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Japan IT Spending by Regional Market Segments (Japanese Version)

IDC's Japan IT Spending by Regional Market Segments (Japanese Version) is a semiannual analysis of historical and projected growth of the Japan IT market by regional segments. It provides historical size of the Japan IT market by regional segments and a forecast for the next five years. In this study, the market is examined by regions, with key assumptions provided. This service also presents IT spending size by regions, product, verticals, and company sizes. IDC's Japan IT Spending by Regional Market Segments (Japanese Version) is a qualitative complement to annual studies based on intelligence gathered by local IDC analysts.


Technology Coverage

This service provides total market size for the following technology areas. Measurement for this service is in end-user spending.

Core coverage:

  • Device (PC/Mobile/Peripheral)
  • Infrastructure (Server/Storage/Network equipment/IaaS)
  • Package software
  • IT service
  • Business Service


Geographic Scope

  • Japan

Data Deliverables

This service is delivered on a semiannual basis with tools such as pivot tables. Deliverables for this service are listed below. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative.

  • Historical data
  • Forecast data
  • Report

Forecast Coverage

Forecasts for this service are updated semiannually and include two years of historical data and five years of annual market projections. Forecasts are available at the country level. Examples of the forecasts included in this service are as follows:

Core forecast coverage:

  • Regions: Hokkaido/Tohoku, Kantou (excluding Tokyo), Tokyo, Hokuriku/Kousinnetsu, Tokai, Kinki, Chugoku/Shikoku, and Kyushu/Okinawa
  • Vertical segments: Financial services, manufacturing, distribution, IT services, services, healthcare, other enterprise, local government (prefecture), local government (city), local government (town/village), central government, education, and consumer
  • Company size: 1–9 employees, 10–99 employees, 100–499 employees, 500–999 employees, and 1,000+ employees


IDC's Tracker Methodology

IDC's tracker data is developed using a rigorous methodology that includes well-planned and well-coordinated local, regional, and worldwide data cross-checks combined with a proprietary advanced data consolidation and analysis data platform managed by IDC's Worldwide Tracker organization. Data sources used in the process of determining IDC's tracker numbers include, but are not limited to:

  • In-country local vendor interviews
  • Distribution data feeds
  • Worldwide and regional vendor guidance
  • ODM data
  • In-country local channel partner discussions
  • Import records
  • Feedback from component suppliers
  • Vendor briefings and public financial reports

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Meet the Experts
Akira Muranishi

Research Manager, IT Spending, IDC Japan

Hitoshi Ichimura

Research Manager, IT Spending, IDC Japan