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Dataquest Insight: Worldwide Software Market for SOA, Web Services and Web 2.0, 2006-2011

Published: 01 June 2007

ID: G00148882

Analyst(s): Dan Sommer, Asheesh Raina, Nicole S. Latimer-Livingston, Chad Eschinger , Tom Eid, Joanne M. Correia, Colleen Graham , Sharon A. Mertz, Chris Pang , Bhavish Sood, Alan Dayley , Hai Swinehart , Laurie Wurster , Ruggero Contu , Michele Cantara, Yanna Dharmasthira, Fabrizio Biscotti


Web services and Web 2.0 technologies are features in many current software products deployed in service-oriented architecture environments. By 2011, 63% of products in the software infrastructure market and 56% in the software application market will support Web services and Web 2.0 technologies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations
  • Forecast Methodology
    • Defining SOA, Web Services and Web 2.0
    • What Is Being Forecast?
    • What Questions Do These Forecasts Answer?
    • Steps in the Forecast Process
  • Stages of SOA Adoption
  • Software Market Scenario for SOA, Web Services and Web 2.0
    • Forecast Assumptions
    • Worldwide Application Software Scenario for SOA, Web Services and Web 2.0
    • Worldwide Infrastructure Software Scenario for SOA, Web Services and Web 2.0
  • Software Market Definitions
    • Software Infrastructure Market Segment Definitions
    • Software Application Market Segment Definitions

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