Software sales to grow 7.4% in 2004, driven largely by Microsoft

Gartner Dataquest said the annual growth rate of software revenue last year was 4.4%.

Gartner Dataquest said the annual growth rate of software revenue last year was 4.4%. The research company is projecting a 7.4% growth in software in 2004, although a large piece of that will be upgrades to Windows desktops and Microsoft Office.