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  • Dec 27, 2014
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IDC

Asia-Pacific IT spending growth to slow to 5.8pc

Growth in information technology spending across the Asia-Pacific, excluding Japan, will slow next year to 5.8 per cent, down from an earlier estimate of 9.5 per cent, because of the financial crisis, according to market research firm International Data Corp.

Tuesday, 2 December, 2008, 12:00am

Life's a beach in the mobile era

Firms have more options to enable employees to work remotely - but it can be a double-edged sword

An idyllic image of the mobile workplace of tomorrow is an individual happily typing away on a laptop lounging on a tropical beach or mountain retreat.

20 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Life's a beach in the mobile era

An idyllic image of the mobile workplace of tomorrow is an individual happily typing away on a laptop lounging on a tropical beach or mountain retreat.

But in reality will this be liberating for a remote employee or just spoil a good holiday? More importantly, would it work to benefit the organisation?

20 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Correction

In the June 14 story '3G just not up to speed', Claus Mortensen was incorrectly identified. He is a senior analyst for IDC Asia/Pacific.

5 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

PC sales show thin growth in first quarter

China's personal-computer market had yet to show signs of recovery with sales rising only 5.6 per cent year on year in the first quarter, according to research firm International Data Corp (IDC).

IDC said 2.15 million PCs were sold in the first three months, from 2.03 million in the same quarter a year earlier.

24 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

IDC predicts PC growth

Global sales of personal computers will grow by 12.2 per cent in the second half, leading market research group International Data Corp (IDC) says.

It said its 'mixed, but modest growth' forecast reflected a warming of the global PC market despite economic problems in Asia and Russia.

PC sales were up 9.6 per cent in the first half of the year, IDC said.

15 Sep 1998 - 12:00am