Senior Market Analyst, PC, Mobile & Client Solution, IDC Japan
Team: Client Computing
Japan Mobile and Client Computing Team
Worldwide Quarterly Tracker Team
Hirotoshi Asano is a Senior Market Analyst for IDC's Japan Personal Computing group, based in Tokyo. Asano plays a key role in driving IDC's Japan Quarterly Model Analysis from a research, process, and product development perspective. This involves critical research coordination and management internally as well as being a strategic interface with IDC's Japan clients. In his role, he covers research into Japan's PC market, tracking quarterly PC shipments, vendor strategies, competition, and market analysis, delivering strategic insights to help IDC's clients achieve their key business objectives. Asano also serves as an integral representative on IDC's worldwide research team.
Prior to joining IDC, Asano was responsible for Product Marketing of optical drive and PC peripherals at Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd. (Plextor) for 15 years. He was instrumental in developing the special functions in the CD/DVD Drive as a product differentiator. Previously, he had worked with a PC vendor for 6 years where he was involved in IT consulting sales of MRP systems for the electric industries.
Japan Mobile and Client Computing Vendor Analysis 2013
Hirotoshi Asano, Michito Kimura
Feb 2014 - Doc # JP1272710V Competitive Analysis
This IDC study, which is a translation of the Japanese document IDC #...purchase document
2014年 国内モバイル／クライアントコンピューティング市場 家庭ユーザーのビジネスユースモビリティデバイス意識調査
Ko Shikita, Hirotoshi Asano
Feb 2014 - Doc # J14170102 Survey
The content of this document was written in Japanese: 本調査レポートは、個人所有のスマートコネクテッドデバイス（スマートフォン、タブレット、PCなど）が、在宅時や通勤時／帰宅途中などのプライベートな時間帯に仕事で利用されている状況を、利用用途や目的などに焦点を合わせ、分析、考察を行うものである。ハードウェアだけでなくアプリケーションにも着目することで、ベンダーや関連事業者にとってソリューション提供機会の検 ...purchase document