This IDC study answers the following questions:
"There is a great amount of interest in subscription licensing today that is fueled both by discontent with traditional models and by an increase in the number of subscription offerings," said Amy Konary, research vice president for Software Licensing and Provisioning. "IDC expects that subscription momentum will continue to build throughout the forecast period, with growth tempered due to challenges with the transition to subscription."
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