“Real gross domestic product — the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States — increased at an annual rate of 0.1 percent in the first quarter (that is, from the fourth quarter of 2013 to the first quarter of 2014), according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the fourth quarter, real GDP increased 2.6 percent.” source: www.bea.gov
For FCI and GLG clients, schedule your consult to review how this specifically impacts current and expected tech spending in the enterprise space.
Our latest enterprise tech spending data is clear. Steady tech spending continued in November. It does fluctuate by vertical, tech niche and vendor. However, overall we are in a very good position for closing the fourth quarter. Storage, App optimization, Security, Networking, Wireless LAN — lead with an est 4 – 6% Qrt over Qrt growth. Servers flat. Vendor performance and tech niche details available.
11/21/2012 VAR/SI poll shows the majority are ill prepared for selling IaaS, PaaS, SECaaS, BIaaS, in the medium to large business sectors. With an important exception. VAR’s/SI’s with a committed and proven acumen for selling vertical specific infrastructure solutions and/or vertical application solutions ARE succeeding in selling Cloud solutions. FCI/GLG clients: Set up a consult to review.