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U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies IT Forecast, 2018–2022: The Burden of Legacy Systems

U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies IT Forecast, 2018–2022: The Burden of Legacy Systems

This IDC study provides a five-year IT spending forecast for major U.S. federal civilian agencies."U.S. federal information technology spending at civilian agencies, overall, will experience a moderate CAGR of 2.9% through 2022," said Shawn P. McCarthy, research director for Government Infrastructure and Systems Optimization. "But solutions related to datacenter consolidation, public cloud, and network and system management could see solid double-digit growth."


IDC Market Forecast Figure

Executive Summary

Investment Catalysts

Hardware, Software, and IT Services

Advice for Technology Suppliers

For Datacenters

For IT Consulting and Services

For Hardware

Market Forecast

U.S. Civilian Agency IT Spending by Category

Focusing on the Addressable Portion

New Projects Versus Ongoing Operations and Maintenance

IT Spending by Federal Agency

Moderate But Consistent Growth

Top U.S. Federal IT Solution or Service Areas

Top IT Programs or Projects

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors

Drivers

Digital Transformation with an Eye Toward Cloud Computing

Applications on the Network

Inhibitors

CIO Authority

Shortage of IT Talent Could Reach a New High

Significant Market Developments

Changes from Prior Forecast

Market Definition

Methodology

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