The explosion of data volumes and types is raising the raw network throughput and manageability bar for both service providers and enterprises. Worldwide revenue for the network management software and appliance market in 2011 was $2.5 billion, growing 9.1% over 2010. IDC expects this market to grow at a CAGR of 7.5% to $4.0 billion from 2012 to 2017.
CA Technologies did exceptionally well, leading the network management and appliance market for the first time in 2010, ahead of IBM and HP in market share and revenue results.
Sponsor: CA Technologies