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Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly High-Speed Document Imaging Scanner Tracker

IDC's Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa Quarterly High-Speed Document Imaging Scanner Tracker® is designed to assist hardware vendors in tracking market trends and opportunities in the business document scanners markets of Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. A major focus is the growth rate for this segment, as the digitization of paper-based processes is driving demand for high-speed, high-volume business scanners in large enterprises. The service provides vendors with document scanner data and positioning analysis broken down by low-end, high-end, and volume machines.


Technology Coverage

This tracker provides total market size and vendor share for the following technology areas. Measurements for this tracker are in shipments and end-user revenue.

Core Coverage:

  • Flatbed/Auto document feeder
  • Sheetfed

Geographic Scope

  • Central and Eastern Europe: Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and the Rest of CEE
  • Middle East: Israel, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Pakistan, and the Rest of the Middle East
  • Africa: Egypt, South Africa, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Kenya, Nigeria, and the Rest of Africa

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: 9 weeks after the period closes
  • Forecast data: 13 weeks after the period closes

Forecast Coverage

Forecasts for this tracker are updated semiannually and include two years of historical data, two years of semiannual forecasts, and an additional three years of annual market projections. Forecasts are available at the regional and country levels. Examples of the forecasts included in this tracker are as follows:

  • Full coverage of the document imaging scanner market (ADF, minimum 15-sheet capacity, and minimum 8ppm speed to distinguish from consumer scanners)
  • Five-year forecast by segment (personal workgroup, workgroup, departmental, and mobile) and production scanner segment (low, mid, and high)

IDC's Tracker Methodology

IDC's tracker data is developed using a rigorous methodology that includes well-planned and well-coordinated local, regional, and worldwide data cross-checks combined with a proprietary advanced data consolidation and analysis data platform managed by IDC's Worldwide Tracker organization. Data sources used in the process of determining IDC's tracker numbers include, but are not limited to:

  • In-country local vendor interviews
  • Distribution data feeds
  • Worldwide and regional vendor guidance
  • ODM data
  • In-country local channel partner discussions
  • Import records
  • Feedback from component suppliers
  • Vendor briefings and public financial reports

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Ilona Stankeova

Research Director, Imaging Devices & Document Solutions, CEMA

Roberto Alunni

Senior Research Manager, IPDS, MEA