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Feb 2018 - Market Forecast - Doc # US43534918

Worldwide IT Automation and Configuration Management Software Forecast, 2018–2022: First Look

By: Stephen ElliotProgram Vice President, Management Software and DevOps, Tim GrieserResearch Vice President, Enterprise System Management Software


This IDC study provides a forecast for worldwide IT automation and configuration management software market for the 2018–2022 period. This market achieved a level of $6.3 billion in 2017 according to IDC estimates. The market as a whole is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6% during the 2018–2022 forecast period, with the public cloud-based segment growing at a much higher double-digit rate.

"The market is being driven by the need to automate tools and processes that monitor, manage, and optimize systems; infrastructure; applications; and end-user experience across increasingly complex on-premise, hybrid, public cloud, and multicloud deployments." — Stephen Elliot, program vice president, Enterprise System Management Software



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