By Ann Brown
Technology related spending in South Africa is expected to reach a reported $26.4 billion in 2020 alone, according to findings from the International Data Corporation (IDC).
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This estimate is a reflection of the overall information technology-related spending in South Africa, a reported 2.5 percent from the previous year.
According to Mark Walker, the associate vice president for the IDC in the southern African nation, the biggest monies to be spent on technology during the course of the year will go to software and IT services, which is expected to reach $8.2 billion.
This is to be followed by infrastructural spending in the country such as servers, storage, and enterprise-level networks which is expected to grow by 3.3 percent to $880 Click here to read entire article