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Canadian IT Hardware Market Forecaster

IDC's Canadian IT Hardware Market Forecaster complements our subscription research services, which aim to keep clients abreast of the latest technology and segmentation trends and opportunities. IDC's multidimensional research provides executives insights into industry trends, strategic planners with unparalleled detail in sizing critical market segments, and sales and marketing organizations' tactical insights into new market opportunities. IDC's Canadian IT Hardware Market Forecaster is delivered in a pivot table so customers can evaluate and analyze market data across multiple dimensions. This flexible and dynamic tool allows clients to identify market opportunities and effectively position their products. The tool provides five-year end-user spending forecasts for 18 hardware markets segmented by industry, region, and company size, as well as historical data for one year. IDC offers the most granular multidimensional view of the Canadian IT and telecom markets with our Market Forecaster tools, with segmentation by industry, region, and size across the hardware, software, IT services, and telecom markets.

Why Use Canadian IT Hardware Market Forecaster Data?

You need trusted, unbiased market data to make the right decisions. Whether you are currently competing in one or multiple hardware markets, evaluating entry into a new hardware market or region, or making an investment decision, data from IDC's Canadian IT Hardware Market Forecaster can help you.

Product Features

IDC's Canadian IT Hardware Market Forecaster contains Canadian data for all of IDC's secondary hardware markets. It includes:

  • Forecasts and historical data for all 18 IDC's hardware markets
  • Complements IDC's existing research programs and includes all forecasts, not just those covered in detail in the CIS programs
  • Access to regular forecast updates based on IDC's latest research
  • End-user spending data segmented by 18 industries, 6 regions, and 10 size segments

Product Applications

Our research enables you to make decisions that are critical to your success:

  • Measure historical performance across multiple markets and segments.
  • Develop business plans with quantitative data on market sizes and forecasts.
  • Set goals or quotas based on market sizes, growth, or share.
  • Reduce time spent doing research when building sizing, forecasts, and business plans.
  • Align market sizes to your addressable market (by hardware market, region, size, and industry).
  • Determine which segments offer the best opportunity for growth.

Snapshot

Canadian IT Hardware Market Forecaster: Segmentation

Hardware markets segments:

  • Base desktop PC
  • Base notebook PC
  • High-end enterprise servers
  • Midrange enterprise servers
  • Volume servers
  • Direct-attached storage
  • Network-attached storage
  • Storage area network
  • Storage — tape
  • Switches
  • Routers
  • IP telephony
  • Wireless LAN
  • Security appliances
  • Other data networking
  • Printers and multifunction printers
  • Smart handhelds
  • Media tablets
  • Monitor

Company size segments:

  • 1–4 employees
  • 5–9 employees
  • 10–19 employees
  • 20–49 employees
  • 50–99 employees
  • 100–199 employees
  • 200–499 employees
  • 500–999 employees
  • 1,000+ employees
  • Consumer/home

Regional segments:

  • Atlantic (NS, NB, PEI, and NFLD)
  • Quebec (QC and NVT)
  • Ontario (ON)
  • Manitoba/Saskatchewan (MB and SK)
  • Alberta (AB)
  • British Columbia (BC, YK, and NWT)

Industry segments:

  • Primary
  • Discrete manufacturing
  • Process manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Transportation
  • Communications and media
  • Utilities
  • Wholesale and distribution
  • Retail
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Financial markets
  • Business services
  • Federal government
  • Provincial and local government
  • Education
  • Health
  • Consumer/home

Delivery Schedule

The Canadian IT Hardware Market Forecaster subscribers receive two updates to IDC's hardware market forecaster data. Pivot tables are delivered via email, and the Canadian IT Hardware Market Forecaster offers additional market forecasts and history not covered in published IDC hardware research documents:

  • Semiannual updates: April and September

About the Canadian IT Hardware Market Forecaster Database

IDC's Canadian IT Hardware Market Forecaster is delivered in a pivot table so customers can evaluate and analyze market data across multiple dimensions. This flexible and dynamic tool allows clients to identify market opportunities and effectively position their products. The tool provides five-year end-user spending forecasts for 18 hardware markets segmented by industry, region, and company size as well as historical data for one year. IDC offers the most granular multidimensional view of the Canadian IT and telecom markets with our Market Forecaster tools, with segmentation by industry, region, and size across the hardware, software, IT services, and telecom markets.

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