European Enterprise Mobile Device Deployments

IDC's European Enterprise Mobile Device Deployments service provides research-based market insight into OEMs, software vendors, and service providers on the expanding role of mobile devices in the enterprise market. It provides strategic guidance on end-user requirements in their procurement of mobile devices and provides a quarterly qualitative analysis of mobile device trends among major OEM players in Western Europe. This program provides insight into mobile devices, focusing not only on smartphones and tablets, but also on wearables, smart speakers, laptops and Chromebooks, and AR/VR headsets.


Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • Adoption and usage patterns of mobile devices
  • Mobile device procurement trends (e.g., channels, bundles)
  • Benchmark of device enrollment programs
  • Opportunities and challenges in the commercial space
  • Hybrid work models
  • Quarterly qualitative analysis of the performance of major OEM players in Western Europe
  • Devices and sustainability
  • 5G device adoption and use cases
  • WFH devices

Core Research

  • WFH Devices — Worker Choices and Costs for Enterprises
  • Quarterly qualitative analysis of the performance of major OEMs
  • European Business Use Smartphone forecast and analysis
  • European practices to optimize mobile devices in B2B
  • European Mobile Worker Forecast Update
  • Europe Enterprise Mobility Survey — Device Procurements

In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.


Key Questions Answered

  1. What is the enterprise adoption of mobile devices by OS, channel, and OEM vendor in Western Europe?
  2. What are the most important shifts in enterprise procurement of devices?
  3. What are the drivers and challenges when adopting 5G devices?
  4. How is device sustainability evolving in European organizations?
  5. What are the deployment challenges faced by IT departments with respect to mobile devices?
  6. Are European companies replacing desktops with mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) or expanding the number of devices per employee?
  7. What is the employee perception of workplace technologies?
  8. What are the most important security concerns and issues affecting productivity in mobile devices?

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Meet the Experts
Alejandro Cadenas

Associate Vice President

Francisco Jeronimo

VP, Data and Analytics, Devices, IDC Europe

Ingrid Soukupova

Research Manager, Telecoms & Networking