Gartner Research

Market Definitions and Methodology: Imaging and Printing Services, Worldwide

Published: 16 July 2014

ID: G00263554

Analyst(s): Lai-ling Lam


This document provides a guide for understanding Gartner's segmentation, definitions, research methodologies and metrics that form the basis of the imaging and print service market share and forecast statistics.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know



  • Market Share Methodology
  • Forecasting Methodology
    • Printer/Copier/MFP Hardware Forecast
    • Enterprise Print Spending
    • MPS Forecast
    • Printed-Page Volume and Consumable Spending Forecast
    • 3D Printer Forecast
  • Metrics

High-Level Definitions and Segmentation

  • Worldwide Geographic Regional Definitions
    • Previous Geographic Segmentation
    • New Geographic Segmentation
  • Exchange Rates
  • Markets and Channels
    • Market Segments
    • Distribution Channels
  • Technology Definitions
  • Other Gartner Definitions and Descriptions Used in Market Share and Forecast Reports
  • Glossary Terms

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