White Papers

Each analyst report, white paper and resource brings you the latest insights in ICT brought to you by industry experts, our directors, and co-written by our vendors. It's a must-read for people within the ICT industry who want to understand the latest trends and discussions in ICT.

2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report

NTT Security continuously gathers and analyzes log, alert, event and attack data from global organizations. The 2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report analyzes data from our global security operations centers: real data from our continuous threat monitoring. This year’s report focuses on several security challenges we have observed in organizations over the past year. Our analysis shows an escalation in coin mining, web-based attacks and credential theft, along with changes in the industry sectors most targeted.

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2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report

Seeking I.T's Human Factors

The report ‘Seeking IT’s Human Factor’ commissioned by NTT Communications in collaboration with IDG Connect seeks to understand the IT-related business outlook in 2025, emerging technologies and future impact of the disruption in technologies on human talent availability, recruitment, skills development in the IT industry within APAC region.  

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Seeking I.T's Human Factors

Going Hybrid: Demand for Cloud and Managed Services Across Asia-Pacific

Cloud technologies are now part of the playbook for nearly all enterprise IT departments, with multiple cloud environments in use at many organisations across the Asia-Pacific region. Many of these businesses regard hybrid cloud as the next cloud frontier for their organisations.  In order to examine the factors shaping how enterprise decision-makers are planning for hybrid cloud, 451 Research carried out an independent study of more than 400 IT decision-makers* representing Asia-Pacific’s largest businesses in key vertical markets.  Download the whitepaper to gain an in-depth analysis of the current Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Demand.

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Going Hybrid: Demand for Cloud and Managed Services Across Asia-Pacific

How Coffee Can Improve Security

Employee engagement and education adds a new dimension to organisations' security plans. Download the full report now to learn the top tips from Claire Pales (Security & Risk Advisor at IBRS) and Ben Chung (CISO at NTT Com) how to improve security by engagement inside the organisation.

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How Coffee Can Improve Security

Gartner: Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2018

Gartner's 2018 Hype Cycle reveals five emerging technology trends that profoundly shift experiences in our spaces, blur the lines between human and machine, and enable AI  ubiquity that will propel organisations to connect into new business ecosystems to become competitive over the next decade.

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Gartner: Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2018

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018: A Gartner Trend Insight Report

Gartner presents the top 10 technology trends that offer the most disruptive potential for organisations looking to make strategic moves toward a digital future.This report explores the themes of intelligence, the blending of the physical and digital worlds, and the digitally enhanced connections between people and businesses as they relate to emerging technology trends.Learn how deeply embedded the use of technologies like AI and IoT will be in the future intelligent digital experience and how to leverage them to create a competitive advantage.

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Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2018: A Gartner Trend Insight Report

SD-WAN Set to Transform WAN in Australia

Most organisations are still using network technology that was developed in the 90’s and weren’t designed to support todays enterprise IT needs. SD-WAN provides the architectures and toolsets to enable change in the delivery of networks in Australia by putting control of the WAN firmly in the hands of the enterprise while also driving cost efficiencies. Learn more about this technology and how it's set to transform enterprise WAN in this executive brief by IDC.

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SD-WAN Set to Transform WAN in Australia

Closing the IT Security Gap with Automation & AI in the Era of IoT: Australia

What are the causes of gaps in IT security? Is the Internet of Things making it worse? Can AI and automation fix it? Aruba partnered with the Ponemon Insititute to globally survey 3,866 IT and IT security practitioners on this topic and shares the detailed findings in the 'Closing the IT Security Gap with Automation & AI in the Era of IoT' report. Download the full report now to see how you compare, and to learn what other companies believe are key security issues and how to solve them.

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Closing the IT Security Gap with Automation & AI in the Era of IoT: Australia

IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2018 Vendor Assessment [Excerpt Features NTT]

Managed security services (MSS) have become a popular and dependable option for businesses looking to address cyber-risks and compensate for in-house shortage around expertise and other resources. However, as the market for MSS matured, it has become more complex with many players competing, and it is more important than ever to find the right partner.

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IDC MarketScape: Asia/Pacific Managed Security Services 2018 Vendor Assessment [Excerpt Features NTT]

The Gorilla Guide to Hyperconverged Infrastructure Implementation Strategies

Hyperconverged infrastructure reduces costs and better align enterprise IT with business. Simply, it is an emerging data centre technology that conglomerates servers and storage devices in the data centre. It encompasses comprehensive and easy-to-use management tools that shields the administrator from much of the underlying architectural complexity.

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The Gorilla Guide to Hyperconverged Infrastructure Implementation Strategies

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Service Providers 2018 Vendor Assessment [Excerpt Features NTT Communications]

This excerpt from IDC study presents a vendor assessment of NTT Communications using the IDC MarketScape Model. It evaluated why NTT Com maintains its standing as a leader in the IDC MarketScape for worldwide service providers and the ability to provide a comprehensive global portfolio of services ranging from traditional voice and data networking services to cloud and collaboration services.

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IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Service Providers 2018 Vendor Assessment [Excerpt Features NTT Communications]

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Asia/Pacific, 2017

Managed cloud providers in Asia/Pacific are beginning to introduce early hybrid cloud capabilities. This Magic Quadrant helps infrastructure and operations leaders choose providers that can support their use cases and geographic requirements.

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Hybrid Cloud Hosting, Asia/Pacific, 2017

Asia Pacific Data Centre Service Providers, 2017

The explosive digital needs of emerging economies in Asia-Pacific and rising complexities within IT infrastructure have encouraged enterprises to increasingly look into adopting third-party data center services. Frost and Sullivan benchmarks the major data centre service providers in APAC in this report.

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Asia Pacific Data Centre Service Providers, 2017

Emerging Managed WAN Services Will Impact Enterprise Service Planning

Enterprise network architects are facing the biggest disruption to managed WAN services in more than a decade. Fundamental changes in managed WAN services will enable great improvements in price, performance, agility, efficiency and design options.

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Emerging Managed WAN Services Will Impact Enterprise Service Planning

IDC MaturityScape: Multicloud Management 1.0

This IDC study aims to assist senior IT decision makers in effectively evaluating the existing maturity of their organisation's cloud management tools, processes, and governance models.

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IDC MaturityScape: Multicloud Management 1.0

IDC PeerScape: Digital Transformation: Practices for Reinventing the Business Model

This IDC PeerScape is intended to help IT and line of business executives identify the pitfalls and the success factors in embarking on transitions in business model reinventions. Download this complimentary copy of  IDC PeerScape to discover four practices for reinventing the business model.

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IDC PeerScape: Digital Transformation: Practices for Reinventing the Business Model

The growth of Shadow IT and why many enterprises are now dependent on it

78% of business decision makers admit that employees in their department were using cloud services without the IT department’s knowledge. Find out what this mean for your organisation.

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The growth of Shadow IT and why many enterprises are now dependent on it

Learn about flash storage and how to choose the right option for your organisation

Flash storage is about delivering data to applications as quickly as possible. It represents a quantum-leap revolution in data storage performance, but today still requires a substantial investment. If you're considering all-flash storage, you'll need to understand what it is and how it can benefit your organisation in order to decide how best to adopt it.

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Learn about flash storage and how to choose the right option for your organisation

It’s A Hybrid Cloud World — Strategies For Cloud Success

Are Australian businesses ignoring The Cloud’s full potential? Many Australian organisations are utilising Cloud solutions to their advantage. But what type of Cloud are they using? How do they continue to lead the way, and drive business agility? What challenges do they continually face?

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It’s A Hybrid Cloud World — Strategies For Cloud Success

IDC White Paper - Quantifying Data Centre Inefficiency: Making the Case for Composable Infrastructure

IDC conducted a study on data centre infrastructure and operations efficiency among medium-sized and large enterprises. The study found that nearly all data centres in enterprise IT have areas where efficiency can be improved. Learn more about the findings and how Composable Infrastructure can assist in accelerating digital transformations.

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IDC White Paper - Quantifying Data Centre Inefficiency: Making the Case for Composable Infrastructure