Robotics, drone spend to reach $115.7bn in 2019

Robotics systems will have a larger share of spending compared to aerial drones throughout the five-year forecast period, says IDC.


Edge computing platforms accelerate industrial automation

IDC investigates the emerging "intelligent edge" and how companies can develop their infrastructure to take advantage of edge computing.

28 Nov

Wipro boosts ICT access for ECape school

The IT firm and its partners set up computer lab facilities at Zamokuhle Junior Secondary School in the Eastern Cape.

Nov 5, 2018

Eight financial benefits of managed IT services

When it comes to managed IT services, there are a number of benefits that directly translate into cost savings, says Syntelo.

Oct 17, 2018

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.

Aug 1, 2018

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.

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