Subdued growth to dominate SA's ICT market

The country's overall ICT market is expected to grow 2.9% from 2018 to 2021, says IDC.

MEA blockchain spending to increase by 107%

Blockchain spending in the Middle East and Africa will reach $81 million this year, pushed by cross-border payments and identity management.

Surviving the dominance of hyperscale cloud service providers

9 Feb

As hyperscale cloud service providers enter SA, local players will have to position themselves to retain their relevance, says Liquid Telecom's Louis Pienaar.

Detachable tablet market hits 6.5 million units globally

This is a 10.3% increase from previous fourth-quarter outcomes, says IDC.

Digital transformation isn't just a buzzword for business

Two of the most important tools to implement are customer relationship management and enterprise resource management, says Microsoft.

ICT spending to reach $4tn in 2018

Banking, discrete manufacturing, telecommunications and professional services will be the four largest industries for ICT spending in 2018.

Xiaomi back to top five smartphone vendor

The Chinese smartphone maker climbed back into the global top five vendors list as the global market shrunk annually for the first time in 2017.

Apple leads global smartphone market

Apple captured first place with 19% global market share, nudging Samsung into second position.

Robotics, drones market sees growth

Spending on robotics and drones solutions will total $103.1 billion in 2018, says IDC.

Blockchain solutions spend to hit $2.1bn

Spending on blockchain solutions this year will more than double the $945 million spent in 2017, says IDC.

Digital transformation spending in META to top $38bn

Jan 24, 2018

The Middle East, Turkey, and Africa region is well poised to accelerate its adoption of 3rd platform technologies.

Public cloud spend to reach $160bn in 2018

The IDC expects industries to continue investing in public cloud services, with forecasts showing the market will reach the $160 billion mark this year.