Forecast Analysis: IT Spending, Worldwide, 3Q18 Update

Archived Published: 03 December 2018 ID: G00356327

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Worldwide IT spending growth in 2018 and 2019 is unrevised for the 3Q18 forecast in constant-currency terms. Currency fluctuations have caused 2018 U.S. dollar growth to be revised down by 2.2%. Multinational technology product managers should hedge against further currency fluctuations in 2018.

Table of Contents

  • Forecast Data
  • Market Impact
    • Data Center Systems: Positive Demand Improves Near-Term Outlook
    • Enterprise Application Software: Differentiation Is Winning
      • Infrastructure Software
    • Devices: Growth Steady in All Segments
    • IT Services: A Focus on Spending to Achieve Digital Business Ambitions Will Drive Consulting Market Growth
    • Communications Services
  • Assumptions
    • Data Center Systems
    • Enterprise Software
    • Devices
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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