IT Spending On The Rise
How well connected is the global business community? Not well enough, apparently, as its IT spend is on track to surpass $3.6 trillion this year -- up 3% from the $3.5 trillion it spent on IT in
2011, according to new research from Gartner. In particular, enterprise spending on public cloud services is expected to grow from $91 billion worldwide in 2011 to $109 billion in 2012. Taken one way,
the projection is a likely “indication that economic turmoil around the globe is having a limited effect,” eWeek suggests.