IBM, Oracle Discuss Plans for Upcoming App Server Releases

February 7, 2003

The application server market is an ever-evolving and highly competitive space. Vendors, particularly the high-profile ones, are forever scrambling to gain -- and keep -- market share.

With new releases of WebSphere and Oracle Application Server slated to come out in the next few months, such shifts may soon be under way. Oracle and IBM recently discussed with ServerWatch what's in store with the next release of their application servers.

The two vendors differ in the approach each is taking with the new release. For Oracle, wireless features will play a major role in the second release of Oracle9i Application Server. IBM, on the other hand, is enhancing WebSphere Application Server based on the on-demand business model it's been touting since late October.

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