2112 Group: North American IT Channel Forecast To Grow More Than 6 Percent In 2015

While analyst firm Gartner predicts that technology spending will decrease by 5.5 percent this year and Computer Economics says that U.S. IT spending will show signs of erosion, the 2112 Group report explains why there is a difference when it comes to the channel.

“The global IT industry is forecast to contract in 2015 as spending slows, cloud services displace legacy infrastructure, and current fluctuations impact budgets. The IT channel — resellers and managed service providers — are increasing their revenue, though, through recurring-revenue services that build up over time. The result is growth even when the rest of the industry is facing a stall,” says Lawrence M. Walsh, CEO and chief analyst of The 2112 Group.

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