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European Edge Strategies

The European Edge Strategies service will provide a holistic view of the European edge ecosystem across hardware, software, services, and connectivity. It will have a focus on European use cases, vendors, go-to-market routes and partners, and impact on end users.


Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • Studies the European edge market across hardware, software, services, and connectivity and how this market is evolving to be distinct compared with core infrastructure
  • Tracks the transformation of workloads as the edge buildout matures
  • Analyzes the challenges of moving toward a distributed architecture across deployments, management, and operations
  • Examines the role of integrators, ISVs, and service providers in providing platforms and architectures

Core Research

  • European Edge Computing in 2020: The State of Play and View Forward
  • Growth of the European Edge: Forecast and Analysis
  • Key Developments of the Edge market in Europe in 2020
  • Market Analysis Perspective: European Edge Strategies, 2021

In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.


Key Questions Answered

  1. What are the key features of the edge environment in Europe?
  2. What are the established, emerging, and formative use cases for edge in Europe?
  3. What is the business value of edge, and why is it important for the end users?
  4. How do edge strategies connect to cloud and telecoms?
  5. What is the European edge vendor ecosystem, and which are the key relationships and partnerships?

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Meet the Experts
Andrew Buss

Research Director - European Enterprise Infrastructure

Gabriele Roberti

Research Manager, European Industry Solutions, Customer Insights & Analysis