Founded in 1971 and headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts, VDC specializes in providing technology executives with the market intelligence they need to make critical business decisions with confidence. VDC’s core products and services consist of a large portfolio of syndicated research reports, custom research and consulting engagements, and tactical marketing support services. The firm is organized around four practices, each with its own focused coverage areas and each staffed by a dedicated team of seasoned analysts and consultants with deep domain expertise. VDC’s clients include many of the world’s largest technology companies, most of the leaders and innovators in the markets it covers, and a selected group of some of the most successful technology investors. These companies rely upon VDC's research and guidance as a critical part of the most important decisions they make regarding their product, market, channel and corporate development strategies.