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BRIEF-Gartner forecasts worldwide IT spending to rise 1.4 pct in 2017
April 10, 2017 / 2:19 PM / 7 months ago

BRIEF-Gartner forecasts worldwide IT spending to rise 1.4 pct in 2017

April 10 (Reuters) - Gartner Inc:

* Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 1.4 percent increase from 2016

* Worldwide spending on devices is projected to grow 1.7 percent in 2017, to reach $645 billion

* Mobile phone growth in 2017 will be driven by increased average selling prices for phones in emerging Asia/Pacific and China

* “Business-friendly policies of new U.S. administration are expected to have a slightly positive impact on U.S. implementation service market” Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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