How’d enterprise infrastructure spending fare in 2016? A wee bit down.

According to from Synergy Research Group, while many individual categories for enterprise IT infrastructure saw growth, a few key segments plunged heavily to bring overall spending down by 1 percent.

Much of that drop was due to steep declines in three categories that have long been decaying, and 3 to 8 percent growth in other categories wasn’t quite enough to offset the general loss.

Of the big winners, the second biggest jump was in  (up 4 percent), as everything from  to have demanded enterprises step up their efforts. WLAN vendors saw the biggest percentage leap: almost 8 percent.