The Gartner Worldwide IT Spending Forecast aims to provide informations on major technology trends affecting the markets hardware, software, telecommunications and IT services. IT spending remains stationary in view of a future global growth of 3.1% in 2014.
Increase in spending on client devices and software for service businesses. The greatest growth will be marked by applications of CRM and SCM with an annual growth rate of 6.8%.
Richard Gordon (managing vice president at Gartner ) adds: “a downward revision of the growth forecast for 2014 is by spending Telecommunications sector, whose services account for 40% of worldwide IT spending.”
The expected rate of growth , it ranks among the 1, 9 and 1 .2%. Several factors indicate a reduction in spending, a higher than expected growth of families who give up a fixed line, the decline in voice tariffs in China, a more careful use by European users. In the meantime, the providers must fight each other with blows of rates to keep the old customers and and capture new ones.”