Gartner Research

4Q02 Update: Computer Hardware Forecast Scenarios, 2002-2004

Published: 11 December 2002

ID: G00111910

Analyst(s): Charles Smulders


The short-term outlook for the computer hardware and systems market has been downgraded further because of economic conditions.

Table Of Contents
  • Forecast Overview
  • Changes Compared With Previous Forecast
  • Key Growth-Determining Factors
    • Relative Market Size
    • Drivers and Inhibitors
  • Forecast Scenario Commentary
    • Best Case
    • Most Likely Case
    • Worst Case
  • Gartner Dataquest Perspective
    • Signposts to a Recovery
    • Recommendations

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