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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 ...

IDC Experts to Explore Latest Smart City Developments at GITEX Technology Week

Dubai – Global ICT research and consultancy services firm International Data Corporation (IDC) is teaming up with GITEX Technology Week 2018 as a Strategic Partner all this week to provide expert...

IDC Returns as Strategic Partner for GITEX Technology Week 2018

Dubai – International Data Corporation (IDC) will participate as a Strategic Partner in the 38th annual edition of GITEX Technology Week, which takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre on October ...

IDC Announces Inaugural Winners of Saudi Arabia CIO Excellence Awards

Jeddah – With more than 100 of the region's most influential ICT leaders in attendance, the IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2018 closed last week with a ceremony to mark the inaugural IDC Saudi Arabia CIO...