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Emerging Market Analysis: China's Top 10 Technology Trends in 2014

Published: 26 May 2014

ID: G00261765

Analyst(s): Praveen Sengar, Uko Tian , Owen Chen , Sandy Shen , Twiggy Lo , Tracy Tsai , Olive Huang, Yanna Dharmasthira, Amy Teng , Eileen He, Jimmie Chang, Jane Zhang, Matthew Cheung, Evan Zeng , Pete Basiliere, Tina T. Tang, Vincent Fu, Jim Longwood , Maritess Sobejana


China has a substantially large IT market full of potential — and competiveness. This analysis identifies the top 10 strategic technology trends in China that CIOs should consider pursuing to grow their businesses and remain competitive throughout the digital revolution era.

Table Of Contents


  • Strategic Technologies
    • China's Top 10 Technology Trends
  • Market Dynamics of China's Top Technology Trends
    • Mobile Device Diversity and Management
    • Mobile Apps and Applications
    • Social Commerce
    • The Internet of Things
    • Hybrid Cloud and IT as a Service Broker
    • Cloud/Client Architecture
    • The Era of Personal Cloud
    • Software-Defined Anything
    • Web-scale IT
    • 3D Printing
  • Additional Analysis: Chinese Versus Global CIOs
    • Social Commerce
    • Smart Machines

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