Gartner Research

Forecast Overview: Print Hardware, Software and Services, Worldwide, 2015

Published: 27 July 2015

ID: G00278459

Analyst(s): Lai-ling Lam


Print software and managed services will become the growth focus, driving the demand for print hardware. This document analyzes the development of enterprise print spending and provides the underlying foundational assumptions that Gartner believes will influence the print market.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

Foundational Assumptions

  • Print Hardware
    • Consumer Preferences
    • Vendor Business Models and Technology Roadmap
    • Hardware Pricing Trends
    • Professional IT Strategy
    • Replacement Trend
    • Product Life Cycle
  • Printed Page Volume
    • Digital Alternative to Print
    • Professional IT Strategies
    • Printing Costs
  • Managed Print Services
    • Buyer Preferences
    • Competitive Environment
    • Cost Structure
    • Vendor Business Model and Technology Roadmap
  • Print Software
    • Competitive Environment
    • Vendor Business Models and Technology Roadmap
  • Print Services
    • Professional IT Strategies
    • Vendor Business Models and Technology Roadmap
    • Pricing Trends
  • Document Management Services
    • Professional IT Strategies
  • Public Cloud Printing Services
    • Professional IT Strategies

Market Model or Methodology

  • Units
  • End-User Spending
  • Revenue
  • Installed Base
  • Print Volume
  • MPS Adoption Rate
  • Influencing Factors
    • Hardware Pricing Trends
    • Macroeconomy
    • Government Policies
    • Consumer Preferences
    • Disposable Income
    • Consumer Confidence
    • Corporate Revenue
    • Digital Alternatives to Print
    • Business IT Strategies
    • Replacement Cycles
    • Vendor Business Models and Technology Roadmaps
    • Printing Costs
    • Technology/Function
  • Connections
    • Consumer Behavior > Consumer Unit Demand
    • Business IT Strategies/Replacement Cycles > Business Unit Demand
    • Vendor Business Models and Technology Roadmap > Hardware Pricing Trends
    • Digital Alternatives > Replacement Cycles

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