United Arab Emirates Information Technology Report Q1 2015 - New Study Released


Recently published research from Business Monitor International, "United Arab Emirates Information Technology Report Q1 2015", is now available at Fast Market Research


[UKPRwire, Mon Jan 26 2015] Etisalat's adoption of Microsoft Lync, which can connect people across Windows and other operating systems, including mobile devices, supports BMI's view that heavy investments in next generation mobile broadband networks and the proliferation of smartphones has laid the foundations for growth in the region's enterprise mobility solutions market. We expect Microsoft's cloud-based mobility solutions to continue to be a key selling point for its software in the UAE an d across the Middle East.

Headline Expenditure Projections

Computer Hardware Sales: AED8.585bn in 2014 to AED8.780bn in 2015, +2.3% in local currency terms. Growth in the corporate segment will offset stagnating growth of consumer products.

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Software Sales: AED3.005bn in 2014 to AED3.549bn in 2015, +18.1% in local currency terms. The UAE is one of the region's fastest growing ERP markets as modernisation initiatives continue in an effort to increase international competitiveness.

IT Services Sales: AED5.580bn in 2014 to AED6.351bn in 2015, +13.8% in local currency terms. Managed services will be a leading growth area, with growth of cloud computing and real-time analytics accelerating.

Key Trends & Developments

Microsoft has employed a variety of measures to boost its presence in the region, for example expanding availability of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online to the UAE in October 2014, with further plans to offer the solution in Egypt, Oman and Saudi Arabia, and launching a software as a service (SaaS) portal in partnership with the UAE's Pacific Controls Cloud Services in April 2014. In May 2014, Microsoft also started allowing local original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the Middle East to install Windows Mobile 8.1 operating system on their devices for free. Based on these efforts, as well as on its success in capturing major contracts in the region, BMI has a bullish outlook on Microsoft's growth prospects in the Middle East. However, it will continue to face tough...

The United Arab Emirates Information Technology Report features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s market assessment and independent forecasts covering personal computers and software; semi-conductors, memory chips, integrated circuits and general components; the internet and IT solutions. It analyses analyses regulatory changes (licensing, customs and intellectual property protection) and competitive landscapes comparing IT companies by products, sales, market share, investments, projects and expansion strategies.

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

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