Japan Small and Medium-Sized Business Markets Business IT Usage of 3rd Platform 2016

Japan Small and Medium-Sized Business Markets Business IT Usage of 3rd Platform 2016

This IDC study analyzes the usage trends for 3rd Platform solutions among small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Japan and provides a forecast on IT spending size. The 3rd Platform refers to cloud, mobility, Big Data and analytics, and social technologies. This report also studies and analyzes the implementation/consideration status of 3rd Platform solutions and the background between companies in metropolitan areas and other regions.IT spending for 3rd Platform solutions among SMBs in is expected to gradually expand toward cloud and data analytics from a mobility-focused one. However, there is a huge difference in the usage of solutions in metropolitan areas and other regions. This is because there is a difference in companies' expectation of IT utilization. Therefore, "in order to increase the utilization of 3rd Platform solutions in the Japan SMB IT market, IT suppliers should strengthen their ability to propose solutions to resolve management issues of user companies and increase the expectation of IT utilization in such companies," says Hitoshi Ichimura, research manager, IT Spending, IDC Japan. All of the following sections are, however, fully translated:IDC Opinion Methodology Definition Past Data Revision Executive Summary Essential Guidance Synopsis

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IDC Opinion
In This Study
Definition of SMB
Classification by Industry Segment
Regional Classification
Target Areas of Study
Cloud Market Definition
Mobility Market Definition
Big Data Technology and Services Market Definition
Social Market Definition
SMB User Survey Methodology
Survey Subjects
Number of Respondents
Survey Period
Survey Details
Executive Summary
Situation Overview
Future Outlook
Essential Guidance
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