a weighted global average of 1.3 percent in nominal terms in 2010, compared with 2009 levels where IT budgets declined 8.1 percent, said Gartner following the release of results from the 2010 CIO survey by Gartner Executive Programs (EXP).
Overall awareness of cloud computing in Asia Pacific excluding Japan is still relatively low, with only 46 percent of survey respondents in the region having familiarity with the concept, said Springboard Research Thursday.
The IT industry is exiting its worst year ever both globally and in Asia Pacific, said Gartner Tuesday.
Nortel has recently won public sector deals in several countries across Asia Pacific that cover a range of emerging networking technologies including UC, Ether routing switches, contact centers, and virtual collaborations, the vendor said Friday.
Organizations in the Asia Pacific are implementing significant business transformations, including seeking new BPO business models and services, said IDC Monday.
The economic crisis is having a more limited impact on China's IT hardware industry compared to other countries, said Gartner on Wednesday.
Twenty-three percent of the enterprises have already deployed, or are currently pilot testing unified communications in the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan, said IDC Monday.
IDC lowers its 2009 IT spending growth forecast for Asia Pacific to 5.8 percent from its original 9.5 percent.
Gartner said Tuesday that IT spending in Asia Pacific is expected to reach almost US$523 billion in 2008.
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