Researchbureau Gartner has estimated that the worldwide spending on enterprise software will be $ 120 miljard in 2012. This represents a 4,5 % growth relative to 2011. The largest segments are ERP with revenues of $ 25bn, office suites ($ 16,5 miljard), Business Intelligence ($ 13 miljard) and CRM ($ 13 miljard). Cloud and software as a service solutions accounted for 11 % of total enterprise software spending in 2010. According to Gartner this will grow towards 16 % in 2015. Read More.