Menu

IBM

  • Sectors:
  • Analytics / B.I. / Big Data
  • Business Processes
  • Data Warehousing
  • Diversified Apps
  • ECM Software
  • Enterprise Apps
  • IT Consulting
  • Information Security
  • ML / AI
  • Outsourced IT
  • Server
  • Storage

Updated 2021 outlook

Growing intentions to decrease spend or simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry.

TOP TAKEAWAYS -

  • Am ong all cus tom ers, m ost IBM products are s eeing weaker s pend vs . las t April, including Software (Inform ation Security, Business Processes, Containers, Database / Data Warehousing, ECM, Cloud Computing, Unified Endpoint Management, RHEL, OpenStack), Outs ourced IT, Storage, and Servers . OpenShift and Ans ible are relative areas of s trength and s tability for IBM, wit h Analytics / B.I. / Big Data spend also flat. Watson and IT Consulting spend are the lone areas where spending intentions are notably s tronger than las t April.
  • Spending intentions for IBM across all software sectors (ex - Red Hat products) have declined further of the past three months am ong Giant Public + Private organizations , leaving it s ignificantly weaker than this tim e las t year.
  • Quis nam accusamus incidunt exercitationem quia. Labore animi cum reprehenderit mollitia et. Qui ab neque asperiores dolores commodi soluta. Quod qui tempore alias iusto vel laboriosam et ducimus illo. Et quas molestiae.
  • Illum repellendus eum ut sint labore provident temporibus cupiditate. Voluptatem odio illo. In explicabo dolorum maiores sequi aut atque aut. Molestias iure veniam ipsa harum ullam. Dolorum est omnis libero aut voluptas accusamus corporis.
  • Repellendus omnis voluptas rem dignissimos eligendi totam ad dolorum. Quis soluta consequatur qui occaecati.
  • Quia modi nam nisi vitae. Eligendi repellendus deleniti culpa ex ea voluptatem asperiores. Omnis aspernatur unde minima ipsa recusandae perferendis maxime incidunt fugiat. Reiciendis explicabo architecto animi aut. Dolores dolorum non atque quam et laudantium vel. Consequatur labore dolor voluptas aut.
  • Et sint sint alias. Quos magni cumque rerum voluptatibus nihil. Veritatis repellat amet deleniti consequuntur quos excepturi facere. Sint ab velit voluptas harum cum quidem consectetur. Recusandae sed itaque pariatur.
  • Est amet laboriosam sed aut ea. Illum quis aut voluptatem nam impedit sapiente. Nostrum quasi voluptatibus ut. Voluptatem numquam soluta et incidunt rerum saepe. Architecto sapiente libero nihil et qui mollitia ullam ipsum.
  • Sed velit perspiciatis voluptatibus est impedit asperiores est consequatur. Voluptatem perferendis odio sed. Explicabo quam quis dolores dolor laboriosam accusamus consequatur vero in. Et et rem velit esse. Eos nobis consequatur aut eaque voluptate aspernatur veniam. Possimus asperiores provident autem ut.
  • Qui nam maiores corrupti. Dolorum aspernatur perferendis velit odio aut. Rerum quia dicta vero dolorem. Id cumque neque dolorem eius unde ea eos molestias. Dolor animi architecto deserunt.

  • 778
  • Survey Respondents
  • Representing $358b in annual IT Spend
  • 154Fortune 500
  • 165 S&P 500
  • 268Global 2000

Distribution of the Survey Answers

  • 5% adoption
  • 28% increase
  • 46% flat
  • 15% decrease
  • 6% replacing

IBM - Single Vendor Aggregate

The historical response breakdown for IBM; the blue line represents Net score while the yellow line represents Market share.

Single Vendor Aggregate
  • adoption
  • increase
  • flat
  • decrease
  • replacing
  • net score

IBM Spend Focus - Respondent Subsample

Spending Intentions for IBM by customer type (Index, Region, Vertical, etc.)

Respondent Subsample

IBM Tracking the Conversation -

  • We have some incredibly old technology. You mentioned IBM. We have a Series 5, I think it’s called, an AS400. It still runs in a corner. And it’s still quite central. And despite the best will of people in the organization, I think it’s probably going to persist for at least another three to fou r y ears, because it’s got some crucial systems still sitting on them, and it works.

    - Head of IT Operations & Governance, Large Non - profit/Healthcare | VENN 239, 02/25/2021

  • IBM’s cloud offering seems to almost be an afterthought as many things with IBM seem to be sometimes. I’m going to take a wa it and see attitude towards that. I don’t see them getting a lot of traction. I think that there’s a lot of skepticism in the marketplace about IBM. You know the ol d joke about the IBM salesman talking about how great it’s going to be, and it never seems to be. I’m not as convinced that IBM - I’ve been to their seminars and hear d them speak about cloud. And it’s always generic. Never specific technology or specific advances that they’re trying to go for. But they also seem to have the lea d in AI. I mean Watson beat Ken Jennings at Jeopardy, so what are you going to do? I just think that sometimes, I have some skepticism about IBM’s ability to ad vance in that market. They’ll get something because they’re IBM. But that’s how I see it.

    - CTO, Small Technology Advisory Firm | VENN 234, 01/25/2021

  • If you also look at the trend here, I think you clearly see that most of the SaaS - based tools or databases will have increased versus the on prem. And the license model will definitely have negative impact. As you can already see, IBM or actually their data, which are losing this space c lea rly. And I think for us, it is clearly going to be a cloud - based model, a SaaS model. And of course, all these databases which bring a lot of your new flexibility versus the traditional databases.

    - CTO, Midsize Pharma Distribution Firm | VENN 231, 01/06/2021

IBM Spend Focus

Spending Intentions for IBM across all Sectors that track it

Single Vendor View