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Forecast Analysis: Print Hardware, Software and Services, Worldwide, 1Q16 Update

Published: 13 May 2016

ID: G00307894

Analyst(s): Lai-ling Lam


Despite growth in print software and services, aggregate enterprise spending on print hardware, software and services — forecast to reach $160 billion by 2020 — is in secular decline because of weak enterprise demand for hardware and consumables and increasing alternatives to printing.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Print Hardware Shipment Forecast Revised Downward
  • Downgraded Office Printed Page Volume Versus Upgraded Page Volume From Production Devices
  • Enterprise Print Spending Outlook Remains Bleak


  • Business/Consumer Behavior
  • Vendor Strategies
  • Professional IT Strategies

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