IDC claims Western European IT spending budgets for third-party hardware, software, and services...

|By:, SA News Editor
IDC claims Western European IT spending budgets for third-party hardware, software, and services are "well down" from 2011 levels, following downbeat survey results. ORCL, ACN, and others have already taken a hit (I, II) from softening eurozone IT spending; it wouldn't be surprising to see some of the enterprise tech firms reporting over the next 2 weeks observing similar weakness. (also)