Asia-Pacific IT outsouring market reached $10.9 bln in the first half of 2006
According to IDC, the total ICT Outsourcing and Managed Services market in the Asia-Pacific region topped $10.9 bln in first half of 2006. IDC expects the total market for 2006 to reach $23 bln, or an annual growth rate of 12% over 2005. However, Value Added Managed Services (VAMS) is expected to outpace the entire market with a growth rate of close to 20%. This compares favorably with growth rates of 5-6% for enterprise wide outsourcing and 9-11% for managed connectivity.