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Forecast Analysis: Enterprise Infrastructure Software, Worldwide, 4Q13 Update

Published: 30 January 2014

ID: G00257493

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


The infrastructure software market remained stable in 4Q13. Revenue will reach more than $183 billion in constant U.S. dollars in 2014 as organizations focus investment on virtualization, data management and storage management software to support key information-based and analytical initiatives.

Table Of Contents


  • Enterprise Infrastructure Software
    • Forecast Highlights and Changes
    • Forecast Highlights
    • Segment Highlights


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

Market Model

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

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