This IDC study details the growth in spending by small office (1-9 employees), small business (10-99 employees), and midmarket (100-999 employees) firms on mobile hardware, software, and services. Spending in U.S. dollars is taken from IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Mobility Spending Guide and is presented by major customer segment for the U.S. and worldwide. This forecast does not include spending associated with very large businesses (enterprises) or consumers.
"While mobile device ownership and general app uptake have already impacted consumers and businesses large and small, utilizing mobile capabilities to drive wholesale digital transformation in personal and professional spaces continues to represent a growth opportunity for vendors and channel partners." said Chris Chute, vice president, IDC SMB Cloud and Mobility Practice.