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Tablets & laptops
Chromebook and tablet shipments see another rapid decline for the year
According to research from Canalys PC Analysis, Chromebook and tablet shipments have fallen for the fourth quarter in a row for Q2 of 2022.
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Data Protection
Managed Service Providers key to customer data protection
Frequent cyberattacks in the ASEAN region drive the demand for MSPs that can deliver purpose-built security solutions for SME customers.
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Cybersecurity
Kaspersky APAC retains top spot in channel satisfaction matrix
This saw it rank highest among all cybersecurity vendors included in the matrix and secure the number one position for the second year in a row.  
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Cloud
Canalys reveals top eight APAC channel leaders of 2021
Overall, eight vendors have achieved Champion status in the 2021 Canalys APAC Channel Leadership Matrix: Cisco, ESET, Kaspersky, Lenovo, Nutanix, Trend Micro, Veeam and Veritas.
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Apple
PC shipments decline 2% in Q3 — but numbers still ahead of pre-pandemic levels
Global shipments of PCs, including tablets, fell by 2% to 122.1 million units, Canalys confirmed in new research.
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Canalys
Cloud infrastructure services continue to be in high demand
Cloud infrastructure services continued to be in high demand in Q3 2021, according to new data from Canalys.
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Cybersecurity
Kaspersky achieves champion status once more in Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix
Kaspersky has achieved champion status for the second consecutive year in the 2021 Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix by Canalys.
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Cloud
Canalys identifies the top nine cybersecurity vendors
"The leading cybersecurity vendors are increasing investment in their partner programs to support the channel and capitalise on this expanding opportunity."
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PC shipments
Q2 2021 sees 13% growth in global PC shipments
Notebook and mobile workstation shipments, in particular, had a good quarter, growing 15% year on year in Q2 2021 and reaching 66.7 million units.
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Cloud Services
China's cloud infrastructure spend reaches $2.1b in Q1
Digital payments, content, customer and social engagement, and remote learning are all helping to drive growth.
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Smartphone
Canalys: Smartphone market remains 'resilient' despite supply chain shortages
Although shipments fell 7% in 2020 due to the pandemic, the market has bounced back with shipments expected to grow 12% in 2021.
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Tablets & laptops
Chromebook and tablet vendors posting record first-quarter numbers
Chromebook and tablet vendors are posting record first-quarter shipment numbers, according to the latest data from Canalys.
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Canalys
Weak 2020 buoys strong first quarter growth for PC shipments
Backlogs on orders from 2020, particularly for notebooks, were a key driver, though new demand is also a factor as smaller businesses begin their recoveries. 
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Canalys
2021 will be a "blockbuster" year for PC market
Total shipments in 2021 are expected to hit 496.8 million units, with all categories enjoying growth. 
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Canalys
Kaspersky ranked number one in channel partner satisfaction
“Being recognised for the second consecutive year as the number one cybersecurity vendor for channel satisfaction, reflects the investment we have made in the Kaspersky United partner program over the past two years."
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Cloud infrastructure spending reaches almost $40b in 2020's final quarter
AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud lead the cloud provider market, accounting for 65% of total cloud spend in the quarter.
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Tablets & laptops
Tablets and Chromebooks set all-time high shipment records in Q4 2020
“The growth momentum enjoyed by tablets shows just how important easy access to computing power has become in the current time."
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Cybersecurity
Worldwide cybersecurity spending to increase 10% in 2021 — Canalys
This will contribute to a swelling of the valuation of the cybersecurity market, which is set to reach $60.2 billion this year.
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Apple
Canalys: Chromebooks on top of 2020 PC market
Chromebooks were the best performing client PC product in Q3, as shipments grew 122% to a total of 9.4 million – tablets are making a comeback.
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Smartphone
Xiaomi enters top three for first time as smartphone market picks up in Q320
“Xiaomi executed with aggression to seize shipments from Huawei."
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Smartphone
Consumers turn to smartphone accessories while other markets fail
Smartphone accessories, namely wearable bands and TWS devices, is set to exceed 200 million units and 350 million units respectively in 2021, according to the latest Canalys forecast.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Global cloud market grows 33% in Q3 2020 to $36.5 billion
A new surge of COVID-19 cases in the United States and Europe will continue this trend as social distancing measures are put back in place, meaning cloud will remain vital for sustaining business operations, remote working and learning, as well as customer engagement.
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Apple
Demand for stay-at-home entertainment sees smart speaker market soar
Global platform vendors have released new smart speakers and displays, ensuring value and availability.
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Lenovo
PC market shipments grow 13% to break 10-year record
PC market shipments grew 13% in the third quarter of 2020, breaking a 10-year record, according to new figures released by Canalys.