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Worldwide Workload Scheduling and Automation Software Forecast Update, 2016–2020

Worldwide Workload Scheduling and Automation Software Forecast Update, 2016–2020

This IDC study updates the previous forecast published in Worldwide Workload Scheduling and Automation Software Forecast, 2016–2020 (IDC #US40427316, January 2016)."The datacenter automation submarket, which includes a mix of physical and virtual systems configuration automation, provisioning, self-service, and orchestration software and SaaS solutions, continues to drive the overall growth of the worldwide workload scheduling and automation market," explains Mary Johnston Turner, IDC research vice president, Enterprise System Management Software. "Demand for workload management software continued to grow in 2015 in selected regions when measured in local currency. However, growth rates were negative when evaluated in current U.S. dollars."

IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Cloud, Containers, and Software-Defined Infrastructure Fuel Workload Scheduling and Automation Growth
Public Cloud SaaS-Based Delivery Creates Opportunity for Innovation and Disruption
Increasing Convergence of Traditional Workload Management Tools with Advanced Automation and IT Process Optimization Technology
Workload Scheduling and Automation Functionality Bundled with Public Cloud IaaS and PaaS Offerings Displaces Some On-Premise Revenue
Geopolitics Continue to Weigh on Markets and Currencies
Significant Market Developments
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Workload Management Submarket Definition
Datacenter Automation Submarket Definition
Historical Market Values and Exchange Rates
Forecast Market Values and Exchange Rates
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