Western European Organizations Will Upgrade Their IT Solutions to Improve Competitiveness and Fully Exploit IoT Opportunities

Western European Organizations Will Upgrade Their IT Solutions to Improve Competitiveness and Fully Exploit IoT Opportunities

This IDC study focuses on the horizontal solutions investment plans of vertical markets in 2015, covering storage, ERP, CRM, document life-cycle management, unified communications, and BI/analytics solutions. It draws on the results of IDC's European Vertical Markets Survey carried out between August and October 2014 in the top 5 Western European countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the U.K.) among 1,588 companies with more than 10 employees. Results are provided for the following vertical markets: financial services, discrete manufacturing, process manufacturing, telecom/media, utilities/oil and gas, retail/wholesale, professional services/transport, healthcare, and government/education.

"As economic conditions improve, Western European companies need to upgrade their IT solutions. However, not all sectors offer the same market opportunities," said Giacomo Laurini, senior research analyst, IDC European Industry Solutions.

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IDC Opinion
In This Study
Methodology
Definitions
Vertical Markets
IT Solution Areas
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Unified Communications (UC)
Business Intelligence/Analytics (BI/Analytics)
Document Life-Cycle Management
Storage Technologies
Situation Overview
Future Outlook
IT Solutions Perspective: UC, ERP, and CRM Stand Out But All Solutions Offer Interesting Opportunities for IT Vendors
Unified Communications
Financial Services
Government/Education
Healthcare
Manufacturing
Professional Services/Transport
Utilities/Oil and Gas
ERP
Government
Manufacturing
Professional Services/Transport
Retail/Wholesale
Utilities/Oil and Gas
CRM
Finance
Government/Education
Manufacturing
Professional Services/Transport
Retail/Wholesale
Telecom/Media
Utilities/Oil and Gas
BI/Analytics
Finance
Government/Education
Healthcare
Manufacturing
Professional Services/Transport
Retail/Wholesale
Telecom/Media
Utilities/Oil and Gas
Storage Solutions
Finance
Government/education
Healthcare
Professional Services/Transport
Telecom/Media
Utilities/Oil and Gas
Document Life-Cycle Management
Finance
Government/Education
Healthcare
Manufacturing
Professional Services/Transport
Retail/Wholesale
Telecom/Media
Essential Guidance
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Related Research
Synopsis
Table: Western Europe IT Solutions Adoption by Vertical Market (% of Companies)
Table: Western Europe Cluster Membership by Vertical Market (% of Respondents)
Figure: Western Europe IT Solutions Investment Plans (% of Respondents)
Figure: Western Europe UC Investment Plans by Vertical Market (% of Respondents)
Figure: Western Europe ERP Investment Plans by Vertical Market (% of Respondents)
Figure: Western Europe CRM Investment Plans by Vertical Market (% of Respondents)
Figure: Western Europe BI/Analytics Investment Plans by Vertical Market (% of Respondents)
Figure: Western Europe Storage Investment Plans by Vertical Market (% of Respondents)
Figure: Western Europe Document Life-Cycle Management Investment Plans by Vertical Market (% of Respondents)

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