IDC's Private Vendor Watch Service provides detailed data and analysis on emerging technology vendors, markets, and deals that can't be found anywhere else. The Private Vendor Watch Service was designed by financial and strategic investors to address a gap in the marketplace for accurate information and expert guidance on smaller, private tech vendors before they hit the public radar. Each year, the service produces hundreds of company profiles by conducting actual company briefings; each profile includes detailed company vitals, combined with expert IDC analysis on potential gaps, opportunities, differentiators, and much more. The service also tracks all technology M&A and IPO activity, including deal values, market classifications, and trend analysis with large quarterly reports and biweekly deal feeds, all captured in an online database.
- Corporate development and competitive intelligence teams
- Venture capital and private equity IT buyers and executives
- Investment banks
- Accurate data verified with vendor — Expert analyst guidance from IDC's 1,000+ analyst community
- Taxonomy aligned with IDC's trusted framework — In-depth market classification
- Global footprint —110 countries covered by IDC, with 54 office locations across the globe
In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.
- What are the key success factors for these companies?
- What are the companies' key business characteristics, such as funding, exit strategies, and investment strategies?
- What is IDC's assessment of their market potential, capability, and product credibility?
- Who are their partners, channels, and customers?
- Who are the disrupters in the hottest IT markets?
- Who are the potential acquisition candidates and who is acquiring?
Private Vendor Profile Reports. Hundreds of objective business cases every year, which cover the information crucial to company due diligence. Whether looking to invest, acquire, or do business with an emerging vendor, these reports provide the critical guidance and intelligence you can't find anywhere else.
Private Vendor Profiles on Demand. Request profiles on companies you target. IDC conducts the research and delivers the profiles in the same standardized format. Use Watch Factor scores to compare multiple company targets side by side for gap analysis.
Quarterly M&A Analysis. Reports covering tech deals and trends — who leads in acquisitions, what markets saw most activity, and what is expected for the future. Accompanying datasheet tracks every ICT deal with values, date, and markets.
Vendor Deals Database. Easy access to only the companies and deals important to you — advanced search filters allow you to search on any number of combined company vitals, markets, or deal values.
Dedicated Analyst Account Manager. Provides recommendations, custom data, and access to events and coordinates follow-up calls with experts to dive deeper into the company profiles.
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Group Vice President, IDC's Global IT and Financial Advisory Services