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Worldwide IT spending is forecast to be flat in 2016, totalling US$3.41 trillion, according to Gartner Inc, with Malaysia and Singapore among the exceptions.
Brocade aims to grow its business in Malaysia by double-digits this financial year, believing it can only benefit from the current economic slowdown.
IT spending in Malaysia is forecast to reach about US$16 billion, up 7.6% over 2015, well above the average 4.5% for Asia Pacific, according to Gartner Inc.
IT spending in the higher education sector in the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan (APeJ) will increase from US$8.7 billion in 2015 to US$10.4 billion in 2019, a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2%, according to IDC.
UEM Group has jolted the IT market in Malaysia with an RFP valued north of US$26.5mil. Karamjit Singh has the story.
Malaysia’s IT spending is expected to increase to RM65.1 billion (US$17.9 billion) in 2015, a 7.5% rise from last year, according to the latest forecast by Gartner Inc.
The Malaysian Government’s move to cut its growth forecast and revise its national budget for 2015 to take into account tumbling global crude oil prices is expected to have an impact on several areas in the ICT sector, according to industry observers.
IDC's 2014 IT Services Survey results reveal that the top five focus areas for IT services spending in the coming 12 months are IT infrastructure resources consolidation; security enhancement; IT-enabled business innovation; social applications; and big data and analytics.
Plantronics has opened a representative office in Jakarta, which will oversee and support its growing pool of channel partners and customers in Indonesia.