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South Africa IT Market Report 2022 – Key Drivers Include AI, Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics, 5G and IOT –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “IT Industry in South Africa 2022” report has been added to’s offering.

The pandemic has given an enormous boost to digital transformation, and the IT industry. Supply chain issues, chip shortages, an upsurge in cybercrime, and the July riots all had a major impact on South African companies and the way they work. The IT sector is expecting the increasing access to broadband and fiber and the release of spectrum to drive digital transformation in the country.

Ratings of South Africa’s IT industry compared to top global performers on network readiness to optimize the use of ICTs, the relationship between ICT infrastructure investment and economic growth and digital competitiveness show that South Africa’s rankings are low compared to global economies and the highest on the African continent.

The adoption of hybrid work models and most leaders of large companies in South Africa expect to adopt a more hybrid way of working permanently. The pandemic created greater impetus for digitalization uptake, which allows companies to use their data more effectively to gain better insight and thus become more competitive. Key drivers in the sector include artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data analytics, 5G and the internet of things.

The move to remote work has exposed many security risks, and it is estimated that the global average cost of a data breach increased by 10% year-on-year in 2021. In South Africa there have been a number of attacks such as on Transnet Port Terminals, which brought ports and railways to a standstill. Ransomware attacks are the top cyberthreat for the year ahead, followed by business interruptions.

This report focuses on the IT industry, including hardware manufacturing, assembly, and supply; software development and supply; and retail sales of hardware and software. It includes information on the size of the sector, rankings, spending forecasts and estimates, notable players and their performance, corporate actions, regulation, influencing factors and trends.

There are profiles of 105 companies, including major software and hardware companies such as AdaptIT, Business Connexion, Dell and IBM, ecommerce companies such as Africa Online and Takealot, transaction technology companies such as Mastercard and MediKredit and companies that have come under scrutiny such as Ayo and EOH.

Key Topics Covered:



2.1. Industry Value Chain

2.2. Geographic Position

23. Size of the Industry

2.4. Key Success Factors and Pain Points


3.1. key trends

3.2. Notable Players

3.3. Trade

3.4. Corporate Actions

3.5. regulations

3.6. Enterprise Development and Social Economic Development




6.1. COVID-19

6.2. economic environment

6.3. Labor

6.4. IT-Related Government Initiatives

6.5. Governance and Procurement Issues

6.6. Technology, Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation

6.7. cyber security and crime

6.8. environmental issues

6.9. Electricity Supply Constraints

6.10. Cyclicality






  • 4Sight Holdings

  • Accenture

  • accsys

  • ACI Global Ltd

  • ActiveTrack

  • AdaptIT Holdings

  • Adcorp Workforce Solutions

  • Africa Online Retail

  • Afrihost SP

  • Altron

  • AYO Technology Solutions

  • BD Silks CC

  • Barone Budge and Dominick

  • Blue Label Telecoms

  • Business Connection

  • Cash Connect Management Solutions

  • CCI Technology Solutions

  • CHM Vuwani Computer Solutions

  • Cisco Systems

  • Cocre8 IT Services

  • Continuity SA

  • Daddy’s Deals

  • datacentrix

  • Datatech

  • Dimension Data

  • Direct Transact

  • Document Warehouse

  • EasyPay

  • Ecentric Payment Systems

  • EOH Holdings

  • ERS Biometrics

  • Faranani IT Services

  • Flash Mobile Vending

  • Gijima Group

  • Hewlett-Packard South Africa

  • IBM South Africa

  • International Time and Access Technologies CC

  • Iron Mountain South Africa

  • IT-Dynamics

  • Lightstone Consumer

  • Mastercard Southern Africa

  • MediKredit Integrated Healthcare Solutions

  • Metrofile Holdings

  • Micro Focus Software South Africa

  • microsoft

  • Morvest Group

  • Mustek

  • nappers

  • Net1 Applied Technologies

  • Nomad Information Systems

  • Onedayonly Offers

  • Oracle

  • Pay-Day Software Systems

  • Paycorp Group

  • PBT Group

  • Prism Payment Technologies

  • QCK Lezmin 4648 CC

  • Ricoh South Africa

  • Sage South Africa

  • SAS Institute

  • SBE International S.A.

  • setcom

  • Siemens

  • Silkwood Trading 18

  • Sirius Sales

  • South African Bankers Services Company

  • Spark ATM Systems

  • State Information Technology Agency SOC

  • Stellar Capital Partners

  • Systems Africa CC

  • Systems Applications Products

  • T-Systems South Africa

  • Takealot Online

  • Teraco Data Environments

  • Time and Attendance Solutions

  • Time Attendance and Access Control CC

  • Toppan FaceTech

  • Trac Tech

  • Transaction Control Technologies

  • Trillobate Marketing

  • trustlink

  • Verifone Africa

  • Virdi Distribution S.A.

  • Visio Pix

  • Wizzit Payments

  • Xneelo


  • Acer Africa

  • Alviva Holdings

  • AOLC

  • ASUSTek Computer

  • Bidvest Office

  • CHM Vuwani Computer Solutions

  • CoCre8 Technology Solutions

  • Dell Computer

  • Esquire System Technology

  • Hisense SA Sales Holdings

  • Huawei Technologies Africa

  • Intel South Africa

  • ITEC S.A.

  • JD Consumer Electronics and Appliances

  • Lenovo (South Africa)

  • LG Electronics S.A.

  • Ricoh South Africa

  • Samsung Electronics

  • Tarsus Distribution

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