Software, consultancy, and systems integration will be the key growth drivers as European technology spending sees healthy increases this year and next.
That is the belief of market watcher Forrester, which predicts that the value of tech purchases in western and central Europe will rise 5.4 per cent in euro terms to €684bn this year. In 2016, spending growth is projected to stand at 4.1 per cent.
This year the biggest-spending countries will include the UK (€150.5bn), Germany (€112bn), and France (€89bn), Forrester forecasts. The market for software is expected to grow 7.4 per cent, while the systems integration and consulting space will see a seven per cent rise in its Worth.
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