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TECH SUPPLIER Apr 2019 - IDC Survey Spotlight - Doc # EUR244996019

Which European Industries Are Leveraging Edge Computing the Most?

By: Milan KalalProgram Manager, European Customer Insights & Analysis Group

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This IDC Survey Spotlight focuses on the appetite among decision makers across European industry verticals for adopting edge computing solutions and the use cases driving this adoption.

This Survey Spotlight includes data from IDC's Global IoT Decision Maker Survey, which was completed in October 2018. The 970 survey respondents represent organizations from nine Western European countries. Only companies with more than 100 employees were eligible to participate in the survey. Qualified respondents were director level or above with direct involvement in IT and/or business decisions in their respective companies.

The vertical markets covered in the survey were as follows:

  • Financial services
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Energy and Utilities

"Interest in adopting edge computing is strong across many industries and relates to a wide range of use cases. Companies that deal with time-sensitive applications and entities that manage distributed assets in remote areas are the most active in exploring edge-computing solutions." — Program Manager Milan Kalal, IDC Customer Insights and Analysis


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