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This IDC study offers an outlook for the ICT marketplace in Malaysia. Innovation in technology continues to accelerate, while the growing adoption of 3rd Platform technologies such as cloud, Big Data and analytics, social business, mobility, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is increasingly disrupting the ICT landscape. Organizations are faced with the need to transform as they steer past heightening economic pressures in 2015.
"Malaysia in 2015 is shaping up to for a challenging year as the country deals with the global and local economic impact of depressed oil prices, while at the same time dealing with the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and understanding the country's place within the ASEAN Economic Community framework," says Jim Sailor, Managing Director — ASEAN, IDC Asia/Pacific. "With so many distractions, it will be even more important for the ICT industry to take advantage of the opportunities that will come from transitioning to the 3rd Platform in order to stay competitive in disruptive times," he continues.
App stores, Big Data analytics and discovery, Customer relationship management applications, Encryption toolkits, Enterprise mobility, IT operations and implementation, Internet of things, Market intelligence, Marketing automation, Security management, Smartphone, Social networking, TV phone, eCommerce