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Region's Rampant Digital Transformation Sets the Tone for IDC's IT Forum 2018 in Bahrain

Manama – 89% of organizations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) now view digital transformation as being central to their corporate strategies. That's according to a recent survey conducted by Inter...

North Africa Mobile Market Sees Strong Growth as Demand for Feature Phones Surges

Cairo – The North Africa mobile phone market – comprising Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco – saw year-on-year shipment growth of 11.5% in Q3 2018, according to the latest insights from Internation...

Middle East, Turkey, & Africa Personal Computing Devices Market Set to Decline to Lowest Levels Since 2009

Date
December 4, 2018
Subject:
Systems & Infrastructure Solutions, Consulting

Dubai – The Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) personal computing devices (PCD) market, which is made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations, and tablets, will slump to its lowest levels in a dec...

IDC Urges Middle East's Banking & Finance Industry to Enhance Provision of Digital Customer Experiences

Dubai – As the open banking movement gathers momentum and the use of artificial intelligence (AI) continues to proliferate across the industry, 25% of financial institutions worldwide will be capable ...

Africa's Mobile Phone Shipments Flatline as Major Markets Experience Differing Fortunes

Nairobi – Africa's mobile phone market declined 2.1% quarter on quarter (QoQ) in Q3 2018 according to the latest figures announced today by International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology ...

GCC Smartphone Market Shows First Signs of Growth for Over a Year

Dubai – IDC's latest Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker for Q3 2018 shows that shipments of smartphones to the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) increased for the first time since Q1 2017. W...

Digital Transformation Spending in the Middle East, Turkey, & Africa to Reach $40 Billion by 2022

Dubai – The Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) region will see annual spending on digital transformation (DX) initiatives cross the $20 billion mark by the end of this year, according to the ...

UAE’s Business Intelligence & Analytics Software Market Sees Strong Growth as Digital Transformation Initiatives Spur Demand

Dubai – Spending on business intelligence (BI) and analytics software in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to reach $42.24 million this year, reflecting strong year-on-year growth of 7.7%. That’s ...

Middle East & North Africa Enterprise Application Software Market Poised for Robust Growth as Cloud Adoption Accelerates

Date
October 23, 2018
Subject:
Software, IT Services, Emerging Technologies, Consulting

Dubai – Spending on enterprise application software (EAS) in the Middle East and North Africa is set to reach $774.62 million this year, reflecting year-on-year growth of 6.3%. That’s according to the...

New IDC Report Examines Saudi Arabia's Digital Government Ambitions

Riyadh – As digital transformation continues to play a fundamental role in shaping the way governments across the world adapt to new opportunities and challenges, International Data Corporation (IDC) ...