Organizations at all levels foresee an opportunity in the change of business models through the evolution from CAPEX to OPEX moving towards more competitive businesses with operational effectiveness, cost reduction, process real-time visibility, predictive and insightful decision making, only possible with software. In recent years, the software market has been accelerating in performance, passing from single-digit to double-digit growth, quickly expanding in awareness across the region, in comparison to other technologies and the rest of the world. Notebooks, tablets, smartphones, appliances, medical equipment, cars, and even all current Cloud deployments have their foundations in software technology. For these reasons, software will continue driving investment for legacy solutions and even other converging markets. The need for Line-of-Businesses to take full advantage of Third platform trends on Cloud, Big Data, Mobile and Social Business, all with foundations on Software technology, to higher adoption. IDC 's Brazil Software provides subscribers with a full or addressable view of the software solutions market dynamics including mature markets such as Relational Database Management Systems, Operating Systems and Subsystems, Authoring and Publishing Software, and Email Applications as well as emerging markets, such as Enterprise Social Networks, Advanced Analytics, Content Analysis Tools, Virtual Machine Software, among others. In addition, the Brazil Semiannual Software Tracker provides specific market size, market share, five-year forecast plus insightful analysis by vendor, country, vertical and horizontal segments, type of license (new, upgrade, subscription, cloud), operating systems and distribution channel in Brazil. Functional Market: Advanced and Predictive Analytics Software, Archiving Software, Authoring and Publishing Software, Automated Software Quality, Availability and Clustering Software, Business Rules Management Systems, Business-to-Business Middleware, Change and Configuration Management. Cognitive Systems, Content Analytics, and Discovery Software. Collaborative Product Data Management, Conferencing Applications, Contact Center, Content Management, Customer Service, Data Integration and Access Software, Data Protection and Recovery Software, Database Development and Management Tools, Deployment-Centric Application Platforms, Development Languages, Environments, and Tools, Distributed Cache Services Managers, eDiscovery, Email Applications, Endpoint Security. End-User Query, Reporting, and Analysis. Enterprise Asset Management, Enterprise Portals, Enterprise Social Networks, Event Management, Event-Driven Middleware, File Synchronization and Sharing Software, Financial Applications, Financial Performance and Strategy Management Applications, Human Capital Management, Identity and Access Management, Integration Middleware, Inventory Management, Logistics, Managed File Transfer Software, Manufacturing, Marketing, Mechanical CAD, Mechanical CAE, Mechanical CAM, Messaging Security, Model-Driven Application Platforms, Modeling and Architecture Tools, Network Infrastructure Software, Network Management Software, Network Security, Non-Relational Database Management Systems, Operating Systems and Subsystems, Order Management, Other Back-Office, Other Engineering, Other Security Software, Other System Software, Output Management, Payroll Accounting, Performance Management, Problem Management, Procurement, Production Planning, Project and Portfolio Management (PPM), Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), Sales, Security and Vulnerability Management, Services Operations Management. Software Change, Configuration, and Process Management. Software Construction Components, Software-Defined Storage Controller Software, Spatial Information Management, Storage and Device Management Software, Storage Infrastructure Software, Storage Replication Software, Team Collaborative Applications, Transaction Processing Monitors, Virtual Client Computing, Virtual Machine and Cloud System Software, Web Security and Workload Scheduling and Automation.
Analytic applications, Application development software, Application server middleware, Archiving software, Automated software quality, Availability and clustering software, Cloud system software, Collaborative applications, Content management, Customer relationship management applications, Data access, analysis and delivery, Data protection and recovery software, Engineering applications, Enterprise asset management, Enterprise social software, File system software, Financial resource management, Human capital management, Identity and access management, Integration and process automation middleware, Managed file transfer software, Non-relational database management systems, Operating systems and subsystems, Operations and manufacturing applications, Order management, Procurement, Project and portfolio management, Relational database management systems, Search and discovery, Secure content and threat management, Security and vulnerability management software, Software configuration management, Storage management software, System and network management software, Virtual machine software, Virtualized client computing