IDC's Canadian Infrastructure and Cloud Solutions service is a primary input for IT vendors and the channel to align with customer demands and market forces. The service delivers in-depth and impactful analysis to sales and marketing teams and end-user IT on a regular basis. Coverage includes segmentation of the cloud, security, virtualization, server, storage, and networking equipment markets by technology, size of organization, vertical industry, and geography. Valuable components of the service include on-demand access to analysts, competitive analysis exercises, and the opportunity for advanced strategic assessment engagements. The focus of IDC's Canadian Infrastructure and Cloud Solutions service is to help vendors create more effective sales and marketing initiatives via improved targeting, better engage with end-user organizations and partners leading to greater market penetration, and improve profitability with improved attach rates.
Markets and Subjects Analyzed
Infrastructure software and services
Drivers, inhibitors, and triggers
Go-to-market and infrastructure deployment strategies
New technology adoption rates and market impact
Vertical market analysis
Market sizing, forecasts, and competitive analysis
Canadian Server and Storage Forecast and Analysis
Security Solutions Adoption and Threat Analysis
Emerging Technology Adoption
Case Studies and Vendor Profiles
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
Where are margins moving in hardware sales?
What are the initiatives and expectations surrounding consolidation and virtualization strategies?
How are system management tools being adopted?
Where do partners believe they can make money selling hardware?
Which vertical markets provide the most opportunity to sell servers and storage?
What effect will new technologies such as blades, IPv6, and iSCSI interconnects have on purchasing decisions?
Infrastructure Hardware Market Coverage
IDC's Canadian Infrastructure and Cloud Solutions service examines how security, server, storage, and networking equipment vendors and partners are positioning themselves to compete in the various hardware and solutions markets. This service reviews the strategies, market positioning, and future direction of several providers in the infrastructure hardware and related markets, including:
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.