Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/27/2014 -- This report presents the findings from a survey of 51 Finnish enterprises regarding their Information and Communication Technology (ICT) budgets and staff allocation. The survey investigates how Finnish enterprises currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise 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?
The survey reveals that enterprises in Finland are planning to decrease their spending on hardware and software in 2013 compared to 2012, whereas spending on communications will increase.
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What are the key drivers behind recent market changes?
Finnish enterprises are continuously looking to expand their operations in emerging economies which is driving the spending on communication and networking technologies.
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 50+ ICT decision makers in the Finnish market 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 Euros are being spent in areas such as the data centre, applications, IT management and the network.
Establish how IT staff are typically allocated within Finnish organisations.
Gain insight into with whom Finnish enterprises plan to spend their ICT Euros.
Key Market Issues
Finnish enterprises will spend X% of their total ICT budget on both hardware and software in 2013, a decline of X% and X% respectively in comparison to their spending in 2012.
The survey indicates that in 2013, Finnish enterprises are going to reduce their spending on applications by X%.
Kable's survey reveals that enterprises in Finland are planning to increase their spending on internal project development and maintenance, with X% of the total average ICT budget allocated to this area - a significant X% increase in 2013 compared to 2012.
Finnish enterprises are cautiously allocating IT resources according to their work load and functional requirements, in order to achieve maximum productivity and improve business performance.
Kable's survey shows software licenses are being allocated the maximum percentage (X%) of the total average software budget.
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