Top 10 Research Insights from Gartner  

Gartner is the number#1 IT research company, providing technology-related insight for over 10,000  clients to make the right decisions. Here are 10 recent data-driven insights from Gartner research.

Mobile Phone Music to Surpass $32 billion by 2010: Gartner

Posted in Metrics 2.0 on January 23, 2007 11:10 PM

Mobile phone users spending worldwide on music received on mobile handsets will reach $32.2 billion by 2010, up from $13.7 billion in 2007, according Gartner Inc.  Worldwide Total End-user Spending on Mobile Music 2005-2010, by Category (US$ Million)  ...

Gartner: Global PC Shipments Hit 239M in 2006; 4Q HP Shipments Rose 23.9%; Dell Fell 8.7%

Posted in Metrics 2.0 on January 19, 2007 10:30 AM

Worldwide PC unit shipments grew 7.4% to 67.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2006, and for the second consecutive quarter, Hewlett-Packard was the No. 1 vendor with shipments jumping 23.9% to give it a leading market share of...

Telecom Carriers Will Spend Billions to Try to Survive the IP Revolution: Gartner 

Posted in Metrics 2.0 on January 11, 2007 06:59 PM

Mobile broadband, Internet Protocol (IP) technology and the desire to become full-service providers are increasingly driving telecom carrier strategies and billions in investments, according to Gartner.  ...

Gartner: Worldwide Semiconductor Capital Equipment Spending Flat at $56B in 2007

Posted in Metrics 2.0 on January 3, 2007 01:12 PM

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending grew 24.9% in 2006, but the market will readjust with revenue declining 0.7 percent in 2007, according to Gartner, Inc. The market is projected to return to strong growth in 2008, as worldwide spending...

Gartner: Worldwide Semiconductor Capital Equipment Spending to be Flat in 2007, with $56.6B

Posted in Metrics 2.0 on January 1, 2007 10:31 AM

STAMFORD, Conn., December 20, 2006 — Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending grew 24.9 percent in 2006, but the market will readjust with revenue declining 0.7 percent in 2007, according to Gartner, Inc. The market is projected to return to strong growth...

Parents Say Text Messaging Kids Improves Communication: Study

Posted in Metrics 2.0 on December 29, 2006 11:21 AM

Text messages sent to and from mobile phones will more than double over the next five years to 2.3 trillion messages by 2010, according to a Gartner survey. The overall growth in text messaging is driven by multiple factors...

Gartner: IT Spending Growth Forecasts Slashed Down to 2.8% in 2007

Posted in Metrics 2.0 on December 21, 2006 09:37 AM

Gartner says that IT spending at larger organizations with more than $1 billion in revenue will  only increase by 2.8% in 2007. Earlier, based on 2006 first half data, Gartner had forecast that IT spending to grow 6% in...

10 Key IT Predictions for 2007 & Beyond: Gartner

Posted in Metrics 2.0 on December 18, 2006 05:30 PM

IT Predictions  2007 Gartner, the largest information technology research firm by far,  released  its annual 10 key predictions that showcase the trends and events that will change the nature of business and IT in 2007 and beyond. Follow-me Internet,...

Text Messaging Traffic to Double to 2.3 trillion Messages by 2010

Posted in Metrics 2.0 on December 13, 2006 11:19 AM

Text messages sent to and from mobile phones will more than double over the next five years to 2.3 trillion messages by 2010, according to a Gartner survey. Some 936 billion SMS (short message service) messages were transmitted in...

Global Semiconductor Industry Hit $261 Billion in 2006 - Gartner

Posted in Metrics 2.0 on December 8, 2006 01:53 PM

Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $261.4 billion in 2006, an 11.3% increase from 2005, according to preliminary results from Gartner. Intel remained the No. 1 vendor in 2006, even as its revenue declined 9.5%. This is the15th year that Intel...

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