Finally some good news on the economy

Posted by Dave CollinsEconomy

The State of SMB IT Survey September 2010 is now available for download, and it has some cautious but good news:

After weathering the economic storm of 2009 then treading cautiously in the first half of 2010, small and medium business IT professionals are slowly but surely navigating the course back to “business as usual.” While the global economic outlook remains uncertain, small and medium businesses are showing glimmers of hope that growth is returning, such as a 4% climb in overall IT budgets and promising new areas of planned spending for the final six months of 2010.

Also:

Nearly 80% of small and medium business IT pros are planning to purchase new, upgrade or renew software before the end of 2010, a sharp increase from the 55% who planned to do so during the first half of the year.

The State of SMB IT