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Canadian Cloud Market Forecaster

IDC's Canadian Cloud Market Forecaster complements our subscription research services, which aims 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 Cloud 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 nine cloud 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 hardware, software, IT services, and telecom markets.

Why Use Canadian Cloud Market Forecaster Data?

Because you need trusted, unbiased market data to make the right decisions. Whether you currently compete in one or multiple cloud markets, are evaluating entry into a new cloud market or region, or making an investment decision, data from Canadian Cloud Market Forecaster can help you.

Product Features

IDC's Canadian Cloud Market Forecaster contains Canadian data for all of IDC's cloud markets. It includes:

  • Forecasts and historical data for all nine of IDC's cloud markets
  • All forecasts, not just those covered in detail in the CIS programs, and complements IDC's existing research programs
  • Access to regular forecast updates based on IDC's latest research
  • End-user spending data segmented by 17 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 cloud market, region, size, and industry).
  • Determine which segments offer the best opportunity for growth

Snapshot

Canadian Cloud Market Forecaster: Segmentation

Cloud market segments:

  • AD&D aaS
  • Apps aaS
  • SIS aaS
  • IaaS private compute
  • IaaS private storage
  • IaaS public compute (non-VPC)
  • IaaS public compute (VPC)
  • IaaS public storage (non-VPC)
  • IaaS public storage (VPC)

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, NFLD)
  • Quebec (QC, NVT)
  • Ontario (ON)
  • Manitoba/Saskatchewan (MB, SK)
  • Alberta (AB)
  • British Columbia (BC, YK, 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

Delivery Schedule

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

  • Semiannual updates: April and September

About the Canadian Cloud Market Forecaster Database

Canadian Cloud 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 nine cloud 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 hardware, software, IT services, and telecom markets.

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