Global Application Infrastructure and Middleware (AIM) Software Industry

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Global Application Infrastructure and Middleware (AIM) Software industry

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 74 companies including 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., TIBCO Software, Inc., Vitria Technology, Inc., and WSO2. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.





Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3



Infrastructure Upgrades Fashion Growth in the AIM Software Market II-1

Current Scenario: Optimism Tempered by "Uncertainty" II-1

Implication of BEA's Acquisition by Oracle II-1

Impact of the Recession II-2

AIM Software Market As a Whole Feels the Pinch II-2

SOA, ESBs & BPMs: Bright Spots Amid the Gloom II-2

Fears Over a Hurting Impact of Recession in ESB & SOA

Markets Allayed II-3

Impact On Market Prospects: Now & Beyond II-3

Developed Markets: The Traditionally Large Revenue Contributors II-4

Developing Markets to Turbo Charge Growth in the Upcoming Years II-4

Corporate Investments on SOA Governance to Increase Rapidly

in Asia II-4

Middleware Market in Dragon Land: A Review II-5

Recession Irks Integration as a Service Market in China II-5

SOA/Enterprise Integration Application Solutions in Land of

the Rising Sun: A Review II-5

Competition in the AIM Software & Key Statistical Findings II-6

Table 1: World Market for Application Infrastructure and

Middleware (AIM) Software (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown

of Revenue by Leading Players - IBM, Oracle, BEA, Microsoft,

Software AG, TIBCO and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-6

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) II-7

Other Key Market Share Findings in Select Product Markets: II-7

Table 3: Enterprise Service Bus & Connectivity Middleware

Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by

Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 4: Enterprise Services Bus & Connectivity Middleware

Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue by

Operating Systems (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 5: Worldwide Application Server Software Platform

(ASSP) Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenue

by Leading Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 6: Worldwide Unix and Linux-Based Application Server

Software Platform (ASSP) Market (2008): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Revenue by Leading Players (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 7: Worldwide Windows-Based Application Server Software

Platform (ASSP) Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Revenue by Leading Players (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-8

Key Trends Across Product Market Segments II-8

Market Metrics In the Application Integration (AI) Product

Market Vertical II-8

Waxing Importance of AI Magnifies Business Case for

Integration Solutions II-8

Implications for Integration Appliances (IA) II-9

Flaws in Traditional Integration Solutions Augurs Well for

IA Solutions II-10

SOA Deployments on the Rise II-10

Implications for SOA Governance II-11

Implications for Enterprise Service Bus (ESBs) II-12

Open Source ESBs: Making Hay When the Sun Shines II-12

ESB Market Opens Up to Medium-Sized Organizations II-13

ESB Technology Widens to Include BPM Sparking Convergence II-13

Organizations Swear by BPM for Ensuring Process Improvements II-13

BPM Industry Challenges II-14

Application Servers: Enabling E-Business II-15

Web Application Servers: Meeting e-Business Requirements II-15

Pricing Pressures Haunt Application Server Vendors II-16

Bright Future Ahead for Portal Products Market II-16

TPMs Market Threatened by Emerging XTP Technology II-16


Introduction to AIM Software II-17

Middleware Essentials II-17

Introduction II-17

An Overview II-17

Benefits of Middleware II-18

Segmental Overview II-18

Application Servers II-18

Introduction II-18

Purpose II-19

Primary Features of Application Servers II-20

Enterprise Application Servers II-21

Advantages of EAS II-21

Growth Drivers for Enterprise Application Servers II-22

New Technologies in Application Server II-22

Extreme Transaction Processing II-22

Event-Driven Application Platforms II-23

Message-Oriented Middleware II-24

Description II-24

Purpose II-24

Benefits II-24

Transaction Processing Monitors (TPM) II-25

Introduction II-25

Purpose II-25

TPM Benefits II-26

Superior Performance II-26

High Availability II-26

Greater Scalability II-26

Superior Data Integrity II-26

Simple Distribution II-26

Improved Security II-27

Greater Data Coordination II-27

Easy Interface II-27

High Interoperability II-27

Highly Competitive II-27

Portal Products and User Interaction Tools II-27

Introduction to Portals II-27

Enterprise Portals as Development and Web Services Platforms II-28

Portal Products II-28

Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Suites II-28

Product Capabilities II-29

Essential Characteristics of ESB II-29

Benefits II-30

Disadvantages II-30

Components of ESB II-31

Communication Infrastructure II-31

Request Routing and Version Resolution II-31

Transformation and Mapping II-31

Transaction Management II-31

Service Aggregation, Orchestration and Process management II-32

Service Quality II-32

Security II-32

Service Registry and Metadata Management II-32

Extensibility to Enrich Messages II-32

Monitoring and Management II-32

Support For Service Life Cycle II-32

Business Process Management Suites (BPMSs) II-33

Business Process Management & its Significance to Business

Firms II-33

Applications of BPM II-33

Business Process Management Suite II-34

Major BPMS Components II-34

Server Based Process Execution Engine II-34

Process Modeling Tool II-34

Browser-Based Interface II-35

Intelligence Dashboards II-35

Optimization and Simulation Capabilities II-35

Usage Cases of BPMS II-35

Implementation of a Unique Process-Based Application II-35

Support for Constant Process Improvement II-35

Redesign for Process Based SOA II-36

Business-Transforming Initiatives II-36

Integration as a Service (B2B) II-36

Major Characteristics II-36

Transport & Messaging II-36

Compliance & Consistency II-36

Transformation II-36

BAM, BPM & Workflows II-37

Value Added Services II-37

Implementation II-37

SOA Governance Technologies II-37

Introduction II-37

SOA Governance Essentials II-38

Components II-38

Registry II-38

Policy II-38

SOA Testing II-38

Integration Appliances II-38

Integration Appliances -As an Alternative for Custom Code II-39

Benefits of Integration Appliances II-39

User-Friendly Approach II-39

Less or No Need for Specialized Skills II-39

Total Visibility II-40

Uncomplicated to Change II-40

Scalability and Cost-Effectiveness II-40


Progress Software Unveils FUSE Forge Collaborative Environment II-41

Oracle Unveils Fusion Middleware 11g II-41

Neudesic Unveils Neuron-ESB Version 2.1 II-41

Microsoft Introduces BizTalk Server 2009 II-42

SunGard Unveils Aligne Integrated Solution II-42

Progress Software Unveils Actional 8.0 Enterprise II-43

Oracle Launches Coherence 3.5 II-43

Oracle Launches Tuxedo10g R3, SALT 10g R3 and TSAM 10g R3 II-44

Progress Software Launches DataXtend® Semantic Integrator (SI)

8.4 II-44

Cicero Launches Cicero 6.5 II-45

Cicero Introduces New Integration Solution II-45

Axway Introduces B2Bi Express Solution II-45

Kaavo Unveils IMOD Solution II-46

SAS Rolls Out Data Integration Solution II-46

Jitterbit Introduces Jitterbit 3.0 II-46

Nortel Unveils New Integration Solutions II-47

IBM and Hubspan Unveil WebSpan II-48

Talend Launches Real-Time Data Integration Platform for SOA

and MOM II-48

GT Software Launches Ivory Service Architect 4.1 II-49

WSO2 Rolls Out Enterprise Service Bus Version 2.0 II-49

Fiorano Unveils Fiorano Middleware Platform 9 II-49

Software AG Introduces webMethods 8.0 II-49

Artificial Technology Unveils EKI One 2.0 Modular Middleware II-50

Red Hat Introduces Teiid Open Source Data Integration Project II-50

Red Hat Unveils JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.0 II-50

Oracle Introduces Oracle BPM Suite II-51

Oracle Introduces Oracle® Data Integration Suite II-51

Oracle Rolls Out Oracle® WebLogic Server 10g R3 Application

Server II-52

Oracle Releases Oracle® Communications Converged Application

Server II-52

OpenCloud Releases Rhino 2.0 II-52

Axiom Software Unveils Axiom Stack Open Source Application Server II-53

Oracle Introduces WebLogic Application Grid II-53

IBM Introduces Latest Version of Application Server II-53

SpringSource Debuts Java Application Server II-54


Appistry Inks Partnership with AgilePath II-55

Lawson and Axway Extend Collaboration to Market Axway B2Bi

Express II-55

Oracle Corporation Acquires Sun Microsystems II-56

MuleSource and Callista Enterprise Enter into Partnership II-56

MuleSource and Pulsen Enter into Partnership II-56

MuleSource Inks OEM Agreement with GigaSpaces Technologies II-57

TIBCO Purchases DataSynapse for $28 Million II-57

TIBCO Partners with HP II-57

Software Acquires Controlling Interest in IDS Scheer II-57

Software AG Acquires Teconomic II-58

Progress Software Acquires Actional II-58

IBM Acquires Exeros II-58

ISTS Worldwide and Impact 21 Group Enter into Partnership II-58

Oracle Acquires GoldenGate Software II-58

Valogix Collaborates with EXTOL International II-59

WebConcepts and Axway Enter into Agreement II-59

Telephonetics Takes Over Eden Origin II-60

Teradata Enters into Agreement with SAP II-60

Red Hat Takes Over Amentra II-61

Green Hat Consulting Acquires Solstice Software II-61

Informatica Signs OEM Agreement with Intalio II-61

Oracle Acquires BEA Systems II-61

Inovis Enters into Partnership with Pervasive Software II-61

Workday Takes Over Cape Clear Software II-62

Progress Software Acquires IONA Technologies II-62

IBM Signs Agreement with MITAS II-62

Oracle Signs Agreement with Satyam Computer Services II-62

IBM Snaps Up Net Integration Technologies II-63


Axway, Inc. (USA) II-64

Fiorano Software, Inc (USA) II-64

Fujitsu Limited (Japan) II-64

FusionWare Corporation (USA) II-65

International Business Machines Corporation (USA) II-65

Mercator Software, Inc. (USA) II-66

MuleSoft Inc., (USA) II-66

Microsoft Corporation (USA) II-66

Oracle Corporation (USA) II-67

Progress Software Corporation (USA) II-67

SAP AG (Germany) II-68

SOA Software Inc (USA) II-68

Software AG (Germany) II-68

Sterling Commerce (America), Inc. (USA) II-69

Red Hat, Inc., (USA) II-69

SunGard Data Systems, Inc. (USA) II-70

SpringSource, Inc. (USA) II-70

TIBCO Software, Inc. (USA) II-70

Vitria Technology, Inc. (USA) II-71

WSO2 (USA) II-71


Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Application Infrastructure and Middleware (AIM) Software

by Geographic Region - US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in

US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 9: World 10-Year Perspective for Application

Infrastructure and Middleware (AIM) Software by Geographic

Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Europe,

Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2009 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73


Total Companies Profiled: 74 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 76)


Region/Country Players


The United States 57

Canada 1

Japan 3

Europe 12

France 1

Germany 5

The United Kingdom 3

Italy 1

Rest of Europe 2

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 3


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