09 Aug 2006:
According to IDC, IBM led the worldwide enterprise portal software market for the fourth consecutive year, achieving double digit growth from 2004 to 2005.(1)
Highlights from the IDC market analysis include:
"Portals are increasingly the entry points for employees to access and share information inside their companies or with third parties, regardless of where the data resides," said Ken Bisconti, vice president, Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Products, IBM. "The growth of Websphere Portal software is driven by customers deploying composite applications that deliver customized information on demand to employees," he added.
Information Management, Lotus, Tivoli, Rational, WebSphere, Open standards, open source
1 (1) IDC, Worldwide Enterprise Portal Software 2006-2010 Forecast Update and 2005 Vendor Shares: When Less is More. #202688, Kathleen Quirk, July 2006.
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