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The 2013-2014 Tech Market Outlook For Europe

For A Second Year, Recession And Austerity Mean Weak Tech Market Growth

May 31, 2013

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Forrester updates its forecast for business and government purchases of information and communications technologies in Western and Central Europe for 2013 and 2014.


  • Debt burdens and austerity programs are pushing many European countries into recession, with tech spending in Europe showing almost no growth as a result.   
  • The outlook for purchases of computer equipment, communications equipment, software, IT services and outsourcing, and telecommunications services in Western and Central Europe in 2013 and 2014.
  • Profiles of Germany, France, and the UK in terms of IT spending and adoption by industry of smart computing, cloud computing, and mobile technologies.

Vendors mentioned: Accenture, Adobe Systems, Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) — a Xerox company, Alcatel-Lucent, Amdocs, Apple, Atos, Autodesk, Avaya, BMC Software, CA, Capgemini, Cerner, CGI Group, Ciena, Cisco Systems, Cognizant, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Dassault Systemes, Dell, EMC, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Getronics — a KPN company, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, IBM, Informatica, Infosys, Lenovo, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions, NEC, NetApp, NetSuite, Nokia Siemens Networks, NTT Data, Oracle, Pegasystems,, SAP, Software AG, Symantec, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Tibco Software, T-Systems Enterprise Services, Ultimate Software, Unisys, and Wipro IT Business.


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