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Reportlinker Adds Application Server Software Platform Report

September 8, 2009

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue.

Application Server Software Platform

http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131230/Application-Server-Software-Platform.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Application Server Software Platform in US$ Million by the following operating Systems – Windows-based ASSP, Unix-based ASSP, Mainframe-based ASSP, Linux-based ASSP, and Other OS-based ASSP. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2006 through 2015. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 30 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Adobe Systems Inc., Borland Software Corp., Fujitsu Ltd., Hitachi, Ltd., International Business Machines Corp., Microsoft Corp., Oracle Corp., Red Hat, Inc., SpringSource, Inc., Sybase, Inc., The Apache Software Foundation, and TmaxSoft Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definition and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Application Server Software Platform – A Curtain Raiser II-1

Global ASSP Market: Current and Future Analysis II-1

The Journey from “Plain Vanilla” Application Servers to

Application Platform II-2

Select Application Server Software Platforms II-3

Commoditization Jeopardize ProfitabilityII-3

Product Bundling – An Antidote to Commoditization II-4

Role of Application Servers in E-Business II-4

Web Application Servers: Meeting e-Business Requirements II-4

Web-Based Applications II-5

Programs and Data Integration II-5

Workload ManagementII-5

Security ManagementII-6

2. APPLICATION SERVERS – A BACKDROP II-7

Changing Market Dynamics II-7

Evolution and Maturity of Java EE II-8

SOA – A Prevailing Software Architecture II-8

Growth of EDA II-9

Consolidation of Data Centers II-9

Elasticity and Virtualization II-9

3. ENTERPRISE APPLICATION SERVERS (EAS) II-11

EAS – A Review II-11

Advantages of EAS II-11

Growth Drivers for Enterprise Application Servers II-11

4. TRENDS & ISSUES II-13

Virtualization/Consolidation – A Solution to Server Sprawl II-13

Extreme Transaction Processing (XTP) – An Evolving Technology II-13

Both Boon & Bane to EASsII-13

Emergence of New Class of Application Server II-14

OSGi – Redefine Java Application Server II-15

Standardization Grips UNIX Market II-16

5. OPEN SOURCE SOLUTIONS – MOVING UP THE LADDER II-17

Market Participants II-17

Major Players Join Open Source BandwagonII-17

A Peek into Select Popular Open Source Application Servers II-18

Open Source Software Market Gains Despite Economic Crisis II-19

Linux – Making Way for Other Open-Source Software II-19

6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPEII-20

The Big Four Leads the Pack . II-20

Table 1: Worldwide Application Server Software Platform

(ASSP) Market (2006 & 2007): Market Share of Leading Players

by Revenues – IBM, BEA Systems, Oracle, Microsoft and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-20

Table 2: Worldwide Unix and Linux-Based ASSP Market (2008):

Market Shares of Leading Players by Revenues – Oracle/BEA

Systems, IBM, Hitachi and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 3: Worldwide Unix and Linux-Based ASSP Market (2006 &

2007): Market Shares of Leading Players by Revenues – BEA

Systems, IBM, Oracle, Hitachi and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 4: Worldwide Windows-Based ASSP Market (2008): Market

Shares of Leading Players by Revenues -Microsoft, Oracle/BEA

Systems, IBM and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22

Table 5: Worldwide Windows-Based ASSP Market (2006 & 2007):

Market Shares of Leading Players by Revenues – Microsoft,

Oracle, IBM, BEA Systems and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-22

Table 6: Worldwide Mainframe-Based ASSP Market (2006-2008):

Market Shares of Leading Players by Revenues – IBM, NEC,

Fujitsu, Micro Focus and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-23

An Insight into Select Application Server Software Platforms II-23

Oracle Application Server II-23

Oracle WebLogic Server II-24

IBM WebSphere Application Server II-25

Red Hat’s Jboss Application Server II-26

Fujitsu’s Interstage Application ServerII-27

7. MIDDLEWARE AND SERVER MARKET II-28

Middleware – An Overview II-28

Table 7: Worldwide Middleware Market (2007 & 2008): Revenues

by Segment including Application Server Software Platforms,

Process Automation Middleware, Transaction Processing

Monitors, Enterprise Service Bus and Connectivity

Middleware, Event-Driven Middleware, and Integration and

Process Automation Middleware (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-28

Market Leaders II-29

Table 8: Worldwide Middleware Market (2008): Market Shares

of Leading Players by Revenues – IBM, Oracle/BEA Systems,

Microsoft, TIBCO and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-29

Servers – An InsightII-29

Table 9: Worldwide Server Market (2005-2008): Percentage

Breakdown of Revenues by Operating System – Windows Servers,

Unix Servers, Linux Servers, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

Table 10: Worldwide Server Market (2008): Market Shares of

Leading Vendors by Revenues – IBM, HP, Dell, Fujitsu and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

Table 11: Worldwide Server Market (2008): Market Shares of

Leading Players by Shipments – HP, Dell, IBM, Sun

Microsystems, Fujitsu and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-31

Windows-based ServerII-31

Table 12: Worldwide Windows Server Market (2008): Market

Shares of Leading Players by Revenues – HP, Dell, IBM and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

UNIX-based Server II-31

Table 13: Worldwide Unix Server Market (2008): Market Shares

of Leading Vendors by Revenues – Sun Microsystems, IBM, HP

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Mainframe-based Server II-32

Linux-based Server II-33

Table 14: Worldwide Linux Server Market (2008): Market Shares

of Leading Vendors by Revenues – HP, IBM, Dell, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33

8. APPLICATION SERVER – AN OVERVIEW II-34

Application Server: A Middle-Tier in 3-Tier Architecture II-34

Primary Features of Application Servers II-35

Types of Application Servers II-35

Java Application Server II-35

A Framework of J2EE Platform II-36

APIs & Java Application Servers II-37

Enterprise Javabeans (EJB) II-37

Servlets II-37

JDBC II-37

Table 15: Leading J2EE-based Application Servers Ranked

by Penetration Rate (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

Microsoft .NET Application Server II-38

9. SELECT PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS II-39

Oracle Rolls Out Oracle(R) WebLogic Server 10g R3 Application

Server II-39

Oracle Releases Oracle(R) Communications Converged Application

Server II-39

BEA Partners with Vmware on Java Virtualization for Enterprises II-39

Sun Microsystems and Kaazing Introduce Web 2.0 platform II-40

Tatara Launches ‘Tatara CDMA-1xRTT Convergence Server’ II-40

OpenCloud Releases Rhino 2.0 II-40

Axiom Software Unveils Axiom Stack Open Source Application

Server II-40

Oracle Introduces WebLogic Application Grid II-41

IBM Introduces Latest Version of Application ServerII-41

Terracotta Unveils Terracotta Version 2.7 II-41

SpringSource Debuts Java Application Server II-42

BEA Systems Rolls Out WebLogic Portal II-42

Red Hat Makes Available Jboss EAP on Amazon EC2 II-42

IBM to Introduce WAS CE Version 2.1 II-43

BEA Systems Launches Latest Version of Application Server II-43

Sun Microsystems and GlassFish Introduce ‘GlassFish V2′ II-43

Timbre Unveils ‘PAS-T4′ Profiler Application ServerII-44

QuikCycle Unveils New Application Server Products for

Automated Testing II-44

Jboss Unveils Jboss Application Server 4.2 II-45

Voice Objects Introduces Voice Objects 7.2 II-45

WS02 to Launch Application Server Version 2.0 II-45

BEA Systems Unveils WebLogic Server Virtual EditionII-46

Toshiba Division Introduces New MicroMASII-46

Oracle Updates Oracle Application ServerII-47

Red Hat Releases Jboss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2 II-47

Sun Microsystems India Debuts Application Server for SMEs II-47

BEA Systems Launches Web Logic Server 10II-47

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-48

Oracle Acquires Sun Microsystems II-48

Oracle Acquires BEA Systems II-48

Progress Software Acquires IONA Technologies II-48

SpringSource Completes Acquisition of Covalent Technologies II-48

Red Hat Acquires Amentra II-49

IBM Completes AptSoft Corporation Acquisition II-49

BroadSoft Acquires M6 Product Line of GENBAND II-50

InfoCamere Deploys Red Hat’s Linux Software II-50

GigaSpaces Collaborates with CohesiveFT II-50

OpenCloud Announces Investment in Product PromotionII-50

BEA Provides BEA WebLogic Server 10 on HP’s Blade Server II-50

Microsoft and Novell Announce New Joint Virtualization Solution II-51

Red Hat Collaborates with IBM II-51

Stesud Selects Sun Solutions II-51

Nortel Licenses Certicom Security Technology II-51

Ericsson Partners with Sun II-52

GoGrid Selects GigaSpaces XAP for Cloud Computing Service II-52

Cisco and Microsoft Sign a Pact II-52

Red Hat Completes Acquisition of MetaMatrix II-53

Red Hat Opens New Offices in Mexico II-53

IBM, Novell Join Forces II-53

BEA Adopts Interface21′s Spring Framework II-54

Completel Expands BEA WebLogic Infrastructure Capabilities II-54

Swisscom Chooses Red Hat’s Solution Collection for SIMLUX

Infrastructure II-54

Red Hat Partners with Exadel II-55

SNS Bank Adopts Jboss Application ServerII-55

GraphOn Joins Hands with Sedicom II-55

Sun and Ericsson Sign Deal II-56

Red Hat to Acquire Mobicents Technology II-56

Red Hat Acquires Jboss II-56

Jboss and Bull Announce Strategic Partnership II-57

11. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-58

Adobe Systems Inc. (USA) II-58

Borland Software Corp. (USA) II-58

Fujitsu Ltd. (Japan)II-59

Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan) II-60

International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) (USA) II-60

Microsoft Corp. (USA) II-61

Oracle Corp. (USA) II-62

BEA Systems, Inc. (USA) – Acquired by Oracle in 2008 II-63

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (USA)- Acquired by Oracle in 2009 II-63

Red Hat, Inc. (USA) II-64

SpringSource, Inc. (USA) II-65

Sybase, Inc. (USA) II-65

The Apache Software Foundation (USA) II-66

TmaxSoft Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-66

12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVEII-67

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Application Server Software Platforms by Geographic Region -

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 17: World Historic Review for Application Server

Software Platforms by Geographic Region – North America,

Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Application Server

Software Platform by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and

Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Application Server Software Platforms by Operating Systems -

Windows, Unix, Mainframe, Linux and Other Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 20: World Historic Review for Application Server

Software Platforms by Operating Systems – Windows, Unix,

Mainframe, Linux and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Application Server

Software Platform by Operating Systems – Percentage Breakdown

of Dollar Sales for Windows, Unix, Mainframe, Linux and Other

Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-72

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 30 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries – 31)

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