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Enterprise Software – RDBMS

by September 2, 2011

Oracle and right at its tail Microsoft SQL Server are the two database engines that have the highest brand perception amongst our respondents’ mind-space

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Enterprise Software – Server OS

by September 2, 2011

Windows dominates the landscape completely, and interestingly, still enjoys very loyal users even for its outdated OS editions like Win NT and 2000 Server

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Enterprise Software – Network Infrastructure Management

by September 2, 2011

IBM’s Tivoli is the undisputed leader in this domain with HP’s OpenView following at a distant second.

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Enterprise Software – HRM

by September 2, 2011

None of the brands emerge as winners in the 100-499 employees segment, and initial price could be the key reason for the same; SAP leads in the 500-1000 employee segment by a wide margin

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Enterprise Software – ERP

by September 2, 2011

SAP emerges victorious in 500-1000 employee organizations, beating Oracle by a whisker. The smaller, 100-499 employee organizations still rely on inhouse/local ERP software

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Enterprise Software – E-Mail and Messaging

by September 2, 2011

Three brands stand out amidst a plethora of brands in this segment, with MS Exchange having a strong grip on the top slot and Notes/Domino in runner-up position

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Enterprise Software – Desktop OS

by September 2, 2011

Windows rules in this segment, but interestingly, it’s not the latest Windows 7, not even the Vista, but the XP edition.

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Enterprise Software – CRM

by September 2, 2011

Oracle rules both market segments in this category, followed by Microsoft and SAP. The large enterprise segment has more brands making it to the users’ choice club as compared to SME segment

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VMware Introduces vCloud to Accelerate Journey to Enterprise Hybrid Cloud

by September 2, 2011

VMware and partners deliver global cloud; vCloud Portal and vCloud Connector 1.5 to simplify access and management; VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5 to power disaster recovery to the cloud services

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Enterprise Software – Business Intelligence & Analytics

by September 2, 2011

Though MS SQL is the preferred solution in both the segments, it is interesting to find that the respondents in 100-499 employee segment are fully loyal to whatever brand they are using

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Enterprise Software – Application Server

by September 2, 2011

Microsoft IIS comes out as a preferred choice in both 100-499 and 500-1000 employees segments, leaving likes of Oracle and IBM Websphere trailing at almost halfway mark

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VMware Introduces vFabric Data Director for Providing Database as a Service

by September 2, 2011

The new platform expected to control database sprawl, accelerate application development with self-service database operations and improve data center efficiency

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How to Read the Graphs and Tables

by September 2, 2011

The Users’ Choice Awards are determined through a complex survey, which analyzes various aspects of different IT brands. Here’s a walkthrough of all the graphs and tables we’ve covered in this survey so that you can truly understand and appreciate the results

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Survey Methodology

by September 2, 2011

The survey reached out to 415 IT decision makers across 8 Indian cities and 8 industry verticals. The survey aimed to identify the best IT brands across 30+ categories for organizations with 100-499 and 500-1000 employees separately

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Enterprise Hardware – Workgroup Servers

by September 2, 2011

Brand loyalties are very fragile in this category, but HP-Compaq rules both survey segments with IBM close on its heels, and Dell at a constant third

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Enterprise Hardware – Server Virtualization

by September 2, 2011

One of the hottest buzzwords in IT today is dominated by VMware across organizations of all sizes, but there’s plenty of market for all players, which is why there isn’t too much of cannibalization amongst brands

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Enterprise Hardware – Power Conditioning Equipment

by September 2, 2011

APC continues its winning streak; Siemens enters the Users’ Choice club, but only in the 100-499 employee enterprises, Su-Kam enters the club with a bang

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Enterprise Hardware – Racks and Enclosures

by September 2, 2011

HP tops 100-499 employee enterprises, while APC rules 500-1000 employee segment; Top of mind recall is very low in this segment for other brands

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Enterprise Hardware – Office PCs

by September 2, 2011

HP-Compaq and Dell are the winner and runner-up across all respondents in the Users’ Choice club as well as in brand loyalty

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Enterprise Hardware – Notebooks

by September 2, 2011

HP-Compaq and Dell had a close shave to settle as winners in mid-size and large enterprise categories, respectively. Lenovo enjoys a consistent brand image across employee categories and makes the competition stiffer

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