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Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 9.5 Percent in Second Quarter of 2015

14 Jul

PC Industry Faces Slowdown as Industry Anticipates the Launch of Windows 10

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.4 million units in the second quarter of 2015, a 9.5 percent decline from the second quarter of 2014, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. This was the steepest PC shipment decline since the third quarter of 2013. PC shipments are projected to decline 4.4 percent in 2015. (more…)

Gartner Says Worldwide Device Shipments to Grow 1.5 Percent, to Reach 2.5 Billion Units in 2015

8 Jul

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are expected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, a 1.5 percent increase from 2014 and down from the previous quarter’s forecast of 2.8 percent growth, according to Gartner, Inc. (see Table 1).  (more…)

Gartner Says Worldwide IT Spending to Decline 5.5 Percent in 2015

1 Jul

Analysts to Discuss Latest IT Spending Outlook During Gartner Webinar on July 14

Worldwide IT spending is on pace to total $3.5 trillion in 2015, a 5.5 percent decline from 2014, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. Analysts attribute the decline to the rising U.S. dollar. In constant-currency terms, the market is projected to grow 2.5 percent. In Gartner’s previous forecast in April, it had forecast IT spending to decline 1.3 percent in U.S. dollars and grow 3.1 percent in constant currency. (more…)

Gartner Highlights Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for Government

15 Jun

Focus on Digital Government as Global Public Sector Technology Spending Declines in 2015

Technologies that enable new service models for digital government must be at the top of the list for government organizations as they prioritize technology investments, according to Gartner, Inc. (more…)

Gartner Says Worldwide Server Shipments Grew 13 Percent in the First Quarter of 2015, While Revenue Increased 17.9 Percent

29 May

In the first quarter of 2015, worldwide server shipments grew 13 percent year over year, while revenue increased 17.9 percent from the first quarter of 2014, according to Gartner, Inc. (more…)