Find Computing and Office Supplies expertise in Jamaica

Computer and internet penetration in Jamaica is relatively low compared to the rest of the Caribbean, yet it has one of the largest markets, creating the best capacity and potential. There are 67 PCs in Jamaica (2005) and 261 internet users (2010) for every 1,000 people.

There are numerous local software development companies in Jamaica. Depth of expertise may vary but numerous services are available. Multinational hardware and software companies such as IBM and Microsoft operate in Jamaica, along with a number of smaller regional companies.  The government is actively encouraging international technology companies to invest in the country through incentives such as duty free imports, tax exemptions and free repatriation of profits and dividends. The country is a major IT and business processing outsourcing (IT-BPO) point in the Caribbean. The IT-BPO sector accounts for USD 145 million in revenue and employs over 10,000 people.

The University of Technology in Jamaica offers both computing and electrical engineering courses at an undergraduate and the former at a post graduate level. It is the second largest faculty of its type in the Caribbean and aims to enable Jamaicans to compete in technology and engineering both locally and internationally.

In terms of uptake of technology in the public sector Jamaican schools were among the first in the Caribbean to establish computers and Internet connections. The Jamaica 2000 project encouraged the introduction of computer labs in all secondary schools to sustain courses in computer studies and science.

The Jamaica Computer Society (JCS) was established in 1975 with the principal aim of representing companies and individuals, and maintaining standards for professionals in the ICT sector. It seeks to shape the national and regional ICT agenda and encourage improvements in the business of its members and the population of Jamaica.

Computing and Office Supplies organisations in Jamaica
Abba's Computer Ltd
Bites Technology
Catheren & Friends
Computer Environmental Solutions (CES)
Comtech - Ink Stationery Supplies
DC Stationery Depot Ltd
Digital Systems & Supplies Ltd
dotTech ICT Training & Consultants Co. Ltd
Fujitsu Transaction Solutions (Jamaica) Ltd
Illuminat Jamaica Ltd
Indusa Global Co. Ltd
Innovative Corporate Solutions
Intcomex Jamaica Ltd
Inter-Global Computer Services
Jamaica Computer Society (JCS)
Jamaica Computer Society Education Foundation (JCSEF)
M & M Stationery & Office Supplies Ltd
Management Control Systems Ltd
Mobile & Virtual Office Traders
One Stop Computers Ltd (OSC)
Optimal Computer Systems Ltd
Port Computer Services (PCS)
Real World Technology Training & Solutions
Spatial Innovision Ltd
Staionery & Office Supplies Ltd
Systems Multi-Services Ltd
Vantagepoint IT Training & Consulting
Xsomo International Ltd