Trends Slideshow: IT Spending: Better Times Ahead

By Ericka Chickowski  |  Posted 02-01-2010

IT Spending: Better Times Ahead

1. Total IT Market

Global IT purchases in US dollars are expected to rise by 8.1% in 2010.

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2. Total IT Market

The global IT market is expected to reach $1.634 trillion in 2010.

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3.Computer Equipment

Computer equipment, including PCs, peripherals, storage and servers will rise by 8.2% in 2010.

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4. Computer Equipment

The total computer equipment market will reach $394 billion by year end.

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5. Communications Equipment

Communications equipment, including purchases by telcos, enterprises and SMBs, will jump up by 7.6% this year.

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6. Communications Equipment

Overall, communications equipment sales will equal $349 billion in 2010.

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7. Software

Global software sales are expected to shoot up by 9.7% in 2010 - the largest increase by category.

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8. Software

Total software sales will reach $419 billion this year.

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9. IT Consulting and Systems Integration

Global consulting and systems integration services will increase by 6.8% this year.

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10. IT Consulting and Systems Integration

The global services market should hit $290 billion in 2010

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11. IT Outsourcing

Outsourcing will expand this year - global increases of 7.1% are expected.

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12. IT Outsourcing

Global outsourcing spend for 2010 is expected to hit $182 billion.

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