DM Review 100 has ranked Sun as one of the top ten vendors in its list
covering the business intelligence (BI) market. The annual reader
survey from DM Review consists of the 100 vendors that received the
highest total score from readers based on three equally weighted
metrics: product quality, market share and customer satisfaction.
"Sun's rank as part of the top ten BIDW leaders is a result of the many
companies who widely choose Sun's spectrum of programs, partners and
products," said Jean Schauer, Editor in Chief of DM Review. "We
congratulate Sun on the great momentum they've had with DM Review
readers and companies that design and develop business intelligence,
data warehousing, analytic and CRM applications." Sun was previously
number 45 in 2001 and has moved up to the number eight position in
The IDC states the BI market is a $6.4B market space.
Over 500 enterprise implementations worldwide are based on Sun's
Business Intelligence Data Warehousing (BIDW) offerings.
"These rankings illustrate that our BIDW offerings are gaining
tremendous market momentum, including jointly developed solutions with
partners," said Ravi Pendekanti, director of solutions marketing at
Sun. "Our customers are leveraging our "open" approach in the
development of best-in-class BIDW solutions. In addition, we are
working with more than 50 percent of the top 20 vendors in the DM
For quotations from some partners, see the Sun press release.
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