Gartner Research

Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 4Q14 Update

Published: 07 January 2015

ID: G00271522

Analyst(s): Colleen Graham , Wm. L. Hahn, John-David Lovelock , Ranjit Atwal , Kathryn Hale, Adrian O'Connell


The Gartner forecast for worldwide dollar-valued IT spending growth in 2015 has been revised down to 2.4% from last quarter's 3.9%. The rising U.S. dollar is chiefly responsible for the change: In constant-currency terms, we have revised forecast growth for 2015 down by only 0.1%, to 3.7%.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Devices
  • Data Center Systems
  • Enterprise Software
  • IT Services
  • Telecom Services

Findings: 4Q14 Forecast Summary

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