IDC's European IT and Cloud Infrastructure Services research provides users with a comprehensive view of end-user strategies and priorities of investment in services related to the datacenter, covering the full life cycle of services, from consulting and integration to operations/outsourcing and support, including full coverage of datacenter outsourcing contracts. Key focus areas include private cloud, hosting, and outsourcing. This research will provide service companies with data and qualitative analysis about end users, the market, and the competitive landscape.
- Infrastructure consulting, implementation/integration, and managed services
- Datacenter outsourcing, deal signings, and renewals
- Hosting infrastructure services
- On-premise/hosted private cloud strategies and investments
- Professional cloud services
- Competitive positioning of vendors in infrastructure services, with a particular focus on cloud
- European IT Outsourcing Services Forecast, 2017–2021
- European Hosting Infrastructure Services Forecast, 2017–2021
- European Service Vendors' Approach to Cloud — Competitive Analysis and Profiles
- European Top 10 Datacenter Life-Cycle Services Vendors 2016
- Infrastructure Outsourcing Services in Europe 2017: User Strategies
- Top 10 vendor market shares for infrastructure services, IT outsourcing, and cloud professional services, 2016
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 top priorities for European enterprises around the datacenter and private cloud environments?
- What are the major infrastructure challenges facing enterprises?
- How quickly will datacenters migrate to cloud, and what professional services are needed?
- What are the key strengths and weakness of the main competitors in cloud and virtualization services?
- How will the hosting and datacenter outsourcing markets develop, and how will cloud affect these markets?
Accenture plc, Amazon.com, Inc., Atos S.A., CGI Group Inc., Capgemini S.A., Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, Colt Group S.A., Computer Sciences Corporation, Datapipe, Inc., Dell Inc., Deutsche Telekom AG, Equinix Inc., Fujitsu Limited, Google Inc., HCL, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Infosys Limited, Interoute Communications Ltd, KPN B.V., Microsoft Corporation, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Orange S.A., Rackspace Hosting, Inc., SAVVIS, INC., Sopra Steria Group, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Tech Mahindra Limited, Tieto Corporation, Unisys Corporation, Vodafone Group Plc, Wipro Limited
Associate Vice President
Research Analyst, European Services
Associate Vice President, European Software and Services