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Plunkett's InfoTech Industry Almanac 2018: InfoTech, Computers, Software & Hardware Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

PLUNKETT'S INFOTECH INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2018

Key Findings:

  • Plunkett Research lists top 500 companies in InfoTech and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term.
  • Key Features:
  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
  • In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
  • Industry Glossary
  • Buyer may register for free access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Pages: 643
Statistical Tables Provided: 14
Companies Profiled: 482
Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?
Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the InfoTech Industry


1) Introduction to the InfoTech Industry
2) Hot Fields Within Computer Hardware and Software Include Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and Big Data
3) Smartphones Compete with PC and Laptop Computer Market
4) Supercomputing Hits 93.01 Petaflops/ IBM’s Watson Expands Commercial Applications for Big Data
5) Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) Point the Way to the Future
6) Growth in Big Data Supported by Expansion of Cloud Computing and Predictive Analytics
7) Wi-Fi Enables Wireless Traffic Growth
8) Google, CableVision, FreedomPop and Republic Wireless Bypass Cellular Networks with Wi-Fi
9) Global Internet Market Tops 3.8 Billion Users/Ultrafast Broadband Expands, both Fixed and Wireless
10) Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Gains Traction
11) TVs Are Internet Ready/Game Consoles and Set Top Accessories like Roku and Chromecast Stream Content
12) Electronic Health Records (EHR) Digitize Patient Data at an Accelerating Pace
13) Many Industry Sectors Seek Consulting and Outsourcing Income, Competing with Pure Consultancies
14) Computer Chips with 7-Nanometer Density/Nanotechnology, FinFET, Memristors to Create Powerful Semiconductors
15) Breakthroughs Achieved in Quantum Computing
16) Voice Recognition Changes the Wireless World/Enables New Bots and Hardware
17) Digital Assistants Include Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home/Alexa and Similar Software Power Third-Party Developers
18) Wearable Sensors Track Exercise Data/Apparel and Shoe Manufacturers Adopt Technologies
19) The “Internet of Things” (IoT) and M2M: Wireless Sensors to Boom, Aided by Nanotechnology
20) Artificial Intelligence (AI), Deep Learning and Machine Learning Advance into Commercial Applications, Including Health Care and Robotics
21) Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality and 3-D Games Create Opportunities for the Tech Industry/Immersion Games to Grow
22) Digital Currency, Bitcoin and Blockchain Technologies Advance
23) The Future: Pervasive Computing and Complete Mobility Will Be Standard

InfoTech Industry Statistics

1) Internet, Computer & Software Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
2) Internet Access Technologies Compared
3) U.S. InfoTech Industry Quarterly Revenue: 2016-2017
4) Software Publishing Industry, U.S.: Estimated Revenue, Inventories & Expenses: 2013-2017
5) Internet Publishing & Broadcasting & Web Search Portals: Estimated Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2012-2017
6) Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2008-3rd Quarter 2017
7) Top Ten Suppliers & Destinations of U.S. Computers & Electronic Products: 2011-3rd Quarter 2017
8) Value of Computers & Electronic Products Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories & Orders by Industry, U.S.: 2009-November 2017
9) Exports, Imports & Trade Balance of Computers & Electronic Products, U.S.: 2011-3rd Quarter 2017
10) Exports & Imports of Telecommunications Equipment, U.S.: 2011-3rd Quarter 2017
11) Number of Business & Residential High Speed Internet Lines, U.S.: 2011-2017
12) Computer Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2012-November 2017
13) InfoTech Employment, U.S.: 2000-November 2017


Introduction
How to Use This Book
Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the InfoTech Industry
1) Introduction to the InfoTech Industry
2) Hot Fields Within Computer Hardware and Software Include Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and Big Data
3) Smartphones Compete with PC and Laptop Computer Market
4) Supercomputing Hits 93.01 Petaflops/ IBM’s Watson Expands Commercial Applications for Big Data
5) Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) Point the Way to the Future
6) Growth in Big Data Supported by Expansion of Cloud Computing and Predictive Analytics
7) Wi-Fi Enables Wireless Traffic Growth
8) Google, CableVision, FreedomPop and Republic Wireless Bypass Cellular Networks with Wi-Fi
9) Global Internet Market Tops 3.8 Billion Users/Ultrafast Broadband Expands, both Fixed and Wireless
10) Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Gains Traction
11) TVs Are Internet Ready/Game Consoles and Set Top Accessories like Roku and Chromecast Stream Content
12) Electronic Health Records (EHR) Digitize Patient Data at an Accelerating Pace
13) Many Industry Sectors Seek Consulting and Outsourcing Income, Competing with Pure Consultancies
14) Computer Chips with 7-Nanometer Density/Nanotechnology, FinFET, Memristors to Create Powerful Semiconductors
15) Breakthroughs Achieved in Quantum Computing
16) Voice Recognition Changes the Wireless World/Enables New Bots and Hardware
17) Digital Assistants Include Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home/Alexa and Similar Software Power Third-Party Developers
18) Wearable Sensors Track Exercise Data/Apparel and Shoe Manufacturers Adopt Technologies
19) The “Internet of Things” (IoT) and M2M: Wireless Sensors to Boom, Aided by Nanotechnology
20) Artificial Intelligence (AI), Deep Learning and Machine Learning Advance into Commercial Applications, Including Health Care and Robotics
21) Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality and 3-D Games Create Opportunities for the Tech Industry/Immersion Games to Grow
22) Digital Currency, Bitcoin and Blockchain Technologies Advance
23) The Future: Pervasive Computing and Complete Mobility Will Be Standard
Chapter 2: InfoTech Industry Statistics
Internet, Computer & Software Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
Internet Access Technologies Compared
U.S. InfoTech Industry Quarterly Revenue: 2016-2017
Software Publishing Industry, U.S.: Estimated Revenue, Inventories & Expenses:2013-2017
Internet Publishing & Broadcasting & Web Search Portals:
Estimated Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2012-2017
Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce:
1st Quarter 2008-3rd Quarter 2017
Top Ten Suppliers & Destinations of U.S. Computers & Electronic Products: 2011-3rd Quarter 2017
Value of Computers & Electronic Products Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories & Orders by Industry, U.S.: 2009-November 2017
Exports, Imports & Trade Balance of Computers & Electronic Products, U.S.: 2011-3rd Quarter 2017
Exports & Imports of Telecommunications Equipment, U.S.: 2011-3rd Quarter 2017
Number of Business & Residential High Speed Internet Lines, U.S.: 2011-2017
Computer Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2012-November 2017
InfoTech Employment, U.S.: 2000-November 2017
Chapter 3: Important InfoTech Industry Contacts
(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)
Chapter 4: THE INFOTECH 500:
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen
Index of Companies Within Industry Groups
Alphabetical Index
Index of Headquarters Location by U.S. State
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country
Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE INFOTECH 500
Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations
A Short InfoTech Industry Glossary

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