DUBLIN –(Business Wire)–
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/11185d/malaysia_informati)
has announced the addition of the “Malaysia
Information Technology Report Q4 2010” report to their offering.
Malaysia Information Technology Report provides industry professionals
and strategists, corporate analysts, information technology
associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with
independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Malaysia’s
information technology industry.
Malaysian IT spending is expected to grow to U$4.6bn in 2010 from
US$4.1bn in 2009 as demand recovers from the impact of a difficult
economic and political situation. The market has strong growth
fundamentals, including low PC penetration, rising incomes and a
hi-tech-focused national development plan.
There will be increasingly attractive opportunities in the IT sevices
area as the government implements measures to make Malaysia a regional
services hub. There are several potential PC market growth areas,
including netbooks and entry level servers for small businesses. The
government has a number of longterm initiatives with favourable
implications for demand for IT products and services, including
investment in broadband infrastructure.
BMI expects a return to growth in 2010, driven by a pickup in business
spending on hardware and applications. The market has strong growth
fundamentals and key sectors will include government, telecoms and
finance, including Islamic banking.
The MSC Malaysia (News – Alert) has named cloud computing as the most important of its
top 10 strategic technology priorities for 2010. The government hopes
that adoption of cloud computing, building on the National Broadband
Initiative, could accelerate Malaysia’s development into an advanced
economy. Elements of cloud computing are already being used to deliver
some government services in Malaysia, such as MYEG, the public service
payment and monitoring application.
In 2010, the Terengganu state government plans to expand a pilot e-books
project that delivered about 25,000 laptops to Year 5 students at a cost
of MYR25,000 in 2009. The state plans to deliver 50,000 notebooks in
2010 with a budget of MYR50,000. Other states, such as Sarawak and
Malacca, have expressed interest in the project and a wider roll-out is
The most recent national budget contained a number of initiatives
related to developing ICT for schools, including a pledge to spend
MYR45mn on providing internet services to rural schools. This builds on
a government drive to increase the use of computers and ICT in schools
through expansion of the Smart School programme. In 2009, despite the
economic crisis, the government continued to make progress in e-tax and
other elements of its e-government plan.
Key Topics Covered:
- Executive Summary
- SWOT Analysis
- IT Business Environment Ratings
- Asia Regional IT Markets Overview
- Malaysia Market Overview
- Industry Forecast Scenario
- Macroeconomic Forecast
- Competitive Landscape
- Company Profiles
- BMI Methodology
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