International Data Corporation (IDC) is based on Massachusetts, the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. IDC was founded 46 years ago in 1964, has provided strategic insights to help the clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company.