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[21 Jan 2008 | No Comment | 811 supporters]

Kuala Lumpur, January 21, 2008 – Economists have long recognized the important role information technology (IT) can play in a country’s development.  To better understand that role, and to quantify the direct benefits to local economies from IT, in 2007 International Data Corporation (IDC) conducted a study of the economic impact of IT in 82 countries.
From that study, IDC reports that Malaysia’s IT sector is expected to generate more than 98,000 new jobs from 2007 to 2011 and account for the creation of more than 800 new IT companies within …