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Market Share Analysis: Vertical-Specific Software, Worldwide, 2014

Published: 01 June 2015

ID: G00273398

Analyst(s): Jennifer Mazzucca


Benefiting from an improving economy, VSS revenue reached $114.8 billion and grew 6.2% worldwide in 2014, compared with 3.9% in 2013. Manufacturing and natural resources dominated market share among the top 10 vendors. M&A activity continued to drive market consolidation and growth for providers.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • Dassault Systèmes' Diversification Strategy Supports the Company's Growth in Manufacturing
  • Synopsys Maintains Momentum in R&D and Expands to Software Integrity and Security
  • Siemens Underwent Transitions in Healthcare and Manufacturing
  • Cadence Design Systems Grow Most Rapidly as Demand for Electronic Design Intensifies
  • Cerner Benefits From Continued Procurement of Electronic Health Records
  • Mentor Graphics Builds on a Focus for Advanced Solutions
  • PTC Forges Ahead With Acquisitions and Growth in PLM and Service Life Cycle Management
  • Epic Looks Beyond Existing Business Model to Expand Growth

Other Notable Vendors

  • Tyler Technologies Creates Value With Domain Expertise and a Singular Focus on State and Local Government Clientele

Mergers and Acquisitions

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