11-09-12 | Blog Post
Forbes.com released an article on Cloud Computing and Enterprise Software Forecast Update, 2012 with tidbits of information about current and projected market growth by different verticals as it relates to IT spending.
The takeaways include:
Another very interesting tidbit includes the breakdown of each vertical industry market and growth opportunities from 2011-2016. According to Gartner, anticipated growth opportunities put these industries at the top when it comes to global IT spending:
Surprisingly, Healthcare Providers was not in the top for growth opportunities, coming in at $15,311M. Even Utilities beat them out by a projected $18,756M.
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Cloud Computing and Enterprise Software Forecast Update, 2012