UK Midsizes Have Cash to Spend on IT Again


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What: “[IBM’s] top level finding is what it labels “a sharp increase in confidence,” with nearly two thirds (62%) of the UK firms contacted expecting their IT budgets to increase over the next 12 to 18 months – somewhat up, one could say, from the lowly 11% who felt that positive when polled just 12 months ago.”

How: “Specifically, the breakdown suggests, again, in UK terms first, 72% of medium-sized UK firms are “actively pursuing analytics to improve decision making and operational efficiency,” while 70% are adopting cloud.

We are also told that collaboration, mobility and customer relationship solutions are also of growing interest.”

Full article on Computer Business Review here.

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