This IDC study examines the advanced and predictive analytics software market for the period from 2009 to 2018, with vendor revenue trends and market growth forecasts. Worldwide market sizing is provided for 2013, with trends from 2011. A five-year growth forecast for this market is shown for 2014–2018. Revenue and market share of the leading vendors are provided for 2011-2013.
"A wide range of APA solutions from vendors — from traditional modeling platforms through high-volume and high-velocity parallelized architectures to advanced analytical applications that output predictive results to end users — combine with the hype around Big Data and lead business users and technology buyers alike to consider how advanced and predictive analytics can help drive insights and business value from data," said Alys Woodward, research director, Worldwide Advanced and Predictive Analytics, and European Big Data and Business Analytics, in IDC's Software Research practice.