Gartner Research

IT Market Clock for Client Computing, 2010

Published: 10 August 2010

ID: G00205316

Analyst(s): Brian Gammage

Summary

As client-computing technologies move through market life cycles, commoditization increases, and deployment priorities change. IT leaders must understand the maturity and commoditization levels of each asset to build deployment road maps, negotiate pricing, plan divestments and manage portfolios.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Market Clock
    • Useful Market Life
    • Commoditization
    • Market Life and Commoditization Measures
    • Market Clock Changes for 2010
  • Market Clock Recommendation Summary
  • Market Background
  • Supplier Landscape
  • Asset Class Profiles
    • Advantage
    • Choice
    • Cost
    • Replacement

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