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Forecast Analysis: Enterprise Infrastructure Software, Worldwide, 2Q14 Update

Published: 15 August 2014

ID: G00260904

Analyst(s): Jin-Sik Yim, Terilyn Palanca , Colleen Graham , Michael Warrilow , Jie Zhang , Matthew Cheung, Laurie Wurster , Fabrizio Biscotti , Ruggero Contu , Federico De Silva


We have slightly increased our growth expectations for enterprise infrastructure software in 2014, as downward revisions to the security and storage management forecasts have been balanced out by a substantial positive revision to the DBMS forecast.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Overall Enterprise Infrastructure Software Market Forecast Adjusted Slightly Upward in 2014 and 2015
    • Increased Demand for Capacity Drives Higher DBMS Forecast
    • Security, Storage Management and Virtualization Software See a Small Retreat
    • Economic Adjustments Color Virtualization Market Outlook


  • Macroeconomic, Geopolitical, Demographic, Lifestyle and Cultural Factors
  • Application Development
    • Company Adoption
    • Replacement Cycle
  • Data Integration Tools and Data Quality Tools
    • Company Adoption
  • Database Management Systems
    • Unit Expansion
  • Operating Systems
    • Technology Road Maps
  • Security
  • Storage Management

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