Complete Guide to the Computers, Hardware & Software Industry From Plunkett Research 2020

January 2020

HOUSTON, Texas – Plunkett Research, Ltd. announces an important market research and competitive analysis report, Computers, Hardware & Software Industry Almanac, 2020 edition. Formally Plunkett’s InfoTech industry Almanac, you will find a complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms.

The computer, hardware and software industry is a truly globalized sector. Estimated global spending for this industry in 2019 was $3.9 trillion, up from $3.7 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 analyzes the top trends changing the industry, and provides in-depth industry statistics. In addition, this publication profiles the top 500 companies in the Computers, Hardware & Software Industry.

Available Formats:

  • Printed Almanac: ISBN 978-1-62831-522-6 (Available Now)
  • E-book: ISBN 978-1-62831-864-7 (Available Now)
  • Plunkett Research Online (Subscribers)

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
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry

Pages: 636

Statistical Tables Provided: 13

Companies Profiled: 466

Geographic Focus: Global

Price: $379.99

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, Hardware & Software business including:

  1. Introduction to the Computers, Hardware and Software Industry
  2. Hot Fields Within Computers, Hardware and Software Include Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things (IoT)
  3. Supercomputing Hits 148.6 Petaflops/ IBM’s Watson Expands Commercial Applications for Big Data
  4. Cloud Computing and Software as a Service (SaaS) Point the Way to the Future
  5. Growth in Big Data Supported by Expansion of Cloud Computing and Predictive Analytics
  6. Wi-Fi Enables Wireless Traffic Growth, Including the Internet of Things (IoT)
  7. Global Internet Market Tops 4.5 Billion Users/Ultrafast Broadband Expands, both Fixed and Wireless
  8. Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) Gains Traction
  9. TVs Are Internet Ready/Game Consoles and Set Top Accessories like Roku and Chromecast Stream Content
  10. Electronic Health Records (EHR) Digitize Patient Data at an Accelerating Pace
  11. Many Industry Sectors Seek Consulting and Outsourcing Income, Competing with Pure Consultancies
  12. Computer Chips with 7-Nanometer Density/Nanotechnology, FinFET, Memristors to Create Powerful Semiconductors
  13. Advanced Chips Are Required to Power the Future of Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Semi-conductor Revenues to Benefit
  14. Breakthroughs Achieved in Quantum Computing
  15. Voice and Face Recognition Changes the Wireless World, Enhanced Through Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  16. Digital Assistants Include Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home/Alexa and Similar Software Power Third-Party Developers
  17. Wearable Sensors Track Exercise Data/Apparel and Shoe Manufacturers Adopt Technologies
  18. The Internet of Things (IoT) and M2M to Boom, Enhanced by Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  19. Artificial Intelligence (AI), Deep Learning and Machine Learning Advance into Commercial Applications, Including Health Care and Robotics
  20. IT Consulting/Software Consulting/ Computer Operations Consulting
  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

Computers, Software, Hardware & Technology Industry Statistics

  1. Internet, Computer & Software Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
  2. Internet Access Technologies Compared
  3. U.S. InfoTech Industry Quarterly Revenue: 2018-2019
  4. Software Publishing Industry, U.S.: Estimated Revenue, Inventories & Expenses: 2014-2019
  5. Internet Publishing & Broadcasting & Web Search Portals: Estimated Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2014-2019
  6. Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2010-3rd Quarter 2019
  7. Top Ten Suppliers & Destinations of U.S. Computers & Electronic Products: 2013-3rd Quarter 2019
  8. Value of Computers & Electronic Products Manufacturers' Shipments, Inventories & Orders by Industry, U.S.: 2011-October 2019
  9. Exports, Imports & Trade Balance of Computers & Electronic Products, U.S.: 2013-3rd Quarter 2019
  10. Exports & Imports of Telecommunications Equipment, U.S.: 2013-3rd Quarter 2019
  11. Number of Business & Residential High Speed Internet Lines, U.S.: 2014-2019
  12. Computer Industry Employment by Business Type, U.S.: 2014-October 2019
  13. InfoTech Employment, U.S.: 2001-October 2019

Companies Mentioned Include:

  • Adobe Systems Inc
  • Benchmark Electronics Inc
  • Activision Blizzard Inc
  • Gateway Inc
  • Omron Adept Technologies Inc
  • TeamViewer AG
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Rocket Software Inc
  • Western Digital Corporation
  • Sega Sammy Holdings Inc