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International Data Corporation (IDC)

IDC’s analysis and insight helps technology professionals, business executives, and investors make fact-based technology decisions, and better achieve their key business objectives. With more than 1,300 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries.

Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world’s largest media, data, and marketing services company.

  • Management

    IDC's veteran management team, led by president Crawford Del Prete, guides a group of 2,200 global employees, including more than 1,300 of the most knowledgeable industry analysts.

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  • Methodology

    IDC's global research approach and rigorous methodologies for technology suppliers and IT buyers - as well as our strong industry coverage - set us apart from other market research firms.

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  • Careers

    As the world's leading provider of technology intelligence, industry analysis, market data, and strategic guidance, our people are the industry's sharpest and most forward thinking.

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  • Worldwide Offices

    With more than 1,300 IDC analysts in more than 50 countries, IDC provides global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends worldwide.

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  • Media Center

    As a central resource for news and information from IDC, the Media Center provides an archive of IDC and IDC Insights press releases.

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  • Vendor Briefings

    IDC's analysts host thousands of companies a year covering topics such as product and strategy updates, messaging formulation sessions, and executive briefings from top-level management.

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