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Hiroshi Shibutani

Senior Market Analyst, PC, Mobile & Client Solution, IDC Japan

Hiroshi Shibutani has more than 19 years of technical experience in the Information and Communication Technology industry. In his role as the Senior Market Analyst of IDC's Japan PC Group, he analyzes and forecasts the virtual client computing (including thin client) market in Japan, and contributes insights towards the worldwide thin client tracker program. In addition, he is closely involved in IDC's research of the PC market in Japan as part of the Japan PC Quarterly Model Analysis product.

Before joining IDC Japan, Mr. Shibutani served at IBM Japan, in a software product development /assurance role, developing a career that spanned over 12 years, which also includes PC technical support. After that, he was with Lenovo Japan responsible for PC sales as a pre sales engineer, serving customers mainly in the telecommunication carrier and newspaper publishing industries.



Mr. Shibutani holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from The University of Electoro-Communication, Japan, and a Master of Business Administration from Bond University, Australia.

本調査レポートでは、クライアント仮想化製品を導入した550社のユーザー企業を対象に調査した結果に基づいて、IDC独自のROIを用いて定量的な分析を実施し、投資対効果(ROI)を算出している。ここ数年、ROIを定点測定しており、ROIの値は高い値を示している。導入に踏み切れないユーザー企業、特に経営層に対し、ROIを明示することが導入促進の有効な施策の一つとなる。IDC Japan PC、携帯端末&クライアントソリューションのシニアマーケットアナリストである渋谷 寛は、「ROI...
This IDC study is a translation of the Japanese document IDC #JPJ41781017 that presents an analysis of the Japan virtual client market in 2016, explains the current state of that market, and provides a forecast of the future. The target mar...
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