This IDC study provides our Canadian information technology (IT) spending and growth forecast over 18 vertical markets for the five-year period 2009-2013. It updates our previous forecast document, Canadian IT 2008-2012 Forecast by Vertical Market (IDC #CA4ICTE8, August 2008), highlights the key trends impacting IT spending in these markets, and breaks down spending by IT segment (hardware, software, and IT services).
"Canada's industries have been uniquely challenged by the economic crisis - each struggling and responding differently under its impact. Vendors need to understand these industry trends in order to serve them better." - Ricky Mak, analyst, SMB and Channels Research