This IDC study forecasts the size and growth rate of the worldwide distributed performance and availability management software market for 2014-2018. Historic information going back to 2009 is provided for comparison. This study reflects the impact of definitions contained in IDC's Software Taxonomy, 2013 (IDC #241527, June 2013).
"We forecast a 2013-2018 CAGR of 7.6%," comments Tim Grieser, program vice president, Enterprise System Management Software. "This is due in large part to the increasing importance of performance and availability management software in controlling and optimizing service levels for converged, virtualized, and cloud infrastructures and applications."