Gartner Research

Get Ready for the "Portal-Less" Portal

Published: 23 March 2009

ID: G00166378

Analyst(s): David Gootzit


A variety of alternatives to horizontal portal products can be used to meet some enterprise portal use cases. Although portal-less portals will become more common, the horizontal portal product continues to have a future in enterprise Web strategies through 2014.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Horizontal Portals Have Their Problems
  • Considering Horizontal Portal Products' Ability to Meet Three Core Enterprise Portal Requirements
  • Considering the Candidates for the Portal-less Portal to Meet Three Core Enterprise Portal Requirements
    • RIA Platforms and Ajax Technologies
    • Mashup Assembly Vendors
    • Social Networking
  • Conclusion

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