Helping Customers Achieve Positive Business Outcomes

The combined power of IDC’s tenured market experts and proprietary data has facilitated customer growth for 60 years.

Changing the way the world thinks about the effects of technology on business and society.

International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global market intelligence, data, and events provider for the information technology, telecom., and consumer technology markets.

With more than 1,300 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC’s analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based technology decisions and achieve their key business objectives.

IIAR Analyst Firm of the Year

Recognized for broad industry and geographic coverage, analyst expertise, ease to work with, and value for four consecutive years.

IIAR Analyst Firm of the Year

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The latest news on our company and the global tech markets we cover.

Ranked #1 in Business Press Mentions for More Than a Decade

What We Do

IDC partners with tech suppliers, tech buyers, and tech watchers to help guide their strategic decision-making.


Understand Trends and Opportunities.

Data & Analytics

Leverage Trusted Data Fit For Your Role.

Custom Solutions

Generate Leads and Accelerate Business Growth.


Harness Innovative Formats That Bring Tech Buyers and Sellers Together.

Our Customers

Our vendor, buyer, and Wall Street customers trust IDC to provide a holistic view of the ICT market around the world.

“IDC is one of my top go-to technology market research sources of all time.“

Market Intelligence Director, Enterprise Tech Vendor

“IDC is arguably the most interactive, supportive analyst firm out there. And, I appreciate the breadth of research, analyst expertise, and go-to-market deliverables they offer.“

Director of Analyst Relations, Enterprise Tech Vendor

“IDC is and has always been a key opinion leader in technology research.“

Leader, Emerging Tech Vendor

“I've been in Analyst Relations for nearly 20 years. IDC has outstanding research and its analysts are the best in the business. They are incredibly sharp but also super easy to work with and super easy to understand. “

Senior Lead Analyst Relations Manager, Enterprise Tech Vendor

“IDC is just so much easier to do business with than other major research and advisory firms and delivers solid value for the investment. “

Director of Analyst Relations, Emerging Tech Vendor

“Easy to digest and insightful reports with the right data points to help customers make decisions about technology services. “

Business Development Manager, Large Enterprise

“Trusted source for market data and vendor revenue. Could not do my job without IDC. “

Marketing Program Manager, Mid-Market Tech Buyer

“IDC is our trusted third-party data provider. “

Equity Research Associate, Financial Services Leader

“IDC is a good partner to work with. They understand our business, are collaborative and their research coverage aligns well with the areas that we are most interested in. They have a lot of data that is updated regularly and backed by solid assumptions, methodology and analysts that cover most geos, industries, and tech segments. “

Research Manager, Enterprise Tech Vendor

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IDG Environmental Policy

International Data Group is committed to protecting the environment, the health and safety of our employees, and the community in which we conduct our business. It is our policy to seek continual improvement throughout our business operations to lessen our impact on the local and global environment. We are committed to environmental excellence, pollution prevention and to purchasing products that reduce the use of natural resources.

We fulfill this mission by a commitment to:

  • Encouraging all partners to share in our mission
  • Understanding environmental issues and sharing information with our partners
  • Recognizing that fiscal responsibility is essential to our environmental future
  • Instilling environmental responsibility as a corporate value
  • Developing innovative and flexible solutions to bring about change
  • Using our platforms and position in the IT industry to promote sustainability
  • Minimize air travel to help reduce our impact on the environment
  • Minimize use of materials and energy consumption in our offices
  • Create a working environment that efficiently uses our office space
  • Develop and maintain a hybrid working model that benefits both our employees and business partners
  • Encourage employees to measure, minimize and collaborate on reducing energy consumption at home and in the office
  • Engaging employees and promoting active participation in environmental and sustainability initiatives