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Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/23/2013 -- Product Synopsis
This report presents the findings from a survey of 102 pharmaceutical companies regarding their Information and Communications Technology (ICT) budgets and staff allocation. The survey investigates how pharmaceutical companies currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of ICT spend, namely hardware, software, IT services, communications and consulting.
Introduction and Landscape
Why was the report written?
In order to provide a depth of insight into ICT vendors' and service providers' potential customers.
What is the current market landscape and what is changing?
Kable's survey shows that overall ICT spending in the pharmaceutical sector is set to increase in 2013 compared to 2012, with the highest proportion of the average ICT budget being allocated to hardware, followed by software and IT services.
What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
Emerging technology trends such as thin client computing devices, analytical and business intelligence tools, and cloud computing services are heavily influencing ICT investments in the sector. Increasing compliance regulations are also compelling pharmaceutical companies to invest in IT security solutions.
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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 Budgets. Very few IT analyst houses will have interviewed 100+ ICT decision makers in the pharmaceuticals industry in H2 2012.
Key Features and Benefits
Understand how ICT budgets are set to change in 2013 in terms of their overall size.
Appreciate how budgets are allocated across the core elements of ICT spend, including hardware, software, services, communications and consulting.
Learn how ICT money is being spent in areas such as the data centre, applications, IT management and the network.
Establish how IT staff are typically allocated within pharmaceuticals industry.
Gain insight into with whom pharmaceutical companies plan to spend their ICT money.
Key Market Issues
In order to store and manage the rising volume of clinical data, pharmaceutical companies have been making significant investments in their data centres in 2013.
Pharmaceutical companies are allocating a major portion of their ICT budgets to core ICT infrastructure in order to improve their business processes to respond well in this highly regulated and challenging market place.
With an increasingly geographically dispersed employee base, pharmaceutical companies are keen to invest in network and communications technologies.
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