New IDC Forecast Shows Worldwide eDiscovery Market Surpasses $10 Billion in 2015

PRAGUE /FRAMINGHAM, Mass., January 11 , 2016 – In a newly released study, International Data Corporation (IDC ) forecasts that worldwide eDiscovery services reached $8.2 billion at the end of 2015. Combined with an eDiscovery software market of just over $2 billion, the global eDiscovery market has eclipsed the $10 billion threshold. The total eDiscovery market is forecast to grow at a 9.8% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) pushing combined software and services over $14.7 billion by 2019. (TZ)

Additional key research findings include:

• International growth is finally beginning to take off – a bit. The Americas region continues to be (and will continue to be) the largest region; however, both Europe and Asia are seeing an uptick in demand for eDiscovery services. By 2019, Europe is expected to comprise almost 23% of the market and Asia just over 7%.


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