Gartner Research

Forecast Overview: IT Spending, Worldwide, 2Q13 Update

Published: 12 July 2013

ID: G00252577

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


Gartner has revised its current-dollar-valued global IT spending forecast to show growth of only 2% in 2013, mainly in response to foreign exchange rate movements. Our lower expectations for growth in the device segment accounts for the bulk of revisions to overall IT spending growth for the year.

Table Of Contents

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


Forecast Methodology

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