According to this document, the value of the combined IS outsourcing,
managed services, and hosted services market in South Africa is expected to
increase 10.9% year on year in 2014 to total $2.8 billion.
IDC highlights these forecasts , believing that this rapidly increasing
maturity of the IT market will continue to drive demand for such third-party
support, with datacenter services in general and hosting infrastructure
services in particular gaining considerable momentum over the coming years.
Others key figures show that, the value of the cloud services market in
South Africa is set to grow to $229.69 million in 2014, with a continued focus
on public cloud software as a service (SaaS) spending. IDC expects the market
to see an increase in spending on private cloud services in 2014 and beyond,
while hybrid solutions will likely become the preferred cloud option for many
Email remains our faithful companion, when it comes
to interact with others anywhere and anytime. With the increasing adoption of
social platforms, the flexibility and the productivity brought by the emerging
technologies, the traditional inbox becomes an intelligent and intuitive tool that
makes you more effective from anywhere. It can automatically surface your important email; help you, work across all your accounts;
help you focus on what matters; schedule what you want at any time you want; share
available times, schedule meetings; View and attach files from your Dropbox,
Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and email accounts with just a few taps. Integrated email also helps you find your important emails, people and files; Discover the people with whom you communicate most; Access all related
emails, meetings and files to manage relationships better than ever. Acompli, paves its way within this vertical. It supports
Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Google Apps, Gmail, iCloud, Yahoo,
One can observe: the declining cost of wearable technology. With the
growing preference for wearable electronic devices and the emergence of several
companies introducing innovative products, the level of competition among
wearable device manufacturers will further intensify. This, coupled with the
changing preference of consumers, will induce players to reduce the cost of
their products. This will in turn, increase the sales of wearable devices,
offering growth opportunities to players in the e-textile market. Key vendors Jabil Ohmatex Schoeller Switzerland Sensoria
The introduction of cloud computing has improved password management
software capabilities. It provides central management and control for
all passwords and protects them from cyber-attack. Cloud computing
eradicates the need for users to update and maintain IT infrastructure.
The cloud service provider takes all services and maintenance care.
Service level agreement (SLA) confirms reliable delivery, management,
and maintenance of services.
Organizations across the world are adopting cloud computing technologies
to cut down costs of managing the enterprise IT infrastructure.
Furthermore, with cloud computing services, end-users can concentrate
more on organizational core activities rather than on managing
applications. Moreover, enterprises can establish rapid deployment model
that allows applications to be scaled quickly to match changing