Mark Walker

Africa: Technology’s big guns switch to hybrid working model

Change as a result of compliance with COVID-19 regulation, but also the pursuit of global recognition as top employers.
Christopher Tredger
Jan 12, 2022

Africa has largely embraced the hybrid work reality

According to IDC research in December 2020, over 90% of CIOs would continue with- or increase their spending on collaborative applications.
Apr 9, 2021

MTN Nigeria activates new channel partnerships

Operator moves to reassure market after recent dispute downs banking service channels.
Jan 27, 2021

Reset. Reboot. Redefine Business 2021

C-suite executives are looking at different priorities when it comes to technology investment over the next year says Mark Walker, Associate Vice President for Sub-Saharan Africa at IDC Middle East, Africa, and Turkey.
Jan 25, 2021

IDC sees strong cloud growth in META region

The shift from physical to digital – driven by cloud – is one of the few positives from the pandemic, says IDC.
Oct 23, 2020

ICT’s true value under the spotlight as SA businesses claw back from COVID

IDC urges organisations to focus on business continuity, cost optimisation, business resiliency, and targeted investment
Aug 25, 2020

COVID-19 accelerating Africa’s digital transformation agenda

Technology stakeholders have brought their digital transformation plans forward, according to IDC.
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.
Jan 31, 2020

Clear tech opportunity within SA's ailing economy

IDC points to increasing opportunity within networks, IaaS and storage in particular.

Ethiopian Airlines flies with Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi internet connectivity services on ten of the airline's A350 aircrafts in operation.
Oct 17, 2019

Nokia partners Ethiopian universities to train students on 4G, 5G

Company commits to provide tailored training and coaching programs.
Mar 8, 2019

Ethiopia leverages infrastructure-led investment

Country's ICT sector grew by 7%, according to latest statistics from IDC.