FORTY-SEVEN PERCENT OF CIOs POLLED CHOOSE IBM WEBSPHERE Thursday 8 February 2001 PDF Print ...IBM's Internet Infrastructure Software Tops Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Survey... Morgan Stanley Dean Witter's Annual CIO Outlook Survey cited IBM WebSphere as the most widely used Internet infrastructure software among respondents. Of the 150 CIOs who participated in the survey, 47 percent said they used WebSphere in their companies. The percentage of CIOs who use WebSphere more than doubled that of IBM's nearest competitor in the survey, BEA, which was chosen by 22 percent of the CIOs. This survey comes on the heels of a December Giga Group report that showed IBM gaining market share in the application server market while BEA lost ground. Additionally, a recent Forrester survey showed 54 percent of those polled chose WebSphere and 14 percent chose BEA. In the short time since its introduction, WebSphere has: · Garnered thousands of customers, including most of the world's top commercial banks, telecommunications, healthcare and Wall Street brokerage companies. These companies rely on WebSphere for their Internet infrastructure needs - including integrating their key business processes and conducting high-volume Web transactions. · Gained significant market share headed to the industry's number one position, according to Giga Information Group. · Shown significant revenue growth. WebSphere software revenue has experienced triple-digit growth on the Unix and Windows NT platforms for the last seven consecutive quarters. To see the complete Morgan Stanley Dean Witter survey, please visit http://www.msdw.com/institutional/eInterpriseSoftware/n25611... Ref: 01/209 Editors Notes: About IBM's (NYSE: IBM) WebSphere Software WebSphere is Internet infrastructure software - known as middleware - that enables companies to develop, deploy and integrate next-generation e-business applications, such as those for business-to-business e-commerce. WebSphere supports business applications from simple Web publishing through enterprise-scale transaction processing. WebSphere transforms the way businesses manage customer, partner and employee relationships. More information about WebSphere software is on the Web at http://www.ibm.com/websphere For further information please contact: Roger Warner IBM Tel: 020 72026299 Email: email@example.com Jonathan Batty/ Tracey Farrant For IBM Tel: 01753 790700 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Pleon in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.