IDC's European Vertical Markets service analyzes ICT buying trends and patterns across 18 vertical industries in the Western European economy. The research employs a blend of sources and evaluation techniques to estimate IT spending size and growth, depending on drivers and inhibitors typical of each industry. Our analysis covers business and ICT trends by industry with a focus on investment areas including enterprise solutions, security, virtualization, cloud computing, social media, and mobile applications.
Markets and Subjects Analyzed
18 vertical markets: banking, insurance, other finance, discrete manufacturing, process manufacturing, retail, wholesale, agriculture/construction/mining, business services, transport, communications and media, utilities, central government, local government, healthcare, education, other, and home
16 Western European countries
Vertical markets in the European economy: structure and performance indicators
Vendor initiatives in key verticals
User survey analysis by vertical market
Solution adoption by vertical market
Business and IT requirements by vertical market
Mobile solution opportunities
Server and storage opportunities
Cloud and software as a service (SaaS)
Vertical forum review
Western European IT Vertical Markets: Market Trends and Forecast, 2013–2017 and Quarterly Pivot Table
Western European Vertical Markets Structure Indicators
IS Budget Dynamics, Channel Selection, and Vendor Satisfaction Across Vertical Markets in Western Europe, an IDC Survey
Solutions Adoption in Western European Vertical Markets
IT Security Across Western European Vertical Markets — Trends and Opportunities, an IDC Survey
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.
Key Questions Answered
What are the top opportunity verticals in Europe?
What are the vertical market IT, solutions, and telecommunications requirements in Europe?
What are the vertical market trends for servers and storage systems?
What are the vertical market trends for IT services?
How much will vertical industries spend on IT by country?
What is the rate of adoption of horizontal and industry-specific applications by vertical?
How will SaaS change spending patterns in organizations across verticals?
European Vertical Markets Program
IDC's European Vertical Markets service examines how ICT providers are positioning themselves to compete in European vertical markets. This service reviews strategies, market positioning, and future direction of several providers in European vertical markets, across all technology areas, including the following examples:
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Unparalleled Coverage of End-User Requirements Across Vertical Industries
Whether you are a technology buyer or provider, IDC Insights' research translates today's global end-user requirements and trends into business opportunities for your organization. With dedicated businesses targeting energy, financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail, IDC provides unmatched integration of global technology and vertical industry expertise to deliver industry-specific customer intelligence that gives clients a powerful business advantage.