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									       ICT procurement trends in
       China

       Enterprise ICT investment plans to 2013

      June 2013




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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1    Enterprise ICT investment trends ................................................................... 4
          1.1       Introduction ........................................................................................................................4
          1.2       Survey demographics........................................................................................................4
          1.3       ICT budget changes ..........................................................................................................7
          1.4       ICT investment priorities....................................................................................................8
2         ICT procurement trends ................................................................................ 10
          2.1       Introduction ......................................................................................................................10
          2.2       Purchasing channels .......................................................................................................10
          2.3       Business objectives influencing IT investment strategy .................................................12
          2.4       IT objectives influencing IT investment strategy .............................................................13
          2.5       ICT provider selection .....................................................................................................15
          2.6       Influencers .......................................................................................................................17
          2.7       Complexity of the ICT infrastructure environment ..........................................................19
3         Summary ........................................................................................................ 21
          3.1       With ICT investment showing positive momentum, vendors offering innovative and
                    disruptive technologies will be preferred by Chinese enterprises ..................................21
4         Appendix ........................................................................................................ 22
          4.1       Definitions ........................................................................................................................22
          4.2       Further reading ................................................................................................................22
          4.3       Contact the authors .........................................................................................................23




ICT procurement trends in China                                    Pa ge |2                                 www.kable.co.uk / © The iD Factor Ltd / + 44 (0) 207 936 6997
List of Figures
Figure 1: Chinese enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown...................................................................... 4
Figure 2: Chinese enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees) ....................... 5
Figure 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among Chinese enterprises ..................................... 7
Figure 4: Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities across technology categories ...... 8
Figure 5: Chinese enterprises' preferred approach to buying technologies ............................................... 10
Figure 6: Business objectives which influence Chinese enterprises' IT investment strategy .................... 12
Figure 7: IT objectives which influence Chinese enterprises' IT investment strategy ................................ 13
Figure 8: Factors influencing Chinese enterprises' decision to choose an ICT provider ........................... 15
Figure 9: Influence of organizational roles in making ICT purchasing decisions and signing off budgets 17
Figure 10: Complexity of the ICT infrastructure in Chinese enterprises..................................................... 19


List of Tables
Table 1: Chinese enterprise ICT survey industry breakdown....................................................................... 5
Table 2: Chinese enterprise ICT survey breakdown by size band (number of employees) ........................ 6
Table 3: Recent and expected ICT budget changes among Chinese enterprises ...................................... 7
Table 4: Chinese enterprises’ current and future investment priorities across technology categories ........ 9
Table 5: Chinese enterprises' preferred approach to buying technologies ................................................ 11
Table 6: Business objectives which influence Chinese enterprises' IT investment strategy ..................... 12
Table 7: IT objectives which influence Chinese enterprises' IT investment strategy ................................. 14
Table 8: Factors influencing Chinese enterprises' decision to choose an ICT provider ............................ 16
Table 9: Influence of organizational roles in making ICT purchasing decisions and signing off budgets . 18
Table 10: Complexity of ICT infrastructure in Chinese enterprises ............................................................ 19




ICT procurement trends in China                            Pa ge |3                          www.kable.co.uk / © The iD Factor Ltd / + 44 (0) 207 936 6997
1 Enterprise ICT investment trends

1.1       Introduction
This report presents the findings from a survey of 197 Chinese enterprises regardin
								
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