Wednesday, May 02, 2007

IDC: Oracle extended lead over IBM in 2006 database market

Read the article for more details -- e.g., Microsoft poised to overtake IBM for the #2 (overall market) DBMS spot next year. 

Oracle Database generated $7.3 billion in sales in 2006, giving the Redwood Shores, Calif.-based vendor 44.4% of the $16.5 billion global market. "Oracle continued to glide along in first place, bolstered by apparently broad acceptance of the 10g R2 release and the success of key options," IDC analyst Carl Olofson wrote in a report.

Source: IDC: Oracle extended lead over IBM in 2006 database market

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