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Africa's Digital Future Remains Bright Despite Myriad Challenges

Date
September 29, 2014
Subject:
Vertical Markets, Telecoms & Networking, ICT Markets, Consulting

Spurred by increased infrastructural investments, improved connectivity and affordability, positive government interventions, and the spread of mobility, the African digital media landscape is rapidly...

IT Services Providers Urged to Become Strategic Advisors as the UAE Market Gears Up for Sustained Period of Strong Growth

Date
September 23, 2014
Subject:
IT Services

The UAE IT services market is set to grow an impressive 15.5% year on year in 2014 and at a compound annual growth rate of 11.3% over the coming five years, according to the latest forecasts released ...

CEMA Cloud Infrastructure Spending Outpacing Investments in Traditional Datacenter Environments

Location
Prague
Date
September 22, 2014

CEMA Cloud Infrastructure Spending Outpacing Investments in Traditional Datacenter Environments Prague, September 22, 2014 ­— Annual spending on cloud hardware infrastructure will surpass the $1 bill...

UAE Datacenter Market Poised for Significant Growth

Date
September 22, 2014
Subject:
Vertical Markets, Systems & Infrastructure Solutions

The UAE datacenter market is set for significant growth over the coming five years, with International Data Corporation forecasting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3% for the 2013–2018 perio...

African Enterprises Urged to Adopt a Mobile-First Mindset

Organizations that fail to set clear mobility strategies are in grave danger of losing out to the competition, and a complete failure to embrace this new reality will have potentially catastrophic con...

Turkish CIOs Faced with Tight Budgets as Adoption of Emerging IT Solutions Rises

Turkish ICT leaders are set to spend prudently over the coming 12 months as a result of ongoing economic and political unrest in the country, according to the results of a recently released survey of ...

Investments in Mobility and Analytics Set to Spur Strong IT Spending Growth in MEA Finance Sector

Date
September 17, 2014
Subject:
Vertical Markets, ICT Markets

IT spending by financial institutions in the big four markets of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) — Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the UAE, and Turkey — is set for strong year-on-year growth of 10.8% in ...

Will Vidi's First-Mover Advantage Help Shake Up South Africa's Pay-TV Market?

Date
September 16, 2014
Subject:
Telecoms & Networking, ICT Markets

Last week's launch of online video-on-demand (VOD) service Vidi by Times Media Group (TMG) has finally opened up competition in South Africa's pay-TV market, long dominated by Multichoice's DSTV servi...

Buoyant Desktop Growth Not Enough to Prevent Overall PC Market Decline in OGCC Region

Date
September 14, 2014
Subject:
Systems & Infrastructure Solutions

The Arab states of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, and Qatar, categorized as the 'Other Gulf Cooperation Council' (OGCC) countries, saw their combined PC market decline 4.2% year on year in Q2 2014, according ...

Enterprise IT on Rampant Growth Trajectory in Pakistan

Date
September 11, 2014

The Pakistan enterprise hardware market, which comprises servers and external storage, expanded a healthy 18.8% year on year in 2013, according to research released today by International Data Corpora...