Tech Stats

Indian IT Industry

The Indian domestic services market which was worth $5.7 billion (Rs26,619 today) in 2008 will be worth close to $6.5 billion this year, according to Sudip Saha, senior analyst, services research, Springboard Research.  (091209)

IBM is the market leader with a 10.8% market share, raking in at least $700 million in revenue from the Indian services market alone. Dataquest estimates that in 2008-09, IBM India had revenue of Rs12,048 crore of which Rs5,783 crore came from the domestic market, including hardware, software and services. (091209)

Other top players in the services business include TC, Wipro, Infosys, Mastek (091209)

The addressable IT market in the country for the SMB segment is worth about $7.6 million, while hardware accounts for about $3.25 million. (091209)

Nearly £10 billion worth of IT work was expected to be outsourced by the UK in 2010, according to British Technology Research firm Ovum

Telecom

Mobile Technology

Zyb and Google Sync are applications that allow synchronization of your contacts with any phone model. (091209)

Rural teledensity in the Indian mobile market stands at just 20 percent, compared with an urban teledensity of 95 percent. (091209)

4G

Japan’s DocoMo and Rogers Wireless in Canada will have a 4G network ready for the Vancouver Winter Olympics, and many other operators in various parts of the world which are already testing 4G technologies, will move towards actual implementation. (091209)

Consumer Electronics

The hardware market for SMB segment is worth $3.25 million. (091209)

Technology in Education

Infrastructure Management

Infrastructure Management contributes 20 percent to HCL Technologies total revenue. (101209)

Internet Technologies

India currently has around 50-60 million internet users and 7.4 million broadband connections.

Security

Global IT Security Market Forecast to 2012, commissioned by market research analysts RNCOS, the Indian IT security industry is moving strongly, and is expected to continue to grow at a CAGR of 44 percent year-on-year. The market, which was just about Rs 210 crore in 2006-07, is expected to touch Rs 1,958 crore by the end of 2010.

The report says that the SMB segment is projected to spend around 44-48 percent of the total IT expenditure in the country. The momentum of SMB investment in information technology which had fuelled the growth of the IT industry in the country is expected to carry on in areas such as security despite the global slowdown.

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