Michael Swindell writes: "... Native code remains the core foundation for desktop, client/server, and workstation application development. ISVs and Micro ISVs rely on native code to deliver high-performance packaged software, and the ubiquity of multicore architectures enables programmers with abilities in native languages like C++ and Delphi to drive application development in high-growth industries like healthcare, financial markets, and services and telecommunications. ..."
Full article here: http://www.ddj.com/architect/210604499
It's good to be a Delphi developer.
Edit: I guess this is an infomercial :P - Well, I bought it :)