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Forecast: Enterprise Software Markets, Worldwide, 2014-2021, 1Q17 Update

Published: 20 March 2017

ID: G00323032

Analyst(s): Sid Deshpande , Yanna Dharmasthira, Matthew Cheung , Laurie Wurster , Fabrizio Biscotti , Julian Poulter , Chris Pang , Hai Swinehart , John Kostoulas , Colleen Graham , JP Corriveau , Federico De Silva , Alys Woodward , Robert Anderson , Chad Eschinger , Terilyn Palanca , Nigel Montgomery , Craig Roth , Bianca Granetto , Jim Hare , April Adams , Michael Warrilow


Gartner's forecast for 2017 global spending for enterprise software is $394.8 billion in constant U.S. dollars, with growth of 7.3% over 2016. With growth coming from key areas such as CRM and DBMS, the market will reach $521.8 billion in 2021.

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