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Application Server Top Level Selected Products: Directory & Buyer's Guide

  • ID: 45701
  • Directory
  • January 2004
  • Region: Global
  • 130 pages
  • Wintergreen Research, Inc
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Application servers offer seamless private and public business process management. They allow companies to maximize e-business opportunities by leveraging existing resources to improve speed-to-market and anticipate IT changes as their business changes. Application servers enable businesses to build and deploy reliable, scalable e-business applications. Enterprises gain competitive advantage by quickly developing and deploying applications that provide business services. Internal applications are positione d to improve employee productivity. Internet applications are for specialized customer or vendor services. Quick deployment is key to success. Portability and scalability are significant for long-term system use. Test cases are used to complete 24 x 7, enterprise-wide services, accessible by tens, hundreds, or even thousands of clients simultaneously. J2EE breaks the barriers inherent between current enterprise systems. The unified J2EE standard wraps and embraces existing resources required by multi-tier applications with a unified, component-based application model. This enables the next generation of components, tools, systems, and applications to solving the strategic requirements of the enterprise.

Application servers manage distributed transaction situations. Application servers provide mission critical management in local venues. The money needs to be managed. Application servers support services systems development. This is a core IT function being extended to the business managers and bus iness analysts. The ability to implement rules and analysis at the server level is an essential aspect of doing business in a distributed computing environment. Application server markets at $1.7 billion in 2002 are expected to reach $5.1 billion by 2008. Market growth will parallel increased use of the Internet to achieve operating efficiency. Industry consolidation also drives market growth as systems are used to link applications from various divisions. The market and services, for application server software components, are highly competitive. IBM leads the application server market with 26.3% market share. The application server license revenue was for the J2EE capability. This revenue for application servers does not count CICS, which is more than a $1 billion product for IBM. IBM has secured a strong market position with s strong infrastructure system.

Key Topics In This Report.

Application Server Technology
Application Server Market Shares
Application Server Market Forecasts

Application Server Support High Availabiliy Systems

Infrastructure Switch
Application Server Platform Priority
Disconnected Silos Of Application
Application Server Solutions
Web-Based Systems
Application Server Positioning
Go To Market Strategies
Application Server Industry Specific Applications
Professional Service Capability
E-Business Platforms
Application Server Analysis
Modular, Application Server Based Architecture

Companies Profiled
- Market Leaders
IBM Corporation

- Other Market Participants
IONA Technologies
Art Technology Group (ATG)
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Application Servers Address A2A, B2B, B2E, and B2C
Large-Scale Integrated Business Applications

IBM WebSphere® Application Server
WebSphere Integration and Migration
WebSphere Business Components Composer
WebSphere Commerce Digital Media Solutions
IBM WebSphere® Commerce Advanced Features
IBM DB2® Universal Database™ Support for WebSphere Application Server
WebSphere Autonomic Features
WebSphere Key For IBM
IBM Mid -Market Application Server Systems
WebSphere On -Demand Mid -Market E-Business Systems
IBM WebSphere Open Infrastructure Software For On -Demand E-Business

BEA WebLogic
BEA WebLogic Server
Bea Standards-Based Application Development
BEA Security Framework
BEA WebLogic Server Architecture
BEA Presentation Layer
BEA Business Layer
BEA WebLogic Server Business Layer Value-Added Services
BEA Back-End Layer
BEA WebLogic Server Services
BEA Systems Technology Standard Positioning
BEA WebLogic Integrated E-Government
BEA Tuxedo
BEA WebLogic Express
BEA Legacy Application Integration Servers

Oracle9i Application Server
Oracle9i Application Server Portal Enhancements
Iona Orbix Application Server Platform
Iona Orbix E2a Application Server Platform
Oracle9i Application Server
Oracle Web Services
Oracle9iAS TopLink
Oracle Business Components for Java
Oracle Features That Control Access
Oracle Portal
Oracle9iAS Performance Enhancements

SunOne Application Server
Sun ONE Application Server Java 2 Platform
Sybase Application Servers
Sybase EAServer
Sybase EAServer Load-Balancing
Sybase EAServer Automatic Failover
Sybase Financial Fusion Server
Sybase TradeForce for SWIFT

Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server with .NET Framework
Microsoft Windows Forms Authentication
Microsoft .NET Support for XML Web Services
Microsoft .NET Enterprise Servers
Microsoft Visual Studio Mobile .NET

Macromedia JRun
Macromedia Flash Player
Macromedia ColdFusion

Fujitsu Interstage Apcoordinator
Fujitsu Interstage Apcoordinator Framework Control Functions
Fujitsu Interstage Portalworks
Borland Enterprise AppServer

Hitachi Real-Time Architecture Supports Business And Technology
Hitachi GLUE

NEC Application Server WebOTX
Art Technology Group (ATG)
Novell / Silverstream


Table 1 Application Server Real-Time Business Customized Architecture Issues
Table 2 Large-Scale Integrated Business Applications Needs
Table 3 Core Application Server Functions
Table 4 IBM WebSphere Application Server Functions
Table 5 IBM WebSphere Application Server Java Support
Table 6 IBM WebSphere Application Server Web Services Support
Table 7 IBM WebSphere Application Server Services Evolution
Table 8 WebSphere Application Server Interoperability
Table 9 WebSphere Application Server Positioning
Table 10 WebSphere Commerce Suite Features
Table 11 WebSphere Commerce Suite Types of Functions
Table 12 WebSphere Commerce Solution Functions
Table 13 IBM WebSphere Commerce Features
Table 14 IBM WebSphere Commerce Functions
Table 15 IBM WebSphere® Commerce Advanced Features
Table 16 BEA WebLogic Server Modules
Table 17 BEA WebLogic Server Module Functions
Table 18 BEA WebLogic Server Standards Support
Table 19 BEA WebLogic Server J2EE Standards Components
Table 20 BEA Application Server Java Server Pages (JSPs) And Flat File Applications
Table 21 BEA WebLogic Server Presentation Layer High-End Features
Table 22 BEA Application Server Functions
Table 23 IONA Orbix Application Server Platform Functions
Table 24 IONA Orbix Application Server Web Services Platform Approaches
Table 25 Oracle9iAS Web Services Functions
Table 26 Oracle9iAS Web Services Features
Table 27 Oracle9i Application Server Features
Table 28 Sun ONE Application Server Functions
Table 29 Sun Application Server Modules
Table 30 Sybase EAServer Functions
Table 31 Sybase EAServer Load-Balancing Policies
Table 32 Sybase Financial Fusion Server Multi-Platform Modules
Table 33 JRun Management Console Functions
Table 34 Macromedia Flash Player Operating System And Machine Support
Table 35 Fujitsu Interstage Apcoordinator Frameworks
Table 36 Fujitsu Interstage Apcoordinator Framework Control Function Benefits
Table 37 Fujitsu Component Tags
Table 38 Fujitsu Apcoordinator Enhanced Session Management Functions
Table 39 Hitachi GLUE Java Platforms
Table 40 Hitachi GLUE Functions
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