Telecommunications service providers in Malaysia are expected to redefine their strategies, transform their organisations, and launch new solutions and technologies to retain growth and stay relevant in the market in 2015, according to International Data Corporation (IDC).
Despite knowing that IT threats are becoming more sophisticated, most companies today are still investing the bulk of their money on basic, fundamental security products, said research firm IDC.
Mobile data services will become the key driver for mobile operators in Malaysia and is expected to surpass mobile voice revenue in 2017, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Mobile Service Tracker 2H 2013.
The latest IDC’s enterprise software forecast shows that the upcoming implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in 2015 is one of the key drivers for growth in the Malaysian enterprise application (EA) market.
According to IDC’s Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker, the 3Q13 (third quarter, 2013) Malaysia PC market decreased by 25% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) but increased by 2% year-on-year (YoY) to reach 641,000 units for the quarter.
Only 18.8% of Malaysian IT management is implementing IT that is aligned to business needs, even though they have a reasonable level of understanding of their core business requirements, according to an IDC study.
The 2H12 Unified Communications & Collaboration (UC&C) market in Malaysia increased 14% to US$47.5 million, compared to 1H12; overall, revenue in 2012 hit US$89.2 million, a 22.5% growth on a year-over-year basis, IDC Malaysia said.