TECH SUPPLIER Dec 2018 - Market Note - Doc # CEMA44474018
Sub-Saharan Africa ICT Key Market Developments Update, November 2018
By: Mark WalkerAssociate Vice President, South Africa, IDC, Arnold Ponela, Mervin MiemoukandaSenior Research Analyst, Derrick Chikanga, Oluwole BabatopeSenior Research Analyst, Telecoms & Networking, Africa
This IDC Market Note assesses the broad implications of certain ICT-related developments in the Sub-Saharan Africa region in October 2018.
"Technological advancements are positively transforming the African landscape, with technologies such as blockchain, Big Data, and Internet of Things driving business growth and enabling digital transformation throughout the continent. Looking ahead, vendors should expand their capabilities and pursue new opportunities that arise from these technological advancements." — Associate Vice President Mark Walker, IDC Sub-Saharan Africa.
Big data analytics and discovery, Cognitive/artificial intelligence, Consumer applications, Databases, Governance, risk and compliance infrastructure, Internet of things, Software as a service, VoIP, Wireless and mobile infrastructure, eCommerce