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

[September 04, 2014]

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

DUBLIN --(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets ( 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 term 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 (News - Alert)
  • Amazon web services
  • Avaya
  • BT
  • Cisco
  • Dell
  • Deutsche Telekom/T-Systems
  • EMC Documentum
  • Google
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Information Builders (News - Alert)
  • JasperSoft
  • Microsoft
  • Microstrategy
  • Open source BI e.g. Pentaho
  • OpenText
  • Oracle
  • Orange
  • Rackspace
  • SAP (News - Alert) business objects
  • SAS
  • Siemens
  • Singtel
  • Telefonica/O2
  • VMware
  • Verizon
  • Vodafone (News - Alert)

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