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  • Russia leads the hosting market in CEE

    Russia leads the hosting market in CEE According to the "Global Web Hosting Market Share 2016", Russia, Czech Republic and Poland are the top three CEE countries when it comes to the hosting market share. All those countries have already exceeded 1% of the global hosting market share in volume. On the other hand, Slovenia, Romania and Serbia observe the lowest share in the… »

  • Cloud traffic will represent 77% of all data centre traffic in CEE by 2020

    Cloud traffic will represent 77% of all data centre traffic in CEE by 2020 Cisco has recently updated its Global Cloud Index (2015-2020). According to the company, global data centre traffic will more than triple from 2015 to reach 15.3 ZB per year by 2020. At the same time, in Central and Eastern Europe, data centre traffic will reach 632 EB annually by 2020, up from 191 EB per year in 2015 at a CAGR of 27%. In CEE,… »

  • Face-to-face in-depth interviews with online consumers in Poland

    Face-to-face in-depth interviews with online consumers in Poland Our client is a company located in Moscow offering website creation and support services. The client lacked information regarding online consumer behaviour in Poland, payment methods, language aspects etc. Main business goals were to identify gaps in current version of the website and to modify it considering needs of the target audience. »

Expert view

Equinix acquiring 29 data centre facilites from Verizon

Paweł Olszynka
Head IT&Telecoms Analyst, PMR

Equinix, the biggest commercial data centre services provider, which also has its assets in Poland and Bulgaria, has just announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a portfolio of 24 data centre sites and their operations from Verizon Communications Inc. for a total of $3.6 billion (€3.36bn). The 24 sites consist of 29 data centre facilities across 15 metro areas. including Atlanta, Bogotá, Boston, Chicago, Culpeper, Dallas,… »

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Market data

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Browse through our extensive data and information concerning IT market value, segments, events, forecasts and key players. Take advantage of PMR’s reports on emerging trends and opportunities for software, IT hardware and IT services.

PMR experts take care to regularly deliver the most recent and reliable news, data and analyses about the IT market in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine. For industry professionals – from whether global corporations or locally active IT companies – we provide data about:

  • market size
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  • important events
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  • key trends
  • development forecasts
  • factors influencing the market
  • key companies in the IT sector
  • legal regulations.

Telecommunications market

Observe both the current situation and future developments on the fast changing telecommunications market. Boost your telecoms business growth by using in practice knowledge on this key sector in the CEE and CIS regions.

Review important news, analyses, facts and figures about Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine. Read more about:

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  • data transmission and internet services provision
  • multimedia segment.

The available market information contains:

  • market value
  • market structure
  • events influencing the market
  • recent and future trends
  • key market players and their results
  • forecasts for the telecoms market
  • legal regulations.


Monitor latest trends and market potential regarding the e-commerce market in Central Europe, Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine – these countries should be included in each business plan for developing e-commerce business. PMR experts observe the markets in each of these countries, continually providing our clients with relevant information about:

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  • e-commerce market valuation
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  • development forecasts.

IT & telecoms reports

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Review market information, sector analyses, as well as statistical dashboards available for the IT / telecoms sectors in Bulgaria. »

The Czech Republic

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Discover the current situation, trends and development forecasts for the IT and telecommunications markets in Hungary. »


Read about Poland’s market for IT software, hardware, services, fixed-line and mobile telephony; as well as e-commerce and multimedia. »


Gain broader knowledge about the current state and future trends in the IT and telecommunications sectors in Romania. »


Broaden your knowledge about IT software and hardware segments, as well as fixed-line and mobile telephony, in Russia. »


Examine how the mobile and fixed-line telecommunication market and the IT market segments are changing in Slovakia. »


Read recent and reliable news, analyses and statistical data on the IT and telecoms sectors in Ukraine. »


Choose an educational event from IT sector or telecommunications sector that best fits your professional development goals – select from the sector-focused conferences, workshops, webinars and exhibitions presented here.

The events PMR has selected are useful for professionals doing business in Central and Eastern Europe or in the Commonwealth of Independent States. All of them examine in detail the present state and future trends of the ICT market segments found in these regions.
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Learn more about the IT and telecoms sectors with all their key segments, such as software, hardware, services, data transmission, ISD, multimedia, fixed-line and mobile telephony. Develop thorough ICT market knowledge about the CEE and CIS regions.

PMR’s glossary describes IT and telecoms terminology and reveals the meanings of important sector abbreviations. You can find out:

  • what the terms BSA, SAC, DLISP and USSD mean
  • how the mobile telephony penetration indicator is calculated
  • what the key characteristics of cloud computing are
  • what are the various types of data centre operators
  • who the most important IT / telecoms associations are
  • what differentiates private versus public clouds
  • what criteria are used in tier classification of data centres.