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Latin America Semiannual Software Tracker

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IDC's Latin America Semiannual Software Tracker® provides subscribers with a full or an 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, and virtual machine software. In addition, IDC's Latin America Semiannual Software Tracker provides specific market size, market share, and five-year forecast plus insightful analysis by vendor, country, vertical and horizontal segments, type of license (new, upgrade, subscription – including cloud), and distribution channel for major countries in Latin America.

Technology Coverage


This tracker provides total market size and vendor share for the following technology areas. Measurement for this tracker is in factory revenue.

Core Coverage

  • Applications
  • Applications development and deployment
  • Infrastructure software

Geographic Scope


  • Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and the rest of Latin America)

Data Deliverables


This tracker is delivered on semiannual basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative. Deliverables for this tracker are:

  • Historical data
  • Forecast data

Forecast Coverage


Forecasts for this tracker are updated semiannually and include three years of historical data and an additional five years of annual market projections. Forecasts are available at the regional and country levels. Examples of the forecasts included in this tracker are as follows:

Core Forecast Coverage

  • Applications
  • Applications development and deployment
  • Infrastructure software