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Microsoft Operating System, Application, And Transaction System Strategies, Forecasts 1998-2003

  • ID: 34152
  • Report
  • January 1998
  • Region: Global
  • 250 pages
  • Wintergreen Research, Inc
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Microsoft stands at the center of the convergence of voice and data communications. Microsoft’s success has been achieved by hiding complexity from the user and permitting users to solve issues intuitively.

Microsoft presents an essential key to client computing promising intuitive mastery of complex technology. Microsoft platforms provide a base set of products upon which further functionality can be added. Microsoft has tens of thousands of companies adding functionality to its base products. Suppliers as large as Cisco and IBM to as small as two person software development teams utilize Microsoft products as a base upon with further functionality can be added. The promise of standard format provides a market driving force.

This report addresses the follwoing questions:

- What is happening with consumer PC products?
- What is the impact of desktop communications?
- How do companies position for client markets?
- What are the high growth market sectors?

Following is a list of the companies profiled in the report:

- Active Voice
- Alcatel
- Microsoft
- AT&T
- BEA
- Hewlett-packard
- Inprise
- IBM
- Neon
- SUN Microsystems
- Sybase
- Symantec

This report consists of over 250 pages and includes 140 tables and figures.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

MICROSOFT OPERATING SYSTEM, APPLICATIONS AND TOOLS STRATEGIES

- Target Markets / PC Operating Systems

- Consumer Platforms / IT Operating System Markets

- Application Development

- Desktop Applications / Interoperability

- Server Market Description

- Interoperable Office Solutions

- Interapplication and Application / Database Enterprise Interoperability

- Cross-Platform Application Development

- Directory Services / Security / E-Mail Messaging

- LAN Connectivity / System Management

- Configuration / Well Defined Tasks

- Positioned for Knowledge Workers

- Training Tools / System Integration

- Backward Compatibility / Migration Upgrades

- Reducing Cost of Ownership

- Providing Value / Technology

- ATM / IP Telephony with TAPI 3.0

- Virtual Private Networking

MICROSOFT PC AND SERVER MARKET FORECASTS

- Market Driving Forces / PC Equipment Markets

- Server Markets / Platform Licenses and Sales

- PC Application Suites / Server Business Systems

- Transaction Server Markets / OEM Analysis Fiscal Revenue / Calendar Year Revenue

- Regional Analysis / Shifts in Sales Mix

- Handheld / Consumer Operating Systems

- Digital Set Top Operating System

- Thin Clients / Pricing / Service Support

- Application Development Tools

- Business Analyst Message Broker Market

PC AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS

- Retail PC Operating Systems

- Windows 2000 Strategic Positioning

- Windows 2000 Features and Functions

- ATM with Microsoft Windows

- IP Telephony with TAPI 3.0

- Virtual Private Networking

- Consumer Smart Cards

- Display / Multimedia Support

- Development Tools / Platforms / Windows CE

- Desktop Applications

- Office / Word / Excel / Access / Powerpoint

- Outlook 2000 / Productivity Products

- Desktop Finance / Input Devices and Peripherals

- Microsoft Press / Virus Protection

- Desktop Themes / Office Assistant

- Office 2000 / Event Analysis Tools

- Interactive and 3D Image Software

MICROSOFT BUSINESS POSITIONING

- Windows NT Server / Business Strategy

- NT Scalibility / Availablity

- RAM Tuning / Management Model

- Cost of Ownership

- BackOffice / E-Business Positioning

- Transaction Server

- MTS Database Connections

- ODBC Compliant Database

- Transactions / Management Console

- Distributed Transaction Coordinator

- Component Functionality

- Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ)

- Data Access

- MTS Database Servers / MTS Database Support

- Transaction Processing Monitors

- Microsoft Cluster Server

- Benefits, Uses Server Clustering / Uses Clusters

- Cluster Management / Partner Support

- Active Directory-Strategy

- Directory Platform Positioning / Directory Functions

- Active Directory / Exchange Integration

- ADSI / Partners / Development Tools

- Active Directory Namespace Design

- Remote Management

- Distributed File System / NT Security

- IP Security Below Transport Level

- Security Configuration Editor / Distributed Security

- Alert / Response Management

- Microsoft Message Queue Server

- Distributed Security Services

- SQL Server / Job Scheduling

- Multiuser Technology
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