Western European IT Outsourcing Services Forecast, 2016–2020

Western European IT Outsourcing Services Forecast, 2016–2020

This IDC study presents a forecast for the IT outsourcing (formerly the "IS outsourcing") market in Western Europe for 2016–2020. Typically, IT outsourcing involves the management by an outsourcer of the day-to-day operations of a datacenter and its systems infrastructure (either mainframe based or through a "server farm") that supports an enterprise's business application environment. This study covers key market drivers and inhibitors, significant market developments, and other changes from the prior forecast. "The IT Outsourcing market is experiencing fundamental changes, due to a rising demand for cloud-based infrastructure outsourcing services", said Francesca Ciarletta, Research Analyst based in London. "Therefore, IT Outsourcing Vendors are urged to shift their service delivery models to meet these requirements", said Ciarletta.

IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Developments in Deal Sizes
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Clients' Need for Infrastructure Modernization/Optimization at Lower Prices
Multiple Cloud Platform Management
Deflationary Aspects of Next-Generation Outsourcing
Price Pressure
Security Concerns
Significant Market Developments
Increasing Offshoring Activity in IT Outsourcing
Infrastructure Outsourcing as an Enabler of Digital Transformation
Emergence of Cloud-Based Outsourcing Services
More Cloud-Enabled Contracts in IT Outsourcing
Evolution of IT Outsourcing Services: The Advent of Automation and Management Platform Services
Industry Transformation: Increasing Competitive Rivalry
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Exceptions and Exclusions
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