Gartner predicts that the worldwide x86 server virtualization market will hit a peak this year, reaching $5.6 billion in 2016, a 5.7 percent increase from 2015.
"While still positive, the growth rate is slowing from the rate of improvement over the previous four years," say the researchers. "Yet our outlook study also finds that IT capital spending appears ready to stage a comeback from its recessionary doldrums." Yes, but the dynamics at work behind that comeback staging is a little peculiar.
2015 is just around the corner, and as more organizations prepare for the new year, they also are preparing their IT budgets. Research firm IDC recently released budget predictions for 2015 and beyond, and specifically predicts that one-fourth of enterprises' IT budgets will be reserved for development and deployment of mobile applications by 2017.
State and local governments are working to accelerate mobile readiness, but none are at full speed yet, a new study reveals.
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