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Whopping 90 percent of businesses in region still have not implemented green IT strategy, despite being aware of ability to increase ROI, Springboard finds.
Asia's communications service providers with operations in EU countries must comply, too; and it could cost them dearly.
Analyst pulls region's IT spending projection for 2009 down from 9.5 percent to 5.8 percent, but says Asia-Pacific remains "the bright spot" in the global market.
It didn't end up buying Palm but Chinese PC maker says it's riding high and focused on "game-changing plays" in mobile Internet and digital home entertainment, five years after buying IBM's PC business.
Enterprise investment in cloud-based security accounts for 17 percent of overall market spend and this number will increase to 24 percent by 2016, says research firm AMI Partners.
Small and midsize businesses in Asia are leading the charge in adopting open source enterprise applications, notes new IDC report.
Government continues to provide financial support to encourage skills upgrading and drive research and development efforts in the country. SMBs are offered grants to innovate and expand internationally.
The Singapore telco and bank want to help 5,000 local small and midsize businesses digitise their operations and explore e-commerce options to extend their presence.
update Boosted by expected arrival of 3G, infrastructure consolidation and SMB outsourcing, India's IT spend will grow 14.1 percent in 2009, says Springboard Research.