Complete Guide to the Computers, Software, Hardware & Technology Industry From Plunkett Research 2017

HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. recently announced an important market research and competitive analysis report, Computers, Software, Hardware & Technology Industry Almanac, 2017 edition. A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.

The InfoTech industry is a truly globalized sector. Estimated global spending for InfoTech (including hardware, software, services and telecommunications) for 2015 was $3.828 trillion, up from $3.737 trillion the previous year. Emerging markets are of extreme importance to the IT sector. The number of wireless subscriptions worldwide is soaring while the number of laptop and tablet owners is also growing at a rapid rate in emerging nations. Low prices for equipment and services are fueling this boom. The InfoTech industry’s footprint goes beyond smartphones and PCs with the expansion of broadband sources allowing high-speed access to information and media, the increasing use of computerized systems in business and healthcare, and high-tech approaches to logistics and supply chain strategies.

Key Findings:

  • Plunkett Research lists top 500 companies in the Computers, Software, Hardware & Technology Industry and names the top trends changing for the mid term.

Available Formats:

  • Printed Almanac: ISBN 978-1-62831-428-1 (Available Now)
  • E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-753-4 (Available Now)
  • Online Subscription


Key Features Include:

  • 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: 649             

Statistical Tables Provided: 14

Companies Profiled: 482

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $349.99

Key Questions Answered Include:

  • 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?

This feature-rich book covers competitive intelligence, market research and business analysis—everything you need to know about the computers, software, hardware & technology business including:

  1. Introduction to the InfoTech Industry
  2. Hot Fields Within Computer Hardware and Software Include Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and Big Data
  3. Tablets and Smartphones Cause Decline in PC and Laptop Computer Market
  4. Computer and Smartphone Markets in India and China Targeted by Manufacturers
  5. Domestic Manufacturing and Investment Grow
  6. Supercomputing Hits 93.01 Petaflops/IBM’s Watson Expands Commercial Applications for Big Data
  7. New Semiconductors Provide Higher Speeds and Lower Power Consumption/China
  8. Invests in Domestic Chip Manufacturing and Research
  9. Open Source Systems Grow/New Operating Systems Launch
  10. Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) Point the Way to the Future
  11. Growth in Big Data Supported by Expansion of Cloud Computing and Predictive Analytics
  12. Wi-Fi Enables Wireless Traffic Growth
  13. Google, CableVision, FreedomPop and Republic Wireless Bypass Cellular Networks with Wi-Fi
  14. Global Internet Market Tops 3.5 Billion Users/Ultrafast Broadband Expands, both Fixed and Wireless
  15. Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Gains Traction
  16. TVs Are Internet Ready/Game Consoles and Set Top Accessories like Roku and
  17. Chromecast Stream Content
  18. Electronic Health Records (EHR) Digitize Patient Data at an Accelerating Pace
  19. Many Industry Sectors Seek Consulting and Outsourcing Income, Competing with Pure Consultancies
  20. The Future: Pervasive Computing and Complete Mobility Will Be Standard
  21. Silicon Chips with 7-Nanometer Density/Memristors/Nanotechnology to Create Powerful Semiconductors with Advantages Over Silicon
  22. Nanotechnology Holds the Key to the Ultradense NRAM Digital Memory of the Future
  23. Breakthroughs Achieved in Quantum Computing
  24. Voice Recognition Changes the Wireless World/Enables New Bots and Hardware
  25. Digital Assistants Include Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home/Alexa and Similar Software Power Third-Party Developers
  26. Wearable Sensors Track Exercise Data/Apparel and Shoe Manufacturers Adopt
  27. Technologies
  28. The “Internet of Things” (IoT) and M2M: Wireless Sensors to Boom, Aided by
  29. Nanotechnology
  30. Artificial Intelligence (AI), Deep Learning and Machine Learning Advance into
  31. Commercial Applications, Including Health Care and Robotics
  32. Virtual Reality and 3-D Games Create Opportunities for the Tech Industry/Immersion
  33. Games to Grow
  34. Cloud Computing Squeezes the Outsourcing Industry

Computers, Software, Hardware & Technology Industry Statistics

  1. InfoTech Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
  2. Internet Access Technologies Compared
  3. U.S. InfoTech Industry Quarterly Revenue: 2015-2016
  4. Software Publishing Industry, U.S.: Estimated Revenue, Inventories & Expenses: 2010-2016
  5. Internet Publishing & Broadcasting & Web Search Portals:  Estimated Revenue & Expenses,
  6. U.S.: 2010-2015
  7. Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2007-3rd Quarter 2016
  8. Top Ten Suppliers & Destinations of U.S. Computers & Electronic Products: 2010-2nd Quarter 2016
  9. Value of Computers & Electronic Products Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories & Orders by Industry, U.S.: 2008-2016
  10. Exports, Imports & Trade Balance of Computers & Electronic Products, U.S.:  2010-
  11. 2nd Quarter 2016
  12. Exports & Imports of Telecommunications Equipment, U.S.: 2010-1st Quarter 2016
  13. Number of Business & Residential High Speed Internet Lines, U.S.: 2011-2016
  14. Computer Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2010-October 2016
  15. InfoTech Employment, U.S.: 2000-October 2016

Companies Mentioned Include:

  • Adobe Systems Inc
  • Benchmark Electronics Inc
  • Activision Blizzard Inc
  • Acxiom Corp
  • Omron Adept Technologies Inc
  • ADTRAN Inc
  • Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD)
  • Affiliated Computer Services Inc
  • Akamai Technologies Inc
  • ASG Technologies Group Inc