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Software market increases 5.5% to $369 bn in 2013: IDC

The global software market rose 5.5 percent to $369 billion in 2013 against 4.3 percent in 2012, said IDC. Eurozone recovery and above-average growth in the United States were some of the growth drivers.

Software for data management, data access, and collaborative information sharing lead the growth in the software industry. Applications; Application Development & Deployment (AD&D); and Systems Infrastructure Software grew between 5.4 percent and 5.6 percent.

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