22 Jul

MEA PC market largely absorbs market turbulence

Region’s shipments surpass expectations, despite ongoing pandemic claims IDC.
20 Jul

White paper: How Hybrid Infrastructure with Intelligent Storage can transform business in Africa

New thinking in storage architectures will be essential to take enterprise infrastructure to the next level.
Jun 15, 2020

COVID-19 takes a swipe at Africa’s smartphone market

IDC research reflects on slowdown in key markets, including South Africa, Egypt and Nigeria.
Jun 4, 2020

COVID-19 hits MEA’s Personal Computing Devices market

4.4 million PCD units were shipped across the region in Q1 2020, which is the lowest volume since Q3 2009.
May 18, 2020

Don’t let your unstructured data leave your business in the dark

‘Dark data’ costs money to store, but generates no value, and could actually introduce risk says Johan Scheepers, Country Head at Commvault South Africa.
Apr 20, 2020

Thriving in the time of transformational chaos

Sometimes chaos isn’t noise and destruction but rather opportunity shrouded in transformation says Mark Walker, Associate Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa at IDC Middle East, Africa, and Turkey.
Mar 24, 2020

COVID-19 uncertainty grips Nigeria’s tech sector

Companies doing what they can to minimise impact on operations but acknowledge uncertainty.
Mar 17, 2020

COVID-19’s dark shadow over West Africa’s smartphone market

IDC raises concerns of a likely increase in gray market re-exports of smartphones into Nigeria.
Mar 10, 2020

Coronavirus knocks smartphone supply to Africa

IDC research anticipates an 8.4% drop in the market in Q1 2020.
Mar 4, 2020

SA suffers biggest slump in MEA PC device market

IDC research cites weak rand US dollar exchange rate, high unemployment and low business confidence index.
Feb 20, 2020

IDC, Liferay release report analysing customer experience trends in the insurance industry

According to a joint report by IDC and Liferay, the technologies most driving this growth are those relating to the optimisation and improvement of customer experience (CX).