IBM websphere tops application software market

IBM websphere tops application software market


Chennai: IBM’s Webshere has been ranked as the market leader in the Application Deployment Software market in India by research firm IDC.

According to IDC Packaged Software Tracker 2006, IBM Websphere’s market share stood at 28%, a release from the software major said on 4 December. IBM has bagged significant customers in the previous financial year and has seen maximum traction in the Telecom and Banking sectors in Websphere adoption.

With customers like, State Bank of India, Max Newyork Life, HDFC, Tata Sky and BSNL, IBM has emerged as the most preferred partner in application software, it said.

Websphere has been one of the fastest growing areas for IBM Software Group and more than 9,000 independent software vendors from across the world write applications on top of Websphere.

“The leadership ranking by IDC, positions our Websphere portfolio as a robust, integration intensive and flexible set of software solutions in the industry,’ said Panini Dwivedi, Country Manager, Websphere, IBM India/South Asia.