The global outlook series on the Software (IT) Industry provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, segmental overview, and concise summaries of research findings. Illustrated with 41 fact-rich market data tables, the report offers a rudimentary overview of the industry and highlights latest trends and demand drivers. Regional markets briefly abstracted and covered include United States, Canada, Europe (Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Russia, and the UK among others), Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Korea, and Malaysia among others), Latin America (Brazil and Mexico) and Middle East. The report offers a compilation of recent mergers, acquisitions, and strategic corporate developments. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 1046 companies worldwide.