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Forecast Overview: Small-and-Midsize-Business IT Spending, Worldwide, 2015

Published: 29 April 2015

ID: G00272929

Analyst(s): Robert Anderson , Mikako Kitagawa , Mika Rajamaki, Megan Fernandez , Katriina Valli


SMB IT spending is set to grow over the long term at a faster rate than overall enterprise IT spending. In this report, Gartner analyzes the development of SMB external IT spending to inform service provider and vendor strategy planners.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

  • SMB Definition
    • Technology Segments
    • Characteristics of the SMB Segment

Foundational Assumptions

  • Enterprise Budgets
  • Cost Reduction
  • Regional Profile
  • Technology Relevance and Applicability
  • Buyer Behavior
  • Level of Customization Required


  • Influencing Factors
  • Connections

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