Red Hat - JAN19 TSIS
The most recent enterprise spending intentions data for Red Hat was collected through ETR's proprietary TSIS (Technology Spending Intentions Survey) from 12/13/2018 - 1/10/2019 and was sourced from 412 CIOs and IT end users, which represent approximately $201B in annual IT spend. Further, of the 412 customers, 103 represent Fortune 500 organizations and 158 represent Global 2000 organizations.
In this report, ETR examines Red Hat's expected enterprise spend for 2019 and analyzes key spend and customer growth metrics. An emphasis is placed on analyzing larger customer accounts (Fortune 100, Giant Public + Private organizations) versus year-ago levels to determine whether Red Hat's positioning is improving or declining in the enterprise technology landscape.
Further, ETR investigates Red Hat's positioning against key competitors - Docker, Ubuntu, Chef, Puppet. Next, ETR analyzes the impact and perception of the Red Hat acquisition from a drill down study conducted post-announcement, including providing commentary from CIOs and IT Leadership.
Lastly, ETR reviews regression-based revenue forecasts, analyzes CIO commentary from VENN events, Adoption / Replacement reasoning, and provides an outlook for Red Hat heading into 2019.