China will lead the way as organisations in the Asia-Pacifc (except Japan) spend more in IT security this year, according to IDC. China will account more than 40 percent of total APAC security spending in […]
Amid the current chip shortage, Gartner has reported that the worldwide semiconductor revenue rose 10.4 percent to US$466.2 billion in 2020. Intel retained its pole position by revenue in 2020, followed by Samsung Electronics, SK […]
The worldwide social software and collaboration market is expected to reach US$4.5 billion in 2021, up 17.1 percent from 2020, according Gartner. Two key growth factors are the need to support remote work during COVID-19, […]
Four in five global IT decision-makers have already adopted, or plan to adopt or expand, cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) initiatives over the next two years, according to a ForgeRock and Google Cloud commissioned […]
With COVID-19 vaccinations underway in many countries, more than 45 percent of healthcare organisations in the Asia-Pacific region are planning to increase IT spending to prepare for the next normal, according to IDC. The India […]
Persistent demand powered by the impact of COVID-19 drove the global PC monitor market up 8.3 percent in 2020. This trend is set to continue with another 8.7 percent rise in 2021, according to IDC. […]
2020 was a remarkable year for the wearables market. With more people working and learning remotely, demand for such devices rose an astonishing 28.4 percent to 444.4 million units, according to IDC. The research firm […]
It took a pandemic to stem four years of decline in India’s tablet market. COVID-19 fuelled a 14.7 percent year on year growth to 2.8 million units in 2020, according to IDC. The rising demand […]
The success of its iPhone 12 series propelled Apple to the top of the smartphone market with 23.4 percent share in Q4, according to IDC Apple shipped 90.1 million devices in that quarter to drive […]
Worldwide IT spending is expected to reach US$3.9 trillion in 2021, up 6.2 percent from 2020, according to Gartner. Enterprise software is expected to have the strongest rebound of 8.8 percent as remote work environments […]
The pandemic has turned out to be a boon for the PC market, which soared by 26.1 percent year on year to 91.6 million units in Q4, according to IDC. Full year growth is 13.1 […]
Refurbished and used smartphones are expected to be in hot demand, growing from 225.4 million units in 2020 to 351.6 million units in 2024, a compounded annual growth rate of 11.2 percent, according to IDC. […]
By Ray Garnie, APAC VP, DigiCert 2020 has brought about a lot of change. Who would’ve imagined watching our favourite sports teams on TV and stadiums without spectators, or the one-year postponement of the Tokyo […]
Apple Watches and AirPods have helped to place Apple top of the heap with 33.1 percent share of the global wearables market in Q3, according to IDC. Next was Xiaomi, which experinenced 26.4 percent year […]
With more local brands shifting their focus to 5G, the average selling prices (ASPs) of smartphones in China is expected to edge up 11.4 percent year over year in 2020, according to IDC. However, weaker […]
When delivering online experience, organisations have little room for failure as people tend to have a low tolerance for difficulty in registering or logging in to access services. According to a ForgeRock survey, nearly half […]
Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) is tipped to balloon from just over US$12.0 billion this year to US$72.8 billion in 2024, according to IDC. Leading the way is China, which accounted […]
Xiaomi was the bright spark in a sea of red as China’s smartphone market slid 14.3 percent year-on-year in Q3, according to IDC. With a 13 percent share, it opened up the gap between Apple […]
Xiaomi held on to pole position as India’s smartphone market enjoyed a double-digit growth in Q3, according to IDC. The China smartphone maker shipped 13.5 million units, growing serven percent year on year (YoY). Despite […]
Nine quarters was all it took for realme to sell 50 million smartphones — making it the fastest to do so. Just for reference, Samsung took 10 and Apple 13 quarters to reach the milestone. […]
Half of the Philippines have admitted to accessing streaming piracy websites or torrent sites. This places the Philippines as the leader in online piracy in Southeast Asia. According to a YouGov survey, the act is […]
COVID-19 has turbo-charged cloud adoption and extension around the world as enterprises scramble to adapt to a new normal. Total worldwide spending on cloud services, the hardware and software components underpinning cloud services, and the […]
In a battle of the China smartphone makers, Vivo slid ahead of Oppo in Thailand’s smartphone market in Q2. According to IDC, Vivo reached top spot with 19.5 percent market share, thanks to its focus […]
The pandemic-struck datacentre market is expected to dip 10.3 percent this year but grow over the next four years, according to Gartner. The research firm projects end-user spending on global datacentre infrastructure to rise six […]
With the pandemic forcing many to work from home and most forms of entertainment resticted, gaming has grown in popularity, creating a boom for gaming PCs and peripherals.
If online service usage was not already the norm before COVID-19 struck, it will certainly be post-pandemic as nearly half of respondents (45 percent) to a ForgeRock survey plan to consumer more online services post-pandemic.
By Edward Lim
Apple unveiled two new iPads early this morning — the 8th generation iPad and 4th generation iPad Air. If that has gotten you excited, it’s understandable because the specifications and features are amazing.
By Ajay Biyani, Asean Managing Director of ForgeRock
The COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps more than any other event in human history, has pushed people towards digital. New research from Facebook and Bain & Company shows that Southeast Asia will be home to 310 million digital consumers by the end of this year, reaching a number previously forecasted for 2025.
More than eight in 10 C-level executives expect the changes made in people, processes and applications as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic to become permanent.
The pandemic has steered many organisations towards using video technology out of necessity. According to a study commissioned by Milestone Systems, eight in 10 Singaporeans are receptive to the usage of video technology, such as thermal imagining cameras and crowd management video analytics, when underpinned by a health benefit.