In Pictures: 2014 by the numbers - Predictions and...
OPEX LOOKS HEALTHIER THAN CAPEX
According to data from Computer Economics, 69% of organizations plan to increase IT operational spending in the year ahead; 17% plan no change; and 14% expect a decrease. IT capital spending plans are less optimistic: 47% of IT organizations plan to increase their IT capital budgets; 31% anticipate no change; and 22% of anticipate capital spending reductions. “Large companies seem to be investing in operations and hiring. That’s the positive takeaway,” says John Longwell, vice president of research at Computer Economics. “They still seem to be restrained on the capital spending side.”
In Pictures: 2014 by the numbers - Predictions and projections