ICT investment trends in the UK - Enterprise ICT spending patterns to the end of 2016

 Published On: May, 2015 |    No of Pages: 28 |  Published By: Kable | Format: PDF
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Summary

ICT investment trends in the UK presents the findings from a survey of 178 UK enterprises regarding their Information & Communications Technology (ICT) investment trends. The survey investigates how UK enterprises currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT expenditure: hardware, software, IT services, communications, and consulting.

Key Findings

• To boost their innovations and attain competitive edge in the market, UK enterprises are investing in various ICT solutions

• Considered to be the largest data center market in Western Europe, UK enterprises are earnestly investing in data centers

• In order to protect their mission critical enterprise data from thefts and attacks, UK enterprises are investing in various security products and services

Synopsis

The report illustrates the core technologies UK enterprises are investing in, including enterprise application, security products, and security services. Understand the approach adopted by enterprises in the UK to purchase technology and get a better insight into ICT vendors and services providers when pitching their solutions to enterprises in the UK.

In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following:

• How ICT budgets are set to change in 2015 in terms of their overall size

• Allocation across the core elements of IT spend, including hardware, software, services, communications, and consulting

• Distribution of ICT GBP in areas such as data centers, applications, IT management, and the networks

• Which ICT functions UK enterprises are interested in outsourcing

• UK enterprises’ investment priorities based on their budget allocations across core technology categories such as enterprise application, security products, and security services

• Factors that are influencing UK enterprises’ investments in each technology category

• How UK enterprises’ IT budgets are currently allocated across various segments within a technology category

• UK enterprises’ distribution of their ICT budget across various segments within a technology category

• Vendor satisfaction ratings for various core and advanced technology categories

• Insight into UK enterprises’ preferred buying approaches

• Business and IT objectives that UK enterprises are looking to achieve through their IT investment strategies

• Factors that are influencing UK enterprises’ decisions to select an ICT provider

Reasons To Buy

• Understand how the UK enterprise ICT landscape is set to change in 2015 to prioritize your target market

• Comprehend how ICT GBP are being allocated by UK enterprises in specific verticals and size bands to improve your market penetration

• Make effective business decisions by recognizing the opportunities within each of the core areas of ICT spend (hardware, software, IT services, telecommunications, and consulting)

• Realign your sales initiatives by understanding the current strategic objectives of UK enterprises

• Enhance your market segmentation with the included, detailed breakdown of opportunities within selected technology categories (enterprise application, security products, and security services)

• Prioritize your focus areas by understanding which factors are influencing UK enterprises’ decisions when selecting an ICT provider

• Understand the changes in customers’ priorities and identify the business and IT objectives that UK enterprises are looking to achieve through their ICT investment strategies

Executive summary
Survey demographics
ICT budgets changes
ICT budget allocation by core technology area
Hardware budget breakdown
Software budget breakdowns
Third party IT services expenditure
Cloud computing budget
ICT budget allocation by function
Outsourced IT functions
ICT investment priorities and vendor satisfaction
Enterprise applications
Security products
Security services
Business and IT objectives influencing IT investment strategy
ICT provider selection
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