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China Semiannual Edge Computing Tracker

Edge computing involves a considerable portion, if not all, of an organization's data collected, analyzed, processed, and re-disseminated at the "edge" (i.e., the technology infrastructure and devices situated outside the traditional "core" enterprise or datacenters). Data can be collected, analyzed, and used operationally in real time without needing to be sent all the way up to a core IT system for processing/analysis and then passed back down to the edge.

Technology Coverage

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

Core Coverage:

  • Edge
  • Computing
  • Network

Optional Content Add-Ons:

  • Segment by vertical

Geographic Scope

  • Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (1 country): PRC

Data Deliverables

This tracker is delivered on a quarterly or semiannual basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative. Deliverables for this tracker include:

  • Preliminary top 5
  • Preliminary top 10
  • Historical data
  • Forecast data
  • "Other" category

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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William Zhang

Research Director, Enterprise Research, IDC China