Application Server Software Platform: Market Research Report

Date: July 22, 2009
Pages: 379
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Application Server Software Platform: Market Research Report
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
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definition and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Application Server Software Platform – A Curtain Raiser
Global ASSP Market: Current and Future Analysis
The Journey from “Plain Vanilla” Application Servers to Application Platform
Select Application Server Software Platforms
Commoditization Jeopardize Profitability
Product Bundling – An Antidote to Commoditization
Role of Application Servers in E-Business
Web Application Servers: Meeting e-Business Requirements
Web-Based Applications
Programs and Data Integration
Workload Management
Security Management

2. APPLICATION SERVERS – A BACKDROP

Changing Market Dynamics
Evolution and Maturity of Java EE
SOA – A Prevailing Software Architecture
Growth of EDA
Consolidation of Data Centers
Elasticity and Virtualization

3. ENTERPRISE APPLICATION SERVERS (EAS)

EAS – A Review
Advantages of EAS
Growth Drivers for Enterprise Application Servers

4. TRENDS & ISSUES

Virtualization/Consolidation – A Solution to Server Sprawl
Extreme Transaction Processing (XTP) – An Evolving Technology
Both Boon & Bane to EASs
Emergence of New Class of Application Server
OSGi – Redefine Java Application Server
Standardization Grips UNIX Market

5. OPEN SOURCE SOLUTIONS – MOVING UP THE LADDER

Market Participants
Major Players Join Open Source Bandwagon
A Peek into Select Popular Open Source Application Servers
Open Source Software Market Gains Despite Economic Crisis
Linux - Making Way for Other Open-Source Software

6. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

The Big Four Leads the Pack….

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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)

An Insight into Select Application Server Software Platforms
Oracle Application Server
Oracle WebLogic Server
IBM WebSphere Application Server
Red Hat’s JBoss Application Server
Fujitsu’s Interstage Application Server

7.MIDDLEWARE AND SERVER MARKET

Middleware – An Overview

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)

Market Leaders

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)

Servers – An Insight

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)
Table 10. Worldwide Server Market (2008): Market Shares of Leading Vendors by Revenues - IBM, HP, Dell, Fujitsu and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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)

Windows-based Server

Table 12. Worldwide Windows Server Market (2008): Market Shares of Leading Players by Revenues - HP, Dell, IBM and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

UNIX-based Server

Table 13. Worldwide Unix Server Market (2008): Market Shares of Leading Vendors by Revenues - Sun Microsystems, IBM, HP and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Mainframe-based Server
Linux-based Server

Table 14. Worldwide Linux Server Market (2008): Market Shares of Leading Vendors by Revenues - HP, IBM, Dell, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8. APPLICATION SERVER – AN OVERVIEW

Application Server: A Middle-Tier in 3-Tier Architecture
Primary Features of Application Servers
Types of Application Servers
Java Application Server
A Framework of J2EE Platform
APIs & Java Application Servers
Enterprise Javabeans (EJB)
Servlets
JDBC

Table 15. Leading J2EE-based Application Servers Ranked by Penetration Rate (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Microsoft .NET Application Server

9. SELECT PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/ INTRODUCTIONS

Oracle Rolls Out Oracle® WebLogic Server 10g R3 Application Server
Oracle Releases Oracle® Communications Converged Application Server
BEA Partners with VMware on Java Virtualization for Enterprises
Sun Microsystems and Kaazing Introduce Web 2.0 platform
Tatara Launches ‘Tatara CDMA-1xRTT Convergence Server’
OpenCloud Releases Rhino 2.0
Axiom Software Unveils Axiom Stack Open Source Application Server
Oracle Introduces WebLogic Application Grid
IBM Introduces Latest Version of Application Server
Terracotta Unveils Terracotta Version 2.7
SpringSource Debuts Java Application Server
BEA Systems Rolls Out WebLogic Portal
Red Hat Makes Available JBoss EAP on Amazon EC2
IBM to Introduce WAS CE Version 2.1
BEA Systems Launches Latest Version of Application Server
Sun Microsystems and GlassFish Introduce ‘GlassFish V2’
Timbre Unveils ‘PAS-T4’ Profiler Application Server
QuikCycle Unveils New Application Server Products for Automated Testing
JBoss Unveils JBoss Application Server 4.2
Voice Objects Introduces Voice Objects 7.2
WS02 to Launch Application Server Version 2.0
BEA Systems Unveils WebLogic Server Virtual Edition
Toshiba Division Introduces New MicroMAS
Oracle Updates Oracle Application Server
Red Hat Releases JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.2
Sun Microsystems India Debuts Application Server for SMEs
BEA Systems Launches Web Logic Server 10

10. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Oracle Acquires Sun Microsystems
Oracle Acquires BEA Systems
Progress Software Acquires IONA Technologies
SpringSource Completes Acquisition of Covalent Technologies
Red Hat Acquires Amentra
IBM Completes AptSoft Corporation Acquisition
BroadSoft Acquires M6 Product Line of GENBAND
InfoCamere Deploys Red Hat’s Linux Software
GigaSpaces Collaborates with CohesiveFT
OpenCloud Announces Investment in Product Promotion
BEA Provides BEA WebLogic Server 10 on HP’s Blade Server
Microsoft and Novell Announce New Joint Virtualization Solution
Red Hat Collaborates with IBM
Stesud Selects Sun Solutions
Nortel Licenses Certicom Security Technology
Ericsson Partners with Sun
GoGrid Selects GigaSpaces XAP for Cloud Computing Service
Cisco and Microsoft Sign a Pact
Red Hat Completes Acquisition of MetaMatrix
Red Hat Opens New Offices in Mexico
IBM, Novell Join Forces
BEA Adopts Interface21’s Spring Framework
Completel Expands BEA WebLogic Infrastructure Capabilities
Swisscom Chooses Red Hat’s Solution Collection for SIMLUX Infrastructure
Red Hat Partners with Exadel
SNS Bank Adopts JBoss Application Server
GraphOn Joins Hands with Sedicom
Sun and Ericsson Sign Deal
Red Hat to Acquire Mobicents Technology
Red Hat Acquires JBoss
JBoss and Bull Announce Strategic Partnership

11. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Adobe Systems Inc. (USA)
Borland Software Corp. (USA)
Fujitsu Ltd. (Japan)
Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) (USA)
Microsoft Corp. (USA)
Oracle Corp. (USA)
BEA Systems, Inc. (USA) – Acquired by Oracle in 2008
Sun Microsystems, Inc. (USA)- Acquired by Oracle in 2009
Red Hat, Inc. (USA)
SpringSource, Inc. (USA)
Sybase, Inc. (USA)
The Apache Software Foundation (USA)
TmaxSoft Co., Ltd. (South Korea)

12. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 30 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 31)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Japan
Europe
Germany
The United Kingdom
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
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