IDC's Fall 2014 Commercial Devices Survey — PCs Part 2: Worldwide Results
This IDC study examines the worldwide results of IDC's fall 2014 Commercial Devices Survey. To participate in our survey, respondents had to confirm that they make PC purchasing decisions for their company. Conducted online in October 2014, the survey polled participants about their companies' current commercial PC use and future plans. Using a Web hosting firm, we surveyed 2,509 respondents in the United States, the United Kingdom, Brazil, China, and India.
"PCs continue to be a mainstay device of enterprises, but its power is diminishing, and within the category, IT purchasers are open to new form factors and new types of user interactions. Coming out of years of cautious economic times, IT purchasers expressed a willingness to pay more for devices that offer flexibility and power and an openness to consider incremental changes in their PC device mix. However, they also signaled a continued move away from PCs in terms of overall spending," says Jonathan Gaw, IDC's research manager Connected Home.
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