“REAL GROSS domestic product (GDP) increased 2.5 percent at an annual rate in the first quarter of 2013, according to the advance estimates of the national income and product accounts (NIPAs) (chart 1 and table 1). In the fourth quarter of 2012, real GDP increased 0.4 percent. The acceleration in real GDP in the first quarter primarily reflected an upturn in private inventory investment, an acceleration in consumer spending, an upturn in exports, and a smaller decrease in federal government spending that were partly offset by an upturn in imports and a deceleration in nonresidential fixed investment. more……..“
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We see sequential Qrt over Qrt growth for Q2 2013 strongest since 2011. FCI clients can schedule consults now to review with Michael.
Our latest enterprise tech spending data is clear. Steady tech spending continued in November. It does fluctuate by vertical, tech niche and vendor. However, overall we are in a very good position for closing the fourth quarter. Storage, App optimization, Security, Networking, Wireless LAN – lead with an est 4 – 6% Qrt over Qrt growth. Servers flat. Vendor performance and tech niche details available.
11/21/2012 VAR/SI poll shows the majority are ill prepared for selling IaaS, PaaS, SECaaS, BIaaS, in the medium to large business sectors. With an important exception. VAR’s/SI’s with a committed and proven acumen for selling vertical specific infrastructure solutions and/or vertical application solutions ARE succeeding in selling Cloud solutions. FCI/GLG clients: Set up a consult to review.
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* Real gross domestic product – the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States — increased at an annual rate of 2% in the third quarter of 2012.
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