Aug 2017 - Market Perspective - Doc # US42916617
Desktop PC Residual Value Forecast, August 2017
By: Kelly Quinn
This IDC Market Perspective provides an update on residual value forecasts and current fair market value data for commercially deployed desktop personal computers from tier 1 vendors. This study describes the current market conditions that are affecting the adoption of desktop PCs in the commercial space.
"Despite negative pressures on the commercial desktop PC market — such as the continuous introduction of increasingly advanced technologies and the shift to nondesktop form factors — desktop PCs still have their place," said Kelly Quinn, research manager, Technology Valuation Services. "However, participants in both primary and secondary markets for these devices need to be aware of a number of market factors that could potentially affect their business."