When you are doing an Industry Analysis it often helps to locate the SIC (Standard Industrial Code) or the NAICS (North American Industrial Classification System) numbers. A good way to find an SIC or NAICS number is to look for a company in your field in this Database:
Click on the SIC Code link to bring up an Industry Overview
BELOW FIND TWO HELP GUIDES TO USING THE S&P GLOBAL ADVANTAGE INTERFACE
This is a very useful source for the business of IT
FAITS offers a broad range of reports plus vendor directories and a
comprehensive glossary of IT and related terms.
➤ Marketplace reports offer an excellent way to stay current on all
the latest trends and advances in the IT and communications
market segments you care about.
➤ Product Profile reports provide a concise summary of the
leading products and suppliers, examine product strengths
and limitations, and analyze current pricing strategies.
➤ Company Profile reports review business goals, sales and
marketing strategies, and financial stability of the leading vendors.