From shortage to sluggishness, the semiconductor market experienced a roller coaster ride in 2022. According to Gartner, global semiconductor revenue inched up 1.1 percent in 2022 to reach US$601.7 billion. The combined revenue of the […]
Governments around the world are expected to increase IT spending to hit US$588.9 billion in 2023, an increase of 6.8 percent from 2022, according to Gartner. The increase is forecast to cover all segments except […]
From shortage to oversupply — how the semiconductor market has turned. Gartner expects global semiconductor market to shed 3.6 percent in 2023. In 2022, the market is on pace to grow four percent to reach […]
The Asia Pacific PC market dropped by 16.6 percent in Q3, compared to the same period last year, according to Gartner. Leading the dip is China experiencing slow shipments due to lockdowns which disrupted business […]
More companies turn to conversational AI for their customer support with spending expected by Gartner to hit about US$2 billion in 2022. The growth of the technology is predicted to reduce contact centre agent labor […]
Worldwide IT spending is expected to hit US$4.5 trillion in 2022, an increase of three percent from 2021, according Gartner. The pace of growth will be hindered by spending cutbacks on PCs, tablets and printers […]
Inflation. War. Supply chain challenges. All these will contribute to a projected decline of the global PC market by 9.5 percent in 2022. The current global climate is significantly impacting consumer demand the region, according […]
In a sign of economic recovery despite the ongoing pandemic, global IT spending is expected to hit US$4.5 trillion in 2022, up 5.1 percent from 2021, according to Gartner. There are high expectations that digital […]
Pandemic notwithstanding, artificial intelligence (AI) adoption continues to power ahead with global AI software market expected to grow 21.3 percent to US$62.5 billion in 2022. According to Gartner’s definition, this market covers applications with AI […]
Samsung regained its top spot in the global smartphone market in Q1, nudging Apple off the position it held a quarter ago, according to IDC. The Korea tech giant captured a 20.3 percent marketshare while […]
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, […]
Despite a 14.6 percent year-on-year decline, Samsung maintained its pole position in the global smartphone market in 2020, according to Gartner. Apple sailed past Huawei to take the second spot with 3.3 percent annual growth. […]
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-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 […]
5G is expected to boost smartphone sale, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, in 2020. Greater China and emerging Asia-Pacific will retain the top two positions globally with respective sales of 432.3 million and 376.8 million smartphones this year, according to Gartner.
Despite a 0.7 percent drop in revenue, Intel climbed to the top of the global semiconductor market in 2019, according to Gartner.
The Honor Pro has helped Huawei grow in Q3.Amid a 0.4 percent contraction in the global smartphone market in Q3 compared to the corresponding quarter last year, Huawei continued to stride ahead with 26 percent growth. It has narrowed the gap with Samsung at the top while pulling away from Apple in third spot.
It’s not going to be a good year for smartphones. The global market is expected to dip 2.5 percent year on year, with Japan leading with a 6.5 percent drop.
Unsurprisingly, a Gartner report is predicting that three quarters of all databases will reside in the cloud by 2022. Only five percent of migration will remain on premises.
Worldwide shipment of wearable devices will touch 225 million in 2019, an increase of 25.8 percent from 2018, according to Gartner.
While the world waits in anticipation for its arrival, 5G has been identified as vital for autonomous vehicle connectivity.
Dell EMC turned in a stellar performance in Q1 by growing 51.4 percent in server revenue, enabling it to widen the gap with second-place Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) which nevertheless grew an impressive 21.5 percent.
China smartphone makers Huawei and Xiaomi grew strongest as the market recovered in Q1, according to Gartner.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is on the rise with global business value expected to hit US$1.2 trillion in 2018, an increase of 70 percent from 2017, according to Gartner.
The downward trend continues for worldwide PC shipment with a 1.4 percent drop in Q1, making it the 14th consecutive quarter of decline, according to Gartner.
For the past few years, data scientists are highly sought after to analyse data that can help organisations better understand their business, customers and trends. But, it looks like artificial intelligence-based solutions may be taking over that role in the near future.