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India's IT services market to grow to $8.1 billion by 2011

Channelworld staff | Sept. 1, 2008
As per Springboard's report, IT Services growth rate in India is well above the 10.5 per cent CAGR of overall Asia Pacific market and it makes India the fastest growing IT Services market in the Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) region.

BANGALORE, 29 AUGUST 2008 - The IT services market in India is estimated to grow from US$4.1 billion in 2007 to $8.1 billion in 2011, representing a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.6 per cent from 2006 to 2011, according to the latest research by Springboard Research, a leading innovator in the IT Market Research industry. As per Springboard's report, titled 'India IT Services Market and Forecast 2006-2011', IT Services growth rate in India is well above the 10.5 per cent CAGR of overall Asia Pacific market and it makes India the fastest growing IT Services market in the Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) region.

According to the report, the Indian IT Services market is heavily dominated by infrastructure Services, which are estimated to garner 54 per cent of the market in 2007. Springboard further forecasts the segment to grow in line with the overall market and reach $4.27 billion by 2011. However, Applications Services with a CAGR of 19.6 per cent remain the fastest growing market segment, while IT Consulting -- typically used by vendors as entry point to reach clients in India -- is estimated to grow from $0.22 billion in 2007 to $0.40 billion by 2011.

"India is the epicenter of growth in Asia Pacific IT Services marketplace," said Sanchit Vir Gogia, Senior Research Analyst for Services at Springboard Research. "Not only is the India IT Services market forecast to be the fastest growing in the region, the country also has a rather unique position in the worldwide outsourcing arena through a well-educated and language-proficient workforce, that sets it apart from other Asian competitors," Gogia added.

 

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