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The 2014 To 2015 Tech Market Outlook For Europe — At Last, A Resumption Of Tech Market Growth

June 10, 2014

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This Webinar presents Forrester's updates to our forecast for business and government purchases of information and communications technologies in Western and Central Europe for 2014 and 2015.


  • After two years of little or no growth in European tech markets, demand will start to pick up in 2014, with further expansion in prospect for 2015.
  • As in the US, consumer-facing technologies will have the strongest growth, but employee-facing technologies will also do well. Weakest growth will be in infrastructure technologies.
  • We examine the detailed outlook for purchases of computer equipment, communications equipment, software, IT services and outsourcing, and telecommunications services in Western and Central Europe in 2014 and 2015.
  • We show how the forces of cloud computing, smart computing, and mobility are affecting tech markets in the Europe.

Key takeaways:

  • Plan for how to structure your tech budget and project portfolio to keep up with the market and competitors.
  • Understand the best opportunities to negotiate discounts from vendors.

Vendors mentioned: Accenture, Adobe Systems, Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) — a Xerox company, Alcatel-Lucent, Amdocs, Apple, Atos, Autodesk, Avaya, BMC Software, CA, Capgemini, Cerner, CGI Group, Ciena, Cisco Systems, Cognizant, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Dassault Systemes, Dell, EMC, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Getronics — a KPN company, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Informatica, Infosys, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions, NEC, NetApp, NetSuite, Nokia Siemens Networks, NTT Data, Oracle, Pegasystems,, SAP, Software AG, Symantec, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Tibco Software, T-Systems Enterprise Services, Ultimate Software, Unisys, and Wipro IT Business.

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