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Australia Information Technology Report Q2 2016

Australia Information Technology Report Q2 2016

BMI View: Australia's IT market is forecast to increase at a CAGR of 4.4% over 2016-2020 to AUD46.6bnin 2020, with software and services segments set to outperform. We expect cloud computing availability willsee spending tick higher, while there are major opportunities for Internet of Things solutions, and webelieve Australia could prove an early adopter of cognitive computing solutions due to its high labour costsin a low-cost region. Demand growth will be weaker in the hardware segment, where saturation acrossdevice categories means there is little low-hanging fruit for vendors - but the PC market is still attractive asit is highly lucrative in per capita terms with a strong bias towards premium devices.

Latest Updates & Industry Developments

Computer Hardware Sales: AUD7.8bn in 2016 to AUD8.4bn in 2020. Tablet volume volatility derivedfrom the steep diffusion curve will stabilise over the medium term and put the overall market back onto amore stable trajectory based on replacement demand, but overall growth rates will be modest due tomaturity.

Software Sales: AUD9.4bn in 2016 to AUD11.0bn in 2020. Data analytics software seeing strongdemand, while application demand from small- and medium-sized enterprises should be driven higher byavailability of software-as-a-service solutions.

IT Services Sales: AUD22.0bn in 2016 to AUD27.2bn in 2020. IT services will be the fastest growtharea of the IT market over the medium term, with cloud services the key growth driver, and potential forInternet of Things and cognitive computing solutions to gain traction due to Australia's high labour costs.


BMI Industry View
Latest Updates & Industry Developments
SWOT
IT SWOT
Industry Forecast
Latest Updates
Structural Trends
Table: IT Industry - Historical Data And Forecasts (Australia 2013-2020)
Industry Risk Reward Index
Industry Risk/Reward Index
Table: IT RRI Score Breakdown By Region
Table: Asia Pacific IT Risk/Reward Index - Q2 2016
Market Overview
Recent Developments
Hardware
Software
Cloud Computing
Services
Industry Trends And Developments
Regulatory Development
Table: Government Authority
Government Initiatives
Regulatory News
Competitive Landscape
International Companies
Table: Datacom
Table: Dell
Table: Panasonic
Table: SAP
Local Companies
Table: The Good Guys
Regional Overview
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Australia 1990-2025)
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sources
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: IT Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Components

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