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Market Share Analysis: Operating System Software, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 05 May 2014

ID: G00260981

Analyst(s): Matthew Cheung


The overall operating system software market declined 0.6% in 2013 to $34.4 billion, as sluggish PC sales and the higher demand for mobile devices drove a 1.7% decline in the client OS market.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • Microsoft Gained Shares due to Windows (Server)
  • IBM Impacted by Hardware Performance
  • Red Hat Climbed to Third Place
  • HP Continued to Lose Revenue
  • Apple Up but Moderated

Other Notable Vendors

  • Oracle Fell From Top Five

Mergers and Acquisitions

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