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The 2017 Ovum ICT Enterprise Insight survey suggests a strong trend in increased information management spending. This growth is driven by enterprises' appetite for big data, maturing cloud technologies, and the need for better data management.


  • Governing bigger data volumes is a top priority for enterprises, translating into investments in data management tools to trace data lineage and ensure new regulatory compliance rules are met.

Features and Benefits

  • Identifies enterprises' investment priorities in the information management market.
  • Assesses the evolution of enterprises' information management requirements.

Key questions answered

  • What are enterprises' investment priorities in the information management market over the next 12 to 18 months?
  • How are enterprises' information management requirements evolving?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages


  • Recommendations for enterprises
  • Recommendations for vendors

Managing an increased data load is an enterprise priority

  • Data retention and easier analytics are driving enterprises' appetite for big data technology
  • Enterprise IT is progressively shifting to the cloud
  • An increased data load is only valuable if it can be properly managed

Ovum's ICT Enterprise Insights Program

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