IBM bolstered its top position in the $19.4B middleware market in 2011, says Gartner: the 12.4%...

|By:, SA News Editor
IBM bolstered its top position in the $19.4B middleware market in 2011, says Gartner: the 12.4% growth seen by IBM's middleware business outpaced the 9.9% growth seen by the overall market, and resulted in its share increasing to 32.1%. IBM has been investing heavily in its WebSphere middleware line, as demand picks up for solutions that enable business apps to exchange info in real-time. Other key market players include TIBX, PRGS, and ORCL.