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Benjamin McGrath

Senior Research Analyst, SaaS and Cloud Software

Benjamin McGrath is a Senior Research Analyst at IDC, covering SaaS and Cloud Software and responsible for IDC's CloudView surve.  CloudView is IDC’s global cloud benchmarking survey, measuring trends in behavior and attitudes of cloud buyers. In this role, Benjamin provides valuable insight into the SaaS industry. He is also responsible for maintaining IDC’s CloudShare database and assisting with IDC’s SaaS and Cloud Software program.


Benjamin started his career at IDC in 2010 as an Intern on the Vertical Markets team. He returned to IDC as an Intern in 2012, working for IDC's CIO Agenda before joining IDC full time.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Statistics from Carnegie Mellon University
This IDC study discusses key drivers of cloud adoption and the future impact of cloud on business and technology and discusses how IDC believes the cloud will impact the business ecosystem over the next 12–36 months.According to Eric Newmar...
Market Analysis Perspective: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud Software, 2017

Sep 2017 - Market Analysis Perspective - Doc # US42014417

by: Benjamin McGrath

This IDC Market Analysis Perspective presents IDC's view of the worldwide SaaS and cloud software market, with views into emerging industry trends, buyer needs, a competitive assessment of key players, and long-term market opportunities. It...
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