How SA compares to UAE in terms of ICT growth

Countries where governments take emerging technologies seriously and start adopting them in their processes tend to lead in innovation, says IDC.

Sep 10, 2018

SA's PC market defies MEA odds

South Africa experienced strong growth after the rand reached one of its highest levels against the US dollar in recent times, says IDC.

Sep 3, 2018

Data now more important than ever, says Commvault

Companies need to take a pro-active approach to understanding and managing data, says Nigel Williams, EMEA senior director of marketing at Commvault.

Aug 20, 2018

Big data, analytics revenues to reach $260bn by 2022

The banking and manufacturing sectors are making the largest big data and analytics investments, says IDC.


Huawei dislodges Apple as number two smartphone maker

The Chinese telecoms giant is now the number two smartphone maker; the first quarter since 2Q10 in which Apple has not been number one or two.

Jul 23, 2018

Financial services, retail to lead blockchain spending

Spending on blockchain solutions is expected to reach $11.7 billion in 2022, as enthusiasm for blockchain is universally shared across regions.


Manufacturing sector to lead DX spending in 2018

It will also set the agenda for many digital transformation priorities, says IDC in its latest worldwide spending guide.

Jun 12, 2018

Africa's smartphone shipments down for second quarter

The continent's two biggest markets, Nigeria and South Africa, underperformed and posted quarter-on-quarter declines.

Jun 7, 2018

PC demand grows as tablets falter: IDC

The personal computing devices market declined 5.3% year on year in Q1 2018 due to falling demand for tablets.

May 23, 2018

Cloud to generate 112 000 new SA jobs by 2022

The adoption of cloud services will generate over 100 000 new jobs in SA over the next five years and spending on public cloud will nearly triple by 2022, says IDC.


Capitec, FNB at loggerheads over biometrics claim

First National Bank claims to have this week launched the first ATMs that use biometric identification in SA; a claim Capitec strongly disputes.


Emerging markets hold hope for smartphone shipment growth

A 21% year-on-year decline in the world's largest smartphone market, China, dragged the global market into the red, says Canalys.

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