Market Analysis: 2014 Portals and Content Integration Market Analysis

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Portal technology has become a common component of IT infrastructures, but “portal” remains a frequently misused word. Many vendors avoid the term; others such as Oracle remain mixed on the moniker (e.g., dropping “Portal” from its product name only to bring it back). Moreover, some pundits consistently predict the demise of portal software.

However, the fact remains that while the marketplace for traditional, pure-play portal tools may be in decline, this class of technology has not gone away. In fact, portal and portal-like capabilities remain relevant for many specific business scenarios.
This briefing offers a snapshot of trends in the current marketplace, as well as a comparative analysis of the relative risks associated with each portal and integration vendor, via RSG’s “Reality Check” chart.