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July 21, 2011 09:29 ET

Cloud Begins to Draw Blueprint in Design - Research Report on Adobe Systems Incorporated and Autodesk, Inc.

MACAU--(Marketwire - Jul 21, 2011) - Today, announced its research report highlighting Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) and Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK). Full content and research is available at

Systems software spending will be boosted by growing interest in cloud computing. It is expected that revenues will increase at a mid-single digit rate in 2011, approximately in line with the overall IT industry. It is foreseeable that stronger growth is coming from the enterprises, as companies upgrade their data center infrastructure. Year to date through May 20, the Systems Software Index declined 2.6%, compared to a 6.3% rise for the S&P 1500.

Equity Markets has reviewed Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) for its range of business, including Web and mobile software and services used by professionals, knowledge workers, developers, marketers, enterprises and consumers for creating, managing, delivering, optimizing and engaging with content and experiences across multiple operating systems, devices and media. Adobe distributes its products through a network of distributors, value-added resellers (VARs), systems integrators, independent software vendors (ISVs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Its software runs on personal computers (PC) and server-based computers, as well as various non-PC and mobile devices, depending on the product. The full research report on Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: ADBE) is available here:

Equity Markets is covering Autodesk, Inc. for its focus on design software and services. The Company serves customers in the architecture, engineering and construction, manufacturing, and digital media and entertainment industries. The Company operates in four segments: Platform Solutions and Emerging Business (PSEB), Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), Manufacturing (MFG) and Media and Entertainment (M&E).The principal software products of these segments include general design software, including AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT (horizontal design products), discipline-specific design software, including AutoCAD-based products (vertical design products), model-based design software, including Autodesk Inventor products, Autodesk Revit products, AutoCAD Civil 3D, and Autodesk Moldflow. The full research report on Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) is available here:

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