Information technology (IT) spending on data center systems worldwide from 2012 to 2021 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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The statistic shows worldwide IT spending on data center systems from 2012 to 2021. In 2017, spending on data center systems is expected to amount to around 173 billion U.S. dollars. The previous year, information technology spending as a whole reached 3,396 billion U.S. dollars.
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October 2017
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Figures for 2019 to 2021 taken from the webinar, "IT Spending Forecast, 2Q17 Update".

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