June 23, 2011 – Worldwide enterprise software revenue is on pace to surpass $267 billion in 2011, a 9.5 percent increase from 2010 revenue of $244 billion, as users around the world push to update their systems, according to Gartner Inc.

The enterprise software market is projected for continued growth in 2012, with revenue forecast to reach $288 billion. Enterprise infrastructure software spending is on pace to a $153.3 billion total in 2011, a 9 percent increase from 2010. The market is led by the operating systems, in which revenue is projected to reach $32.6 billion in 2011, followed by database management systems revenue at $25.5 billion.

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