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Gartner: IT budgets could grow 2.3 percent in 2009

October 16, 2008

Following the recent events on the financial markets and the world economy in general, Gartner has revised its 2009 IT budget prognostications. The fact that the numbers are lower isn’t surprising, but the firm’s projections could be a lot worse.

“In a worst-case scenario, our research indicates an IT spending increase of 2.3 percent in 2009, down from our earlier projection of 5.8 percent,” Peter Sondergaard, Gartner’s global head of research, said during this week’s Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Fla. (more…)