Gartner Research

Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 1Q16 Update

Published: 06 April 2016

ID: G00296929

Analyst(s): Ranjit Atwal , Colleen Graham , Bryan Lewis, Wm. L. Hahn, Kathryn Hale, Michael Dornan, Neha Gupta , John-David Lovelock

Summary

Gartner's forecast for worldwide dollar-valued IT spending growth in 2016 has been revised to negative 0.5%, down from last quarter's 0.5%. Currency fluctuations are chiefly responsible for the change as, in constant-currency terms, forecast growth for 2016 is virtually unchanged at 1.6%.

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What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Data Center Systems
  • Enterprise Software
  • Devices
  • IT Services
  • Communications Services
  • Findings: 1Q16 Forecast Summary

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