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Operating Systems & Productivity Software Publishing Global Market Report 2022

Operating Systems & Productivity Software Publishing Global Market Report 2022

  • March 2022
  • 300 pages
  • ID: 6246422
  • Format: PDF
  • The Business Research Company


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Major companies in the operating systems & productivity software publishing market include Microsoft, International Business Machines Corporation, Intuit Inc., Google, VMware Inc., Fujitsu Ltd., Toshiba Corporation, Trimble Inc., Softbank Group Corp. and Adobe Systems Incorporated.

The global operating systems & productivity software publishing market is expected to grow from $348.46 billion in 2021 to $399.57 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.7%. The growth is mainly due to the companies rearranging their operations and recovering from the COVID-19 impact, which had earlier led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, remote working, and the closure of commercial activities that resulted in operational challenges. The market is expected to reach $660.51 billion in 2026 at a CAGR of 13.4%.

The operating systems & productivity software publishing market consists of sales of operating systems and productivity software publishing by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) that produce operating systems, which are software programs enabling computer hardware to communicate and operate with the computer software; or productivity software publishing, which is an application software used to produce documents, presentations, worksheets, databases, charts, graphs, digital paintings, electronic music and digital video.

The main types of operating systems & productivity software publishing are operating systems and productivity software publishing.Operating systems is a software programme that acts as an interface between the computer user and computer hardware components.

These are mainly used in devices computer and mobile. The products include windows, linux, android, iOS, macOS and others, which are distributed through B2B and B2C channels.

North America was the largest region in operating systems & productivity software publishing market in 2021.Asia Pacific was the second largest region in operating systems & productivity software publishing market.

The regions covered in the operating systems & productivity software publishing market are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East and Africa.

The operating systems & productivity software publishing market is expected to be aided by rapid growth in investments in smart city projects in many countries globally.Smart city technologies uses information and communication technologies to efficiently manage and operate urban services including transportation systems, water supply and law and order.

These technologies are enabled through IoT technology.IoT is a convergence of computing devices, mechanical and digital objects.

This system facilitates the transfer of data over a network without human interaction and minimal human to computer interaction.As smart cities use a number of electronic devices and communications equipment, the demand for software products is expected to increase.

APG Algemene Pensioen Groep N.V. announced investment of €250 million in ""Smart City Infrastructure Fund"", for development of smart city projects across North America, Europe, Australia and other major urban areas in the world. The concept of smart cities is becoming more popular in developing nations too. For instance, more than 1,000 smart city pilot projects are either ready for or are under construction globally and around 500 of these projects are in China.

The outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has acted as a significant restraint on the operating systems & productivity software publishing market in 2020 as supply chains were disrupted due to trade restrictions and employees working for these establishments faced difficulties related to infrastructure and communication owing to lockdowns imposed by governments globally, forcing them to work from home.COVID-19 is an infectious disease with flu-like symptoms including fever, cough, and difficulty in breathing.

The virus was first identified in 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei province of the People’s Republic of China and spread globally including Western Europe, North America and Asia.Steps by national governments to contain the transmission have resulted in a decline in economic activity with countries entering a state of ’lock down’ and the outbreak had a negative impact on businesses throughout 2020 and into 2021.

However, it is expected that the operating systems & productivity software publishing market will recover from the shock across the forecast period as it is a ’black swan’ event and not related to ongoing or fundamental weaknesses in the market or the global economy.

Operating systems and productivity software companies are increasingly offering their products on open source platforms to increase presence in the market and expedite the development process.For instance, according to a survey conducted by Black Duck, 86% of respondents said that they used open source software to fix bugs or add functionality to a project.

According to Allison Randal, President of Open Source Initiative, 78% of companies use open source solutions and 64% participate in open source projects indicating an increase in open source software platforms to build applications. Major companies providing open-source operating system and productivity software includes Canonical Limited, The Document Foundation, Apache Software Foundation, Scribus and Mozilla Corporation.

In July 2019, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), a USA-based technology and consulting company acquired Red Hat, Inc. for an amount of $34 billion. Through this acquisition, IBM has acquired open-source technologies like Linux, Kubernetes, Ansible, Java, Ceph. International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) and Red Hat, Inc. together planned to accelerate innovation by offering a next-generation hybrid multi-cloud platform. Red Hat Inc is a USA-based software company that offers open-source software products to enterprises.

The countries covered in the operating systems & productivity software publishing market report are Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA, Venezuela and Vietnam.

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