ICT Investment Trends in Argentina - Technology reforms are transforming the Argentinian ICT market
The Argentinian government is continuing efforts to advance its country’s ICT infrastructure by making telecommunications reforms such as allowing quad-play services which will result in convergence of mobile, fixed, pay-TV, and internet services. Furthermore, in 2018 the government is planning to raise approximately US$800 million by auctioning 90MHz of 4G spectrum. Major telcos such as Telecom Argentina, Telefonica, Movistar, and Claro are expected to bid for these frequencies.
Argentinian enterprises are allocating the highest proportion of their ICT budgets to the production, procurement, and operations business function to improve their overall efficiency. Argentinian enterprises are planning to spend the highest proportion of their total ICT budget on technology (product) vendors (direct).
Moreover, IaaS is expected to gain traction in the coming years among Argentinian enterprises as it helps enterprises to reduce their investments relating to buying, upgrading, and maintaining servers. Meanwhile, web hosting services has the highest penetration rate among data center & virtualization technologies among Argentinian enterprises.
Furthermore, improving operational efficiency tops the list of business objectives, followed by the need to increase customer satisfaction, in influencing IT investment strategies among Argentinian enterprises.
ICT Investment Trends in Argentina, a Customer Insight Survey report, is one of the many products in the Digital Industry product portfolio, which provides an executive-level overview of the enterprise ICT budget trends in the country. The report presents a summary of enterprise ICT investment strategy in 2017, change in annual enterprise ICT budget allocation from 2017 to 2018, enterprise technology priorities, and analysis of ICT vendors.
It provides in-depth analysis of the following -
Reasons to buy
- Executive Summary: This section provides key findings from the survey, and survey demographics.
- Enterprise ICT Investment Strategy in 2017: This section provides survey findings on key business objectives influencing enterprise ICT investment, breakdown of enterprise ICT spend by business function, and key decision making entities for enterprise technology investments.
- Enterprise ICT Budget Allocations - 2017 vs. 2018: This section presents survey findings on the annual change in enterprise ICT budget allocation by ICT function, by business function and by vendor type.
- Segment ICT Budget Allocations - 2017 vs. 2018: This section presents survey findings on the annual change in enterprise hardware/software/managed IT/network and communications services budget allocations.
- Future Outlook - Enterprise Technology Priorities: This section presents comparative survey findings on current enterprise technology investment priorities and over the next two years.
- ICT - Vendor Analysis: This section provides survey findings on the most preferred ICT technology vendors for enterprises in the country.
- This customer insight survey report provides a thorough analysis of the enterprise ICT budget trends in the country, and strategic technology objectives of enterprises.
- The report drives special focus on enterprise ICT investment strategy in 2017, change in enterprise ICT budget from 2017 to 2018, and change in ICT budget allocation from 2017 to 2018 by segment (including hardware, software, managed IT services, and network & communications), by vendors, and ICT functions.
- The report offers detailed breakdown of opportunities within selected technology categories (IoT, business intelligence, mobility management, and cloud computing), and factors influencing enterprises’ decisions in selecting ICT providers.
- The report also provides future outlook of enterprise technology investment priorities.
- With number of value added charts and tables presenting the survey findings, the report is designed for an executive-level audience, boasting presentation quality.
- The comprehensive survey findings on the enterprise ICT budget trends that the report provides, will help ICT product vendors, service providers and specialist outsourcers among other technology vendors in their product and promotional strategies and succeed in the challenging ICT market.
- Key findings
- Key implications for ICT vendors
- Executive summary
- Survey demographics
- ICT budget changes
- ICT spend by channel
- ICT spend across business functions
- ICT budget allocation by core technology areas
- Hardware budget breakdown
- Software budget breakdown
- Third party ICT services expenditure
- Network and communications expenditure
- ICT budget allocation by function
- Outsourced IT functions
- ICT investment priorities and vendor satisfaction
- Cloud computing
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Data center & virtualization
- Business objectives influencing ICT investment strategy
- ICT provider selection
- Key decision makers for purchasing technology