Application Server Market Opportunities, Strategies,
and Forecasts, 2003 to 2008
NO. SH29821295 255+ PAGES
115+ TABLES AND FIGURES 2003
Server Market Assessment
OUT THESE KEY TOPICS
Server Market Shares
Application Server Market Forecasts
Application Server Support High Availabiliy
Server Platform Priority
Disconnected Silos of
Application Server Solutions
Application Server Positioning
Go To Market Strategies
Application Server Industry
Professional Service Capability
Application Server Analysis
Server Based Architecture
Server Market Opportunities, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2003 to 2008
Application servers offer seamless private and
public business process management. They
allow companies to maximize e-business opportunities by leveraging existing
resources to improve speed-to-market and anticipate IT changes as their
business changes. Application
servers enable businesses to build and deploy reliable, scalable e-business
Enterprises gain competitive advantage by
quickly developing and deploying applications that provide business services.
Internal applications are positioned to improve employee productivity.
Internet applications are for specialized customer or vendor services.
Quick deployment is key to success.
Portability and scalability are significant
for long-term system use. Test
cases are used to complete 24 x 7, enterprise-wide services, accessible by
tens, hundreds, or even thousands of clients simultaneously.
J2EE breaks the barriers inherent between current enterprise systems.
The unified J2EE standard wraps and embraces existing resources
required by multi-tier applications with a unified, component-based
application model. This enables
the next generation of components, tools, systems, and applications to solving
the strategic requirements of the enterprise.
Application servers manage distributed
transaction situations. Application
servers provide mission critical management in local venues.
The money needs to be managed. Application
servers support services systems development.
This is a core IT function being extended to the business managers and
business analysts. The ability to
implement rules and analysis at the server level is an essential aspect of
doing business in a distributed computing environment.
Application server markets at $1.7 billion in
2002 are expected to reach $5.1 billion by 2008. Market growth will parallel increased use of the Internet to
achieve operating efficiency. Industry
consolidation also drives market growth as systems are used to link
applications from various divisions.
The market and services, for application
server software components, are highly competitive. IBM leads the application server market with 26.3% market
share. The application server
license revenue was for the J2EE capability.
This revenue for application servers does not count CICS, which is more
than a $1 billion product for IBM. IBM
has secured a strong market position with s strong infrastructure system.
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is the one-hundred sixty ninth report in a series of market research reports
that provide forecasts in communications, telecommunications, the internet,
computer, software, and telephone equipment.The
project leaders take direct responsibility for writing and preparing each
report.They have significant experience
preparing industry studies.Forecasts
are based on primary research and proprietary data bases.Forecasts
reflect analysis of the market trends in the segment and related segments.Unit
and dollar shipments are analyzed through consideration of dollar volume
of each market participation in the segment.market
share analysis includes conversations with key customers of products, industry
segment leaders, marketing directors, distributors, leading market participants,
and companies seeking to develop measurable market share.Over
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T. Curtiss, Technical
Director, co-founder of WinterGreen Research, conducts strategic and market
assessments in technology-based industries.Previously
she was a member of the staff of Arthur D. Little, Inc., for 23 years,
most recently as Vice President of Arthur D. Little Decision Resources,
specializing in strategic planning and market development services.She
is a graduate of Boston University and the Program for Management Development
at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.She
is the author of recent studies on worldwide telecommunications markets
and the Top Ten Telecommunications market analysis and forecasts.
co-founder of WinterGreen Research, has done research in communications
and computer markets and applications.She
holds several patents in microcomputing and parallel processing.She
is the author of recent studies of the Regional Bell Operating Companies'
marketing strategies, Internet equipment, a study of Internet Equipment,
Worldwide Telecommunications Equipment, Top Ten Telecommunications, Digital
Loop Carrier, Web Hosting, and Application Integration markets.Ms.
Eustis is a graduate of Barnard College.
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