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South Africa amongst top four mobile countries in META says IDC

Saudi Arabia, Turkey, South Africa, and UAE together accounted for approximately 38.7% of the entire mobility opportunity within the META region in 2015. Saudi Arabia is the single largest mobility market in META, followed by Turkey. However, the rest of the META region is expected to grow at faster CAGR of 5.1% over the 2014 […]


Why are PC shipments still declining

Shipments of PC units into Africa have slumped to their lowest ever decline. In Q2 2015, Kenya experienced a decline of PC unit shipments at close to -55% YOY, followed by Ghana and Algeria at close to -41%. The outlook for PC shipments continues to call for eventual stabilisation as competition from other devices eases, […]


Oppo, Vivo smartphone vendors enter global marketplace, IDC

The biggest recent change to the global smartphone market, was the addition of lesser known Chinese brands Oppo and Vivo, which pushed out previous fourth and fifth place players Lenovo and Xiaomi, respectively, according to International Data Corporation Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. As the China market matures, the appetite for smartphones has slowed dramatically […]


PC shipments to decline further in 2016 says IDC

As market sentiment remains low in 2016, IDC expects to see a delay in the recovery of PC demand. Overall, 2016 will experience a further decline on 2015, as growth is only expected to occur in the second half of the year. A slightly stronger recovery is expected during 2017, after which the region will […]


ICT spending in South Africa to top $26.6 billion in 2016, says IDC

IT spending in South Africa will top $26.6 billion in 2016 as organisations increasingly embrace digital transformation initiatives in a bid to streamline their costs and bolster their flexibility. This is according to global technology research and consulting services firm International Data Corporation (IDC), which yesterday hosted an event at the Johannesburg Country Club, Woodmead, […]


Dimension Data certified amongst top global employers second time

Dimension Data announced it has been certified as one of the top employers in the world for outstanding employee offerings for the second consecutive year. The stringent criteria of the annual independent research carried out by Top Employers Institute include talent management, leadership, training and development and initiatives to attract, retain and engage employee talent. […]


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