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“Aside from exchange rate volatility, IT spending has been relatively stable for the past five years.”
“With the global economy entering a new and uncertain phase, IT spending will be heavily influenced by economic cycles and wild cards over the next five years."
“Over the past several years, the software industry has been shifting to a Cloud-first (SaaS) development and deployment model."
“2-in-1 detachable tablets have reached an inflection point in 2015..."
"There's a re-think among channel suppliers about what they offer as part of their core business and how to offer it."
“Datacentres, with their monolithic energy consumption, will benefit from cheaper electricity as wholesale gas prices decline."
“By 2018, most software vendors will have fully shifted to a SaaS/PaaS code base."
The overall share of Cloud IT infrastructure sales climbed to 33.8 per cent in 3Q15, up from 28.7 per cent a year ago.
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“Organisations are increasingly subject to ‘grey IT’..."
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From a regional standpoint, Asia/Pacific posted the highest vendor revenue growth at 25.4 percent.
“Overall revenue and port shipment growth rebounded somewhat in 3Q15..."
“SDN will become a substantial contributor to the overall network infrastructure market."
“We're witnessing a real market transition as end users shift their demand towards detachables..."
“In today’s intensely competitive business environment, re-focusing IT resources on innovation is critical.'
While expanding overseas can deliver enormous benefits for New Zealand businesses, it can also bring a number of IT challenges.