Global Software industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2012-16, and forecast to 2021). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.
Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Global software market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.
The software market consists of five segments - enterprise applications, enterprise mobility management, information management, security software and software infrastructure. Market value figures are assessed at manufacturer selling price (MSP), based on revenues from software sales and licenses. Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2016 annual average exchange rates.
The global software market had total revenues of $335.2bn in 2016, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4% between 2012 and 2016.
The software infrastructure segment was the market's most lucrative in 2016, with total revenues of $163.5bn, equivalent to 48.8% of the market's overall value.
The majority of markets in this region, including the US, are being affected by difficulties in the enterprise applications segment. This segment of the market is feeling the impact of shifting business models in favour of cloud delivery.
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