Gartner research: Enterprise cloud vital to IT spend
Recent research from analyst house Gartner has forecast a slight increase in global IT spend from 2011, with public cloud services and telecoms leading the way.
Telecoms continues to have the largest numbers in terms of IT spend, with nearly half of the overall spend ($1.7tn) accounted for in that sector, put down to net connections in emerging markets and multiple connected devices in more mature markets.
The cloud highlights of the research were:
- Overall IT spend is predicted to go up to $3.6tn this...