Worldwide IT spending will rise 5.1% to $3.6T in 2011, says Gartner, exceeding its prior 3.5%...

|By:, SA News Editor

Worldwide IT spending will rise 5.1% to $3.6T in 2011, says Gartner, exceeding its prior 3.5% growth prediction. The telecom sector is due for the most growth, with equipment sales rising by 9.1%. The computing hardware segment will see a 7.5% lift, but there will be potential challenges around softening PC sales.