South Africa Retail Sector ICT Spending 2014-2019

May 14, 2015, 10:57 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets

( has announced the addition of the "ICT Spend in South Africa: Retail Sector" report to their offering.

This research service provides an analysis of ICT spend by the retail sector in South Africa. The objective of the study is to contextualize ICT investment within the sector across 7 categories: cellular connectivity, cloud services, data centres, fixed and non-cellular connectivity, IT hardware, managed services, and systems integration. The analysis includes an overview of the retail sector, drivers and restraints, and technology trends driving investment in ICT, highlighting both the current and future spend from 2015 to 2019. The base year for analysis is 2014.

IT hardware: The physical components that make up a computer system, or a digital office, are considered hardware, for example, the personal computer, mouse, processor, memory disk, video display unit, Bluetooth device, microphone, speakers, printer, scanner, copy machine, projecting devices, peripherals, recording devices, smart cards, smart devices, security token, and webcam.

Fixed and non-cellular connectivity: This refers to telephone line infrastructure communication, which is mainly characterised by copper wires or fibre-optic cables, for example, fixed-line communications, circuit switching device, landline phone, analogue device, digital device, fixed-line equipment, fixed-line infrastructure, modem, network cable, private branch exchange, public switch telephone network, headsets, and voice over Internet protocol (VOIP) device.

Cellular connectivity: A wireless cellular network is a telecommunications network that supports smart devices and phones, which offer the ability to provide data services such as email and Web browsing wirelessly over cellular networks and through cellular data cards, for example, wireless communications, Ethernet hub, firewall, wireless device, router, smart devices and phones, and wireless VOIP device.

Key Topics Covered:

1. ICT Spend in South Africa: Retail Sector

2. Research Overview

3. Market Definitions

4. Overview of the Retail Sector

5. ICT in the Retail Sector

6. ICT Spend in the Retail Sector

7. Drivers and Restraints

8. The Last Word

9. Appendix

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