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Gartner’s Top 5 Biggest IT Sales Growth Markets For 2022

Mark Haranas

Worldwide IT spending will hit $4.47 trillion in 2022, according to new data from Gartner. Here’s the projected spending growth rate and dollars expected in data center systems, software, devices and services next year.

No. 1: Enterprise Software To Grow 11.5%

2022 Spending: $670 Billion

2021 Spending: $601 Billion

Enterprise software is expected to have the highest growth rate in 2022 at 11.5 percent year over year, driven by infrastructure software spending continuing to outpace application software spending.

Gartner predicts spending on enterprise software will reach $670 billion in 2022, a whopping 11.5 percent greater than this year.

In 2021, Gartner expects enterprise software spending to hit $601 billion, which would represent an increase of 14 percent compared to 2020.

Communications software leaders like Microsoft, Zoom and Cisco are pouring millions into improving security features and new capabilities to meet new demands. Other software leaders like VMware, Oracle, SAP and Salesforce have seen solid software sales growth over the past 18 months as customers invest more in management solutions like CRM and ERP as well as SaaS offerings.

 
Mark Haranas

Mark Haranas is an assistant news editor and longtime journalist now covering cloud, multicloud, software, SaaS and channel partners at CRN. He speaks with world-renown CEOs and IT experts as well as covering breaking news and live events while also managing several CRN reporters. He can be reached at mharanas@thechannelcompany.com.

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