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Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly IT Hardware Tracker

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IDC's Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly IT Hardware Tracker® is an essential service that provides a full and integrated view of the entire IT hardware market in EMEA, covering PCs, Mobile devices, enterprise clients, servers, peripherals, storage and networking. Built on the foundation of IDC's extensive quarterly tracking programs of each individual technology, this program provides comprehensive market data, quarterly forecast updates and vendor shares in each of the technology segments across 20+ product categories and 30+ sub-categories across both the consumer and business markets and direct and indirect distribution channels. With comprehensive country-level data and forecasts, IDC's Quarterly IT Hardware Tracker is an essential tool designed for vendors, channel partners, telcos, and software and service providers that need to monitor suppliers' performance and opportunities across the entire hardware market.

Technology Coverage


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

Core Coverage

  • Hardware segments: PCs, tablets, mobile phones, wearable devices, AR/VR headsets, hard copy peripherals, monitors, enterprise client devices, security appliances, servers, enterprise storage systems, routers, ethernet switches and wireless LANs.
  • Product categories: desktop, notebook, detachable tablet, slate tablet, feature phone, smartphone, basic wearable, smart wearable, multifunction peripheral, printer, LCD monitor, terminal client, thin client, x86 server, non-x86 server, content management, threat management, external disks, internal disks, routers, ethernet switches and wireless LANs
  • Vendor market shares within each product category by country
  • Distribution channels: direct, indirect
  • Customer segment: consumer, commercial
  • Measurement: units, ports, terabytes, value ($ and €)
  • Sub-product categories are also available on an add-on basis

Geographic Scope


  • Western Europe (16): Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the U.K.
  • Selected CEE and MEA countries are available for several technology markets on an add-on basis
  • Central and Eastern Europe region
  • Middle East and Africa region

Data Deliverables


This Tracker is delivered on a quarterly basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. Deliverables for this tracker are listed below. For a complete delivery schedule please contact an IDC sales representative.

  • Historical data – quarterly delivery and updates
  • Forecast data – quarterly delivery and updates

Forecast Coverage


Forecasts for this tracker are updated quarterly and include five years of historical data, two years of quarterly forecasts, and an additional three years of annual market projections. Forecasts are available at both regional and country-level. Forecast measurements include units and value. Market forecast segmentations available include:

Core Forecast Coverage

  • Hardware segments: PCs, tablets, mobile phones, wearable devices, hard copy peripherals, PC monitors, enterprise client devices, security appliances, servers, enterprise storage systems, routers, ethernet switches and wireless LANs.
  • Product categories: desktop, notebook, detachable tablet, slate tablet, feature phone, smartphone, basic wearable, smart wearable, AR/VR headsets, Multifunction peripheral, printer, LCD monitor, terminal client, thin client, x86 server, non-x86 server, content management, threat management, external disks, internal disks, routers, ethernet switches and wireless LANs
  • Customer segment: consumer, commercial
  • Distribution channels: direct, indirect