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Market Share Analysis: Application Infrastructure and Middleware Software, Worldwide, 2014

Published: 20 May 2015

ID: G00273378

Analyst(s): Fabrizio Biscotti


The application infrastructure and middleware software market reached $23.8 billion, with 8.7% growth, in 2014. Market concentration among the largest vendors is diminishing under the pressure from specialists, open source and cloud providers.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • IBM — Largest in Nine Submarkets
  • Oracle — Slowing Growth and Shifting to the Cloud
  • Microsoft — Third Largest Vendor and Leader in Portals
  • Salesforce — Now the Fourth Largest Vendor in AIM
  • Software AG — Coherent Offerings, Despite Losing Share
  • Tibco Software — A Year of Poor Sales Execution

Other Notable Vendors

  • SAP
  • OpenText
  • Pegasystems
  • Red Hat
  • Google
  • Liferay
  • Pivotal
  • MuleSoft
  • Open-Source Offerings

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Vendors Covered

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