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Middle East and Africa Quarterly MFP Tracker

Manufacturers have eagerly embraced multifunction peripherals (MFPs) and have introduced wide device ranges — from low-end personal printers to smart MFPs that can be programmed to perform custom functions — so as to capture share in this lucrative market. Vendors are being forced to rethink their approaches to the changing competitive landscape of the document marketplace. IDC provides the business intelligence that vendors need to stay competitive. IDC's Middle East and Africa Quarterly MFP Tracker® service delivers data and insight to help vendors identify opportunities, position their products and brands, and anticipate market changes.

Technology Coverage

This tracker provides total market size and vendor shares for the following technology areas. Measurements for this tracker are in shipments and end-user revenue.

Core Coverage:

  • Inkjet MFPs
  • Laser/LED MFPs
Geographic Scope
  • Turkey
  • Israel
  • Egypt
  • Saudi Arabia
  • The United Arab Emirates
  • South Africa
  • The Rest of the Middle East
  • The Rest of Africa
  • Optional add-ons for Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Pakistan
Forecast Coverage

Forecasts for this tracker are updated quarterly and include five years of historical data, two years of quarterly forecasts, and an additional three years of annual market projections. Forecasts are available at the regional and country levels. Examples of the forecasts included in this tracker are as follows:

Core Forecast Coverage

  • Country, Product Detail, Product Category, Speed Segment, Price Band

This tracker is delivered on a quarterly basis via Excel pivot table and web-based query. Deliverables are listed below. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative.

  • Preliminary historical data
  • Final 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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Ilona Stankeova Research Director, Imaging Devices & Document Solutions, CEMA