Worldwide Software Distribution Market Shares, 2015: Cloud Computing and Mobile Application Trends Drive GrowthThis IDC study provides a competitive analysis of the software distribution market in calendar year 2015. The study includes worldwide market revenue and growth rate for the total market in 2015 as well as vendor revenue, market shares, and growth rates of the leading vendors. A three-year history showing vendor revenue data and trends for 2013–2015 is also provided."Worldwide software distribution revenue grew by 4.6% to reach a total of $1.6 billion in 2015," according to Robert Young, research director, IT Service Management and Client Virtualization Software. " Business users are demanding fast and easy access to a wide range of software to enhance productivity. Therefore, IT departments must increasingly streamline and optimize processes for delivering enterprise applications to remain relevant and efficient and reduce unnecessary end-user downtime and/or shadow IT."