Azerbaijan - one of the leaders in IT-sector in Eastern Europe
South Caucasus country Azerbaijan got to the list of countries of Eastern Europe on "index of competitiveness in IT 2011". As reported by Trend, in fact, Azerbaijan took eighth place.
The rankings was prepared by experts of international analytical agency Economist Intelligence Unit. The study was supported by Association of software producers BSA (Business Software Alliance).
In this ranking, experts compared 66 countries on the basic and essential for the development of IT-industry figures. Among these indicators there is the general business environment, infrastructure, human capital, research activity, legal regulation and public support for the industry.
It is worth noting that the top five places of the list were taken by such Eastern European countries as Romania, Croatia, Lithuania, Bulgaria and Russia.