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Market Report, "ICT Budget and Staffing Trends in Small Enterprises - Enterprise ICT Investment Plans", Published

New Software market report from Kable Market Intelligence: "ICT budget and staffing trends in small enterprises - Enterprise ICT investment plans"

 

Boston, MA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 01/14/2014 -- This report presents the findings from a survey of 1,071 small enterprises regarding their Information and Communications Technology (ICT) budgets and staff allocation. The survey investigates how small enterprises currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of ICT spend, namely hardware, software, IT services, communications and consulting.

Introduction and Landscape
Why was the report written?
In order to provide a depth of insight into ICT vendors' and service providers' potential customers.

What is the current market landscape and what is changing?
Small enterprises are modernising their business operations by making investments in software solutions in order to improve productivity and remain competitive in their respective operating markets. Enterprises' software budgets are also allocated to software as a service (SaaS), as these enterprises are gradually increasing their adoption of on-demand software.

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What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
Small enterprises are gradually increasing their adoption of SaaS to reduce costs and their IT management burden.

What makes this report unique and essential to read?
Kable Global ICT Intelligence has invested significant resources in order to interview CIOs and IT managers about their IT Budgets. Very few IT analyst houses will have interviewed 1,070+ ICT decision makers in small enterprises in H2 2012.

Key Features and Benefits
Understand how ICT budgets are set to change in 2013 in terms of their overall size.

Appreciate how budgets are allocated across the core elements of ICT spend, including hardware, software, services, communications and consulting.

Learn how ICT money is being spent in areas such as the data centre, applications, IT management and the network.

Establish how IT staff are typically allocated within small enterprises.

Gain insight into with whom small enterprises plan to spend their ICT money.

Key Market Issues
Small enterprises are modernising their business operations by increasing their investments in technology. This is evident from Kable's survey which shows that small enterprises have increased their ICT investments in 2013 compared to 2012.

Small enterprises are investing in IT services to customise software solutions and integrate them with the existing processes, as well as to outsource elements of their ICT to third parties.

The survey shows that small enterprises have increased the proportion of their ICT budgets allocated to data centres by 1% in 2013, compared to 2012. Small enterprises are spending the highest proportion of their overall ICT budgets on data centres as they look to improve their ICT infrastructure and streamline their operations.

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