Trends Slideshow: IT Gets Out The Checkbook

By Ericka Chickowski  |  Posted 05-28-2010

IT Gets Out The Checkbook

IDC predicts that global IT spending will jump by 3.8% in 2010, to $1.47 trillion.

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Hardware purchasing of equipment such as PCs, servers, storage and network equipment is expected to grow by 6.4%.

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IDC expects software purchases to increase by 3.1%.

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Growth in IT services is expected to be a bit slower, with an increase of 1.5%.

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Gartner is even more optimistic, expecting IT spending to reach $2 trillion