SDI software market grows 10.7% to $6.5 bn in first half

The software-defined infrastructure (SDI) software market increased 10.7 percent to $6.5 billion in the first half of the year in 2021, according to IDC.
Dollar spending on technology
The three technology pillars that make up the SDI market are software-defined compute software (54 percent of total market value), software-defined storage controller software (35 percent of total market value), and software-defined networking software (10 percent of total market value).

“We observed acceleration in the SDI market as enterprises have started to return to more normal IT spending patterns and invest in software-defined technologies to transform and modernize their datacenters,” said Greg Macatee, senior research analyst, Infrastructure Platforms and Technologies Group at IDC.