This IDC study analyzes the total addressable market opportunities for the enterprise network consulting and integration services market, including services around the end-to-end enterprise network infrastructure from corporate headquarters to branch offices and datacenters.
"The importance and strategic value of the network has increased significantly within the enterprise. Services firms provide essential guidance that will allow enterprises to extract maximum business value out of their infrastructure investments while positioning them for future growth, agility, and competitiveness. Demand for enterprise network consulting and integration services will grow at a pace of 7.8% over the next five years, driven by the enterprise's desire for advanced networking-based technologies such as unified communications and video, mobility and the proliferation of consumer devices in the enterprise, as well as the movement toward virtualized datacenters, and cloud-based initiatives, all of which will require services firms to provide a tight linkage between technology and business outcomes." said Leslie Rosenberg, research manager for IDC's Network Life-Cycle Services program.