Where SMBs are Spending their IT Time and Money

IT budgets continue to grow bigger at small and midsize businesses (SMBs). Let the good times roll, right?

Well, sort of–the good times are a bit subdued. Indeed, spending is up: The average budget in the most recent Spiceworks State of SMB IT report came in at $152,000. That’s a $20,000 increase from the same time last year. Hiring, meanwhile, remains steady if unspectacular: 30% of respondents reported plans to add IT staff during the next six months–down a point from this time last year–with 56% planning to stay the same size. Just four percent will downsize IT in the latter half of the year.

Spiceworks’ State of SMB IT report shines a light on where SMBs are spending their IT time and money. Take a look at the plans of your peers.

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