2012 Q4 Canada Information Technology Industry Market Report

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Canadian IT spending is expected to reach US$45.2bn in 2012, up 1%, with BMI downwardly revising its forecast due to expectations of a macroeconomic cooling in H212. Canada’s Information Technology market to remain in overall positive growth territory, although much will depend on the business environment. Government spending will continue to be constrained by a focus on cutting costs.

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2012 Q4 Canada Information Technology Industry Market Report

  1. 1. RnR Market Research Offers “Canada Information Technology Report Q4 2012” Report atUS$ 1175 (Single User License). The report got published in Oct 2012 and contains 54 Pages.BMI View: Canadian IT spending is expected to reach US$45.2bn in 2012, up 1%, with BMI downwardlyrevising its forecast due to expectations of a macroeconomic cooling in H212. BMI expects Canada’s ITmarket to remain in overall positive growth territory, although much will depend on the business environment.Government spending will continue to be constrained by a focus on cutting costs, with cost reviews beingconducted by Toronto and Ontario, but there have been a spate of large tenders, highlighting continuedopportunities within the sector. Meanwhile, there will be opportunities as the government seeks to foster thedevelopment of a marketplace for cloud services.Canada Information Technology Headline Expenditure ProjectionsComputer Hardware Sales: US$15.3bn in 2011 to US$15.3bn in 2012, +0% in US dollar terms. Forecast inUS dollar terms downwardly revised due to macroeconomic factors, after Canadian PC sales reportedpositive growth in 2011.Software Sales: US$8.8bn in 2011 to US$9.0bn in 2012, +2% in US dollar terms. Forecast in US dollar termsdownwardly revised due to analyst modification and, given the large public sector deficits, vendors will needto provide clients with ways to reduce costs by increasing efficiency.IT Services Sales: US$20.6bn in 2011 to US$20.9bn in 2012, +2% in US dollar terms. Forecast in US dollarterms downwardly revised due to analyst modification, with the market shaped by a continued move towardsdistributed computing and service-oriented architectures.Risk/Reward Ratings: Canada’s score was 70.7 out of 100.0. Canada ranks second in our latest RRR table,behind the US, but still ahead of Latin American leaders such as Brazil and Mexico. The country ranked thirdfor its industry rewards score, but its overall rating was boosted by a relatively high country rewards score of90.Canada Information Technology Market Key Trends & Developments.- The federal government has stepped up its efforts to expand its use of cloud-based services. Governmententities at all levels are expected to be a growing market for cloud computing services as small towns andcities strive to cut costs and raise efficiency. In 2012, the government has launched a new brokerage system,designed to create an open marketplace where government agencies can procure cloud services. As of mid-2012, two of Ottawa’s highest profile departments – Service Canada, which supervises federal benefitsincluding Social Insurance, and the Canada Revenue Agency – are using cloud services.- Fiscal constraints faced by the Ontario government in particular represent a challenging environment forvendors. Meanwhile, Toronto authorities have also launched a Core Spending Review targeted, which couldhave negative implications for IT spending. However, a focus, by Ontario and other authorities, on deficitreduction through public services delivery reforms should also potentially represent an opportunity for IT
  2. 2. vendors.- Growing interest in cloud computing is expected, with Canada currently lagging the US and some otheradvanced markets. The market in Canada remains fairly small. A 2011 survey commissioned by MicrosoftCanada found that nearly 73% of Canadian small and mediumsized enterprises (SMEs) understood thatcloud-based services were a cost-effective delivery model, but that just 30% were investing in such services.Buy your copy of this report @ http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/canada-information-technology-report-q4-2012-market-report.htmlTable of ContentsExecutive Summary . 5SWOT Analysis .... 7Canada IT Sector SWOT ... 7Canada Political SWOT .... 8Canada Economic SWOT . 8Americas Risk/Reward Ratings ... 9Table: Americas Risk/Reward Ratings, Q412 .... 11Americas IT Market Overview .... 12IT Penetration .. 12Sectors And Verticals . 17Market Overview 21Hardware .... 22Software . 25Services .. 28Industry Developments ... 29Industry Forecast ... 31Table: Canada IT Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (US$mn Unless Otherwise Stated), 2009-2016 .... 34Industry Forecast Internet 35Table: Telecoms Sector - Internet - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2009-2016 .... 35Macroeconomic Forecast . 37Table: Canada - GDP By Expenditure, Real Growth %, 2008-2016 39Competitive Landscape ... 40Hardware .... 40Software . 41Services .. 43Country Snapshot .. 46Table: Canadas Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (000) .... 47Table: Canadas Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 48Table: Canadas Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 ... 49Table: Canadas Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 ... 49BMI Methodology ... 50How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts ... 50IT Industry .. 50IT Ratings - Methodology .... 51Table: IT Business Environment Indicators .. 52Weighting .... 53Table: Weighting Of Components .. 53Sources .. 53Table: Americas Risk/Reward Ratings, QTable: Canada IT Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts (US$mn Unless Otherwise Stated), -
  3. 3. Table: Telecoms Sector - Internet - Historical Data & Forecasts, -Table: Canada - GDP By Expenditure, Real Growth %, -Table: Canadas Population By Age Group, - ()Table: Canadas Population By Age Group, - (% of total)Table: Canadas Key Population Ratios, -Table: Canadas Rural And Urban Population, -Table: IT Business Environment IndicatorsTable: Weighting Of ComponentsFor more details contact Mr. Priyank Tiwari: sales@rnrmarketresearch.com / +18883915441Website: http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/

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