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TECH SUPPLIER Apr 2019 - Market Perspective - Doc # US44834819

Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker Methodology, 2H18

By: Rasmus AndsbjergProgram Director, WW Software and Public Cloud Services Trackers, Matt LawtonResearch Director, Software and Public Cloud Services Trackers

Table of Contents

Executive Snapshot

Figure: Executive Snapshot: Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker Methodology, 2H18 — Overview

New Market Developments and Dynamics

Methodology Changes for 2H18

Overview

What Is Commercial Software?

Types of Software Revenue

Figure: Commercial Software Revenue Data Model

Software Revenue Segmentation

Vendor

Period

Market

One SKU, One Market

Deployment Type

Figure: The Intersection Between Software and Public Cloud Services Trackers

Geography

Operating Environment

Mainframe

UNIX

Open Source

Windows

Other OEs

Vendor Revenue Modeling

Revenue Recognition

Immediate Recognition

Deferred Recognition

Subscription Revenue

Treatment of Different Currencies and Exchange Rates

Table: Average Exchange Rates Used in First and Second Half Trackers in 2018

Historical Data Reporting

Determination of "Other"

When a Product Becomes a Feature

Forecast Methodology

Forecast Assumptions

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Related Research

Synopsis

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