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“IDC Predictions for 2008″ Published Today

Posted by Frank Gens on December 6th, 2007

This morning, my colleagues and I published IDC’s predictions for the 2008 IT marketplace: IDC Predictions 2008 – The “Post-Disruption” Marketplace Takes Shape.

The headlines are two-fold, and closely related to each other: 1) Worldwide IT spending growth will be down by 1 to 1-1/2 points, and 2) IT’s big market makers will stop pussyfooting around, and finally jump into new, disruptive business models and offerings with both feet – to open up the hyper-growth emerging market and SMB segments.

Here’s the press release (good summary, no registration required), and the full document. I recommend going through the full document: it has lot of detail.

Here’s a video of my appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning:

IDC Predictions '08 on CNBC Squawk Box

…they may have spelled my name wrong, but they got “IDC” right! ;-)

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