Facebook, Inc. – Enterprise Tech Ecosystem Series

Pages: 27 Published: October 29, 2021 Report Code: GDDT0487ES

Facebook, Inc. (Facebook) has been focusing on using augmented & virtual reality, data centers, artificial intelligence, blockchain, cybersecurity, and big data to digitally transform its operations. The annual ICT spending of Facebook was estimated at $5.9 billion for 2021. A major share of this spending is earmarked for acquiring software, ICT services, and hardware from vendors. Facebook is social networking, advertising, and business insight solutions provider that offers various products and services for commercial and non-commercial customers. The company, through its major products Facebook, Instagram, Oculus, Messenger, and WhatsApp, connects people with their friends, families, and co-workers across the world, and helps them discover new products and services from local and global businesses.

The Facebook enterprise tech ecosystem report will act as a reference point to understand a company/competitor’s digital strategy. It will also help in understanding the digital preparedness of the company against its peers. The information included in these reports is sourced from a mix of our very own internal database and authentic secondary research links such as the company’s annual report, presentations, press releases, etc. The report covers an overview of the company, its digital transformation strategies, technology focus areas, accelerators, incubators & other innovation programs, technology partnerships, technology introductions, investments, acquisitions, and ICT spending among others.

Digital Transformation Strategies

Facebook is leveraging AR and VR technologies to help create products for its clients to improve their sales and marketing opportunities apart from creating an immersive end-user experience. For instance, Facebook Reality Labs is a platform that leverages the expertise of researchers, developers, and engineers to create advanced and futuristic experiences with these technologies. Facebook also provides a free software suite called Facebook 360 Spatial Workstation to help creators design spatial audio for 360 video and cinematic VR.

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Facebook Technology Theme Focus

Facebook is utilizing a number of emerging technologies including augmented & virtual reality, data centers, and big data among others to enhance its operational and service capabilities.

Facebook Technology Theme Focus

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Facebook Technology Initiatives

Facebook has been involved in several strategic technology partnerships and collaborations, technology developments and roll-outs, and technology investments and acquisitions over the last few years. For instance, in 2017, the company partnered with Marchex to enable businesses to optimize their marketing expenditure. Marchex is a mobile advertising analytics company The partnership enables Facebook to integrate Marchex Omnichannel Analytics Cloud into its platform and provide marketers actionable insights to help them quickly optimize their marketing expenditure across various channels.

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Facebook ICT Spend by Function

  • Data center
  • Communications
  • Network
  • Applications
  • End-user computing
  • Management
  • Service desk

Facebook ICT Spend by Function

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Facebook ICT Spend by Channel

  • Internal development and maintenance
  • Technology vendors (direct)
  • Local resellers
  • Telcos
  • ICT services providers/consulting firms
  • Specialist outsourcers
  • Systems integrators

Facebook ICT Spend by Channel

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Facebook External ICT Spend by Segment

  • Software (including Cloud SaaS)
  • Hardware (including Cloud Iaas)
  • ICT services
  • Consulting
  • Network and communications
  • Others

Facebook External ICT Spend by Segment

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Facebook Tech Ecosystem Overview

Total ICT Spending 2021 $5.9 billion
ICT Spend by Function Data Center, Communications, Network, Application, End-User Computing, Management, and Service Desk
ICT Spend by Channel Internal Development and Maintenance, Technology Vendors (Direct), Local Resellers, Telcos, ICT Services Providers/Consulting Firms, Specialist Outsourcers, and Systems Integrators
External ICT Spend by Segment Software (including cloud SaaS), Hardware (Including Cloud IaaS), ICT Services, Consulting, Network and Communications, and Others
Technology Theme Focus Augmented & Virtual Reality, Data Centers, and Big Data

This report provides:

  • Insight into Facebook’s technology activities.
  • Insights of its accelerators, incubators, & other innovation programs.
  • Overview of technology initiatives covering partnerships, technology introductions, acquisitions, and investments.
  • Insights on each technology initiative including technology theme, objective, and benefits.
  • Details of estimated ICT budgets.

Reasons to Buy

  • Gain insights into Facebook’s technology operations.
  • Gain insights into its technology strategies and innovation initiatives.
  • Gain insights into its technology themes under focus.
  • Gain insights into its various partnerships.

Key Players


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Digital Transformation Strategy

Accelerators, Other Innovation Programs

Technology Focus

Technology Initiatives



Investment, Partnership Acquisition Network Map

ICT Budgets Contracts

Key Executives

Frequently Asked Questions

The annual ICT spending of Facebook was estimated at $5.9 billion in 2021.






The key ICT spending categories by function for Facebook are communications, data center, network, applications, end-user computing, service desk, and management.

The key ICT spending categories by channel for Facebook are internal development and maintenance, technology vendors (direct), local resellers, telcos, ICT services providers/consulting firms, specialist outsourcers, and systems integrators.

The key external ICT spending categories by segment for Facebook are software (including cloud SaaS), hardware (including cloud IaaS), ICT services, network and communications, consulting, and others.

The key technological theme in focus for Facebook are augmented & virtual reality, data centers, and big data.


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