Electronics & IT | Business Research & Market Intelligence Solutions

Capability Overview

Aranca believes that the Electronics & Information Technology industry is not only a driver of change but is internally subject to continuous realignment and rediscovery as technology paradigms change.

The ability to spot trends from macro level market data, while remaining sensitive to the interplay of discrete but converging micro issues is highly valued by players across the industry value chain. It is this unique ability that has enabled Aranca to successfully work with a client base that includes device makers, OEMs, technology developers, retailers and start-ups trying to build the ‘next big idea’. Our research framework that blends data analytics, technology understanding and expert insights provides our clients with the necessary foundation to defining strategies and tactics in an intensely competitive and dynamic marketplace. 

Aranca: Research Experience in Electronics & Information Technology

ELECTRONICS
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
DEVICES
  • Foundry
  • Semiconductor Equipment
  • IC Manufacturers
  • Fabless IC Design
ACTIVE COMPONENTS
  • Motherboards
  • PCB
  • Chipsets
  • Adapter cards
PASSIVE COMPONENTS
  • Connectors & Terminals
  • Cable Assemblies
  • Heat sinks
EDA
  • Design
  • Simulation
  • Analysis & Verification
  • Manufacturing Preparation
FABRICATION
  • Integrated Manufacturers
  • EMS Companies
RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION
  • VARs
  • Distributors
  • Online Retail
COMPUTING SOFTWARE
  • Operating Systems
  • Middleware
  • Device Drivers
INFRASTRUCTURE
  • ERP
  • CRM
  • Network Components
  • Managed Services
HARDWARE
  • Personal computing
  • Servers
  • Peripherals
APPLICATION SOFTWARE
  • Productivity Tools
  • Content Delivery
  • Testing
  • Management Tools
INDUSTRY SOFTWARE
  • EDA
  • RAD
  • Test & Measurement
  • Platforms
RETAIL & DISTRIBUTION
  • Distributors
  • VARs
  • Online Retail

Assignment Examples

Aranca has worked on a variety of research assignments in the Electronics & Information Technology verticals encompassing market studies, technology landscape analysis, competition analysis and identification of investment targets. Illustrative examples of recent assignments that we have completed include:

Electronics

  • Semiconductor value chain analysis across the ARM and x86 architecture ecosystems
  • Market landscape analysis of printed circuit board manufacturing industry in the US
  • Analysis of emerging trends in the portable computing market including tablets, smartphones, notebooks and netbooks
  • Benchmarking of marketing strategies and service portfolio across the VAR market in the US
  • Market opportunity assessment for data center hardware across Asia and MENA
  • Competitive benchmarking and SMT market strategy assessment across leading semiconductor equipment makers
  • Overview of market and technology strategy for foundry operators across Asia and America
  • Global market study on 16 bit and 32 bit micro-controllers (MCUs)
  • Market opportunity for RFID applications in India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand
  • Profiles and comparative analysis of 35 global manufacturers of ceramic capacitors
  • Benchmarking of Distributors and VARs for electronic components and personal computers in the US

Information Technology

  • Market opportunity assessment for cloud based storage in the US
  • Market overview and opportunity assessment for remote technical services in the US
  • North America and Europe market sizing and competitive landscape for hosted contact center services
  • M&A target identification in the internet infrastructure space
  • IT industry landscape and evolving IT services opportunity across East African countries
  • Analysis of the Antivirus market in the US and the opportunity for providing on-site and off-site technical services
  • Market opportunity assessment for enterprise managed services in the MENA region
  • Survey of CIOs in South East Asian countries to understand usage of ERP and CRM systems
  • Market study and identification of partners in the MVAS content and content delivery space for the MENA market
  • Opportunity assessment for Airport Management software in China and Brazil
  • Analysis of recent trends in cyber attacks and response benchmarking among top firms in the US & Europe

Case Studies

Project:
Industry value chain analysis for ARM and x86 architectures

Client:
A leading semiconductor company engaged Aranca to analyze the value chain and future outlook for ARM and x86 architectures across different devices

Project:
Opportunity assessment for Remote Technical Support Services for consumers / SOHO segment in USA

Client:
A mid-sized US firm engaged Aranca to study the opportunity for remote technical support for consumers / SOHO segment, as an input to their strategic planning exercise