Gartner Research

Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 3Q16 Update

Published: 13 October 2016

ID: G00303154

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


Gartner's forecast for worldwide dollar-valued IT spending growth in 2016 has been revised to a slight decline of negative 0.3%, down from last quarter's flat 0.0%. In constant-currency terms, the forecast was revised downward by 0.6%, which means currency movements have buoyed the market by 0.3%

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Data Center Systems
  • Enterprise Software
  • Devices
  • IT Services
  • Communications Services
  • Findings: 3Q16 Forecast Summary

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