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ICT investment trends in India - Enterprise ICT spending patterns through to the end of 2015

Published By :

Kable Market Research

Published Date : May 2014

Category :

ICT

No. of Pages : 57 Pages


This report presents the findings from a survey of 124 Indian enterprises regarding their Information and Communications Technology (ICT) investment trends. The survey investigates how Indian enterprises currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT expenditure: hardware, software, IT services, communications, and consulting.

Key Findings

  • Kable\'s survey of 124 Indian enterprises highlights that X% of respondents anticipate an increase in their ICT budgets in 2014, which is an increase of X% compared to 2013.
  • According to Kable\'s survey, Indian enterprises are planning to invest X% of their external ICT budgets in hardware, software, and IT services in 2014, which is more than the combined allocation in 2013.
  • Indian enterprises are allocating the highest proportion of their software budgets to application lifecycle management followed by information management and enterprise applications in 2013.

Synopsis

This report presents the findings from a survey of 124 Indian enterprises regarding their Information and Communications Technology (ICT) investment trends. The survey investigates how Indian enterprises currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT expenditure: hardware, software, IT services, communications, and consulting.

The report illustrates the core technologies enterprises are investing in, including business intelligence, communications and collaboration, mobility, and cloud computing.  The survey also highlights the approach adopted by enterprises in India to purchase technology. Through Kable\'s survey, the report aims to provide better insight to ICT vendors and services providers when pitching their solutions to enterprises in India.

In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following:

  • Understand how ICT budgets are set to change in 2014 in terms of their overall size.
  • Appreciate how IT budgets are allocated across the core elements of IT spend, including hardware, software, services, communications, and consulting.
  • Learn how IT Rupees are being spent in areas such as the data centre, applications, IT management and the network.
  • Gain an understanding regarding which ICT functions Indian enterprises are interested in outsourcing.
  • Identify Indian enterprises\' investment priorities based on their budget allocations across core technology categories such as mobility, communications and collaboration, green IT and virtualization,  and cloud computing. 
  • Learn about the drivers that are influencing Indian enterprises\' investments in each technology category.
  • Establish how Indian enterprises\' IT budgets are currently allocated across various segments within a technology category.
  • Gain insight into how Indian enterprises plan to change their ICT budget allocations across various segments within a technology category.
  • Understand the vendor mindshare for various core and advanced technology categories.
  • Provides insight into Indian enterprises\' preferred buying approaches.
  • Comprehend the business and IT objectives that Indian enterprises are looking to achieve through their IT investment strategies. 
  • Understand the factors that are influencing Indian enterprises\' decision to select an ICT provider.

Reasons To Buy

  • This report will help readers to understand how India enterprise ICT landscape is set to change in 2014.
  • Gain a view as to how ICT Rupees are being allocated in your target audience.
  • The report covers a detailed breakdown of the opportunities within each of the core areas of ICT spend (hardware, software, IT services, telecommunications, and consulting.)
  • The report will help users to gain a view of the current strategic objectives of Indian enterprises.
  • The report will provide a detailed breakdown of the opportunities within selected technology categories (business intelligence, communications and collaboration, mobility, and cloud computing).
  • Understand the factors that are influencing Indian enterprises\' decision to select an ICT provider.
  • Gain a view as to the business and IT objectives Indian enterprises are looking to achieve through their ICT investment strategies.
Table of Contents

1 Trends in ICT budgets
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Survey demographics
1.3 ICT budget changes
1.4 ICT budget allocation by core technology area
1.4.1 Hardware budget breakdown
1.4.2 Software budget breakdowns
1.4.3 Third party IT services expenditure
1.4.4 Telecommunications budget
1.5 ICT budget allocation by function
1.6 Outsourced IT functions

2 ICT investment priorities and Vendor mindshare
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Core technology investment priorities
2.2.1 Business intelligence
2.2.2 Mobility
2.2.3 Communications & collaboration
2.2.4 Cloud computing solutions

3 ICT procurement trends
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Purchasing channels
3.3 Business objectives influencing IT investment strategy
3.4 IT objectives influencing IT investment strategy
3.5 ICT provider selection

4 Summary
4.1 Expansion and efficiency improvement are the key drivers for increasing ICT adoption among Indian enterprises

5 Appendix
5.1 Definitions
5.2 Further reading
5.3 Contact the authors

List of Table


Table 1: Indian enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown
Table 2: Indian enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees)
Table 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among Indian enterprises
Table 4: Indian enterprises’ (external) ICT budget allocation, 2013 and 2014
Table 5: Indian enterprises’ average hardware budget allocation
Table 6: Indian enterprises’ average software budget allocation by technology
Table 7: Indian enterprises’ average IT services budget allocation
Table 8: Indian enterprises’ average IT consulting services budget allocation
Table 9: Indian enterprises’ average telecommunications budget allocation
Table 10: Indian enterprises’ ICT budget allocation by function, 2013 and 2014
Table 11: Outsourced IT functions - Indian enterprises’ current and future outsourcing priorities
Table 12: Current and future investment priorities of Indian enterprises across core technologies
Table 13: Business intelligence – Indian enterprises’ current and future investment priorities
Table 14: Business intelligence – vendor mindshare amongst Indian enterprises
Table 15: Mobility – Indian enterprises’ current and future investment priorities
Table 16: Mobility – vendor mindshare amongst Indian enterprises
Table 17: Communications & collaboration – Indian enterprises’ current and future investment     priorities
Table 18: Communication & collaboration – vendor mindshare amongst Indian enterprises
Table 19: Cloud computing solutions – Indian enterprises’ current and future investment priorities
Table 20: Cloud computing solutions – vendor mindshare amongst Indian enterprises
Table 21: Indian enterprises’ preferred approach to buying technologies
Table 22: Business objectives which influence Indian enterprises’ IT investment strategy
Table 23: IT objectives which influence Indian enterprises’ IT investment strategy
Table 24: Factors influencing Indian enterprises’ decision to choose an ICT provider

List of Chart


Figure 1: Indian enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown
Figure 2: Indian enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees)
Figure 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among Indian enterprises
Figure 4: Indian enterprises’ (external) ICT budget allocation, 2013 and 2014
Figure 5: Indian enterprises’ average hardware budget allocation
Figure 6: Indian enterprises’ average software budget allocation by technology
Figure 7: Indian enterprises’ average IT services budget allocation
Figure 8: Indian enterprises’ average IT consulting services budget allocation
Figure 9: Indian enterprises’ average telecommunications budget allocation
Figure 10: Indian enterprises’ ICT budget allocation by function, 2013 and 2014
Figure 11: Outsourced IT functions - Indian enterprises’ current and future outsourcing priorities
Figure 12: Current and future investment priorities of Indian enterprises across core technologies
Figure 13: Business intelligence – Indian enterprises’ current and future investment priorities
Figure 14: Business intelligence – vendor mindshare amongst Indian enterprises
Figure 15: Mobility – Indian enterprises’ current and future investment priorities
Figure 16: Mobility – vendor mindshare amongst Indian enterprises
Figure 17: Communications & collaboration – Indian enterprises’ current and future investment          priorities
Figure 18: Communication & collaboration – vendor mindshare amongst Indian enterprises
Figure 19: Cloud computing solutions – Indian enterprises’ current and future investment priorities
Figure 20: Cloud computing solutions – vendor mindshare amongst Indian enterprises
Figure 21: Indian enterprises\' preferred approach to buying technologies
Figure 22: Business objectives which influence Indian enterprises’ IT investment strategy
Figure 23: IT objectives which influence Indian enterprises’ IT investment strategy
Figure 24: Factors influencing Indian enterprises’ decision to choose an ICT provider

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