This IDC Survey Spotlight offers insights into one key area of this new procurement trend and reveals the IT equipment categories that enterprises are currently reviewing as possible options to transition to new flexible consumption models. IT leasing and financing companies need to prepare for disruption to traditional behaviors.
In September 2017, IDC surveyed 300 U.S. enterprises to understand the reasons that they lease and finance IT equipment. Specifically, we asked about current offerings and their satisfaction levels with these offers. In addition, we explored how they anticipate the new flexible IT consumption offerings will impact their future leasing behaviors.