Gartner Research

Forecast Overview: IT Spending, Worldwide, 1Q13 Update

Published: 25 April 2013

ID: G00249406

Analyst(s): Kathryn Hale, Colleen Graham , Cecile Drew, George Shiffler III, Jonathon Hardcastle, Wm. L. Hahn, Ranjit Atwal


Gartner now expects overall current-dollar-valued global IT spending to grow by 4.1% in 2013. We assume the economic environment will remain relatively weak and unsettled over the next several quarters, although some regions and markets are showing signs of improvement.

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Forecast Data

  • Current U.S. Dollars Versus Constant U.S. Dollars


  • How the Device Forecast Has Changed
  • How the Data Center System Forecast Has Changed
  • How the Enterprise Software Forecast Has Changed
  • How the IT Services Forecast Has Changed
  • How the Telecom Service Forecast Has Changed


Market Model

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