Pressure to comply with the legal and regulatory environment in different parts of Asia is forcing more companies to relook at their security policies, procedures and technological readiness, according industry analyst IDC.
Despite the increase in spending over the past two years, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) generally still seem reluctant to embrace technology on a day-to-day basis, a trend that is holding back the largest segment of the working force in the country, say industry watchers.
IDC has named IBM the worldwide market share leader in the enterprise social software space for the third consecutive year, the technology giant said in a statement.
Printer market finally expanded on the back on months of decline Forecasted growth at 5.5% for 2012 but spending from public and private sectors likely to fluctuate. THE printer and multifunction peripherals (MFP) market experienced healthy growth in the first quarter (Q1) of 2012 and showed signs of improvement after months of consecutive declines, according to new data from IDC Malaysia.
A recent IDC survey of companies across Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) shows that Malaysia is below the regional average in terms of cloud computing usage, but that is expected to change significantly in the next six to 12 months.