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IT Market in South Africa 2015-2019

About IT

IT can be defined as an integrated platform that includes hardware, software, and IT services. The role of IT in an organization is to integrate various business processes and thus ensure smooth flow of information and processes. They also help organizations to align their business processes with various technologies and improve the overall efficiency.

Technavio's analysts forecast the IT market in South Africa to grow at a CAGR of 9.06 percent over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this report

This report covers the overview of IT market in South Africa. The report also includes market segmentation by its products: hardware, software, and services.

Technavio's report, IT Market in South Africa 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes the profiles of key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors

  • Accenture
  • Dimension Data
  • Gijima
  • Google
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • SAP
Other prominent vendors
  • 3M
  • Acer
  • Aegis Group
  • Agility Global Health Solutions
  • Apple
  • Bytes Healthcare Solutions
  • Capgemini
  • Cerner
  • Cisco Systems
  • CSC
  • Datatec
  • Dell
  • EMC
  • Ensign Solution
  • EOH
  • GE Healthcare
  • Hutspace
  • Infosage Ghana Limited
  • Intel
  • Intersystems
  • Netapp
  • Nitsak
  • Oracle
  • Pamoja
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Rackspace
  • Roche Group
  • Sage Group
  • Salesforce
  • Sekunjalo Healthcare
  • Siemens Healthcare
  • Softline
  • Symantec
  • TIBCO Software
  • Trifour Healthcare
  • T-Systems Enterprise Services
  • Verizon Communications
  • VMware
Market driver
  • Increased government initiatives
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High attrition rate
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increased adoption of cloud computing
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – IT Market in South Africa 2015-2019
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in IT Market in South Africa 2015-2019: Accenture, Dimension Data, Gijima, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft and SAP
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: 3M, Acer, Aegis Group, Agility Global Health Solutions, Apple, Bytes Healthcare Solutions, Capgemini, Cerner, Cisco Systems, CSC, Datatec, Dell, EMC, Ensign Solution, EOH, GE Healthcare, Hutspace, Infosage Ghana Limited, Intel, Intersystems, Netapp, Nitsak, Oracle, Pamoja, Philips Healthcare, Rackspace, Roche Group, Sage Group, Salesforce, Sekunjalo Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare, Softline, Symantec, TIBCO Software, Trifour Healthcare, T-Systems Enterprise Services, Verizon Communications and VMware
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “South Africa is the largest contributor to the cloud computing market in the Sub-Saharan region and it offers good opportunities for local and international players to increase their offerings in the country. South Africa shows commitment to the growing digital economy. Changing government regulations with an IT investment of $523 million in 2012 and increased broadband width promise the growth of cloud services in the country. The growing data center services market and outsourcing are encouraging vendors to opt for cloud computing technology to reduce their total operational costs.”
According to the report, various projects from the government and IT initiatives across various industries are expected to provide substantial growth opportunities for IT vendors in the market. In addition, the IT market in South Africa is perceived as one that promotes growth in all industries. The government has launched a number of IT initiatives in the past few years that will help upgrade the infrastructure and reduce the inequality of economic development through the country.
Further, the report states that the market is challenged by factors such as a high attrition rate.

Companies Mentioned

Accenture , Dimension Data, Gijima, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, SAP, 3M, Acer, Aegis Group, Agility Global Health Solutions, Apple, Bytes Healthcare Solutions, Capgemini, Cerner, Cisco Systems, CSC, Datatec, Dell, EMC, Ensign Solution, EOH, GE Healthcare, Hutspace, Infosage Ghana Limited, Intel, Intersystems, Netapp, Nitsak, Oracle, Pamoja, Philips Healthcare, Rackspace, Roche Group, Sage Group, Salesforce, Sekunjalo Healthcare, Siemens Healthcare, Softline, Symantec, TIBCO Software, Trifour Healthcare, T-Systems Enterprise Services, Verizon Communications, VMware

  • Executive Summary
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Scope of the Report
    • Market overview
    • Product offerings
  • Market Research Methodology
    • Market research process
    • Research methodology
      • Table Market research methodology
  • Introduction
  • Country Profile: South Africa
    • Economy of South Africa
      • Table South Africa overview
    • Distance to frontier
      • Table Distance to frontier in South Africa
      • Setting up a business
        • Table Setting up a business (2014)
      • Getting credit
        • Table Getting credit (2014)
      • Paying taxes
        • Table Paying taxes (2014)
      • Enforcing contracts
        • Table Enforcing contracts (2014)
      • Registering property
        • Table Registering property (2014)
  • Market Landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of IT market in South Africa
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table IT market in South Africa 2014-2019 ($ billion)
    • Five forces analysis
  • Market Segmentation by Product
    • Table IT market in South Africa by product in 2014
    • Table IT market in South Africa by product 2014-2019
    • IT hardware market in South Africa
      • Market size and forecast
        • Table IT hardware market in South Africa 2014-2019 ($ billion)
    • IT software market in South Africa
      • Market size and forecast
        • Table IT software market in South Africa 2014-2019 ($ billion)
    • IT services market in South Africa
      • Market size and forecast
        • Table IT services market in South Africa 2014-2019 ($ billion)
  • Emergence of Advanced Technology in the IT Market in South Africa
    • Cloud computing
      • Overview
        • Table Overview of cloud computing
      • Cloud computing market in South Africa
    • Big data and analytics in South Africa
      • Overview
  • Buying Criteria
  • Market Growth Drivers
  • Drivers and their Impact
  • Market Challenges
  • Impact of Drivers and Challenges
  • Market Trends
  • Trends and their Impact
  • Vendor Landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key vendors in the market
    • Other prominent vendors
      • AWS
      • Acer
      • Capgemini
      • Cisco Systems
      • CSC
      • Dell
      • EMC
      • Intel
      • NetApp
      • Oracle
      • Pamoja
      • Rackspace
      • Salesforce
      • T-Systems
      • Verizon Communications
      • VMware
  • Key Vendor Analysis
    • Accenture
      • Key facts
      • Business overview
      • Business segmentation by revenue 2013
        • Table Accenture: business segmentation by revenue 2013
      • Business segmentation by revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table Accenture: business segmentation by revenue 2012 and 2013 ($ million)
      • Geographical segmentation by revenue 2013
        • Table Accenture: geographical segmentation by revenue 2013
      • Business strategy
      • SWOT analysis
    • Dimension Data
      • Key facts
      • Business overview
      • Business Segmentation
        • Table Dimension Data: business segmentation
      • Geographical segmentation by revenue
        • Table Dimension Data: geographical segmentation by revenue
      • Business strategy
      • Recent developments
      • SWOT analysis
    • Gijima
      • Key facts
      • Business overview
      • Business segmentation by revenue 2014
        • Table Gijima: business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014
        • Table Gijima: business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ million)
      • SWOT analysis
    • Google
      • Key facts
      • Business overview
      • Business segmentation by revenue 2013
        • Table Google: business segmentation by revenue 2013
      • Business segmentation by revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table Google: business segmentation by revenue 2012 and 2013 ($ million)
      • Geographical segmentation by revenue 2013
        • Table Google: geographical segmentation by revenue 2013
      • Business strategy
      • Recent developments
      • SWOT analysis
    • HP
      • Key facts
      • Business overview
      • Business segmentation by revenue 2013
        • Table HP: business segmentation by Revenue 2013
      • Business segmentation by revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table HP: business segmentation by revenue 2012 and 2013 ($ million)
      • Geographical segmentation by revenue 2013
        • Table HP: geographical segmentation by revenue 2013
      • Business strategy
      • Recent developments
      • SWOT analysis
    • IBM
      • Key facts
      • Business description
      • Business segmentation
        • Table IBM: business segmentation
      • Revenue segmentation by business segment
        • Table IBM: revenue segmentation by business 2013
      • Revenue segmentation by business operation
        • Table IBM: revenue segmentation 2013
      • Revenue comparison of business segments 2012 and 2013
        • Table IBM: revenue comparison of business segments 2012 and 2013 ($ million)
      • Revenue segmentation by geography
        • Table IBM: Revenue segmentation by geography 2013
      • Business strategy
      • Key developments
      • SWOT analysis
    • Microsoft
      • Key facts
      • Business overview
      • Business segmentation by revenue 2013
        • Table Microsoft: business segmentation by revenue 2013
      • Business segmentation by revenue 2012 and 2013
        • Table Microsoft: business segmentation by revenue 2012 and 2013($ billion)
      • Geographical segmentation by revenue 2013
        • Table Microsoft: geographical segmentation by revenue 2013
      • Business strategy
      • Recent developments
      • SWOT analysis
    • SAP
      • Key facts
      • Business description
      • Business segmentation
        • Table Business segmentation of SAP
      • Revenue segmentation by business segments
        • Table Revenue segmentation of SAP 2013
      • Revenue comparison of business segments 2012 and 2013
        • Table Revenue comparison of business segments 2012 and 2013 ($ million)
      • Revenue segmentation by geography
        • Table Revenue segmentation of SAP by geography 2013
      • Business strategy
      • Key developments
      • SWOT analysis
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