The GTDC provides value to its members as well as to vendors, analysts and journalists through unique and detailed investigative projects and information gathering. Working with leading third-party research organizations, the GTDC obtains and shares extensive industry-specific data that answers questions about market opportunities, sales levels, cost efficiencies and other relevant IT channel trends.
Our research partnerships enable the tracking of actual sales by product categories and channels as well as unique attributes, such as average selling prices, unit volume, and other key metrics. GTDC member sales are aggregated down to the SKU level in The NPD Group's Distributor Track® in the U.S. and Context SalesWatch database in Europe.
The GTDC and its members represent unparalleled perspective on the overall IT industry because of their focus on comprehensive multivendor solutions and the high volume of related transactions in all market segments— from SMB to large enterprises served by a diverse reseller channel. Here are just a few related statistics to consider:
IT Distributors by the Numbers
- 5 billion+ of credit extended to the IT channel each year
- 5 Million+ inbound calls annually
- 2 Million+ configurations annually
- 50,000+ individual customers monthly
- 150 Million+ items shipped each year
- 100 Million+ software licenses managed annually
Source: GTDC Member Data