"Although the database and data integration market did not suffer negative growth in the way that some software markets did, it had been sluggish until late in 2009," said Carl Olofson, research vice president, Application Development and Deployment at IDC. "The double digit growth shown in the first half of 2010 reflects an increasing willingness on the part of users to invest in strategic data management software."
Oracle led market in 1H2010 and with IBM and Microsoft held 70% of the total market.
Database and data integration software, as reported by a new IDC market tracker, for the first half of 2010 has grown 10.9% compared to the first half of 2009. Key to note is that while Oracle led market, Oracle, IBM, and Microsoft held 70% of the total market.