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Malaysia Information Technology Report

Published 25 September 2014

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Malaysia Information Technology Report

BMI View: The Malaysian IT market has a bright medium term outlook, due to a supportive economic environment and a government policy framework encouraging the development of the market . In the hardware market , strong growth in tablet s ales and a boost to traditional form factor sales from XP support withdrawal and cuts to Windows licensing fees will boost consumer and eEnterprise spending. Meanwhile, over the medium term vendor innovation based on Intel 's Haswell chips and Windows touch functionality will help vendors capitalis e on the strong consumption story in Malaysia. I n the enterprise market growth will be slightly slower, with corporate customers more hesitant as a result of ongoing global economic uncertainty. However , there will be some areas of strong growth , including security software and services, as well as outsourcing and cloud computing.

Headline Expenditure Projections

  • Computer Hardware Sales: MYR9.0bn in 2013 to MYR9.4bn in 2014, +4.7% in local currency terms. Tablet volume growth will continue to outperform, but the recovery in desktop and notebook sales will be a key driver of value growth.

  • Software Sales: MYR3.5bn in 2013 to MYR3.9bn in 2014, +11.2% in local currency terms. OS upgrades following the withdrawal of official support for Windows XP will boost the growth rate above the trend, which is driven primarily by enterprise modernisation.

  • IT Services Sales: MYR5.4bn in 2013 to MYR5.9bn in 2014, +10.8% in local currency terms. IT services is expected be the fastest growing segment of the market, with enterprise spending on outsourcing, cloud computing and security services driving demand growth.

Key Trends And Developments

The modernisation of public services in Malaysia offers continued opportunities for vendors in areas such as education, health and public service delivery. For instance, in August 2014 global virtualisation and cloud infrastructure vendor VMWare selected the deployment of a...

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View
7
SWOT
9
IT SWOT
9
Wireline SWOT
11
Political
13
Economic
15
Business Environment
17
Industry Forecast
19
Table: IT Industry - Historical Data And Forecasts (Malaysia 2011-2018)
19
Wireline
25
Table: Telecoms Sector - Wireline - Historical Data & Forecasts
25
Macroeconomic Forecasts
28
Economic Analysis
28
Table: Malaysia - Economic Activity
34
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
35
Table: Asia-Pacific Risk/Reward Ratings - Q3 2014
37
Market Overview
38
Hardware
38
Software
44
Services
50
Industry Trends And Developments
54
Regulatory Development
58
Table: Government Authorities
58
Competitive Landscape
62
International Companies
62
Table: Lenovo
62
Table: Acer
63
Table: HCL Axon
64
Local Companies
65
Table: Sunway E-Systems
65
Company Profile
66
HeiTech Padu
66
Regional Overview
70
Demographic Forecast
74
Table: Malaysia's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000)
75
Table: Malaysia's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total)
76
Table: Malaysia's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020
77
Table: Malaysia's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020
77
Methodology
78
Industry Forecast Methodology
78
Sources
79
Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology
80
Table: It Risk/Reward Ratings Indicators
81
Table: Weighting Of Components
82

The Malaysia Information Technology Report features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s market assessment and independent forecasts covering personal computers and software; semi-conductors, memory chips, integrated circuits and general components; the internet and IT solutions. It analyses analyses regulatory changes (licensing, customs and intellectual property protection) and competitive landscapes comparing IT companies by products, sales, market share, investments, projects and expansion strategies.

BMI's Malaysia Information Technology Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, IT associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the IT industry in Malaysia.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent IT Industry forecasts for Malaysia to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and strategic business planning in the Malaysian IT market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in Malaysia's IT sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes, and major deals, projects and investments in Malaysia.
  • Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. KPIs and latest activity).

Coverage

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI's key industry forecasts, views and trend analysis covering IT, regulatory changes, major investments and projects and significant national and multinational company developments.

Regional Overview

Cross-border analysis of regional markets, commenting on IT penetration (PC and internet) and market growth drivers (IT market size and IT market compound growth).

Country Market Overview

Structure, size and value of the industry sectors including hardware, software and services; overview of the industry landscape and key players; assessment of the business operating environment and the latest regulatory developments and government authority.

BMI Industry Forecasts

Historic data series and forecasts to end-2018 for all key industry indicators (see list below), supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key downside risks to the main forecast, including:

IT Sector: IT industry value (US$bn); IT sector contribution to GDP (%); value of hardware, software and services industry (US$mn); PC, peripherals and software imports and exports (US$mn); PC, peripherals and software sales (US$mn); number of PCs (`000); PCs/100 inhabitants; internet users (`000); internet users per 100 inhabitants; broadband subscribers (`000); broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants.

Economy: Economic growth (%); nominal GDP (US$bn); unemployment (%); interest rates (%); exchange rate (against US$).

BMI Macroeconomic Forecast

BMI forecasts for all headline macroeconomic indicators to end-2018 including real GDP growth, inflation, fiscal balance, trade balance, current account and external debt.

Competitive Landscape

Full analysis of the competitive landscape within the hardware, software and services sectors.

Company Profiles

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI's industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

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