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Worldwide Semiannual Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence Systems Tracker

IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence Systems Tracker® is a comprehensive global data tool that details vendor share and forecast information on all major cognitive markets and geographies. This includes storage, server, cognitive platform, cognitive-enabled software, and business and IT services wrapped the delivery of cognitive solution deployment. The tracker is built on the strong foundation of IDC's vendor product and market modeling methodology coupled with its extensive network of worldwide and local expertize across the globe, ensuring that the market competition and opportunities are represented truest to reality.

Technology Coverage

This tracker provides total market size and vendor share for the following technology areas. Measurement for this tracker is in market share value.

Due to the expansive market and geography coverage, IDC is expected to capture information for as many as 300 key vendors around the world.

Core Coverage:

  • Server
  • Storage
  • Cognitive platform
  • Cognitive-enabled software
  • IT services
  • Business services

Geographic Scope

  • Asia/Pacific excluding Japan and PRC
  • Canada
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Japan
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
  • PRC
  • United States
  • Western Europe

Forecast Coverage

Forecasts for this tracker are projected for five years out in annual form. There will be a year of historical data provided. Forecasts are available at each core market for all the nine regions previously listed.

Core Forecast Coverage:

Market breakdown includes:

  • Server
  • Storage
  • Cognitive platform
  • Cognitive-enabled software
  • IT services
  • Business services

Geographical breakdown includes the following nine regions:

  • Asia/Pacific excluding Japan and PRC
  • Canada
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Japan
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
  • PRC
  • United States
  • Western Europe

Deliverables

This tracker is delivered on a semiannual basis through IDC query tool and pivot downloads. Deliverables for this tracker are as follows. For a complete delivery schedule please contact an IDC sales representative.

  • Historical data
  • Forecast data

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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