Forecast Analysis: Software as a Service, Worldwide, 2009-2014


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Software as a service is forecast to have a 15.3% compound annual growth rate through 2014 for the enterprise application markets, compared with total application market CAGR of 5.3%. SaaS adoption varies by market. Regional use is growing, but country-specific factors can impact vendor opportunity.

Table of Contents

  • Assumptions
  • Analysis
    • Changes in Market Conditions
    • Forecast Overview
    • Market Landscape
      • CCC Markets
      • SaaS Drives CRM Market Growth Despite Leaner Budgets, While Competition Heightens
      • SaaS Within ERP — Penetration Varies by Submarket but Still Most Notable in HCM
      • Development of SaaS in the DCC Software Market Depends on Internet Capacity
      • SaaS Offerings Complement and Coexist With Traditional Office Suite Products
      • PPM SaaS Alternatives Gain Favor in Difficult Times
      • SaaS SCM Solutions Experience Double the Growth of the Traditional SCM Market
      • Other Markets
    • Regional Context and Outlook
      • SaaS in Asia/Pacific
      • SaaS in Europe
      • SaaS in North America
    • Business and Market Drivers and Inhibitors
      • Factors Promoting Adoption
      • Factors Limiting Adoption
  • Market Model
  • Recommended Reading
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