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Forecast Analysis: Enterprise Infrastructure Software, Worldwide, 2011-2016, 4Q12 Update

Published: 24 January 2013

ID: G00234776

Analyst(s): Colleen Graham , Asheesh Raina, Matthew Cheung, Federico De Silva , Jie Zhang, Laurie Wurster , Ruggero Contu , Fabrizio Biscotti


Cloud-based offerings will increasingly impact infrastructure software markets in the latter part of the forecast period, reflecting a slow groundswell of market demand, more buyers evaluating during the current technology refresh cycle, and returning buyer confidence as the market recovers.

Table Of Contents


  • Demand Factors
    • IT Budgets
    • Social Trends
  • Macroeconomic Factors
    • Regulation and Legislation
    • Economy
  • Supply Factors
    • Technology Road Map and Software Delivery and Business Models


  • Enterprise Infrastructure Software
    • Changes From 3Q12 to 4Q12
    • Forecast Highlights

Market Model

  • Forecast Methodology
    • Software Market Model
    • Forecast Components
    • Influencing Factors
  • Connections
    • Connections Influencing Software Supply
    • Connections Influencing Software Demand

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