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

Published: 15 July 2013

ID: G00255342

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


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.

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Company Impact

Investment Implications

  • 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

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