Gartner Research

Forecast Overview: Print Hardware, Software and Services, Worldwide, 2016

Published: 19 August 2016

ID: G00311493

Analyst(s): Lai-ling Lam


Enterprises will focus on print solutions and services as they invest to drive operational efficiencies and productivity. This report 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

  • Professional IT Strategy
    • Vendor Business Models and Technology Roadmap
    • Replacement Trend
    • Product Life Cycle
    • Consumer Preferences
  • 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
    • Professional IT Strategies
  • Print Services
    • Professional IT Strategies
    • Vendor Business Models and Technology Roadmap

Market Model or Methodology

  • Forecast Components
    • Units
    • End-User Spending
    • Revenue
    • Installed Base
    • Print Volume
    • MPS Adoption Rate
    • Enterprise Print Hardware and Supplies
    • Print Software
    • Print Services
  • Influencing Factors
    • Hardware Pricing Trends
    • Macroeconomy
    • Government Policies
    • Consumer Preferences
    • Disposable Income
    • Consumer Confidence
    • Corporate Revenue
    • Digital Alternatives to Print
    • Professional 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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