The most recent enterprise spending intentions data for Microsoft was collected through ETR's proprietary TSIS (Technology Spending Intentions Survey) from 12/13/2018 - 1/10/2019 and was sourced from 941 CIOs and IT end users, which represent approximately $341B in annual IT spend. Further, of the 941 customers, 193 represent Fortune 500 organizations and 297 represent Global 2000 organizations.

In this report, ETR examines Microsoft's expected enterprise spend for 2019 with a focus on Cloud Computing, Container Platforms, Analytics, Infrastructure Software, Servers, Productivity Apps (Teams) and ML / AI. Additionally, ETR analyzes spend levels for recent acquisitions such as LinkedIn and GitHub.

Further, ETR benchmarks Microsoft's forward-looking Cloud spend against AWS, Google Cloud Platform, IBM, Oracle, Box, Dropbox and Rackspace accounts. ETR also observes whether emerging or early stage vendors are having an impact of Micrsoft Cloud spend. Next, ETR investigates Analytics for 2019 with a focus on competition with Tableau, SAP, Oracle and IBM. Additionally, the report reviews Infrastructure Software and Server spend and analyzes whether cloud spend is cannibalizing Microsoft's Server spend.

Lastly, ETR explores newer offerings in Containers, Productivity Apps (with a focus on competition versus Atlassian and Slack) and Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence, reviews extensive CIO and IT Leadership commentary across key product lines, and examines the pervasion of the Azure Stack strategy.

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Technology Spending Intention Survey Report Details:


Microsoft - JAN19 TSIS Survey Sample Size


Microsoft - JAN19 TSIS Fortune 500 Citations


Microsoft - JAN19 TSIS Global 2000 Citations

23rd Jan 2019

Microsoft - JAN19 TSIS Publish Date