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Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 1Q15 Update

Published: 08 April 2015

ID: G00272893

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


Our forecast for worldwide dollar-valued IT spending growth in 2015 has been revised to −1.3% from last quarter's 2.4%. 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 0.6 percentage point to 3.1%.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Devices
  • Data Center Systems
  • Enterprise Software
  • IT Services
  • Telecom Services
  • Findings: 1Q15 Forecast Summary

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