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Latin America Black Book: 3rd Platform Edition

IDC's Latin America Black Book: 3rd Platform Edition service is a semiannual study on estimated current and projected IT spending on hardware, packaged software, and IT and telecommunications services investments in the pillars of the 3rd Platform of technology (big data and analytics, cloud, mobility, and social) as well as innovation accelerators such as 3D printing, AR/VR, cognitive AI, IoT, robotics, and security. The data is presented for IT hardware, packaged software, IT services, and telecommunications services in the region's eight most visible geographies: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, as well as the rest of Latin America. The data presented is consistent to facilitate cross-country and cross-regional comparisons. The information is presented by total spending in U.S. dollars, annual growth rates, and overall IT spending proportions for each of the technology areas covered.

Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • Geographical coverage: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and the rest of Latin America
  • 3D printers and software
  • AR/VR hardware and software
  • Big data and analytics software
  • Business services
  • Cognitive platforms and applications
  • Desktop and notebook PCs and tablets
  • Enterprise mobility software
  • Enterprise networks
  • Enterprise social software
  • Facility modification
  • Mobile phones
  • Telecom services (fixed, mobile, voice, and data)
  • Hardcopy peripherals
  • IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS
  • IoT (connectivity, modules/sensors, services, and software)
  • IT services
  • Material and on-demand parts services
  • Ongoing service
  • PC monitors
  • Robotic/drone hardware and services
  • Security hardware and software
  • Server/storage
  • Software
  • Telecom equipment

Core Research

  • IT Market Growth per Country
  • IT Market Distribution by Technology
  • Historical and Five-Year Forecasts

In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.

Key Questions Answered

  1. Which countries are adopting the leading technologies the fastest?
  2. What is the country's distribution by technology market?
  3. Which technology market is growing most rapidly?
  4. Which technology market has the biggest share in Latin America and in which countries?

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