Welcome!

Containers Expo Blog Authors: Pat Romanski, Liz McMillan, Zakia Bouachraoui, Elizabeth White, Yeshim Deniz

News Feed Item

Research and Markets: ICT Investment Trends In The Middle East - Enterprise ICT Spending Patterns Through To The End Of 2015

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/46mfcx/ict_investment) has announced the addition of the "ICT Investment Trends In The Middle East - Enterprise ICT Spending Patterns Through To The End Of 2015" report to their offering.

This report presents the findings from a survey of 124 Middle Eastern enterprises regarding their Information & Communications Technology (ICT) investment trends. The survey investigates how Middle Eastern enterprises currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT expenditure: hardware, software, IT services, communications, and consulting.

The report illustrates the core technologies enterprises are investing in, including business intelligence, communications & collaboration, content management, and cloud computing. The survey also highlights the approach adopted by enterprises in the Middle East to purchase technology. Through the survey, the report aims to provide better insight to ICT vendors and services providers when pitching their solutions to enterprises in the Middle East.

In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following:

  • Understand how ICT budgets are set to change in 2014 in terms of their overall size.
  • Appreciate how IT budgets are allocated across the core elements of IT spend, including hardware, software, services, communications, and consulting.
  • Learn how IT money is being spent in areas such as the data centre, applications, IT management and the network.
  • Gain an understanding regarding which ICT functions Middle Eastern enterprises are interested in outsourcing.
  • Identify Middle Eastern enterprises' investment priorities based on their budget allocations across core technology categories such as content management, communications & collaboration, business intelligence, and cloud computing.
  • Learn about the drivers that are influencing Middle Eastern enterprises' investments in each technology category.
  • Establish how Middle Eastern enterprises' IT budgets are currently allocated across various segments within a technology category.
  • Gain insight into how Middle Eastern enterprises plan to change their ICT budget allocations across various segments within a technology category.
  • Understand the vendor mindshare for various core and advanced technology categories.
  • Provides insight into Middle Eastern enterprises' preferred buying approaches.
  • Comprehend the business and IT objectives that Middle Eastern enterprises are looking to achieve through their IT investment strategies.
  • Understand the factors that are influencing Middle Eastern enterprises' decision to select an ICT provider.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Trends in ICT budgets

2 ICT investment priorities and vendor mindshare

3 ICT procurement trends

4 Summary

5 Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • ATandT
  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Amazon web services
  • Avaya
  • BT
  • Cisco
  • Dell
  • Deutsche Telekom/T-Systems
  • EMC Documentum
  • Google
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Information Builders
  • JasperSoft
  • Microsoft
  • Microstrategy
  • Open source BI e.g. Pentaho
  • OpenText
  • Oracle
  • Orange
  • Rackspace
  • SAP business objects
  • SAS
  • Salesforce.com
  • Siemens
  • Singtel
  • Telefonica/O2
  • VMware
  • Verizon
  • Vodafone

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/46mfcx/ict_investment

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
Bill Schmarzo, author of "Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business" and "Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science," is responsible for setting the strategy and defining the Big Data service offerings and capabilities for EMC Global Services Big Data Practice. As the CTO for the Big Data Practice, he is responsible for working with organizations to help them identify where and how to start their big data journeys. He's written several white papers, is an avid blogge...
Nicolas Fierro is CEO of MIMIR Blockchain Solutions. He is a programmer, technologist, and operations dev who has worked with Ethereum and blockchain since 2014. His knowledge in blockchain dates to when he performed dev ops services to the Ethereum Foundation as one the privileged few developers to work with the original core team in Switzerland.
René Bostic is the Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America. Enjoying her career with IBM during the modern millennial technological era, she is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. Her strengths and core competencies include a proven record of accomplishments in consensus building at all levels to assess, plan, and implement enterprise and cloud computing solutions. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and a m...
Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management company where he learned about Bitcoin and eventually Ethereal. Andrew's role at ConsenSys Enterprise is a mul...
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...
Dynatrace is an application performance management software company with products for the information technology departments and digital business owners of medium and large businesses. Building the Future of Monitoring with Artificial Intelligence. Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more busine...
Whenever a new technology hits the high points of hype, everyone starts talking about it like it will solve all their business problems. Blockchain is one of those technologies. According to Gartner's latest report on the hype cycle of emerging technologies, blockchain has just passed the peak of their hype cycle curve. If you read the news articles about it, one would think it has taken over the technology world. No disruptive technology is without its challenges and potential impediments t...
If a machine can invent, does this mean the end of the patent system as we know it? The patent system, both in the US and Europe, allows companies to protect their inventions and helps foster innovation. However, Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be set to disrupt the patent system as we know it. This talk will examine how AI may change the patent landscape in the years to come. Furthermore, ways in which companies can best protect their AI related inventions will be examined from both a US and...
Bill Schmarzo, Tech Chair of "Big Data | Analytics" of upcoming CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO New York (November 12-13, 2018, New York City) today announced the outline and schedule of the track. "The track has been designed in experience/degree order," said Schmarzo. "So, that folks who attend the entire track can leave the conference with some of the skills necessary to get their work done when they get back to their offices. It actually ties back to some work that I'm doing at the University of San...
When talking IoT we often focus on the devices, the sensors, the hardware itself. The new smart appliances, the new smart or self-driving cars (which are amalgamations of many ‘things'). When we are looking at the world of IoT, we should take a step back, look at the big picture. What value are these devices providing. IoT is not about the devices, its about the data consumed and generated. The devices are tools, mechanisms, conduits. This paper discusses the considerations when dealing with the...