Prepared for Aran B. | Delivered December 19, 2019
Server and Storage Spend - 2020 Predictions
To determine a predicted amount to be spend in the storage/server space by IT departments in 2020.
According to the
The 2020 State of IT
published by SpiceWorks, the total spend on backups and storage is approximately
% of a typical IT budget.
The same report estimates that
% of total IT budgets are allocated to server technology.
Interestingly, the same combined percentage, approximately 19%, of hardware costs within an IT budget are split between servers and external storage.
% of businesses expect IT budgets to either grow or stay steady over the next 12 months — specifically 44% each expecting to grow and remain steady.
North American businesses are
more likely to increase spending
in order to upgrade outdated infrastructure.
estimates that an increase of
% in spending on servers will be seen in 2020.
predicts that the global 2020 spend on IT will be $
(a 3.7% YoY growth).
Given these predictions, it can be triangulated that the global spend on server and storage will be $737.2 billion in 2020. (3.88 trillion/19%)
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