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Market Trends: Software Technology for the Oil and Gas Industry, EMEA, 2009

Published: 24 November 2009

ID: G00172720

Analyst(s): Cynthia Moore


In the Europe, the Middle East and Africa oil and gas industry during 2010, opportunities for security systems and outsourcing services will be fueled by infrastructure software needs.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Software Portfolio Deployment Shifts Indicate Growing Acceptance of Alternative Delivery Models by EMEA O&G
    • Trend No. 1 — EMEA's Oil and Gas Industry Is Likely to Spend More on Software Technology in 2010 Despite Continued Economic Challenges
    • Infrastructure Software and Vertical-Specific Enterprise Applications Are Focal Areas
    • Trend No. 2 — Open-Source and Hosted Software Use Is Growing
    • Trend No. 3 — The EMEA O&G Focus on Cost Management Increases Receptivity to Outsourcing Services
  • Virtualization Key Component Shaping O&G Infrastructure Software Spending
    • Trend No. 4 — O&G 2010 Spending on Storage Management and Security Software Will Likely Be Higher Than Other Industry Sectors in the Region
    • Trend No. 5 — Effective and Efficient Resource Allocation and Management Spurs Opportunity for PPM and Productivity Applications
  • Methodology
    • Who We Asked
    • What We Asked
    • How We Present It Here

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