International Data Corporation (IDC), an American market research, analysis and advisory firm, specializes in information technologytelecommunications, and consumer technologySoftware Development. A wholly owned subsidiary of the International Data Group (IDG). IDC has its headquarters in FraminghamMassachusetts, United States (U.S.). The corporation has approximately 70 offices grouped into Latin America, Middle East and Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, Europe, Asia/Pacific and the U.S. It employs over 1,100 analysts, who provide consultancy in relation to technology opportunities and trends for over 110 countries.

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