Customer Insights & Analysis

Core IT Spending Guides

Should be used by strategic planners and market analysts, seeking to understand the opportunities by industry and size of company. Their strategic outlook on spending provides IT vendors with key information needed to develop effective market strategies. These guides combine IDC's extensive technology forecasts with deep industry segmentation.

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Worldwide Semiannual IT Spending Guide: Industry & Company Size

This guide is IDC's flagship all-in-one data product. The guide will provide a granular view of the market for IT spending from a country, industry, company size, and technology perspective. This comprehensive database delivered via pivot table format or IDC's Customer Insights Query Tool allows the user to easily extract meaningful information about various technology markets and industries by viewing data trends, relationships, and making data comparisons across 3+ million data points.


Regions (8) & Countries (53)

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

Industries (20)

  • 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
  • Federal/Central Government
  • State/Local Government
  • Education
  • Telecommunications
  • Utilities
  • Consumer

Technologies (108)

  • Hardware:
  • Desktops, Enterprise Networks, Feature Phones, Hardcopy Peripherals, High-End Servers, Mid-Range Servers, Portable Personal Computers, PC Monitors, Smartphones, Storage, Tablets and eReaders, Telecom Equipment, Volume Servers
  • Software: 80 software markets
  • IT Services:
  • Application Management, Custom Application Development, Hardware Deploy and Support, Hosted Application Management, Hosting Infrastructure Services, IS Outsourcing, IT Consulting, IT Education and Training, Network and Desktop Outsourcing Services, Network Consulting and Integration, Software Deploy and Support, Systems Integration
  • Business Services:
  • Business Consulting, Key Horizontal BPO

Co. Sizes (5)

  • Small Office (1-9)
  • Small Business (10-99)
  • Medium Business (100-499)
  • Large Business (500-999)
  • Very Large Business (1000+)

Worldwide Semiannual IT Spending Guide: Line of Business

3rd Platform technologies have created the underpinnings for business process transformation and, in some cases, business model transformation. With such high stakes, the business is increasingly taking a front seat in technology initiatives. This guide quantifies the purchasing power of the non-IT department technology buyer.


Regions (8) & Countries (53)

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

Sectors (5)

  • Financial
  • Public
  • Distribution and Services
  • Infrastructure
  • Manufacturing and Resources

Functional Areas (12)

  • Accounting/Finance/Billing
  • Customer Service
  • Engineering, Architecture and Research
  • Human Resources
  • Industry Specific Operations
  • IT
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Other Horizontal Operations
  • Sales
  • Security and Risk
  • Supply Chain Management

Technologies (18)

  • Hardware:
  • Enterprise Networks, Feature Phone, Hardcopy Peripherals, High-End Enterprise Server, Midrange Enterprise Server, PC Monitor, Personal Computers, Smartphone, Storage, Tablet, Telecom Equipment, Volume Server,
  • Services:
  • Implementation, Operations Management, Planning, Support Services, Training and Education
  • Software:
  • Applications, System Infrastructure Software, Application Development & Deployment

Small and Medium Business Markets

This program provides an overview of key IT trends affecting small and midsize business (SMB) in the United States, with additional detail on worldwide SMB activities. The program's survey work and forecasts provide detail on the acquisition and use of key technology categories, including PCs, advanced software applications, IT services, and unified communications. The Small and Medium Business Markets program includes one of the four optional modules, namely cloud adoption — applications, security, and analytics platforms; mobility strategies and application development; global overview; and infrastructure innovation.


Regions & Countries

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

Co. Sizes (4)

  • Small Office (1-9)
  • Small Business (10-99)
  • Medium Business (100-499)
  • Large Business (500-999)

Technologies (17)

  • Collaborative Applications:
  • Enterprise Storage, Network Equipment, Outsourcing, Quality & Life Cycle Tools , Tablet
  • Content Applications:
  • High-End Enterprise Server, Other Application Dev & Deployment, Peripherals, Security Software, Technology Outsourcing
  • Customer Relationship Management Applications (CRM):
  • Midrange Enterprise Server, Other Applications, Personal Computer, Storage Software, Volume Server
  • Data Access, Analysis, and Delivery Enterprise Resource Apps (ERM)
  • Mobile Phone, Other System Infrastructure, Project Oriented, Support & Training

    Small and Medium Business Spending Guide

    IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Small and Medium Business Spending Guide provides detail on small and midsize business IT spending across 40 technology categories in 53 countries. This IDC SMB Spending Guide provides a granular view of the market for IT spending from a region, country, and technology perspective for four SMB size categories: 1–9 employees, 10–99 employees (total small business), 100–499 employees, and 500–999 employees (total midsize businesses).


    Regions & Countries

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

    Hardware

  • Hardware:
  • Desktop/notebook, hardcopy peripherals, PC monitors, servers, storage, tablets, enterprise networks, feature phones, smartphones, and telecom equipment

    Software

  • Software:
  • Cognitive/content apps, CRM, ERM, collaboration, security, and storage software

    Services

  • Services:
  • Business services, IT services — outsourcing, project oriented, and support and training

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