In the Gartner worldwide IT spending forecast, U.S.-dollar-valued growth in 2016 has been revised to negative 0.5% from positive 0.5% in 1Q16, mainly due to renewed gains in the U.S. dollar against many global currencies. In constant currency, forecast growth for 2016 is virtually unchanged at 1.6%.
- Companion Documents
- Currency Movements: Strong Dollar Continues to Impact Both 1Q16 Current- and Constant-Dollar Forecasts
- Data Center Systems: Positive Revisions, but Long-Term Challenges Remain
- Enterprise Software: Downward Growth Revisions for Latin American Region, Global OS and Virtualization
- Devices: Unit Shipment Growth Is Slowing
- IT Services: Japan and India Up; Brazil, China and South Korea Down
- Consumer Communications Services: Consumer End-User Spending Surges Due to Increased OTT Video Use
- Enterprise Communications Services: Fixed Broadband Brings Lower Revenue
- Macroeconomic Factors
- Data Center Systems
- Enterprise Software
- IT Services
- Communication Services
- Consumer Assumptions
- Enterprise Assumptions
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