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Application Infrastructure and Middleware (AIM) Software

Abstract

This report analyzes the Global market for Application Infrastructure and Middleware (AIM) Software in US$ Million. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2006 through 2015. The report profiles 105 companies including many key and niche players such as Axway, Inc., Fiorano Software, Inc., Fujitsu Limited, FusionWare Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, Mercator Software, Inc., MuleSoft Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Oracle Corporation, Progress Software Corporation, SAP AG, SOA Software Inc., Software AG, Sterling Commerce (America), Inc., Red Hat, Inc., SunGard Data Systems, Inc., SpringSource, Inc., and TIBCO Software, Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Disclaimers
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
    • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Infrastructure Upgrades Shape Growth in the AIM Software Market
  • Current Scenario: Optimism Tempered by "Uncertainty"
    • Implication of BEA' s Acquisition by Oracle
    • Impact of the Recession
      • AIM Software Market As a Whole Feels the Pinch...
      • SOA, ESBs & BPMs: Bright Spots Amid the Gloom
      • Fears Over a Hurting Impact of Recession in ESB & SOA Markets Allayed
    • Impact On Market Prospects: Now & Beyond...
  • Developed Markets: The Traditionally Large Revenue Contributors
  • Developing Markets to Turbo Charge Growth in the Upcoming Years
    • Corporate Investments on SOA Governance to Increase Rapidly in Asia
    • Middleware Market in Dragon Land: A Review
      • Recession Irks Integration as a Service Market in China
    • SOA/Enterprise Integration Application Solutions in Land of the Rising Sun: A Review
  • Competition in the AIM Software & Key Statistical Findings
    • Table 1: World Market for Application Infrastructure and Middleware (AIM) Software (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Leading Players - IBM, Oracle/BEA*, Microsoft, Software AG, TIBCO and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 2: World Market for Application Infrastructure and Middleware (AIM) Software (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Leading Players - IBM, Oracle, BEA, Microsoft, Software AG, TIBCO and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Other Key Market Share Findings in Select Product Markets:
      • Table 3: Enterprise Service Bus & ConnectivityMiddleware Market (2007): Percentage ShareBreakdown of Revenue by Leading Players(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Table 4: Enterprise Services Bus & ConnectivityMiddleware Market (2007): Percentage ShareBreakdown of Revenue by Operating Systems(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Table 5: Worldwide Application Server SoftwarePlatform (ASSP) Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by Leading Players(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Table 6: Worldwide Unix and Linux-Based Application Server Software Platform (ASSP) Market (2008):Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by LeadingPlayers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Table 7: Worldwide Windows-Based Application Server Software Platform (ASSP) Market (2008): PercentageShare Breakdown of Revenue by Leading Players(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Key Trends Across Product Market Segments
    • Market Metrics In the Application Integration (AI) Product Market Vertical
      • Waxing Importance of AI Magnifies Business Case for Integration Solutions
        • Implications for Integration Appliances (IA)
          • Flaws in Traditional Integration Solutions Augurs Well for IA Solutions
        • SOA Deployments on the Rise
        • Implications for SOA Governance
        • Implications for Enterprise Service Bus (ESBs)
          • Open Source ESBs: Making Hay When the Sun Shines
          • ESB Market Opens Up to Medium-Sized Organizations
          • ESB Technology Widens to Include BPM Sparking Convergence
    • Organizations Swear by BPM for Ensuring Process Improvements
      • BPM Industry Challenges
    • Application Servers: Enabling E-Business
      • Web Application Servers: Meeting e-Business Requirements
      • Pricing Pressures Haunt Application Server Vendors
    • Bright Future Ahead for Portal Products Market
    • TPMs Market Threatened by Emerging XTP Technology

2. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW

  • Introduction to AIM Software
    • Middleware Essentials
      • Introduction
      • An Overview
      • Benefits of Middleware
  • Segmental Overview
    • Application Servers
      • Introduction
      • Purpose
      • Primary Features of Application Servers
      • Enterprise Application Servers
        • Advantages of EAS
        • Growth Drivers for Enterprise Application Servers
      • New Technologies in Application Server
        • Extreme Transaction Processing
        • Event-Driven Application Platforms
    • Message-Oriented Middleware (MOM)
      • Description
      • Purpose
      • Benefits
    • Transaction Processing Monitors (TPM)
      • Introduction
      • Purpose
      • TPM Benefits
        • Superior Performance
        • High Availability
        • Greater Scalability
        • Superior Data Integrity
        • Simple Distribution
        • Improved Security
        • Greater Data Coordination
        • Easy Interface
        • High Interoperability
        • Highly Competitive
    • Portal Products and User Interaction Tools
      • Introduction to Portals
      • Enterprise Portals as Development and Web Services Platforms
      • Portal Products
    • Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Suites
      • Product Capabilities
      • Essential Characteristics of ESB
      • Benefits
      • Disadvantages
      • Components of ESB
        • Communication Infrastructure
        • Request Routing and Version Resolution
        • Transformation and Mapping
        • Transaction Management
        • Service Aggregation, Orchestration and Process management
        • Service Quality
        • Security
        • Service Registry and Metadata Management
        • Extensibility to Enrich Messages
        • Monitoring and Management
        • Support For Service Life Cycle
    • Business Process Management Suites (BPMSs)
      • Business Process Management & its Significance to Business Firms
        • Applications of BPM
      • Business Process Management Suite
        • Major BPMS Components
          • Server Based Process Execution Engine
          • Process Modeling Tool
          • Browser-Based Interface
          • Intelligence Dashboards
          • Optimization and Simulation Capabilities
        • Usage Cases of BPMS
          • Implementation of a Unique Process-Based Application
          • Support for Constant Process Improvement
          • Redesign for Process Based SOA
          • Business-Transforming Initiatives
    • Integration as a Service (B2B)
      • Major Characteristics
        • Transport & Messaging
        • Compliance & Consistency
        • Transformation
        • BAM, BPM & Workflows
        • Value Added Services
      • Implementation
    • SOA Governance Technologies
      • Introduction
        • SOA Governance Essentials
        • Components
          • Registry
          • Policy
          • SOA Testing
    • Integration Appliances
      • Integration Appliances -As an Alternative for Custom Code
      • Benefits of Integration Appliances
        • User-Friendly Approach
        • Less or No Need for Specialized Skills
        • Total Visibility
        • Uncomplicated to Change
        • Scalability and Cost-Effectiveness

3. PRODUCT/SERVICE INNOVATIONS

  • Solarflare Communications Launches EnterpriseOnload™ Application Acceleration Middleware
  • Oracle Releases New Cloud Integrated Software and Hardware System
  • MuleSoft Includes Cloud Option in its
    • ESB Software Mule
  • Questetra Releases Latest Version of BPM Solution
  • Red Hat Unveils Its Platform-as-a-Service Cloud Strategy
  • OpenSAF Announces the Public Availability of Version 4.0 of its High Availability
    • Middleware Platform
  • InterSystems Corp. Announces Successful Completion of an Enterprise-Scale Integration Initiative at SHC
  • L-1 Identity Solutions Launches HIIDETM 5 and New Middleware Application
  • Network Equipment Technologies Launches SmartSIP
  • iWay Software Launches Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI)
  • Oracle Releases Oracle BPM Suite 11g
  • WSO2 Introduces New Open-Source Cloud Platform
  • Apprenda Releases Free SaaS Application Server
  • Alfresco Releases new Activity BPM Initiative
  • ParaScale Unveils Cloud Scale Data Protection and Security Platform
  • Twiki Launches OpenID Integration for Login with Yahoo, AOL or Google OpenID Accounts
  • WSO2 Unveils Latest WSO2 Web Service Application Server, WSO2 ESB, WSO2 Identity Server
    • Versions, and WSO2 Governance Registry
  • Progress Software Unveils Sonic 8.0 ESB (Enterprise Service Bus)
  • Oracle Releases Tuxedo 11g Application Server
  • ADTRAN Enhances its Business Application Server
  • Progress Software Unveils Latest Responsive Process Management Suite
  • Tridium Introduces NiagaraAX 3.5.
  • NT/e Unveils CloudTran Middleware Product.
  • Mulesoft Introduces Cloudcat
  • WSO2 Unveils Middleware Platform Developed for Heterogeneous SOAs
  • My-Channels' Launches Nirvana Middleware for Android Platform
  • Sun Microsystems Unveils GlassFish Enterprise Server v3
  • High Integrity Systems and InterNiche Announce the Launch of Integrated Middleware for Cortex-M3
  • SpringSource Unveils Developer Edition of tc Server
  • PrismTech Unveils Open Source OpenSplice DDS Connector for Apache Camel
  • OpenTV Unveils New Middleware Platform
  • Mulesoft Announces the Launch of Tcat Server
  • Progress Software Unveils FUSE Forge Collaborative Environment
  • Oracle Unveils Fusion Middleware 11g
  • Neudesic Unveils Neuron-ESB Version 2.1
  • Microsoft Introduces BizTalk Server 2009
  • SunGard Unveils Aligne Integrated Solution
  • Progress Software Unveils Actional 8.0 Enterprise
  • Oracle Launches Coherence 3.5
  • Oracle Launches Tuxedo10g R3, SALT 10g R3 and TSAM 10g R3
  • Progress Software Launches DataXtend® Semantic Integrator (SI) 8.4
  • Cicero Launches Cicero 6.5
  • Cicero Introduces New Integration Solution
  • Axway Introduces B2Bi Express Solution
  • Kaavo Unveils IMOD Solution
  • SAS Rolls Out Data Integration Solution
  • Jitterbit Introduces Jitterbit 3.0
  • Nortel Unveils New Integration Solutions
  • IBM and Hubspan Unveil WebSpan
  • Talend Launches Real-Time Data Integration Platform for SOA and MOM
  • GT Software Launches Ivory Service Architect 4.1
  • WSO2 Rolls Out Enterprise Service Bus Version 2.0
  • Fiorano Unveils Fiorano Middleware Platform 9
  • Software AG Introduces webMethods 8.0
  • Artificial Technology Unveils EKI One 2.0 Modular Middleware
  • Red Hat Introduces Teiid Open Source Data Integration Project
  • Red Hat Unveils JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.0
  • Oracle Introduces Oracle BPM Suite
  • Oracle Introduces Oracle® Data Integration Suite
  • Oracle Rolls Out Oracle® WebLogic Server 10g R Application Server
  • Oracle Releases Oracle® Communications Converged Application 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
  • SpringSource Debuts Java Application Server

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • TIBCO Software Acquires OpenSpirit Corporation
  • GMO Internet to Acquire Stake in Acrodea
  • HP Announces Acquisition of Stratavia
  • Avnet Technology Solutions Acquires Tallard Technology, Inc.
  • KVH Acquires Virtek Communications AS
  • Malam Team Ltd., To Acquire SRL Group Ltd.
  • SpringSource Enters into an Agreement to Acquire GemStone Systems' Data Management Technology
  • SpringSource Acquires UK based Rabbit Technologies, Ltd.
  • Ebix Announces Take Over of Brazilian Firm MCN Technology & Consulting
  • Lawson Software Announces Acquisition of Healthvision Solutions, Inc.
  • BMC Software Announces Acquisition of Phurnace Software
  • VMware Acquires SpringSource
  • IBM Acquires BPM Vendor Lombardi
  • Kudelski Acquires Middleware Vendor from the US
  • Metatron Announces Acquisition of PB Magic
  • iSOFT Acquires BridgeForward
  • Appistry Inks Partnership with AgilePath
  • Lawson and Axway Extend Collaboration to Market Axway B2Bi Express
  • Oracle Corporation Acquires Sun Microsystems
  • MuleSource and Callista Enterprise Enter into Partnership
  • MuleSource and Pulsen Enter into Partnership
  • MuleSource Inks OEM Agreement with GigaSpaces Technologies
  • TIBCO Purchases DataSynapse for $28 Million
  • TIBCO Partners with HP
  • Software Acquires Controlling Interest in IDS Scheer
  • Software AG Acquires Teconomic
  • Progress Software Acquires Actional
  • IBM Acquires Exeros
  • ISTS Worldwide and Impact 21 Group Enter into Partnership
  • Oracle Acquires GoldenGate Software
  • Valogix Collaborates with EXTOL International
  • WebConcepts and Axway Enter into Agreement
  • Telephonetics Takes Over Eden Origin
  • Teradata Enters into Agreement with SAP
  • Red Hat Takes Over Amentra
  • Green Hat Consulting Acquires Solstice Software
  • Informatica Signs OEM Agreement with Intalio
  • Oracle Acquires BEA Systems
  • Inovis Enters into Partnership with Pervasive Software
  • Workday Takes Over Cape Clear Software
  • Progress Software Acquires IONA Technologies
  • IBM Signs Agreement with MITAS
  • Oracle Signs Agreement with Satyam Computer Services
  • IBM Snaps Up Net Integration Technologies

5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

  • Axway, Inc. (USA)
  • Fiorano Software, Inc (USA)
  • Fujitsu Limited (Japan)
  • FusionWare Corporation (USA)
  • International Business Machines Corporation (USA)
  • Mercator Software, Inc. (USA)
  • MuleSoft Inc., (USA)
  • Microsoft Corporation (USA)
  • Oracle Corporation (USA)
  • Progress Software Corporation (USA)
  • SAP AG (Germany)
  • SOA Software Inc (USA)
  • Software AG (Germany)
  • Sterling Commerce (America), Inc. (USA)
  • Red Hat, Inc., (USA)
  • SunGard Data Systems, Inc. (USA)
  • SpringSource, Inc. (USA)
  • TIBCO Software, Inc. (USA)
  • Vitria Technology, Inc. (USA)
  • WSO2 (USA)

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

  • Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future MarketAnalysis for Application Infrastructure and Middleware(AIM) Software by Geographic Region - US, Europe,Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Table 9: World 10-Year Perspective for ApplicationInfrastructure and Middleware (AIM) Software byGeographic Region - Percentage Breakdown ofRevenues for US, Europe, Asia-Pacific andRest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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