IDC Research Types
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Dr. Chris Marshall, AVP for artificial intelligence (AI) in IDC Asia Pacific, notes that "Spending on AI software platforms continues strongly in the region with some signs of consolidation. Still the number of companies experimenting with ...
This IDC study provides revenue forecast for the APEJ AM services market for the 2019–2023 period. It includes advice for AM SPs, an analysis of key market and industry trends by the importing market, key market drivers and inhibitors, and ...
This IDC study provides the worldwide market and vendor share results for desktop PC, mobile PC, workstation, and server discrete graphics processing unit (GPU) vendors for the fourth calendar quarter of 2019.
"The discrete GPU market ...
This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's cloud IT infrastructure tracker taxonomy. IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker is designed to provide clients with a better understanding of what portion of the ...
This IDC study, which presents IDC's current taxonomy for the enterprise storage systems market, should serve as a guide for the existing base of enterprise storage research and for the planned base of IDC hardware research. IDC expects ...
This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's Worldwide Security Spending Guide methodology and taxonomy. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide Security Spending Guide data deliverable and all of IDC's worldwide ...
This IDC study covers the worldwide, U.S., Western Europe, Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan), and ROW managed print and document services and basic print services markets.
"The market for contractual print and document services remains ...
This IDC study provides IDC's forecast for the worldwide enterprise peripheral system support services market for the 2019–2024 period. This market covers SMB and enterprise support sales defined by businesses with 1+ employees.
This IDC study provides a functional structure of the global insurance industry. It focuses on the business lines and functions within insurance that drive technology spending and provides the fundamental organization behind IDC Financial ...
In this study, IDC analyzes the South Africa security product and services market and provides market forecasts for the 2019—2023 period.
"The adoption of digital technologies such as cloud and IoT, and the need to comply with GDPR ...
This IDC study provides insight on how 18 workloads are deployed and consumed and what the projections are for future deployments. IDC's Worldwide Semiannual Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker Workloads and Worldwide Semiannual Server Tracker ...
This IDC study provides a review of the 2019 U.S. multifunction peripherals (MFPs) and vendor shares.
"In spite of fears the Trump tariffs would have a negative impact on the U.S. MFP market, laser MFP shipments held strong. Buyers ...
This IDC Market Share examines the Western Europe Big Data and analytics (BDA) software market for 2016 to 2018 and highlights the revenues and market shares of the leading vendors for 2018. It also shows an update for the first half of ...
This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's Worldwide Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide methodology and taxonomy. It should be used as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide and all of ...
This IDC study provides a detailed description of IDC's security appliances market taxonomy. This taxonomy provides technology definitions as well as a description of IDC's approach to segmenting and measuring the security appliances market. ...
This IDC study provides a detailed description of the purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA) market as part of IDC's Storage Solutions coverage and Worldwide PBBA Tracker.
"Our research demonstrates that firms are aggressively moving ...
This IDC study provides a comprehensive overview and definitions for enterprise infrastructure hardware. The definitions provided in this document represent the scope of IDC's enterprise infrastructure hardware research.
This taxonomy ...
This IDC study provides a comprehensive overview of and definitions for enterprise servers. The definitions provided in this document represent the scope of IDC's server hardware research and to the server tracker and forecast deliverables ...
This IDC study provides an overview of how IDC defines and measures the converged systems market. Technology definitions that directly relate to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Converged Systems Tracker are provided as the descriptions of IDC's ...
This IDC study examines the worldwide and U.S. mobile device-as-a-service market. A five-year growth forecast for this market is shown for 2019–2024.
"Organizations face a complex and growing set of mobility needs in today's workspace," ...
This IDC study examines the worldwide enterprise mobile application development platform market for the period from 2019 to 2024, with market growth forecasts by public cloud–owned MADP versus the rest of MADP. A five-year growth forecast ...
This IDC study provides a detailed description of U.S. federal systems integration spending related to both other types of IT services spending and the overall federal government IT market. It highlights the low but measurable growth this ...
This IDC study is designed as a companion piece for IDC's Worldwide Smart Cities Spending Guide and provides a detailed description of the taxonomy, definitions, and methodology supporting IDC's Smart Cities research globally. The approach ...
This IDC Technology Segment study provides a detailed overview of the South African market for integrated EAS suites. The EAS vendors tracked in this study include SAP, Oracle, Sage, Microsoft, and Syspro. This study provides detailed qualitative ...