Federal IT Hardware Market, 2011-2016

Published: September 13, 2011

Deltek's Federal IT Hardware Market, 2011-2016 analyzes the trends in the federal hardware market and the forces that will shape the direction of the segment over the next several years.

Deltek forecasts demand for vendor-furnished IT hardware by the U.S. government will decrease from $13.5 billion in 2011 down to $10 billion in 2016 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of -5.7%.

Key Findings

The report explores the federal hardware market environment and expected changes that will impact hardware vendors, VARS, systems integrators, and federal contractors over the next five years. The report examines market drivers, inhibitors, and disruptive forces.

The federal hardware market will be pressed by many market transitions and game-changing technologies, as well as demand to process, manage, and store ever-increasing volumes of data. Mobility, especially, will transform the end-user segment of the hardware market and present opportunities for vendors.

Deltek believes the market will experience increasing pressure over the next five years, requiring hardware vendors to adjust and exploit areas of opportunity to be successful. Deltek's interview responses reveal that:

  • Federal IT hardware buyers are highly sensitive to budget pressures and the main determinant of investments decisions will be cost.
  • The most critical end-user need over the next five years will be moving to mobile devices and the most critical infrastructure need is storage, driven by data center consolidation, server virtualization, and data proliferation.
  • Cloud computing will have the greatest impact on the direction of federal IT over the next 5 years.

Critical Insight for Vendors

The report provides companies and other interested parties with a detailed view of the future federal IT hardware market and a market forecast for the next five years, and is designed to enhance a vendor’s federal planning process with relevant strategic analysis. The report provides recommendations which will guide hardware vendors to maximize their market positioning to best take advantage of federal business opportunities.

Deltek's Federal IT Hardware Market, 2011-2016 report is delivered in PowerPoint® format. The report package also includes an PowerPoint® Executive Briefing, and an Excel® workbook with charts and data.

Introduction Market Catalysts: Trends, Drivers & Inhibitors Market Forecasts Agency Analysis Conclusions & Recommendations Appendix