IDC: IT spending will go up 6-8%

Senior Vice President Frank Gens said IT spending will grow 6% to 8%, up from previous predictions of 4.9%.

Senior Vice President Frank Gens said IT spending will grow 6% to 8%, up from previous predictions of 4.9%. Gens said enterprise adoption of business-oriented applications and the need to upgrade hardware after a three-year drought will drive the upturn in IT buying.