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Canada Information Technology Report Q4 2012 - Product Image

Canada Information Technology Report Q4 2012

  • Published: October 2012
  • Region: Canada
  • 54 pages
  • Business Monitor International

BMI View:

Canadian IT spending is expected to reach US$45.2bn in 2012, up 1%, with BMI downwardly revising its forecast due to expectations of a macroeconomic cooling in H212. BMI expects Canada's IT market to remain in overall positive growth territory, although much will depend on the business environment. Government spending will continue to be constrained by a focus on cutting costs,
with cost reviews being conducted by Toronto and Ontario, but there have been a spate of large tenders,
highlighting continued opportunities within the sector. Meanwhile, there will be opportunities as the government seeks to foster the development of a marketplace for cloud services.

Headline Expenditure Projections:

Computer Hardware Sales: US$15.3bn in 2011 to US$15.3bn in 2012, +0% in US dollar terms.

Forecast in US dollar terms downwardly revised due to macroeconomic factors, after Canadian PC sales reported positive growth in 2011.

Software Sales: US$8.8bn in 2011 to US$9.0bn in 2012, +2% in US dollar terms. Forecast in US dollar terms downwardly revised due to analyst modification and, given the large public sector deficits, vendors will need to provide READ MORE >

Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Canada IT Sector SWOT 7

Canada Political SWOT 8

Canada Economic SWOT 8

Americas Risk/Reward Ratings 9
Table: Americas Risk/Reward Ratings, Q412 11

Americas IT Market Overview 12

IT Penetration 12

Sectors And Verticals 17

Market Overview 21

Hardware 22

Software 25

Services 28

Industry Developments 29

Industry Forecast 31
Table: Canada IT Sector – Historical Data & Forecasts (US$mn Unless Otherwise Stated), 2009-2016 34

Industry Forecast Internet 35
Table: Telecoms Sector – Internet – Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 35

Macroeconomic Forecast 37
Table: Canada – GDP By Expenditure, Real Growth %, 2008-2016 39

Competitive Landscape 40

Hardware 40

Software 41

Services 43

Country Snapshot 46
Table: Canada's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 47
Table: Canada's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 48
Table: Canada's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 49
Table: Canada's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 49

BMI Methodology 50

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 50

IT Industry 50

IT Ratings – Methodology 51
Table: IT Business Environment Indicators 52

Weighting 53
Table: Weighting Of Components 53

Sources 53

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