October 16, 2012
"Although China has made impressive progress in supercomputer system development over the past few years, there is still a significant gap between China and the advanced nations in terms of software and applications."

— Quote from a recent report on the Asian Technology Information Program.  Report title is “ATIP12.016: HPC Talent in China

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April 17, 2012
"Africa and Asia together will account for 86 per cent of all growth in the world’s urban population over the next four decades. This unprecedented increase will pose new challenges in terms of jobs, housing and infrastructure."

Quote found in a UN press release titled "Africa and Asia to lead urban population growth in next 40 years"

Urbanization - China

April 3, 2012
"Seventeen percent of global IT spending will be generated by BRIMC in 2012, representing nearly $658 billion, and the markets remain far from saturated. While professional and consumer market opportunities can be found in many emerging markets, Brazil, Russia, India, Mexico and China (BRIMC) continue to perform particularly strongly, and this is where over half of emerging markets’ IT spending will be concentrated in 2012."

— Quote by Luis Anavitarte, research vice president and head of emerging markets research at Gartner.   Quote found at in a Gartner press release titled: "Gartner Says Emerging Markets Will Generate $1.22 Trillion in IT Spending in 2012"

April 4, 2011
"The APEJ market for cloud computing services will grow by an average 40% per annum rate through 2014 to reach US$4.9 billion. A major driver of this growth has been the new regional data centres which are now emerging to provide the necessary infrastructure for growth of the key cloud service areas."

— Quote by Chris Morris Director of Cloud Services & Technologies, IDC Asia/Pacific.  Quote found in IBM Press release "IBM Invests US$38M in Cloud Computing Data Centre to Address Asia Pacific Growth"

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