Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c41147) has announced the addition of Portal Software Market Opportunities, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2006 to 2012 to their offering.
Portals provide the basis for information access. Content management, search, personalization, lightweight applications, and lightweight systems architecture are provided. Portals are evolving a robust architecture with enterprise capabilities, a robust framework to integrate applications, collaborative features, and wireless support.
Business users of portals need to access multiple systems. Content sources use portals in order to locate the information required for decision-making. Companies need to be able to expose critical corporate data and services to their extended community in a timely and secure fashion.
Portals are transactional gateways targeted to a specific audience. Implementing a portal in organizations can lead to increased productivity, improved work collaboration, knowledge sharing, and maximized investment on expensive back-end packages. The pace of business is increasing. Users want access to applications, services, and information at all times, no matter where they are. Portal is wireless capabilities enables delivery of critical information when and where it is needed, eliminating delays. Key capabilities include integrated multi-channel access.
Portals enable users to access different kinds of wireless devices, including WI-FI laptops, PDAs, wireless phones, J2ME devices, and Pocket PCs. Built-in features automatically transform portal pages for mobile devices, and support the definition of mobile-specific views that can be optimized to individual devices.
Mobile business alerts enable users to configure notifications, to ensure that they are alerted when key business events occur. Mobile alerts occur via a variety of channels, including pagers, SMS messaging, and instant messaging.
Advanced wireless services for a portal provide capabilities such as mobile personal information management (PIM) for collaboration, voice XML technology to render enterprise portal to disabled users who can speak but not read or type, and location services to render highly customized information to users based on their location.
IBM commands 48% of the portal markets. Oracle, BEA / Plumtree, Vignette, SAP, Tibco, and Microsoft participate in the markets. The market for enterprise portals at $1,100 million in 2005 is expected to grow to $9.9 billion by 2012. Large enterprise customers need basic information access and formatting functions provided by enterprise portal systems. Portals make the Internet useful to people in their jobs. Portals leverage dashboards that provide visibility into the metrics of a company.
-- Enterprise Portal Market Shares
-- Enterprise Portal Market Forecasts
-- Portal Market Driving Forces
-- Enterprise Portals
-- Knowledge Management
-- Communities of Practice
-- Business Intelligence Software
-- Impact of Internet
-- Enterprise Portal Product Uses
-- Portals Simplify Information Technology Access
-- Portal Technology
-- Web Services Architecture
-- Enterprise Portals Core Benefits
-- Multiple Portlet Application Control
-- Enterprise Portal Services
-- Accelerate Time-To-Benefit
Portal Software Executive Summary
1. Portal Software Market Dynamics and Market Description
2. Portal Software Market Opportunities and Market Forecasts
3. Portal Software Product Description
4. Portal Software Technology
5. Enterprise Application Integration (Eai) and Business Integration Company
List of Tables and Figures
Companies Mentioned Include:
- Sun Microsystems
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