2004 IT spending by medium businesses reached $3.5 bln in Mexico and $5.3 bln in Brazil

IT/telecom spending by medium businesses (MBs) in Mexico and Brazil grew in 2004, topping out at $3.5 bln for Mexico and $5.3 bln for Brazil. Separate AMI studies on Mexico and Brazil MBs point to continued growth in 2005, with MBs in both countries unanimous in citing enhanced data security and data back-up and recovery as investment priorities for the 12 months ahead, AMI Partners says.