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Gartner raises worldwide IT spending forecast for 2013

Thursday 3 January 2013 | 15:57 CET | News
Worldwide IT spending is projected to total USD 3.7 trillion in 2013, up 4.2 percent increase from 2012 spending of USD 3.6 trillion, according to Gartner. The market researcher revised upwards its 2013 outlook for IT spending growth from 3.8 percent in the Q2 2012 forecast. Worldwide devices spending, which includes PCs, tablets, mobile phones and printers, is forecast to reach USD 666 billion in 2013, up 6.3 percent. However, this is a significant reduction in the outlook for 2013 compared with Gartner's previous forecast of USD 706 billion in worldwide devices and 7.9 percent growth. The

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