Official News from Microsoft’s Information Platform
Forrester Research has named Microsoft a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Database Management Systems, Q2 2009. (June 2009). Forrester writes that Microsoft is “The most aggressive DBMS vendor with a strong road map.” In this Wave, Forrester categorizes Leaders as offering “broad set of functionality to support any critical transactional application.”
Analyst Noel Yuhanna acknowledges that Microsoft “over the past three years has shown increasing focus and commitment to going after the enterprise market.” And that SQL Server 2008 has “enabled Microsoft to take market share in moderately sized to large enterprises, delivering good performance, scalability, security, and availability functionality.” The report continues on to say that “Five years ago, hardly any enterprises ran multi-terabyte databases with SQL Server to support critical applications. Today, hundreds of enterprises are running 10-terabyte and larger transactional SQL Server databases.”
Key findings in the report include:
Read the full Forrester Research report: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/itanalyst/docs/06-30-09EnterpriseDatabaseManagementSystems.aspx.