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Worldwide Software License, Maintenance, and Subscription Forecast, 2019-2023

Worldwide Software License, Maintenance, and Subscription Forecast, 2019-2023

This IDC study provides IDC's forecast for the software license, maintenance, and subscription market."The software market continues its rapid transition to the subscription model, driven mostly by the growth of cloud services but is boosted further by large companies like Microsoft rapidly moving their customer base to subscriptions," said Mark Thomason, research director for Digital Business Models and Monetization with IDC.

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IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Aggressive Transitions from Transactional to Subscription Business Models Will Continue
Digital Transformation Will Remain the Strongest Business Driver for Cloud Adoption
Evolving Monetization Applications Will Drive Higher Levels of Automation and Sophisticated Pricing
Changing Business Models Is Challenging for Most Existing Software Companies
Buying Behavior: The Desire to "Own" Software Is Important for Some Customers
Significant Market Developments
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
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