APPLICATION SERVER MARKET STRATEGIES AND FORECASTS, 2001-2006

 
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REPORT NO. S80410006929      160+ PAGES     60 TABLES AND FIGURES   2001      

 

Application Server Products

Application servers enable businesses to build and deploy reliable, scalable e-business applications.  The primary function is to manage transactions over an internal enterprise network and to support transactions over the Web.  The systems are distributed transaction servers that provide failover, load balancing, clustering, and advanced mission critical systems capability.

Application servers offer a complete platform for Web and wireless e-commerce applications.  Application servers include Web servers, enterprise servers, Internet security, database access, and distributed transaction management servers.  The application server product line generally includes Java server pages, Enterprise Java Beans, Java Servlets, Java naming, and Java directory interface. 

Application servers provide software development of applications. 

 

Application Server Market Assessment

 

 

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Application Server Market Strategies and Forecasts,  2001-2006

 

 

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Application Server MARKETS,

Positioning TO PARTICIPATE IN HIGH GROWTH Internet Business to Business Exchange SEGMENTS

MARKET STRATEGIES    FORECASTS TO 2006

 

 

CHECK OUT THESE KEY TOPICS

 

Integration Drives Communications Industry Restructuring

Application Server Market Strategies

Application Server Market Positioning

Application Server Market Growth Opportunities

End to End Solutions

Rules Engines Positioned As Primary Systems

Application Server Market Forecasts

Worldwide Market Shares

Mission Critical Middleware Messaging

Rule Engines

Switches, Routers, Adapters, Routing Engines

Transformation Engines, Publish Subscribe

Integration Broker Markets Shares

Application Server Cross Platform Market Shares

 

 

Application Server Products

Application servers enable businesses to build and deploy reliable, scalable e-business applications.  The primary function is to manage transactions over an internal enterprise network and to support transactions over the Web.  The systems are distributed transaction servers that provide failover, load balancing, clustering, and advanced mission critical systems capability.

Application servers offer a complete platform for Web and wireless e-commerce applications.  Application servers include Web servers, enterprise servers, Internet security, database access, and distributed transaction management servers.  The application server product line generally includes Java server pages, Enterprise Java Beans, Java Servlets, Java naming, and Java directory interface. 

Application servers provide software development of applications. 

 

REPORT METHODOLOGY

 

This is the Forty Sixth 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 marketing directors, distributors, leading market participants, and companies seeking to develop measurable market share.  Over 200 in depth interviews are conducted for each report with a broad range of key participants and opinion leaders in the market segment.

 

 

Application Integration is Central to

Implementation of Business Exchanges

 

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Companies Profiled


ATG

BEA

BroadVision

Hewlett Packard

IBM

Iona

IPlanet

Oracle

SilverStream

Sybase


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY APPLICATION SERVER BROKER

Application Server Executive Summary  1

Application Server Product Definition  1

Market Growth Factors  2

Application Server Market Shares First Half 2001  3

Application Server Market Forecasts  5


Application Server Market Definition and Description

1.                       Application Server Market Description   1

1.1           Application Servers  1

1.2           Information Systems  1

1.3           Distributed Computing  5

1.4           Web-Based Systems  7

1.5           Web-Based E-Commerce Systems  11

1.6           Effective Control Of E-Commerce Systems  12

1.7           Integration With Existing Systems  13

1.8           Common Platform For Applications  13

1.9           Scalability, Performance And Reliability  14

1.10         Solutions  14

1.11         Integrated Functionality  16

1.12         Modular, Application Server-Based Architecture  17

1.13         Scalability And Reliability  18

1.14         Internet Customer Relationship Management Solutions  19

1.15         Professional Service Capabilities  20

1.16         Systems Integrators And Web Developers  20

1.17         Go To Market Partnering  21

1.18         Partners  21

1.19         Expanding Market Presence  21

1.20         Original Equipment Manufacturer Relationships As A Distribution Channel 22


Application Server Market Forecasts

2.                       Application Server Market Forecasts   1

2.1           Application Server Product Definition  1

2.2           Market Growth Factors  2

2.3           Application Segments  3

2.4           Application Server Market Shares  5

2.4.1               Application Server Market Shares 2000  5

2.4.2               BEA Systems  7

2.4.3               IBM    9

2.5           Microsoft 10

2.5.1               Application Server Market Shares First Half 2001  10

2.6           Application Server Market Trends  12

2.6.1               Enterprise Application Servers for Back End Systems  14

2.6.2               Enterprise Application Servers for Front End Systems  15

2.6.3               Customer Service  16

2.6.4               Partner Business Drivers  17

2.6.5               Business Process Integration  18

2.6.6               Integration of Business Processes  20

2.7           Internet Driving Forces  20


Application Server Products By Category

3.                       Application Server Product Description   1

3.1           Product Differentiation  1

3.2           BEA Application Servers  2

3.2.1               BEA WebLogic Server 2

3.2.2               BEA WebLogic Enterprise  4

3.2.3               BEA WebLogic Express  4

3.2.4               BEA Tuxedo  4

3.2.5               BEA WebLogic Log Central 6

3.2.6               BEA Jolt 9

3.2.7               BEA WebLogic M-Commerce  12

3.3           IBM WebSphere  13

3.3.1               IBM WebSphere B2B Integrator 14

3.3.2               WebSphere Positioning  15

3.3.3               WebSphere Software Platform   18

3.3.4               Complexity of Integrating  18

3.3.5               Consistent Model For Both Enterprise Application  19

3.3.6               IBM WebSphere Edge Server 20

3.3.7               IBM WebSphere Partner Agreement Manager 21

3.3.8               IBM WebSphere Performance Pack  22

3.4           Sun Microsystems  23

3.4.1               iPlanet Application Server 23

3.4.2               Multi-Process, Multi-Threaded Architecture  25

3.4.3               Enterprise And Business-To-Business Integration  26

3.4.4               iPlanet Application Server VisualCafé  27

3.4.5               Web Application Development 28

3.4.6               EJB Development 28

3.4.7               iPlanet Enterprise-Class Deployment Platform   29

3.5           Hewlett Packard Bluestone Products  32

3.5.1               Total-E-Syndication  32

3.5.2               Hewlett Packard Internet Server 33

3.5.3               HP Internet Server Core Services Framework  34

3.5.4               Internet Operating Environment 36

3.5.5               Java Implementation  38

3.5.6               Bluestone Device Independence  40

3.5.7               Hewlett Packard Bluestone Security Features  40

3.5.8               Total-E-Syndication  41

3.6           Sybase  43

3.6.1               Sybase iAnywhere M-Business Studio  44

3.6.2               Sybase EAServer 44

3.6.3               Sybase / Financial Fusion  45

3.6.4               Financial Fusion Finance Platform   45

3.7           Iona iPortal Application Server 47

3.7.1               iPortal Application Server Benefits  47

3.7.2               Architecture Of The iPortal Application Server 48

3.7.3               ATG Dynamo Application Server 49

3.7.4               Third Generation Web Application Builder 51

3.7.5               ATG Dynamo Rapid Application Development 53

3.8           SilverStream   55

3.8.1               SilverStream Products  55

3.9           BroadVision One-To-One Enterprise  56

3.10         Microsoft 56


Application Server Technology

4.                       Application Server Technology  1

4.1           Integration Application Server 1

4.2           B2B Commerce Technology As A Working Reality  1

4.3           Java Application Server 2

4.4           Communities Of Partners  2

4.5           Transactions  3

4.6           Asynchronous Communications  3

4.7           Buy Or Build Decision  5

4.8           B2B Commerce Real-Time Business Benefits  6

4.9           Stateless Session Bean  9

4.10         Cluster 9

4.11         Location Transparency  11

4.12         Smart Proxy  11

4.13         Load Balancing  12

4.14         Process-Entity Design Pattern  12

4.15         Command Objects / Control Flow   13

4.16         Authorization Checks  14

4.17         Delegation  14

4.18         Collaborative Filtering  15

4.19         Site Analysis  16

4.20         Portals    17

   

Application Server Compnay Profiles

5. Application Server Company Profiles   1

5.1 ATG   1

5.1.1               ATG Revenue  2

5.2 BEA   3

5.2.1               BEA Customers  4

5.2.2               BEA / Amazon.Com   6

5.2.3               BEA / Convergys  6

5.2.4               BEA Revenues  7

5.2.5               BEA customers  10

5.2.6               BEA Web Logic Integration Product 11

5.3 BroadVision  12

5.3.1               BroadVision Revenue  13

5.4 Hewlett Packard  14

5.4.1               Software Offerings  16

5.4.2               HP Revenue  16

5.5 IBM    19

5.5.1               IBM Revenue  20

5.6 Iona  23

5.6.1               Iona Acquisitions  24

5.6.2               Iona Business Relationships  28

5.6.3               Iona Suite Products  28

5.6.4               iPortal Application Server 29

5.6.5               iPortal Integrator 30

5.6.6               iPortal Server 32

5.7 iPlanet 33

5.7.1               iPlanet E-Commerce Solutions  33

5.8 Oracle  34

5.8.1               Oracle Internet Platform   35

5.8.2               Oracle Software  36

5.8.3               Oracle Application Development Tools  38

5.8.4               Oracle Revenue  39

5.9 SilverStream   41

5.9.1               SilverStream Software  41

5.9.2               SilverStream Application Server 43

5.9.3               SilverStream xCommercetm   43

5.9.4               SilverStream ePortal 43

5.9.5               SilverStream Revenue  44

5.9.6               Sites Powered By SilverStream   47

5.10 Sybase  50

5.10.1             Sybase Customers  53

5.10.2             Sybase Market Focus  54

5.10.3             Sybase Financial Fusion  54

5.10.4             iAnywhere Solutions  55

5.10.5             E-Business Division  56

5.10.6             Business Intelligence Division  57

5.10.7             Enterprise Solutions Division  57

5.10.8             Healthcare  58

5.10.9             Telecommunications And Media  58

5.10.10           Government And Public Sector 59

5.10.11           Services  59

5.10.12           Operations  60

5.10.13           Acquisitions And Strategic Relationships  61

5.10.14           Sybase Revenue  62


Many of these Key Topics Have Phenomenal Subcategories

 

List of Tables and Figures

 

Market Forecasts 2001-2006              Market Shares 2000

Table ES-1  2

Applications Server Market Positioning  2


Table 1-1 

Benefits Offered By Distributed Computing 

Table 1-2 

Transaction Mission Critical System Requirements 

Table 1-3 

Transaction System Aspects 

Table 1-4 

Mainframe System Limitations 

Table 1-5 

Application Server Positioning 

Table 1-6 

Distributed Server Applications 

Table 1-7 

Types Of E-Commerce Transaction Requests 

Table 1-8 

Types of Distributed Computer Transactions 

Table 1-9 

Reasons Web Sites Gather Information About Users 

Table 1-10 

Effective Control Of E-Commerce Systems 

Table 1-11 

Application Server Solutions 

Table 1-12 

Modular, Application Server-Based Architecture Solutions 

Table 2-1  2

Applications Server Market Positioning  2

Table 2-2  3

Market Driving Forces for Applications Servers  3

Table 2-3  4

E-Commerce Target Markets  4

Figure 2-4  6

Application Server Market Shares, 2000 6

Figure 2-5  7

Application Server Software Licenses Market Shares, 2000   7

Figure 2-6  11

Application Server Software Licenses Market Shares, First Half,  2001   11

Table 2-7  12

Application Server Software Licenses Market Shares, First Half,  2001   12

Table 2-8  13

Application Server Market Trends  13

Table 2-9  14

Business Benefits of Application Servers  14

Table 2-10  15

Enterprise Back End System Advantages from Application Servers  15

Table 2-11  16

Enterprise Market Advantages from Application Servers  16

Table 2-12  17

Integration Targeted To B2B and Exchanges  17

Table 2-13  19

Business Process Integration Advantages  19

Table 2-14  21

Application Server Market Driving Forces  21

Figure 2-15  23

B to C E-commerce Market Forecasts, 2000-2006     23

Table 2-16  23

Worldwide Internet Transactions Conducted, 2000-2006    23

 

List of Tables and Figures  (Continued)


Market Forecasts 2001-2006              Market Shares 2000  

Table 3-1    

Application Server Product Differentiation    

Table 3-2    

BEA WebLogic Server Benefits    

Table 3-3    

BEA Tuxedo Benefits    

Table 3-4    

BEA WebLogic Log Central Functions    

Table 3-5    

BEA WebLogic Log Central Features    

Table 3-6    

BEA Jolt Functions    

Table 3-7    

BEA Jolt Benefits    

Table 3-8    

IBM Integration Features    

Table 3-9    

IBM HTTP Features    

Table 3-10    

IBM WebSphere Platform Features    

Table 3-11    

iPlanet Application Server Features    

Table 3-12    

iPlanet Enterprise-Class Deployment Platform Functions    

Table 3-13    

IPlanet Development Environment   

Table 3-14    

HP e-Server Functions    

Table 3-15    

HP e-Server Positioning    

Table 3-16    

HP Bluestone Features    

Table 3-17    

Hewlett Packard Bluestone Total-e-Transactions Feature Listing    

Table 3-18    

Financial Fusion Server Functions    

Table 3-19    

ATG Dynamo Application Server Benefits    

Table 3-20    

ATG Dynamo Application Server Key Features    

Table 3-21    

ATG Dynamo Rapid Application Development Integration    

 

Table 4-1  1

Aspects Of Application Server Technology  1

Table 4-2  4

Distributed Transaction Functions  4

Table 4-3  5

Buy Or Build Decision  5

Table 4-4  7

B2B Application Server Quantifiable Business Benefit 7

Table 4-5  7

Trading Exchange Positioning  7

Table 4-6  8

Integrated e-Markets Benefits  8

Table 4-7  17

Portal Functions  17

 

Table 5-1  10

BEA’s Fortune Global 500 Customers  10

Table 5-2  14

HP's Major Business Segments  14

Table 5-3  31

Benefits Of iPortal Integrator  31

Table 5-4  47

Sites Powered by SilverStream   47

Company Name  Company/Application Description  URL for website      47

 

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WinterGreen Research, founded in 1985, provides strategic market assessments in telecommunications, communications equipment, health care, and advanced computer technology.  Industry reports focus on opportunities that will expand existing markets or develop major new markets.  The reports assess new product and service positioning strategies, new and evolving technologies, and technological impact on products, services, and markets.  Market shares are provided.  Leading market participants are profiled, and their marketing strategies, acquisitions, and strategic alliances are discussed.  The principals of WinterGreen Research have been involved in analysis and forecasting of international business opportunities in telecommunications and advanced computer technology markets for over 30 years.

 

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Ellen 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.

 

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