Global IT spending is expected to total $ 3.76 billion (about 2.70 million rupees) in 2019, an increase of 3.2% over 2018, a new report from the research firm of Gartner market.

With the transition to the cloud, the main driver of IT spending, enterprise software will continue to show strong growth. Global spending on software is expected to increase by 8.5% in 2019.

It will increase by 8.2% in 2020 to reach a total of 466 billion dollars (about 33,000 Rs.).

"Despite the uncertainties fueled by rumors of recession, Brexit, trade wars and tariffs, the likely scenario for IT spending in 2019 is growth," said John-David Lovelock, vice president of research at Gartner in a statement.

"However, there are several dynamic changes, including saturated sections such as mobile phones, personal computers and on-premises data centers, infrastructure to cloud and internet of things services. "(IoT), "added Lovelock.

Organizations are expected to increase their spending on enterprise application software in 2019, with a larger share of the budget being transferred to software as a service (SaaS).

Despite the slowdown in the mobile phone market, the device segment is expected to grow 1.6% in 2019, said the market research firm.

The largest and most saturated smartphone markets, such as China, the United States and Western Europe, are powered by replacement cycles.

While Samsung was struggling to bring Apple's high-quality, well-differentiated premium smartphones to the market for its flagship smartphones, consumers have kept their current phones and pushed the mobile phone market to down 1.2% in 2018, added the market research firm.

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