According to a new Gartner report, the software market for business intelligence, analytics and corporate performance management grew by 13.4% in 2010 to $10.5 billion.

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The software market share breakdown was unchanged from 2009, Gartner found. SAP held the lead (thanks to its 2007 acquisition of Business Objects) with a 22.9% share, followed by Oracle (15.6%) and the SAS Institute (13.2%). IBM, which has made analytics the focus of its recent strategy and has acquired a number of companies in the space like Cognos, SPSS and others, came in fourth with an 11.6% share.