Leading Enterprise Software Brands of 2012

Preferred Networking Solutions of 2012

Top Internet & WAN Services of 2012

Top Enterprise Hardware Brands of 2012

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Software - Desktop OS

Three years after its release, Windows 7 finally not only makes it to the club, but de-thrones Windows XP for the top spot in both survey segments, pushing everyone else down

Software - Server/Network OS
Windows 2003 Server still tops the charts like last year, with Windows Server 2008 on the second spot. Windows 2000 Server is surprisingly still strong in both survey segments, but it looses out to Linux in 500+ employees segment

Software - ERP
SAP emerges as the clear winner across both survey segments, with runner up Oracle behind by a wide margin

Software - RDBMS
Without any surprise, Oracle is the winner in this category and right at its tail is MySQL followed by Microsoft SQL Server

Software - CRM
SAP is the winner this time around. Oracle trails, across both survey segments. 5 brands have made it to the Users' Choice club this year

Software - Anti-Virus
Symantec leads six other anti-virus brands that made it to the users' choice club of 2012

Software - Server Virtualization

VMware continues its winning streak by a wide margin, followed by MS Hyper-V. Contenders for the third position are different across the two segments.

Software - Online CMS Software
Microsoft's SharePoint Server wins across both survey segments as expected. There are quite a few brands that have made it to the elite Users' Choice league

Software - HRMS

SAP - mySAP ERP wins across both survey segments followed by Oracle and Ramco. ADP makes an entry into the club this year

Software - Email & Messaging software
Microsoft Exchange is the undisputed leader in both small and large market segments. Other brands that make it to the elite club of 2012 are Lotus Notes/Domino and Sify Mail, as expected

Software - Server Virtualization
VMware continues its winning streak by a wide margin, followed by MS Hyper-V. Contenders for the third position are different across the two segments.

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