IT Hardware in South Africa industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2011-15, and forecast to 2020). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.
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The IT hardware market includes all physical components integral to computing. The total market values include client computing and peripherals (desktop PCs, notebook PCs, fixed phones and adaptors, scanners and imaging devices standalone printers, thin-clients and workstations), network infrastructure (Ethernet hubs and switches, Ethernet routers, WAN CPE and termination equipment, WAN multi-service switches, WLAN access points, WLAN cards and WLAN switches and appliances), security hardware and appliances (content-filtering and anti-spam appliances, encryption/SSL accelerators, firewall and VPN gateways, smart card readers and smart cards), server computing (high-end servers, low-end servers and mid-range servers) and storage infrastructure (hard-disk drives, NAS filers and arrays, NAS gateways, SAN adaptors and connectors and SAN disk arrays).
The South African IT Hardware market had total revenues of $1.4bn in 2015, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.6% between 2011 and 2015.
The Client Computing and Peripherals segment was the market's most lucrative in 2015, with total revenues of $0.8bn, equivalent to 58.4% of the market's overall value.
South African enterprises' hardware budgets are primarily dominated by expenditure on network and communications devices, and high end servers.
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