Welcome!

Containers Expo Blog Authors: David Sprott, Craig Lowell, Automic Blog, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

ICT procurement trends in Russia - Enterprise ICT investment plans to 2013

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

ICT procurement trends in Russia - Enterprise ICT investment plans to 2013

http://www.reportlinker.com/p01100781/ICT-procurement-trends-in-Russia---Enterprise-ICT-investment-plans-to-2013.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=IT_Hosting

Product Synopsis
This report presents the findings from a survey of 175 Russian enterprises regarding their approach to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) procurement. The survey investigates the way that Russian enterprises like to purchase technology, as well as the major IT and business objectives influencing their IT investment strategies.

Introduction and Landscape
Why was the report written?
To highlight the criteria on which Russian enterprises select their IT providers as well as the roles which have influence while making IT purchasing decisions.

What is the current market landscape and what is changing?
Although Russian IT spending is expected to rise, CIOs are expected to remain cautious and go slow on the adoption of new technologies given the uncertain global economic climate.

What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
Hosting service model to gain traction in the Russian IT market, as enterprises look to minimize costs, reduce complexity and simplify business processes.

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 Procurement. Very few IT analyst houses will have interviewed 175+ ICT decision makers in the Russian market in H2 2012.

Key Features and Benefits
Provides insights into Russian enterprises' preferred buying approaches.

Comprehend the business objectives that Russian enterprises are looking to achieve through their IT investment strategy.

Appreciate the IT objectives that Russian enterprises are looking to achieve through their IT investment strategy.

Understand the factors that are influencing Russian enterprises' decision to select an ICT provider.

Understand which organisational roles influence IT purchasing decisions and signing off budgets.

Key Market Issues
The vast majority of Russian enterprises prefer purchasing technologies directly from suppliers, followed by local and national resellers.

According to Kable's survey, Russian CIOs and IT managers are focusing most of their attention on improving efficiency and maximizing revenue growth opportunities, with respondents rating them X and X respectively on a scale of 1 to 4.

The Russian enterprises increasing their levels of IT adoption to deliver superior services to their employees and customers, thereby enhancing their revenue growth opportunities.

As Russian businesses look to develop long-term relationships with their technology vendors, those demonstrating financial stability and longevity to attract far more interest from potential customers

Russian enterprises rate the CIO/IT department and CEO as the most influential authorities when making IT purchasing decisions, with both receiving the highest average rating of X on a scale of 1 to 4.

Key Highlights
The survey indicates that 2013 will bring a significant drop (around X percentage points) in the proportion of respondents who plan to keep their IT budgets flat, thereby indicating an improving scenario as more enterprises plan increases.

As Russian enterprises recognize the fact that that cloud computing allows them to deliver competitive products quickly and cost-efficiently , its adoption is set to rise with XX% of respondents having plans to invest in this space in the next two years

Although a majority (XX%) of Russian enterprises prefer to deploy their IT solutions on-site, deployment of technologies as a hosted service is gaining prominence with XX% of preferring this model.

In view of the tough economic conditions prevailing worldwide, Russian businesses are looking for ways to improve operational efficiency to stimulate additional revenue opportunities, whilst at the same time cutting costs to drive future top line growth.

The survey indicates that XX% of enterprises in Russia rate the objective of delivering new functionality to business users as their top priority, whilst XX% of enterprises rate the objective of better demonstrating the value of IT to the business as a moderate priority.

Table of Contents

1 Enterprise ICT investment trends
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Survey demographics
1.3 IT budget changes
1.4 IT Investment priorities
2 ICT procurement trends
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Purchasing channels
2.3 Business objectives influencing IT investment strategy
2.4 IT objectives influencing IT investment strategy
2.5 IT provider selection
2.6 Influencers
2.7 ICT infrastructure environment complexity
3 Summary
3.1 Canadian enterprises prefer IT vendors with proven industry and functional expertise and competitive price points
4 Appendix
4.1 Definitions
4.2 Further reading
4.3 Contact the authors

List of Tables

Table 1: Russian enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown
Table 2: Russian enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees)
Table 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among Russian enterprises
Table 4: Russian enterprises' current and future investment priorities across technology categories
Table 5: Russian enterprises' preferred approach to buying technologies
Table 6: Business objectives which influence Russian enterprises' IT investment strategy
Table 7: IT objectives which influence Russian enterprises' IT investment strategy
Table 8: Factors influencing Russian enterprises' decision to choose an IT provider
Table 9: Influence of organizational roles in making IT purchasing decisions and signing off budgets
Table 10: Complexity of ICT infrastructure in Russian enterprises

List of Figures

Figure 1: Russian enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown
Figure 2: Russian enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees)
Figure 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among Russian enterprises
Figure 4: Russian enterprises' current and future investment priorities across technology categories
Figure 5: Russian enterprises' preferred approach to buying technologies
Figure 6: Business objectives which influence Russian enterprises' IT investment strategy
Figure 7: IT objectives which influence Russian enterprises' IT investment strategy
Figure 8: Factors influencing Russian enterprises' decision to choose an IT provider
Figure 9: Influence of organizational roles in making IT purchasing decisions and signing off budgets
Figure 10: Complexity of ICT infrastructure in Russian enterprises

To order this report:
IT_Hosting Industry:
ICT procurement trends in Russia - Enterprise ICT investment plans to 2013

Contact Clare: [email protected]
US:(339) 368 6001
Intl:+1 339 368 6001

SOURCE Reportlinker

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
With an estimated 50 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2020, several industries will begin to expand their capabilities for retaining end point data at the edge to better utilize the range of data types and sheer volume of M2M data generated by the Internet of Things. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Don DeLoach, CEO and President of Infobright, discussed the infrastructures businesses will need to implement to handle this explosion of data by providing specific use cases for filterin...
IoT generates lots of temporal data. But how do you unlock its value? You need to discover patterns that are repeatable in vast quantities of data, understand their meaning, and implement scalable monitoring across multiple data streams in order to monetize the discoveries and insights. Motif discovery and deep learning platforms are emerging to visualize sensor data, to search for patterns and to build application that can monitor real time streams efficiently. In his session at @ThingsExpo, ...
Early adopters of IoT viewed it mainly as a different term for machine-to-machine connectivity or M2M. This is understandable since a prerequisite for any IoT solution is the ability to collect and aggregate device data, which is most often presented in a dashboard. The problem is that viewing data in a dashboard requires a human to interpret the results and take manual action, which doesn’t scale to the needs of IoT.
Internet of @ThingsExpo has announced today that Chris Matthieu has been named tech chair of Internet of @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley. The 6thInternet of @ThingsExpo will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
What does it look like when you have access to cloud infrastructure and platform under the same roof? Let’s talk about the different layers of Technology as a Service: who cares, what runs where, and how does it all fit together. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Lead Technology Evangelist at SoftLayer, an IBM company, spoke about the picture being painted by IBM Cloud and how the tools being crafted can help fill the gaps in your IT infrastructure.
SYS-CON Events announced today the Enterprise IoT Bootcamp, being held November 1-2, 2016, in conjunction with 19th Cloud Expo | @ThingsExpo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Combined with real-world scenarios and use cases, the Enterprise IoT Bootcamp is not just based on presentations but with hands-on demos and detailed walkthroughs. We will introduce you to a variety of real world use cases prototyped using Arduino, Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, Spark, and Intel Edison. Y...
Much of IT terminology is often misused and misapplied. Modernization and transformation are two such terms. They are often used interchangeably even though they mean different things and have very different connotations. Indeed, it is somewhat safe to assume that in IT any transformative effort is likely to also have a modernizing effect, and thus, we can see these as levels of improvement efforts. However, many businesses are being led to believe if they don’t transform now they risk becoming ...
CenturyLink has announced that application server solutions from GENBAND are now available as part of CenturyLink’s Networx contracts. The General Services Administration (GSA)’s Networx program includes the largest telecommunications contract vehicles ever awarded by the federal government. CenturyLink recently secured an extension through spring 2020 of its offerings available to federal government agencies via GSA’s Networx Universal and Enterprise contracts. GENBAND’s EXPERiUS™ Application...
SYS-CON Events announced today that LeaseWeb USA, a cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. LeaseWeb is one of the world's largest hosting brands. The company helps customers define, develop and deploy IT infrastructure tailored to their exact business needs, by combining various kinds cloud solutions.
The best-practices for building IoT applications with Go Code that attendees can use to build their own IoT applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Indraneel Mitra, Senior Solutions Architect & Technology Evangelist at Cognizant, provided valuable information and resources for both novice and experienced developers on how to get started with IoT and Golang in a day. He also provided information on how to use Intel Arduino Kit, Go Robotics API and AWS IoT stack to build an application tha...
Whether your IoT service is connecting cars, homes, appliances, wearable, cameras or other devices, one question hangs in the balance – how do you actually make money from this service? The ability to turn your IoT service into profit requires the ability to create a monetization strategy that is flexible, scalable and working for you in real-time. It must be a transparent, smoothly implemented strategy that all stakeholders – from customers to the board – will be able to understand and comprehe...
It’s 2016: buildings are smart, connected and the IoT is fundamentally altering how control and operating systems work and speak to each other. Platforms across the enterprise are networked via inexpensive sensors to collect massive amounts of data for analytics, information management, and insights that can be used to continuously improve operations. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Brian Chemel, Co-Founder and CTO of Digital Lumens, will explore: The benefits sensor-networked systems bring to ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Venafi, the Immune System for the Internet™ and the leading provider of Next Generation Trust Protection, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Venafi is the Immune System for the Internet™ that protects the foundation of all cybersecurity – cryptographic keys and digital certificates – so they can’t be misused by bad guys in attacks...
"Tintri was started in 2008 with the express purpose of building a storage appliance that is ideal for virtualized environments. We support a lot of different hypervisor platforms from VMware to OpenStack to Hyper-V," explained Dan Florea, Director of Product Management at Tintri, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Identity is in everything and customers are looking to their providers to ensure the security of their identities, transactions and data. With the increased reliance on cloud-based services, service providers must build security and trust into their offerings, adding value to customers and improving the user experience. Making identity, security and privacy easy for customers provides a unique advantage over the competition.
Is your aging software platform suffering from technical debt while the market changes and demands new solutions at a faster clip? It’s a bold move, but you might consider walking away from your core platform and starting fresh. ReadyTalk did exactly that. In his General Session at 19th Cloud Expo, Michael Chambliss, Head of Engineering at ReadyTalk, will discuss why and how ReadyTalk diverted from healthy revenue and over a decade of audio conferencing product development to start an innovati...
For basic one-to-one voice or video calling solutions, WebRTC has proven to be a very powerful technology. Although WebRTC’s core functionality is to provide secure, real-time p2p media streaming, leveraging native platform features and server-side components brings up new communication capabilities for web and native mobile applications, allowing for advanced multi-user use cases such as video broadcasting, conferencing, and media recording.
Large scale deployments present unique planning challenges, system commissioning hurdles between IT and OT and demand careful system hand-off orchestration. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Smith, Senior Director and a founding member of Incenergy, will discuss some of the key tactics to ensure delivery success based on his experience of the last two years deploying Industrial IoT systems across four continents.
There will be new vendors providing applications, middleware, and connected devices to support the thriving IoT ecosystem. This essentially means that electronic device manufacturers will also be in the software business. Many will be new to building embedded software or robust software. This creates an increased importance on software quality, particularly within the Industrial Internet of Things where business-critical applications are becoming dependent on products controlled by software. Qua...
"There's a growing demand from users for things to be faster. When you think about all the transactions or interactions users will have with your product and everything that is between those transactions and interactions - what drives us at Catchpoint Systems is the idea to measure that and to analyze it," explained Leo Vasiliou, Director of Web Performance Engineering at Catchpoint Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York Ci...