Over the five years through 2014-15, the Software Suppliers industry is expected to grow at an annualised 3.9%. This growth includes a rise of 3.6% during 2014-15, to reach $7.2 billion. Mobile trends and the rise of cloud computing have driven growth over the period, with these trends expected to continue. The move to subscription-based services has provided support for sales and reduced piracy concerns. The proliferation of cloud computing also allows for more seamless updates and more powerful software packages.
This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in wholesaling computer software, and computer software related services. The industry includes physical software and digital downloads. This industry excludes the provision of consulting services.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.