This year marks IBM’s 15th year in Vietnam, where information technology has rapidly become indispensable and helped its economic emergence. The government has prioritized communications technology, and now about one-third of Vietnamese log on to the Internet daily.
IT now accounts for more than $15 billion of Vietnam’s economy, and government projects are expected to attract more spending in the public sector over the next decade to develop IT in healthcare, education, energy, transportation, and communications.
IBM says Vietnam — where the company is concentrating on services for small- and medium-sized enterprises and state-owned businesses — is one of the company’s 20 “focused investment countries.”
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