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Senior Security Decision Makers Gather in Riyadh for IDC Security Roadshow

Riyadh – International Data Corporation (IDC) today hosted more than 200 of Saudi Arabia's most influential security decision makers at the Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski in Riyadh for the 2019 edition of...

Egyptian Mobile Phone Market Shows Signs of Recovery, According to Latest Insights from IDC

Cairo – Egypt’s mobile phone market saw shipments totaling 14.4 million units in 2018, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and co...

Africa’s Smartphone Market Sees First Growth Since 2015 Despite Downturn in Global Market

Cairo – While 2018 was a tough year for worldwide smartphone shipments, Africa experienced year-on-year growth for first time since 2015, according to the latest figures announced by International Dat...

Middle East & Africa Personal Computing Devices Market Outperforms Expectations in Q4 2018 but Outlook for 2019 Remains Bleak

Dubai – The Middle East and Africa (MEA) personal computing devices (PCD) market, which is made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations, and tablets, declined 5.0% year on year in Q4 2018, according t...

Middle East's Digital Pioneers Honored at IDC CIO Excellence Awards 2019

Dubai – With more than 350 of the region's most influential ICT leaders in attendance, the IDC Middle East CIO Summit 2019 closed last week with a ceremony to mark the second edition of the IDC C...

Algeria & Egypt Spur North Africa's Hardcopy Peripherals Market to Growth

Cairo – The overall North African hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market (Algeria, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia), which comprises single-function printers, MFPs, and copiers for both office-based and product...

IDC Hosts Middle East's Most Prominent Tech Decision Makers at CIO Summit in Dubai

Dubai – International Data Corporation (IDC) today launched the twelfth edition of its annual IDC Middle East CIO Summit, with more than 350 of the region's most influential ICT leaders in attend...

Saudi Smartphone Market Continues Decline, but IDC Believes the Worst is Now Over

Riyadh – Saudi Arabia's smartphone market experienced a 15.3% year-on-year decline in shipments in 2018, according to the latest figures announced today by International Data Corporation (IDC). The gl...

GCC Mobile Phone Shipments Fall to Lowest Level in Six Years

Dubai – New figures from International Data Corporation (IDC) show that shipments of mobile phones to the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) fell 9.4% year on year in 2018 to total 23.6 m...

IDC Expects Increasing Complexity to Push IT Security Spending in the Middle East, Turkey, & Africa Towards $3 Billion in 2019

Dubai – According to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC), spending on IT security in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) is set to cross the $2.7 billion mark this y...