The Impact of COVID-19 on the New Zealand ICT Market

The Impact of COVID-19 on the New Zealand ICT Market

  • April 2020 •
  • 16 pages •
  • Report ID: 5891257 •
  • Format: PDF
This IDC Market Perspective takes a look at the impact of New Zealand's response to the COVID-19 crisis and the possible outcomes for the ICT market over the next year and beyond. While there is still a lot of uncertainty, indications of spending trends are already emerging as technology plays a role in the reaction to and economic recovery."Digital devices, cloud computing, collaboration tools and new workplace models adopted prior to the outbreak have enabled the speed of change to remote working and education in a way that would have not been possible five or so years ago", says IDC New Zealand Country Manager and Research Director, Louise Francis. "One thing that is certain, is that the pandemic it is forcing the local ICT industry to adapt and evolve at a pace that requires decisions to be made quickly and decisively," she adds.