Success in today's technology markets requires statistics, forecasts and market analysis you can trust. Gartner Dataquest tracks over 35 major IT and telecom markets, providing highly specific global and regional coverage of the key trends, issues, and most revealing statistics. With a detailed cross referencing of more than 30 Gartner research programs, Gartner Dataquest offers the single best way to understand risks and opportunities before investing or launching a product.

Hardware

Computing Hardware

Examine the impact of new technologies and changing buyer attitudes on market growth and business opportunities. Detailed unit/revenue shipment and forecast data by vendor and category, from handhelds to PCs, servers and workstations. Research covers key issues such as Linux and changing channel models.

Security Solutions

A closer look at the technologies, business models and changing end-user preferences in the security market. Includes unit/revenue shipment and forecast data by vendor for security infrastructure and management applications, and research on the convergence of network security disciplines, the rise of subscription and appliance business models, and the trend toward security outsourcing.

Print Markets & Management

Advice and analysis to help manufacturers, retailers, and service providers capitalize on the business opportunities afforded by the convergence of traditional market segments. Includes unit/revenue shipment and forecast data by vendor and category for printers, copiers, fax, multifunction products and digital cameras.

Storage

Study the market forces that will create a demand for "ubiquitous storage" in commercial and consumer applications. Includes unit/revenue shipment and forecast data by vendor for a diverse range of storage technologies, from rigid drives, SAN components and storage systems to software.

Software

Applications

Market dynamics and opportunities/threats for vendors in the key business applications software segments, including ERP, CRM, supply chain management, content/collaboration/e-learning and project portfolio management. Includes unit/revenue shipment, forecast and vendor share data for key segments and geographies, providing insight and recommendations on this highly competitive and rapidly changing environment.

Infrastructure

Information, insight and advice for vendors to identify opportunities and threats in the market for systems and platforms that support integrated enterprise applications. Includes unit/revenue shipment, forecast and vendor share data for key segments and geographies in application development, integration, and middleware; business intelligence and database; network, storage and systems management; security and operating systems.

IT Services

Consulting & Integration

Insight on the evolution of the consulting, systems integration, and solutions services market. Includes market-specific business planning statistics, forecasts and analysis of vendor trends and user requirements. Coverage addresses trends in solution development, marketing, partnering, resource and service delivery.

Network

Insight into how technical support and professional services are impacted by the convergence of networks and storage, plus the changing storage and communications infrastructure needs of enterprises, service providers, and carriers. Covers forecasts, market trends, user requirements and competitive analysis of services markets for LAN, WAN, SAN, NAS, DAS, CPE, public network, NMS/OSS/BSS.

Infrastructure Support

Software support, hardware maintenance/repair/logistics and Internet-enabled e-support. Data includes end-user spending, service delivery benchmarks, vendor revenue and market share. Also covers current trends in infrastructure support services, such as support delivery benchmarks, high availability and the use of channel and strategic support partnerships.

Outsourcing

Key insight for IT services companies and prospective outsourcers to assess growth strategies in the IT, applications, and business process outsourcing segments. Provides market forecasts, competitive analysis, user demand research, and analysis of contracts and trends; and research on emerging outsourcing opportunities including hosting, the IT utility, and service provider models such as ASP and BSP.

Communications

Enterprise Network Systems

Analysis of the premises-based communications market, from large enterprises to small branch offices, including voice, data, analog and packetized networks. Includes unit/revenue shipment and forecast data by vendor and category. Also studies distribution channels and evolving end-user preferences in deploying new communications technologies.

Network Services

Analysis of the opportunities and challenges for network service providers in delivering voice, data, video, hosted applications, broadband and converged services like VoIP to consumers and businesses worldwide. Detailed coverage of leading global, regional and national players is supplemented with market segmentation and needs requirements, forecasts and disruptive technology analysis.

Mobile and Wireless

Detailed coverage of the global wireless marketplace. Focus on four interlocking segments: Mobile Services, Mobile Data and Wireless Applications, Mobile Infrastructure, and Mobile Terminal Devices. Includes unit/revenue shipment and forecast data by provider and segment. Special attention to industry-shaping topics such as advanced data networks and emerging content-centric business models.

Public Network Infrastructure

Market data, analysis and advice for telecom equipment vendors and suppliers of external software and services to telecom service providers. Insight on the dynamics of the markets for next-generation and traditional equipment, software and services used by telecom service providers to implement their service offerings. Topical coverage includes switching, access, transmission, signaling, business support systems and operations support systems.

Semiconductors

Applications

Quantitative analysis and strategic market advice on semiconductor vendors, electronic equipment OEMs, and emerging technologies. Data and analysis of worldwide and regional demand for semiconductors. Topics covered include consumer electronics, automotive electronics, storage and compute data processing electronics, and wireless and wired communications electronics.

Industry and Devices

Strategic market advice and analysis on semiconductor vendors, devices, and technology trends. Detailed reports cover semiconductor vendor strategies, market share statistics, and semiconductor device five-year forecasts by region. Analysis of market cycles, emerging technologies, applications and market opportunities that influence company investment decisions.

Design and Manufacturing

Quantitative and strategic market advice and analysis on semiconductor equipment, materials and services providers, products, and technology. Gartner Dataquest research addresses market cycles, emerging technologies, applications, and market opportunities that influence company investment decisions.

Cross Market

IT Marketing & Channels Strategy

Top-level market insight into the comparative business and go-to-market strategies of IT vendors and IT service and solution providers. Develop profitable growth strategies and strong market positions through a combination of strategic guidance and tactical advice in the areas of marketing, sales, branding, partnering (channels and alliances), business models, and competitive positioning.

Small and Midsized Business

Focus on the market potential, preferred channels, services needs, budgets, priorities, decision makers and decision criteria for small and midsize organizations in North America. Primary research examines key technologies, purchasing criteria and spending patterns and forecasts the key growth opportunities in this changing market.

Industry Market Strategies

Opportunities for profitable growth strategies and strong market positions in 14 major industries. Includes IT spend and forecast for each industry across key technology segments at worldwide, regional and country levels. Also identifies new IT opportunities and helps clients develop targeted customer segmentation and effective go-to-market strategies.

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