But next year will be great
wake me up when they decide to spend more on wages :o)
Gartner analysts at its annual IT Symposium/Xpo shindig in Florida reckon IT spending is on the way up next year, despite dire predictions for the rest of this year. They reckon overall sales will be up 0.4 per cent for 2019 compared to 2018, the lowest growth forecast so far. But for 2020, Gartner believes growth of 3.7 per …
"an increasingly complex regulatory world, with additional tariffs, multiple and conflicting privacy laws, and greater threats from hackers"
Not to mention the new UK Govt VAT and Customs systems. It should provide work for returning UK techies as their EU contracts fail to be renewed.
What exactly is the point of Gartner? They either predict something that even a small child can see, or they just make overly optimistic predictions (like this one) which are doomed to irrelevance.
What sort of person are these aimed at? I assume C-level execs who need a bit of cheering up, but who have such poor memories that they forget that the last Gartner 'study' they read turned out to be bollocks.
Ok so in 2020 the following go EOL:
Windows 7, Server 2008 (And R2), Office 2010, Exchange 2010, win10 1709, 1803 and 1903
and thats just microsoft
Adobe has said its killing Flash and Reader/Acrobat Classic, RHEL 7 dies a death, ESXi 5.5 passess into the sunset
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