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U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business 2014-2018 Forecast: Sizing the SMB Markets for PCs and Peripherals, Systems and Storage, Telecommunications Equipment, Packaged Software, and IT Services



 

LONDON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:

U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business 2014-2018 Forecast: Sizing the SMB Markets for PCs and Peripherals, Systems and Storage, Telecommunications Equipment, Packaged Software, and IT Services

This IDC study forecasts IT spending by small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. Total IT spending is presented for 2014-2018, with the baseline year of 2013, and subtotals are provided for small businesses (1-99 employees), lower midsize companies (100-499 employees), and upper midsize companies (500-999 employees). Details on spending totals are provided for key hardware, software, and services technology areas: PCs and peripherals, systems and storage, telecommunications equipment, packaged software, and IT services. The study also forecasts the total number of small and midsize businesses, with details for each of IDC's eight SMB company size subsegments, as well as zero-employee/home-based firms.

"Spending on information technology by the 6.3 million small and medium-sized businesses in the United States will approach $152.3 billion in 2014, accounting for over one-quarter of overall global SMB IT spending," says Ray Boggs, vice president, Small and Medium-Sized Business Research at IDC. "Vendors that are sensitive to the changing dynamics in SMB technology requirements as well as the critical differences in the ways SMBs and large enterprises approach IT investments will be in the best position to capitalize on new opportunities in 2014 and beyond."

 

 

Table of Contents

IDC Opinion

In This Study

Methodology

Definitions

Situation Overview

Future Outlook

Forecast and Assumptions

Assumptions

New Business Formation and Company Counts

U.S. SMB IT Spending by Company Size

U.S. SMB Technology Category Spending by Company Size

Market Context

Essential Guidance

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Related Research

Synopsis

Table: Top 3 Assumptions for the U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business Market, 2014-2018

Table: Key Forecast Assumptions for the U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business Market, 2014-2018

Table: U.S. Small Businesses by Company Size, 2013-2018 (000)

Table: U.S. Medium-Sized Businesses by Company Size, 2013-2018 (000)

Table: U.S. Home-Based and Non-Home-Based Businesses with Zero Employees, 2013-2018 (000)

Table: U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business IT Spending by Company Size, 2013-2018 ($M)

Table: U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business PCs and Peripherals Spending by Company Size, 2013-2018 ($M)

Table: U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business Systems and Storage Spending by Company Size, 2013-2018 ($M)

Table: U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business Telecommunications Equipment Spending by Company Size, 2013-2018 ($M)

Table: U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business Packaged Software Spending by Company Size, 2013-2018 ($M)

Table: U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business IT Services Spending by Company Size, 2013-2018 ($M)

Table: U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business IT Spending, 2009-2018: Comparison of February 2013 and February 2014 Forecasts ($B)

Figure: U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business IT Spending by Company Size, 2013-2018

Figure: U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business IT Spending 2013-2018 CAGR by Technology Category

Figure: U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Business IT Spending, 2009-2018: Comparison of February 2013 and February 2014 Forecasts


 



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