Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

FOCUS SHORT

Competition to sharpen?

TEN big IT suppliers receive one half of the total government spending on IT in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Based on findings by research company IDC, the most important suppliers to governments in the four countries are Asseco, Atos, BIW Koncept, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Telefónica O2 Business Solutions and T-Systems, the SITA newswire reported in late January.

TEN big IT suppliers receive one half of the total government spending on IT in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Based on findings by research company IDC, the most important suppliers to governments in the four countries are Asseco, Atos, BIW Koncept, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Telefónica O2 Business Solutions and T-Systems, the SITA newswire reported in late January.

In 2011 IT expenditure by the four countries exceeded $2.2 billion, while the estimate for spending in 2012 was $2.35 billion. IDC expects that budget cuts caused by the crisis in the eurozone will lead to a sharpening of competition among IT firms.

Topic: IT


Top stories

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

The Slovak Supreme Court received a motion to dissolve the extreme right ĽSNS party founded and led by Marian Kotleba.

Jaromír Čižnár

Russian spies allegedly recruit also Slovaks

They are using martial art clubs in Germany and dozens more in other EU states, in the Western Balkans, and in North America.

Illustrative stock photo

EC scrutinises state aid for Jaguar Photo

There is a question whether the scrutiny may impact the carmaker’s plans to invest in Slovakia.

The construction site of a brand new plant of Jaguar Land Rover near Nitra.

GLOBSEC forum will host guests from 70 countries

The 12th year of the conference will be attended by the highest number of participants in its history.

Slovak President Andrej Kiska gives the opening speech of The Globsec 2016 security conference.