Japan Enterprise Mobility Market Forecast 2016-2020
Investments in security and compliance-related areas tend to be regarded as "negative investments." If the definite business merits of mobility implementation are not recognized, additional investments may very likely be postponed in companies that have just implemented or completed mobility implementation. To maintain and strengthen competitiveness in a harsh environment, it is necessary for timely collaboration between employees, partners, and occasionally customers. Considering the required confidentiality of the information and content handled, security will be the base for communication and collaboration in strengthening competitiveness. Vendors should market mobility security and compliance measures as "aggressive investment" and not "negative investment" to companies aiming for DX and are keen to establish competitive advantage.This IDC study presents the performance of the enterprise mobility market for 2015 and a forecast from 2016 to 2020. "The objective of enterprise mobility utilization has evolved from inward-looking (for internal purpose) to outward-looking (strengthen customer relationship). There are signs to indicate that more companies are gearing toward mobility with higher added values. IT suppliers are at the phase in which they may identify new business opportunities in the enterprise mobility market," says Ko Shikita, group manager, PC, Mobile, and Client Solutions, IDC Japan.
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