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Black Books

Are the industry-standard study on the state of ICT spending in every region around the world. IDC’s Black Books present a quarterly analysis of the size and growth of the worldwide ICT industry in 89 countries.

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WW Black Book (3rd Platform Edition)

IDC's Worldwide Black Book: 3rd Platform Edition provides regional market sizing and forecasts for emerging technology markets including Cloud, Big Data, Mobile, Social, IoT, Cognitive, AR/VR, 3D Printing, Security and Robotics. In addition, it provides all country market sizing and forecasts for public cloud services and all data in the Worldwide Black Book (Standard Edition). It provides ICT suppliers and investors with a comprehensive guide to the overlap between traditional revenue streams and the ICT industry of tomorrow.

Region & Countries (89)

  • Asia Pacific
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Rest of Asia/Pacific, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • CEMA
  • Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Rest of CEE, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia
  • Latin America
  • Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Rest of Latin America, Venezuela
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East/Africa, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Arab Emirates
  • North America
  • Canada, United States
  • Western Europe
  • Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Technologies (37)

  • 3D Printer
  • 3D Printing Software
  • AR/VR Software
  • AR/VR Viewer & Host Device
  • Big Data and Analytics Software
  • Cognitive Platform & Applications
  • Commercial Robotics Software
  • Desktop
  • Enterprise Mobility Software
  • Enterprise Network
  • Enterprise Social Software
  • Facility Modification
  • Feature Phone
  • Fixed Data
  • Fixed Voice
  • Hardcopy Peripheral
  • IaaS
  • IoT Connectivity
  • IoT Module/Sensor
  • IoT Other Hardware
  • IoT Software
  • Material & On Demand Parts Services
  • Mobile Data
  • Mobile Voice
  • Notebook
  • Ongoing Service or Content as a Service
  • PC Monitor
  • Robotic/Drone Hardware
  • SaaS & PaaS
  • Security Hardware
  • Security Software
  • MmServer/Storage
  • Services
  • Smartphone
  • Software
  • Tablet
  • Telecom Equipment

Years (6)

Platforms (11)

  • 2nd Platform
  • 3nd Platform
  • Cloud
  • Mobility
  • Big Data and Analytics
  • Social
  • 3D Printing
  • AR/VR
  • Cognitive/AI
  • IoT
  • Robotics
  • Security

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Worldwide Black Book (Standard Edition)

The Worldwide Black Book: Standard Edition is IDC's quarterly analysis of the status and projected growth of the worldwide ICT industry in 89 countries. As the benchmark for consistent, detailed market data across six continents, the Worldwide Black Book: Standard Edition offers a profile of the ICT market in each of the countries where IDC is currently represented. It also provides analysis of ICT spending in the context of macroeconomic trends and leading indicators, with country-level forecasts for GDP and other key economic indicators.

Region & Countries (89)

  • Asia Pacific
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Rest of Asia/Pacific, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • CEMA
  • Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Rest of CEE, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia
  • Latin America
  • Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Rest of Latin America, Venezuela
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East/Africa, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Arab Emirates
  • North America
  • Canada, United States
  • Western Europe
  • Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Technologies (37)

  • Devices
  • Traditional PC
  • Tablet
  • Smartphone
  • Feature Phone
  • Hardcopy Peripheral
  • PC Monitor
  • Infrastructure
  • High-End Enterprise Server
  • Midrange Enterprise Server
  • Volume Server
  • External Storage System
  • Enterprise Network
  • Telecom Equipment
  • IaaS
  • Software
  • Applications
  • Application Development & Deployment
  • System Infrastructure Software
  • IT Services
  • Project Oriented
  • Outsourcing
  • Support and Training
  • Telecom Services
  • Fixed Voice
  • Fixed Data
  • Mobile Voice
  • Mobile Data

Platforms (15)

  • 10 years of historical data
  • 5 years forecast

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United States Black Book: State IT Spending by Vertical

The United States Black Book: State IT Spending by Vertical is IDC's quarterly analysis of the status and projected growth of the ICT industry in 50 states (plus Washington, D.C.) and across 16 vertical markets. The information is crafted to arm U.S. sales and marketing organizations with the specifics they need to allocate resources and target opportunities by state and by industry.

Region & Countries

  • United States

States (50)

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Industries (16)

  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Securities and Investment Services
  • Discrete Manufacturing
  • Process Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Resource Industries
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Professional Services
  • Personal and Consumer Services
  • Transportation
  • Media
  • Healthcare Provider
  • Education
  • Telecommunications
  • Utilities
  • Consumer

Technologies (37)

  • Hardware
  • High-End Enterprise Server, Midrange Enterprise Server, Personal Computers, Volume Server, Peripherals, Storage, Tablet, Telecom Equipment
  • IT Services
  • Implementation, IT Training and Education, Maintenance and Support, Operations, Planning
  • Software
  • Application Development and Deployment, Applications, System Infrastructure Software

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