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Forecast Alert: IT Spending, Worldwide, 1Q19 Update

Published: 16 April 2019

ID: G00382558

Analyst(s): Hai Swinehart , John-David Lovelock , Wm. L. Hahn , Adrian O'Connell , Neha Gupta , Ranjit Atwal , Dean Blackmore


Worldwide IT spending growth in 2019 is 1.1% and 2.6%, respectively, for the 1Q19 forecast in U.S. dollars and in constant currency. Currency fluctuations in 2019 caused the 2019 U.S. dollar growth to be revised down by 1.5%.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Data Center Systems
  • Enterprise Application Software
  • Enterprise Infrastructure Software
  • Devices
  • IT Services
  • Communications Services
  • Findings: 1Q19 Forecast Summary

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