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Invest Implications: 'Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 4Q14 Update'

Published: 08 January 2015

ID: G00274122

Analyst(s): Adam Woodyer , Frank Marsala , Tim Mahon , Andrew Neff , Sandra Notardonato

Summary

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

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