In the cloud economy, reskilling is key to sustainable growth
IDC Salesforce Economy Study says cloud-related technologies are expected to account for a quarter of digital transformation IT spending globally in 2021, growing to 37% in the next five years - Richard Chambers, Area Vice President, Africa & MED, Salesforce discusses.Richard Chambers
Southern Africa’s PC, tablet market shrugs off component, chipset shortage
IDC research reflects growth in the market in the first half of 2021.
Growth in Nigeria’s smartphone market as internet, affordability dominate consumer thinking
IDC market research shows decline of feature phone shipments into the country.
Africa’s mobile phone market continues on growth trajectory
IDC research shows with 54.0% share in Q2 2021, feature phones continue to account for the majority of the market.
Malware, Ransomware continue to test Africa’s security
85 million attacks in six months, with South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and Ethiopia mostly targeted, according to Kaspersky research.
IT spend in insurance expected to reach US$135bn by 2024
Attributed to the fact that 73% of the financial services industry is projected to maintain or increase IT spending compared to 2020, according to a recent IDC InfoBrief sponsored by Liferay.
MEA’s PCD market expected to recover from early year dip
IDC research predicts a 2.4% year-on-year decline in shipping during Q2 of 2021.
IDC forecasts smartphone market jump, highest since 2015
5G shipments are expected to grow nearly 130% in 2021, while almost all regions outside of China will see triple-digit growth by year-end.
IDC advocates digital resiliency as COVID-19 crisis continues
Business resiliency has fallen short and companies must now focus on capitalising on changed conditions, according to research and market analysis firm.