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Worldwide Semiannual Cognitive/Artificial Intelligence Systems Tracker

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IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Artificial Intelligence Systems Tracker® is a comprehensive global data tool that details vendor share and forecast information on all major cognitive markets and geographies. This includes storage, server, cognitive platform, cognitive-enabled software, and business and IT services wrapped around the delivery of cognitive solution deployment. The tracker is built on the strong foundation of IDC's vendor product and market modeling methodology coupled with its extensive network of worldwide and local expertise across the globe, ensuring that the market competition and opportunities are represented truest to reality.

Technology Coverage


This tracker provides total market size and vendor share for the following technology areas. Measurement for this tracker is in market share value.

Due to the expansive market and geography coverage, IDC is expected to capture information for as many as 300 key vendors around the world.

Core Coverage:

  • Server
  • Storage
  • Cognitive AI software platforms
  • Cognitive AI-enabled software
  • IT services
  • Business services

Geographic Scope


  • Asia/Pacific excluding Japan and PRC
  • Canada
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Japan
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
  • PRC
  • United States
  • Western Europe

Data Deliverables


This tracker is delivered on a semiannual basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. The following are the deliverables for this tracker. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative.

  • Historical data
  • Forecast data

Forecast Coverage


Forecasts for this tracker are projected for five years out in annual form. There will be a year of historical data provided. Forecasts are available at each core market for all of the nine regions previously listed.

Core Forecast Coverage:

Market breakdown includes:

  • Server
  • Storage
  • Cognitive AI software platforms
  • Cognitive AI-enabled software
  • IT services
  • Business services

Geographical breakdown includes the following nine regions:

  • Asia/Pacific excluding Japan and PRC
  • Canada
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Japan
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
  • PRC
  • United States
  • Western Europe