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About IDC Sub-Saharan Africa

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries.

IDC in Sub-Saharan Africa

IDC has been present in Africa since 1999 and serves the continent through a network of offices in Johannesburg, Nairobi, Lagos, and Cairo, combining local insights with international perspectives to provide IT vendors, channel partners, telcos, and end-user organizations with a comprehensive understanding of the dynamic markets that make up this diverse region.

Given IDC's respected standing in the market, we have also established close working relationships with governments throughout Africa, providing them with in-depth consultancy services designed to inform a new generation of technology policies, strategies, and regulations for the digital era.

As Africa's digital transformation narrative continues to evolve, IDC is perfectly positioned to help IT vendors, service providers, and channel partners build long-term partnerships, deliver lasting business value, and provide the local context required to enable success.

You can follow IDC Sub-Saharan Africa on Twitter at @IDC_SSA.

To complement our extensive research and consultancy services, IDC hosts a series of annual technology roadshows and CIO Summits in Sub-Saharan Africa, exploring key emerging trends like big data, IoT, security, and cloud. We also have a proven track record of organizing world-class custom events that have been meticulously tailored to meet the unique needs of individual clients.

IT Security Summit 2019

Johannesburg, South Africa

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Cloud and Datacenter 2019

Lagos, Nigeria

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IDC Mauritius CIO Summit 2019

Flic-En-Flac, Mauritius

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