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United Arab Emirates Information Technology Report Q4 2012

  • ID: 2258558
  • October 2012
  • Region: United Arab Emirates
  • 86 pages
  • Business Monitor International

The United Arab Emirates Information Technology Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, information technology associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on United Arab Emirates's information technology industry.

BMI View:

UAE IT spending is expected to reach US$3.9bn in 2012, up 7%, with BMI upwardly revising its forecast after stronger growth for the PC market in Q212 and robust re-export sales.

Government spending and investment should help to support the IT market, with further opportunities in sectors such as education, healthcare, utilities, banking and telecoms. Cloud computing and business analytics are among enterprise IT investment growth areas.

Headline Expenditure Projections:

Computer Hardware Sales: US$1.9bn in 2011 to US$2.0bn in 2012, +5% in US dollar terms. Forecast in US dollar terms upwardly revised following stronger PC market growth in Q212.

Software Sales: US$641mn in 2011 to US$691mn in 2012, +8% in US dollar terms. Forecast in US dollar terms upwardly revised due to analyst modification and the UAE is one of the READ MORE >

Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 7

UAE IT Sector SWOT 7

UAE Telecommunications Sector SWOT 8

UAE Political SWOT 9

UAE Economic SWOT 10

UAE Business Environment SWOT 11

MEA IT Risk/Reward Ratings 12
Table: Middle East And Africa IT Risk/Reward Ratings Table, Q412 14

MEA IT Markets Overview 15

IT Penetration 15

Sectors And Verticals 18

Market Overview 22

Hardware 23

Software 27

Services 30

IT End-User Analysis 31

Industry Developments 32

Industry Forecast 36
Table: UAE IT Industry – Historical Data And Forecasts (US$mn unless otherwise stated), 2009-2016 39

Industry Forecast Internet 40

Internet 40
Table: Telecoms Sector – Internet – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 40

Competitive Landscape 42

Hardware 42

Software 44

IT Services 47

Internet Competitive Landscape 49

Macroeconomic Forecast 50
Table: United Arab Emirates – Economic Activity 52

Company Profiles 53

IBM 53

Hewlett-Packard 58

Oracle Corp 64
Table: Oracle: Selected Acquisitions 67

Microsoft Corporation 69

Almasa Holdings 74
Table: Key Developments 76

Country Snapshot 78

United Arab Emirates Information Technology Report Q4 2012

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Table: United Arab Emirates' Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 79
Table: United Arab Emirates' Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 80
Table: United Arab Emirates' Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 81
Table: United Arab Emirates' Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 81

BMI Methodology 82

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 82

IT Industry 82

IT Ratings – Methodology 83
Table: IT Business Environment Indicators 84

Weighting 85
Table: Weighting Of Components 85

Sources 85

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