IDC is the premier global market intelligence and advisory firm in the information technology and telecommunications industries. Investment Research Services (IRS) is IDC's exclusive research offering for the financial services community. With over 1,000 analysts worldwide, the IRS service leverages IDC's unparalleled knowledge base, both globally and locally, to provide timely and comprehensive quantitative and qualitative market intelligence.
Address Key Business Issues
Gain proprietary company insight
Quantify market potential and historical sales
Identify investment risks and opportunities
Gain customer and sales insight
Quantify market opportunities
Understand global industry segments and trends
Identify lending risks
Gain quantitative market and company intelligence
Facilitate channel checks
Identify proprietary issues
Quantify market forecasts and growth rates
Understand new markets
Clarify complex product portfolios
Identify buy-side and sell-side opportunities
Provide unbiased industry quantification
Venture Capital and Private Equity
Develop deal flow
Understand emerging market segments and customer demand
Create exit strategies
Receive Customized Service
Research Analyst Inquiry Support
Through the dedicated Analyst-Account Manager, clients have access to more than 1000 IDC analysts who provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. This access enables clients to tap into the expertise of industry and market experts and obtain strategic and tactical advice on specific markets, companies, technologies, and products.
IDC's personalized Internet site allows instant access to the most up-to-date information anytime, anywhere.
IDC clients receive a pool of inquiry hours. These inquiry hours may be applied toward research analyst support, the purchase of additional IDC products, consulting services, and/or onsite analyst presentations.
IDC events cover the hottest trends shaping the IT and communications industries. IDC clients receive invitations to participate in conferences, breakfast briefings, telebriefings, Web conferences, and other IDC events held throughout the year.
Technology Coverage Areas
Technology Research Views
Components and peripherals
Electronic manufacturing services
IT support and integration
Security and business continuity services
Software application development and deployment
Software application and information access
Vertical Market Research
Banking, insurance, and financial services
Resources, construction, and process/discrete manufacturing
Communications and media
Transportation/transportation services and utilities
Retail and wholesale
Education and government
Custom Research and Go-to-Market Solutions
For IT suppliers or IT buyers doing business planning and budgeting, sales and marketing, or performance measurement, we have the custom offerings to optimize your success at every stage of your business. Our data- and content-driven approach helps you make better decisions, drive more effective marketing programs, and effectively measure your success - resulting in a greater return on your investment.
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.