2008 Channel IT Spending Survey: Cause For Cautious Optimism

End users are worried about the value of the dollar, inflation and fears of a long-term recession, but at the same time nearly three-quarters of businesses either expect the business climate to remain steady for the next 12 months or they are adjusting their sales/earnings upward.

The findings are just some of the data gleaned from the 2008 Everything Channel IT Spending Survey. The following slides break down how large, midsize and small end users feel about the economy, what technology they plan to implement in the next 12 months and what they're looking for from their technology providers.

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