IDC's BuyerPulse® Deals Database: Worldwide Software service provides critical deal and customer-purchasing data that helps vendors, buyers, and the financial services community understand early-stage spending trends, identify which companies are gaining traction, detect purchasing patterns in complementary markets, and understand peer buyer adoption across markets, regions, verticals, size, and other emerging software demographics. With over 14,000 worldwide customer win transactions and more additions every quarter, this database represents the largest and richest proprietary information repository of software deals. This service provides tangible metrics for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, and market intelligence teams as well as a way for customers to uncover shifts in software purchasing and adoption, which will also enable the effectiveness of sales and marketing teams.
Cloud, SaaS, and PaaS
Customer experience management
Social business, socialytics, social CRM, and social communities
Enterprise applications (ERM, CRM, SCM, operations, and manufacturing)
Business analytics software (all markets)
Application development and deployment (BPM software, B2B middleware, real-time integration, and database)
Content management software
Enterprise collaboration and social solutions
Software deals covered for 114 countries
Deals analyzed by client organization name (including DUNS), industry (including SIC), employee size, country, and announcement date
By software product, IDC functional market, IDC competitive market, and new versus existing customers
By keywords such as Big Data, cloud, appliances, social collaboration, customer experience management, and digital commerce
This service tracks and analyzes software purchasing/customer wins across markets, regions, and countries by industry, employee size, announcement date, partners, and new versus installed base deals.
Key Questions Answered
Which customers are my competitors winning?
What are the opportunities for investment to grow in specific industries, such as healthcare and energy?
What purchasing decisions are customers making between SaaS, custom development, and packaged application?
What software products are sold in emerging markets?
What are the common characteristics of customers making multiple software purchases?
What differences exist between large customers and small to midsize businesses when purchasing software?
Worldwide Software Deals, 1H11 Versus 1H12 (by Number of Employees) (%)
IDC's BuyerPulse Deals Database: Worldwide Software service examines new customer wins across applications, business analytics, and application development and deployment software. This product is a leading indicator to understand software purchasing trends, tracking approximately 600 software vendors and over 10,000 software customers. A sample list of companies tracked includes:
Adobe, Agresso, Algorithmics, Amazon, API Software, Appian, Appirio, Ariba, Ascentis, Authoria, Axway, Blackbaud, Blackboard, Cordys, Digital River, EMC, FatWire, GoodData, HP, IBM, Infobright, Infor, Information Builders, Intalio, Integrify, Jack Henry, Jaspersoft, JDA Software, Jenzabar, Jive, Kalido, Kamakura, Kenexa, Kirchman, Kognito, Kronos, KXEN, Lithium, Lyzasoft, Maconomy, MAIA Intelligence, Manhattan Associates, MEDITECH, Meta4, Microsoft, MicroStrategy, Mincom, Misys, Model N, Murex, Mzinga, NetSuite, Oracle, ParAccel, Pegasystems, Pentaho, Pervasive Software, PivotLink, Progress Software, PROS Pricing Solutions, QlikTech, Red Hat, RightNow Technologies, Sage, salesforce.com, SAP, SAS, SEEBURGER, Software AG, SPS Commerce, StatSoft, StreamBase, SunGard, Tableau Software, Tagetik, TARGIT, Teradata, TIBCO, VMware, Workday, and YouSendIt.com.
Timely Delivery and Support
Throughout the year, this product will offer insight into the latest trends impacting the market. BuyerPulse Deals Database: Worldwide Software clients weekly deal releases.