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Invest Implications: 'Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 2Q13 Update'

Published: 27 June 2013

ID: G00255003

Analyst(s): John Christopher Rizzuto, Tim Mahon , Sandra Notardonato , Andrew Neff , Frank Marsala

Summary

In research aggregating Gartner's 2Q13 sector forecasts, Gartner lowered its worldwide IT spending forecast for 2013 to 2.0% from 4.1% in U.S. dollars and to 3.5% from 4.0% in constant currency, owing to lower PC sales and exchange rate changes, representing a sluggish sequel to 2012 growth of 2.5%.

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