Abstract

This IDC Survey Spotlight provides insight into how IT and LOB decision maker perspectives on the prioritization of digital infrastructure technology investments have shifted over the past several months as many organizations grapple with long-term business changes resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic and social disruptions.

This document contains data from IDC's Future Enterprise Resiliency and Spending (FERS) Wave 1 and Wave 4 Surveys, conducted in February 2021 and May 2021, respectively. The purpose of the FERS Survey series (12 monthly surveys) is to explore a range of topics related to IT spending priorities, digital resiliency, and technology/organizational priorities in the next normal. The February survey solicited replies from a mix of 738 IT and LOB 738 decision makers across the United States, Europe, and Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan), as well as across a range of industries. The May survey shows results from 832 decision makers. Results are weighted for GDP.

"Between February and May 2021, IDC's research shows an increasing number of IT and LOB decision makers ranking investments in digital infrastructure resiliency as priority or top priority technology investments for the next two years. As organizations begin planning for sustained support for hybrid work models, deeper digital engagement with customers and suppliers, and continued economic and social disruptions around the world, digital infrastructure resiliency is rising in its strategic important to many enterprises." — Mary Johnston Turner, research vice president, Future of Digital Infrastructure Agenda at IDC


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Asia/Pacific Analytics and Intelligent Automation Services , Asia/Pacific Cloud: Delivery Platforms , Asia/Pacific Datacenter Markets: Infrastructure and IT Services , Asia/Pacific Partnering Ecosystems , Canadian Datacenter Infrastructure: Sales Accelerator , Canadian Managed Cloud Services , China Cloud Essentials , China Cloud Market , China Datacenter Market , China Data Management and Storage Market , China Enterprise Networking Market , Cloud Services: Global Overview , Cloud to Edge Datacenter Trends , Core and Edge Computing Platforms , Datacenter and Multicloud Networking , Enabling Technologies: DRAM and NAND Memory , Enabling Technologies: Processors and Architectures , Enterprise Private Cloud , Enterprise System Management Software , European Cloud Data Management Strategies , European Cloud Strategies , European Enterprise Infrastructure , European Hybrid Multicloud Management Technologies , European Managed Cloud Services , Flexible Consumption and Financing Strategies for IT Infrastructure , Future of Digital Infrastructure - Agenda , Hardcopy Core Market Analysis , Infrastructure as a Service Overview , Infrastructure Channels and Ecosystems , Infrastructure Trends and Strategies: Enterprise Workloads , Intelligent CloudOps Markets and Opportunities , Japan Cloud Services (Japanese Version with Key English Language Reports) , Japan Datacenter Facility and Colocation Strategies (Japanese Version with Key English Language Reports) , Japan Enterprise Infrastructure Business Strategies (Japanese Version with Key English Language Reports) , Japan Hyperconverged Infrastructure Trends and Strategies (Japanese Version with Key English Language Reports) , Japan Network Services (Japanese Version) , Japan Network Services (Japanese Version with Key English Language Reports) , Japan Storage Solutions (Japanese Version with Key English Language Reports) , Japan Storage Solutions with Vertical Views (Japanese Version with Key English Language Reports) , Japan Storage Systems (Japanese Version with Key English Language Reports) , Japan Storage Systems with Vertical Views (Japanese Version with Key English Language Reports) , Japan Virtual Client Computing (Japanese Version with Key English Language Reports) , Managed Cloud Services , Nordic Enabling Technologies , Service Provider Infrastructure and ODM Direct Market Trends , Software and Hardware Support and Deployment Services , Software-Defined Compute: Virtualization, Cloud, and Container Platforms , Software-Defined Converged and Hyperconverged Infrastructure , Storage Mechanisms: Disk , Storage Mechanisms: Solid State Storage Technologies , Storage Systems , Strategic Alliances , Technology Valuation Services , Technology Valuation Services: Networking and IP Telephony , Technology Valuation Services: Servers , Technology Valuation Services: Storage , Technology Valuation Services: x86 Based PCs and Servers


Regions Covered

Worldwide


Topics Covered

Digital transformation, Global IT and economic markets


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