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IT marketing budgets to grow 6.4% in 2005

IT vendor marketing budgets will increase by 6.4% for the full year 2005.

IT vendor marketing budgets will increase by 6.4% for the full year 2005. This is the fastest rate of increase over the past 4 years. IDC expects marketing investment to continue to show strong growth over the next 12 months and will increase by 7% in 2006.