Leading Analyst Firm: Oracle Database Grows its Lead in Data Warehouse Management Software Market

Leading industry analyst firm, IDC, has named Oracle as the leader (again) in the data warehouse platform market based on 2011 software revenue. IDC's report, Worldwide Business Analytics Software 2012-2016 Forcast and 2011 Vendor Shares, Dan Vesset, July 2012 (IDC #235494) highlights that:

  • Oracle Database grew its lead in worldwide data warehouse management software revenue to 42 percent share based on 2011 software revenues.
  • Oracle's growth in 2011 of 20.9% outperformed the market average of 16.7%, and that of its closest three competitors.
  • Oracle continued as the largest data warehouse management software vendor with well over US $3.1 billion in worldwide total software revenues.