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Global Software (IT) Industry

  • January 2012
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The global outlook series on the Software (IT) Industry provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, segmental overview, and concise summaries of research findings. Illustrated with 41 fact-rich market data tables, the report offers a rudimentary overview of the industry and highlights latest trends and demand drivers. Regional markets briefly abstracted and covered include United States, Canada, Europe (Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Russia, and the UK among others), Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Korea, and Malaysia among others), Latin America (Brazil and Mexico) and Middle East. The report offers a compilation of recent mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 1046 companies worldwide.

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Global Software (IT) Industry



1. OVERVIEW 1
A Rudimentary Overview of the Software Industry 1
Table 1: Global Software Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown
of Annual Spending by Industry - Manufacturing, Finance,
Service, Government, Telecommunications, and Others 2

Table 2: Global Software Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown
of Annual Revenues by End-Use Application -Network/Database,
General Business Productivity, Vertical and Cross-Industry, OS
Software, and Other Applications 2
Internet: A Boon to the Software industry 2
Software Piracy - A Key Challenge 2
Hacking - A Major Concern 3
Hardware Trends Affecting Software Prices 3
Cloud Computing Drives the Software Market 3
Proliferation of Internet Provides a Fertile Environment for
Growth of Cloud Computing 4
Key Trends and Drivers Across Product Markets 4
Network Software Market: A Primer 4
Proliferation of the Internet Spurs Demand for Network
Software 4
Network Security Software Poised to Witness Smart Growth 4
Network Spending on the Rise, Augurs Well for Networking
Software 5
Internet Security Software: Market Analysis 5
Information Security Software Market: A Primer 6
Table 3: Worldwide Information Security Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Spending by End Use Industries 7

Table 4: Global Information Security Software Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Product Segment -
Identity and Access Management, Secure Content Management,
Intrusion Detection/Prevention, Security and Vulnerability
Management Software, Firewall/VPN, and Other Security
Software 7

Table 5: Global Secure Content Management Software Market
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Segment -
Antivirus, Web Filtering, and Messaging Security 8
Market Basics and Structure 8
Challenges 8
Cloud Security Software Market Soars 9
Identity and Access Management Software: A Lucrative Segment 9
Global IAM Market to Increase Rapidly 9
Table 6: Global Identity Management Software Market
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Segment -
Authorization, Authentication, and Administration 10
Regulatory Compliance 10
Growth in Web Services 11
Mobile Software Market: A Review 11
Proliferation of Mobile Computing Devices Bodes Well for
Mobile Software 11
Table 7: Global Mobile Software Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Revenues by Product Type - User Interface (UI)
and Applications, Application Execution Environment (AEE),
Operating System (OS) Software, and Mobile Device Management
(MDM) Software 12
Mobile Device Management (MDM) Software 12
Table 8: Global Mobile Device Management Software Market
(2009): Percentage Breakdown of Revenue by Leading Players -
Sybase, Mformation, Hewlett-Packard, Smith Micro Software,
Red Bend Software, PCTel Inc, Innopath, and Others 13
Mobile Security Software Market: A Review 13
Security Threats Ripen in Sync with Massive Increases in
Bandwidth in Data Services 14
DOS Attacks Threaten Mobile Network Security 14
Migration of Mobile Networks from Walled Garden to Open
Networks: A Key Driver for Mobile Security Solutions 14
Smartphone Security Software - A Prelude 15
Stringent Security Policies to Drive Demand for Enterprise
Smartphone Security Solutions 15
Business/Enterprise Software Market: A Review 16
Table 9: World Current and Future Market Analysis for Business
Software by Geographic Region - North America, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (including Japan), and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Billion for Years 2010 through 2015 17

Table 10: World 5-Year Perspective for Business Software by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), and
Rest of World Markets for 2011 and 2015 18
Strong and Steady Demand for Enterprise Software 18
Table 11: Global Enterprise Software Market (2010):
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues by Leading Vendors -
Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, SAP, Symantec, and Others 19
Sales of Enterprise Social Software to Increase 19
Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) Emerges Tall Over the Horizon 19
Table 12: Global Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) in the
Enterprise Application Software Market (EAS) (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Segment - CCC, CRM, ERP
and SCM, Office Suites, DCC, and Others 21
SaaS-Based ERP Segment to Register Strong Growth 21
ERP Software Sector 21
Table 13: Global ERP Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown by
Revenues Type - Software Revenue, Maintenance Revenue, and
Service Revenue 22

Table 14: Global ERP Software Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Revenues by Application Type - EAM, PLM, HRM,
SCM, Purchase Management, and Customer Management 22
PLM Software 22
Integration of PLM Into ERP: The Current Focus Area 23
Supply Chain Management Software 23
Table 15: Global Supply Chain Management Software Market
(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues by Leading
Vendors - SAP, Oracle, JDA Software, Ariba, Manhattan
Associates, and Others 24
CRM Software and Services 24
Robust Growth Seen in Social CRM Market 24
Rise in CRM Applications Market 25
Table 16: Global CRM Market (2009): Percentage Breakdown of
Annual Revenues by Leading Vendors - SAP, Oracle,
Salesforce, Microsoft, Amdocs, and Others 25
Business Intelligence and Analytics Software - An Overview 25
Predictive Analytics - Driving Growth in BI Market 26
SAS in Business Analytics Software and Services 26
Table 17: Global Business Intelligence Software Market
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Geographic
Region - North America, Europe, Asia- Pacific, Latin
America, and Rest of World 27

Table 18: Global Business Intelligence Software Market
(2010): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Leading Vendors
- SAP, Oracle, SAS, IBM, Microsoft, and Others 27

Table 19: Global Business Intelligence, Analytics and
Performance Management Software Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Revenues by Segments - Business Intelligence
Platform, CPM Suites, and Others 27
Virtualization Software Market: A Review 28
Table 20: Global Virtualization Software Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Segment - Server
Virtualization, Presentation Virtualization, Desktop
Virtualization, Application Virtualization, and PC Disk
Virtualization 28
Application Infrastructure and Middleware (AIM) Software Market 28
Table 21: Global Application Infrastructure and Middleware
(AIM) Software Market (2011)-Percentage Breakdown of Revenues
by Geographic Region - US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest
of World 29
Professional Services Automation (PSA) Software 29
Table 22: Global Professional Service Automation (PSA)
Software Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by
End-Use Industry - Consulting, Corporate, Construction,
Accounting and Others 29
Knowledge Management Software 30

2. MERGERS and ACQUISITIONS 31

3. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 38

4. PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES 41


A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 48

1. UNITED STATES 48
Overview 48
Table 23: US Software Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of
Exports by Destination Countries - Canada, Mexico, China,
India, Japan, Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, Brazil, the
Netherlands, and Others 48

Table 24: US Software Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown of
Imports by Country of Origin - Canada, Germany, Japan,
China, Taiwan, Mexico, Singapore, India, UK, Sweden, and
Others 49
Business Software - Present Scenario 49
Core Application Software and Services 49
Impact of Federal Regulations on Identity Management
Software Market 50
Information Security Software Market 50
Intrusion Detection Software 50
Content Management Software in the US - A Review 51
Gaming Software Gaining Traction 51
Table 25: US Video Game Software Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Revenues by Platform - Console Games, Handheld
Games, PC Games, Online Games, and Wireless Games 52
Enterprise Portal Software 52
Enterprise Applications 52
Electronic Design Automation 52
Application Service Providers 53
Library Automation Systems 53
Page-layout Software 54
Data Replication Software 54
Packaged Software 54
Table 26: US Packaged Software Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Operating Revenues by Software Type - PCs,
Network/Enterprise, Mainframes, and Others 54

Table 27: US Packaged Software Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Operating Revenues by Application Type -
Business and Home, Cross Industry, Vertical Market, Utilities,
and Others 54

2. CANADA 55
Information Security Software Market 55
KMS - A Promising Market Segment 55
NAFTA - Impact on Software 55

3. EUROPE 56
Outlook 56
Table 28: European Current and Future Market Analysis for
Business Software by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Billion for Years
2010 through 2015 56

Table 29: European 5-Year Perspective for Business Software
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Russia, and Rest of Europe
Markets for 2011 and 2015 57
Enterprise Software Market in Western Europe - An Overview 57
Table 30: Analytical CRM Software Market in European
Enterprises (2010): Breakdown of Market Penetration Rate by
Country - Germany, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands,
Spain, Belgium, France, and UK 58

3a. FINLAND 59
Overview 59
Opportunities Galore for the US Companies 59

3b. FRANCE 60
Overview 60
Table 31: French Software Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown
of Software Revenues by Segment - System Software (System
Infrastructure Software and Tools), and Application Software 60

Table 32: French Software Market (2010): Percentage Breakdown
of Annual Revenues by Leading Vendors - Microsoft, IBM,
Oracle, SAP, and Others 61
PC Business Software 61
Multimedia Software 61
Security Concerns 61
Competitive Scenario 62

3c. GERMANY 63
Overview 63
Table 33: German Information and Communication Technology
Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenue by
Segment - Carrier Services, IT Services, IT Equipment,
Software, Network Equipment, and Telecom Equipment 63

Table 34: German Software Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown
of Annual Revenues by Sub-Segment - Application Software,
Tools, and System Software 63
Market Trends 64
Banking Software 64
Security Software 64

3d. GREECE 65
Overview 65
Growth Opportunities 65

3e. ITALY 66
Overview 66
Growth Prospects 66
Application Software 66
Security Software 66
e-Commerce Software 67
Systems Software 67

3f. RUSSIA 68
Packaged Software Market in Russia Poised to Grow Rapidly 68
Table 35: Russian Software Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Annual Revenues by End-Use Application -
General Business Productivity, Network/Database, Vertical and
Cross-Industry, OS Software, Other Software, and Other
Applications 68

Table 36: Russian Security Software Market (2008): Percentage
Breakdown of Annual Revenues by Leading Vendors - Kaspersky,
Eset, Symantec, DrWeb, and Others 68

3g. SLOVAKIA 69
Overview 69

3h. SPAIN 70
Overview 70
Software Piracy 70
Spanish Logistics Software 70
Networking Equipment and Software Market 70
Video Game Software 70

3i. SWITZERLAND 71
Overview 71

3j. THE NETHERLANDS 71
Overview 71
Gaming Sector Promises Tremendous Opportunities for Software
Market 71

3k. UNITED KINGDOM 72
Overview 72
Market Trends 72

4. ASIA-PACIFIC 73
Business Software Market - A Review 73
Enterprise Application Market to Register Growth 73
Good Times Ahead for BI Software Market in Asia-Pacific 74
Security Software to Witness Growth 74
Robust Growth Slated for Web Application Firewall Market 75
Content Management Software Market Thriving in Asia-Pacific
Region 76

4a. JAPAN 76
Japanese Software-as-a-Service Market to Witness Growth 76

4b. CHINA 77
Overview 77
Market Trends and Influencing Factors 77
Enterprise Software Market in China - An Overview 77
Table 37: Chinese Management Software Market (2011):
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Application - ERP,
Accounting, Supply Chain Management, Customer Relationship
Management, Human Resources Management, and Others 78

Table 38: Chinese ERP Software Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Revenues by Industry - Manufacturing, Logistics,
Construction, Energy, Retail, Transportation, Media, and
Others 78

4c. INDIA 79
Overview 79
Geographical Distribution of Indian Software Exports 79
Table 39: Indian Enterprise Software Market (2010):
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues by Leading Vendors -
Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, SAP, EMC, and Others 79

Table 40: Indian IT and ITES Market (2010 and 2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Annual Revenues by Service Type - System
Integration, Application Development, and IT Consulting 80

Table 41: Indian Information Technology Software Market
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues by Leading
Companies - TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant, HCL Tech, and
Others 80
Unexplored Markets for Indian Software Vendors 80

4d. KOREA 81
Overview 81

4e. MALAYSIA 82
Overview 82

4f. NEW ZEALAND 82
Overview 82

4g. TAIWAN 83
Overview 83
Entry into WTO - The Impact 83
Growth Drivers 83

4h. THAILAND 84
Overview 84

4i. SINGAPORE 84
Overview 84

4j. UZBEKISTAN 85
Overview 85

5. LATIN AMERICA 86

5a. BRAZIL 86
Overview 86
An Overview of the Brazilian IT Market 86

5b. MEXICO 87
Overview 87
Mexican Information Technology Market - An Insight 87

5c. COLOMBIA 88
Overview 88

6. MIDDLE EAST 89
Overview 89
Software Implementation - Key Factors 89
Enterprise Application Software Sales Bounce Back 89


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