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Lockdowns Spike Spending on Collaboration and Software Tools

More than half of enterprise software buyers have trimmed budgets during the Covid-19 pandemic, with application suites taking the biggest hits.

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Lockdowns Spike Spending on Collaboration and Software Tools
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Enterprise software buying patterns have responded quickly to the Covid-19 crisis, with more than half of buyers saying they have already cut their overall software budgets. Among software categories, some are emerging as priorities that warrant additional spending, especially collaboration and security, as more employees work from home during lockdowns. However, buyers are putting off purchases where they can, including application software suites like analytics, enterprise resource management and customer relationship management. Plans to purchase infrastructure tools remain relatively stable.

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