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Market Insight: Gartner Global Top 100 IT Vendors in 2016

Published: 15 June 2017

ID: G00333112

Analyst(s): John-David Lovelock , Gary Spivak , Martin Reynolds


The Gartner Global Top 100 IT vendor rankings have suffered tremendous upheavals. Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures were commonly employed to optimize product and service bundles. This document guides technology business unit leaders on revenue earned in digital and traditional IT scenarios.

Table Of Contents


  • Digital Giants Will Leave Their Mark in 2017
  • Fastest Movers in 2016 Were Driven by M&As and Divestitures

Background and Context

  • Methodology
  • Deferred Revenue Can Impact Rank

The Impact

  • Apple
  • Samsung Vendor Group
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • IBM


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