This IDC study presents a five-year forecast for the China manufacturing IT application industry as of October 2016. It reviews and analyzes the market context including both drivers and inhibitors of IT application growth, highlights significant market developments, provides the best estimates of IT spending and forecast by key segment, and offers advice to technology suppliers on how to drive opportunities.
"The China manufacturing industry IT applications market will grow at a steady pace. This is driven by the initiative of digital transformation of manufacturing enterprises, which requires the manufacturers to shift more emphasis on IT applications. The increasing adoption of 3rd Platform technologies (cloud, big data, social, and mobility) is unlocking the potential of traditional IT applications. The deployment of innovation accelerators (IoT, 3D printing, and robotics), coupled with the integration with operations technologies, will drive a revolution across manufacturing operations as companies seek to gain the advantages of Industry 4.0 and Made in China 2025," says Yves Wang, senior research manager, Manufacturing Industry Research and Consulting, IDC China.
PC INVESTMENT COMPANY, Seamless Distribution AB, Worldwide Energy and Manufacturing USA, Inc., IOT GROUP LIMITED, PLM Group Ltd., SiS International Holdings Limited, Portland General Electric Company, Identive Group, Inc.
Customer relationship management applications, Engineering applications, Enterprise resource management applications, Identity and access management, Network security, Operations and manufacturing applications, Security and vulnerability management software, Supply chain management applications