Global spending continues to grow, Gartner forecasts IT spending in 2013 will reach 3.7 trillion U.S. dollars




Global spending continues to grow, Gartner forecasts IT spending in 2013 will reach 3.7 trillion U.S. dollars
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IT spending although seemingly recession, according to analysts’ forecasts, the actual situation is still showing growth.

Global IT spending can be divided into devices (Devices), Data Center Systems (Data Center Systems), Enterprise Software (Enterprise Software), IT Services (IT Services) and telecommunication services (Telecom Services) and other four blocks.

According to Gartner’s latest forecast, the entire IT industry spending in 2013 will reach 3.7 trillion U.S. dollars, compared with 2013 growth of 2%. In addition the data also predict IT spending in 2014 will grow 4.1 percent to reach 3.8 trillion U.S. dollars.

Although overall, IT spending is showing growing trend, but the Devices section, in 2013 the proportion of 10.9% compared to 2012 fell to 2.8%, perhaps this relationship with changes in consumer behavior somewhat. In recent years, in fact, not difficult to find that in the past consumers have gradually reduced the PC, but turned to tablet computers, smart phones and other mobile devices, users have a growing trend. Gartner also mentioned in the report, PC first quarter sales continued to decline in the second quarter, but in the second half will show signs of recovery, which may be with the new device will come on stream in the second half on.

But all this still can not make up for the traditional PC industry sustained downturn.

Telecommunications services is still one of the highest part of the overall cost. Although the growth rate is only 0.9%, but the overall cost of nearly $ 1.7 trillion, but also reversed the situation of -0.7% in 2013.

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The remaining order of the proportion of the cost of IT services, devices, enterprise software, the last is the data center overhead.

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