Computer Hardware and Mobile Devices Sample Reports

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These sample reports are based on actual Rauch Associates custom research projects but have been abridged for simplicity and clarity. The information appearing in sample reports has been altered to obscure the identity of the actual companies and products involved in the study. With the exception of common products and operating systems, all data and company and product names are fictitious. For simplicity, the level of detail appearing in sample reports has also been reduced from that in the original studies.

The available sample reports relating to Computer Hardware and Mobile Devices are listed below.

UK Colocation Provider Competitive Pricing Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis of the collocation pricing and terms for a half-dozen colocation usage scenarios (for various combinations of Kw per cabinet, total Kw required, and term lengths) offered by a major data center provider in each of two specific territories located in the UK.
Mobile Device Management Competitive Analysis - This report analyzes the pricing structures (including list prices and discounts for both SMB and large enterprise customers) support agreement structure, and pricing for premium add-ons for a leading MDM products supplier.
Mobile Device and Application Management Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis regarding the mobile device and application management solutions from a leading supplier in the space. The analysis includes a description of the features/capabilities offered, development roadmap, how the competitor positions it MDM/MAM offering, and BYOD strategy.
SAN Storage System Competitive Analysis - This analysis examines the sales model, key selling points and differentiators, target markets and features and capabilities of the Storage Area Network (SAN) products from a set of major competitors. The report also examines product pricing, professional services offered to support the products, break/fix model, target markets and applications, and system performance associated with the products.
Data Storage Solutions Competitive Analysis - Targeting a leading full-line provider of unified enterprise storage solutions that deliver data management, a scalable storage infrastructure, data protection, and data access, this report takes a detailed look at the competitor's storage systems' availability features (e.g. single points of failure, system’s cache mirroring implementation, how power failures are handled, etc.) and performance capabilities. The analysis also includes details on the software implementation that supports the storage systems, service and support, and future hardware and software plans.
Data Storage Products Competitive Analysis - This report details the pricing breakdowns for a series of specific SAN, NAS, and CAS data center array configurations of selected product models from a key data storage system competitor. In addition to detail line-item pricing for the storage systems themselves, the analysis includes the length of the no cost in-warranty maintenance period and line-item quotes for the software components necessary to operate the storage systems.
Printer/Copier Marketing Expenditure Competitive Analysis - This report benchmarks the worldwide marketing cost structures of a major printer/copier manufacturer. The analysis includes a breakdown of worldwide operating expenses (expense categories in R&D, sales, marketing, and G&A) by region (North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific), worldwide headcount broken out by region in R&D, sales, manufacturing, marketing, and administration, and all marketing program expenses by category (advertising, event marketing, merchandising, direct marketing, public relations, CRM/E-marketing, research, sales tools, etc.) also broken out by region.
Enterprise Departmental Server Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis of the pricing, discounts and sales strategy of a leading system manufacturer’s enterprise departmental servers. In particular, the analysis includes a breakdown and description of system pricing structures, product overview, and sales approach.

US Colocation Market Competitive Pricing Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis regarding the colocation pricing structure, discounts, and contract term length for data center colocated equipment from a key colocation services provider in a specific US territory. The analysis includes details on specific multi-cabinet environments, bandwidth connectivity, standard SLA terms for heat and humidity, and performance/SLA guarantees.
Help Desk/Mobile Device Management Competitive Analysis - This analysis explores the pricing offered for Help Desk (HD) and Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions to telecommunications companies by a leading telecom expense management (TEM) provider. The report includes details on the specific MDM elements offered, the real-time cost management capabilities of the product, and the pricing structure for the competitor's on-demand and software offerings.
Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing Services Competitive Analysis - This report presents the results of an analysis regarding the managed and cloud computing services offered in the United States and EMEA by a major services competitor. The analysis includes line item pricing for several managed hosting platforms and value-add options including price discounting structures (volume and/or length of contract), best and final pricing, overall SLA terms, and value added services for NAS/SAN, DNS Management, data Backups, managed DBA services, Active Directory services, LDAP services and HA clustering services, and virtualization services. The cloud portion of the analysis includes pricing structures for cloud resources (set up fees, contract terms, term discounts, etc.) as well as add on services such as firewall and security services, VPN connectivity, load balancing, application licensing & management, SLAs, and predefined bundles of compute, memory, storage, bandwidth, etc.
European High-End Server Services Competitive Analysis - This report examines the differences between Silver-level enterprise services vs. Gold-level enterprise services with regard to the high-end servers from a major computer server vendor in each of the European territories UK, Germany, and France. The study looks at the subtle details between the way the competitor promotes its support services and the level of support actually provided. In particular, the analysis details the up sell methodology the competitor employs for customers initially looking only at the features of lower (e.g. Bronze) warranty service levels, and what specific issues are covered at each support level.
Wireless Push-To-Talk Competitive Analysis - Performed for a major cell phone service provider, this report looks at how a competitor's push-to-talk (PTT) service impacts the competitor's business with regard to customer profile, churn rate, the impact of PTT on users’ cellular usage, the average Minutes of Usage (MOU) for typical PTT users for one-to-one and group calling, average PTT latency rates, and overall PTT marketing strategy.
Printing System Competitive Analysis - Targeting a high-end printer system manufacturer that designs, develops and markets an integrated suite of applications designed to help organizations manage, store, distribute and produce digital documents, this analysis details the competitor's strengths and weaknesses including an assessment of what makes them unique in the marketplace, sales force is structure, sales volumes, and key printer system product feature details and capabilities.

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