This IDC study provides IDC's top 10 Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan), or APEJ, predictions for the 2016 IT buyer when it comes to understanding and investing in their own datacenter facilities and staff as well as datacenter facilities offered by third-party service and network providers. These predictions provide the strategic context to enable APEJ enterprises to consider the overall impact of developments such as business model disruption through digital transformation of industries, globalization and shifts in populations, software-defined compute, and the growing use of cloud storage. This document offers the collective understanding of IDC worldwide and APEJ analysts regarding major industry transitions. It also offers advice to IT buyers to consider in their strategic planning in relation to datacenter facilities and IT infrastructure investment and operations.
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