Gartner Research

Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 2Q16 Update

Published: 05 July 2016

ID: G00296930

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


Gartner's forecast for worldwide dollar-valued IT spending growth in 2016 has been revised to a flat 0.0%, up from last quarter's negative 0.5%. Currency changes are chiefly responsible for the change as, in constant-currency terms, forecast growth for 2016 is virtually unchanged at 1.5%.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Data Center Systems
  • Enterprise Software
  • Devices
  • IT Services
  • Communications Services
  • Findings: 2Q16 Forecast Summary

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