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This report presents the findings from a survey of 51+ Swedish enterprises regarding their Information and Communication Technology (ICT) investment priorities. The survey investigates the core technologies which German enterprises are investing in, including the likes of enterprise applications, security, mobility, communications and collaboration, and Cloud Computing.
Introduction and Landscape
Why was the report written?
In order to provide deeper insights into Swedish enterprises' ICT investment priorities and strategic objectives.
What is the current market landscape and what is changing?
In light of strong demand from emerging markets and various measures initiated by the Swedish government to drive local demand and improve market conditions, CIOs are cautiously optimistic about their ICT spending in the coming years.
What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
Sweden has always been at the forefront in adopting the advanced technologies such as mobility and cloud computing, which are expected to witness high levels of uptake.
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 investment priorities. Very few IT analyst houses will have interviewed 51+ ICT decision makers in the Swedish market in H2 2012.
Key Features and Benefits
Recognize Swedish enterprises' strategic objectives with regards to their ICT investments.
Identify Swedish enterprises' investment priorities based on their budget allocations across core technology categories such as enterprise applications, security, mobility, communications and collaboration, and Cloud Computing, etc.
Learn about the drivers that are influencing Swedish enterprises' investments in each technology category.
Establish how Swedish enterprises' ICT budgets are currently allocated across various segments within a technology category.
Gain insight into how Swedish enterprises plan to change their ICT budget allocations across various segments within a technology category.
Key Market Issues
X% of Swedish enterprises expect their ICT budgets to either increase slightly or significantly in 2013, indicating an improving positive outlook for ICT spending.
Swedish enterprises are being more proactive in their spending on security infrastructure and software in light of the increasing number of sophisticated cyber threats.
With increasing competition and rapidly changing customer needs and technologies, enterprise decision makers are placing emphasis on real-time data to make decisions
The increasingly diverse set of mobile devices currently being used across various industries in Sweden presents a huge demand for mobility management solutions.
Adoption of virtualization, green IT, and cloud based technologies is expected to rise amongst Swedish enterprises as they look for ways to reduce their overall IT costs.
Swedish CIOs and IT managers are focusing much of their efforts towards improving security and enhancing collaboration across their IT infrastructure and departments, with respondents rating them X and X on a scale of 1 to 4.
With an exponential rise in the volumes of data produced by organisations of all sizes, it has become imperative for enterprises to invest in content management solutions.
Swedish enterprises are investing in IT systems management technologies to ensure the seamless running of their day-to-day operations, with systems and network management and service management technologies being the most popular IT management solutions, with penetration rates of X% each
Enterprises in Sweden are increasingly looking at using virtualization technologies to reduce their information storage, IT maintenance and support, and energy costs.
It is evident from the Kable's survey that private cloud is expected to receive increasing investments, with an expected X% growth in the penetration rate of private cloud through to the end of 2014.