Gartner Research

Forecast Overview: Enterprise Infrastructure Software, Worldwide, 2014

Published: 15 August 2014

ID: G00265177

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

Summary

Technology and service providers competing in the enterprise infrastructure software market will increasingly be influenced by various technologies, including the Nexus of Forces, the Internet of Things, big data, digitalization and open source, until at least 2018.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

  • Nexus of Forces
  • Internet of Things
  • Digitalization
  • Open Source

Foundational Assumptions

  • Application Development
    • Purchase Style
    • Product Ecosystem
  • Application Infrastructure and Middleware
    • Product Ecosystem
  • Database Management Systems
    • Purchase Style
  • Data Integration Tools and Data Quality Tools
    • Purchase Style
  • IT Operations Management
    • Buyer Demand
    • Technology Evolution
  • Storage Management
    • Buyer Demand
    • Technology Evolution
  • Operating Systems
    • Buyer Demand
    • Technology Evolution
    • Virtualization
    • Competitive Environment

Market Model or Methodology

  • Forecast Components
    • On-Premises Forecast
    • SaaS Forecast
    • Subscription/Hosted Forecast
    • OSS Forecast
    • Infrastructure Software Revenue Forecast
  • Negotiated Factors
    • Price and Maintenance
  • Demand-Side Influencing Factors
    • Company and Unit Adoption
    • Purchase Style
    • Functional Expansion
    • Unit Expansion
    • Replacement Cycle
    • Buyer Behavior
    • Macroeconomic and Regulatory Factors
  • Supply-Side Influencing Factors
    • Hardware and Software Technology Innovation
    • Technology Road Maps
    • Product Design and Pricing

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