International Data Corporation

International Data Corporation

International Data Corporation

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International Data Corporation (IDC) is a market research and analysis firm specializing in information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology. IDC is a subsidiary of International Data Group. IDC is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts and claims to have over 1000 analysts in 50 countries.

Patrick J McGovern founded IDC in Massachusetts with a friend, Fred Kirch, in 1964 after a UNIVAC executive complained to him about the lack of market research information available on the emerging computer industry. At the beginning, the company produced a computer industry data base and a newsletter, EDP Industry & Market Report.

Criticism

Various IDC reports and forecasts were criticized for deficiencies in methodology. Notable cases include:
  • Yearly joint BSA/IDC studies on software piracy
  • IDC comparison of TCO of Linux vs Windows 2000
  • IDC forecasts on Itanium sales


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