Stories by Brooke Galloway

  • The changing shape of outsourcing

    Some people have started to believe that not much is happening in outsourcing because it is a mature market. Nothing could be further from the truth. Outsourcing — which accounts for nearly half of the IT services market in Australia — continues to experience healthy growth. In 2003, the Information Services (IS) outsourcing market was valued at $3.9 billion. IDC expects the market to be valued at $5.5 billion by 2008.

  • Corporate Australia places security centre stage

    Over the past 12 to 18 months, IDC has witnessed a major shift in the role security plays within Australasian organisations. No longer just a peripheral technology, security is becoming a critical enabler of business continuity, and is directly linked to the survivability of an organisation.