Published: 08 April 2019
Analyst(s): Alan Dayley , Craig Roth , Julian Poulter , Laurie Wurster , Fabrizio Biscotti , Neha Gupta , Hai Swinehart , Michael Warrilow , Jim Hare , Chris Pang , Alys Woodward , Robert Anderson , Sharat Menon , Vanitha Dsilva , Yanna Dharmasthira, Balaji Abbabatulla , Wataru Katsurashima , Chandra Mukhyala , Rustam Malik , Sid Deshpande, Bindi Bhullar , Terilyn Palanca , John Kostoulas
The worldwide enterprise software market grew by 13.3% USD in 2018. Notable areas of growth included database management systems, security, and application infrastructure and middleware. Microsoft and Oracle retained the No. 1 and No. 2 positions, respectively; IBM is at third.
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