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Market Guide: On-Premises Application Platforms

Published: 25 November 2015

ID: G00276069

Analyst(s): Yefim Natis , Massimo Pezzini , Kimihiko Iijima , Anne Thomas


The on-premises application platform market is dominated by a few influential players, with Java EE and .NET the prevailing architectural models. IT leaders should make plans for alternatives that are gaining ground, including cloud-enabled, high-productivity and lightweight Web-scale platforms.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

Representative Vendors

  • Closed-Source Java EE Full Platform-Compatible Application Servers
  • Open-Source Java EE Full Platform-Compatible Application Servers
  • Closed-Source Java EE Web Profile-Compatible Application Servers
  • Open-Source Java EE Web Profile-Compatible Application Servers
  • Open-Source Embeddable Lightweight Java Application Servers
  • High-Productivity Application Servers
  • Other Language Application Servers
  • Specialized Platforms
  • CEAP Software

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