Gartner, the research and advisory company says Worldwide IT Spending to Grow in 2012
Worldwide IT spending is forecast to total $3.8 trillion in 2012, a 3.7 percent increase from 2011, according to the latest outlook by Gartner, Inc. In 2011, worldwide IT spending totaled $3.7 trillion, up 6.9 percent from 2010 levels.
Gartner is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company published it’s forecast “Gartner Says Worldwide IT Spending to Grow 3.7 Percent in 2012“.
Gartner has revised downward its outlook for 2012 global IT spending from its previous forecast of 4.6 percent growth. All four major technology sectors computing hardware, enterprise software, IT services and telecommunications equipment and services are expected to experience slower spending growth in 2012 than previously forecast, but it still grow comparing to 2011.
Study reveals industries boosting investment in IT outsourcing
The retail, manufacturing, telecoms and media sectors in Europe and EMEA have spent more on IT outsourcing during the first 9 months of 2011 than in the whole of last year.
Based on study “Study reveals sectors boosting investment in IT outsourcing” ComputerWeekly has found that in Europe, Africa and Middle East companies have spent more on IT outsourcing.
Martyn Hart, chairman at the National Outsourcing Association, said the retail sector is an example of a sector harnessing IT outsourcing to become more efficient and attract more customers.
Gartner has released two researches about enterprise IT spending and about the future of IT.
New Gartner’s research found that enterprise IT spending estimates to total $2.7 trillion in 2012. In 2011 expected spending was $2.6 trillions. The increase is 3.9 percent.
Also Gartner’s analysts say it’s needed to oust the old, legacy systems in favor of mobile, cloud computing systems.
Today we would like you to know more predicts about IT spending and how to invest this budget, Gartner has found on it’s researches.