Novell moves up in the Lighthouse Software Index

Novell which moved up 2 positions is the most high profile gainer. Its SecureLogin solution has been ranked as one of the best in the industry and the resulting focus has helped it to move up to 6th spot in October. Hyperion gained 6 positions as analysts focus on the result of its acquisition by Read more about Novell moves up in the Lighthouse Software Index[…]

Informatica shoots up in the Lighthouse Software Index

The top performer in September is Informatica which shot up 11 positions to the 15th spot. The firm has teamed up with HP to offer new portfolio of integrated business intelligence solutions and also made it to the top 25 firms listed in the September edition of the Lighthouse Software Index. Other new entrants to Read more about Informatica shoots up in the Lighthouse Software Index[…]

Lawson Software top gainer in the Lighthouse Software Index

The top gainer this month is Lawson Software which has moved up 25 positions and is ranked 36th. Analysts’ observations about Lawson CUE 2009 are one of the major reasons for its improved rank this month. One of the other top gainers this month is Infor. Its announcement to acquire SoftBrands has helped improve its Read more about Lawson Software top gainer in the Lighthouse Software Index[…]

Red Hat moves up in the Lighthouse Software Index

The most high profile gainer this month is Red Hat which is up 3 positions and is ranked 11th this month. The firm’s enterprise linux has been recognized as one of the most innovative product by Network Products Guide. Moreover, its challenge to Microsoft is a sign of its growing confidence in its products and Read more about Red Hat moves up in the Lighthouse Software Index[…]

mySQL up as analysts focus on Sun’s acquisition by Oracle

The news of Sun’s acquisition by Oracle has put the spotlight on mySQL which is the most high profile gainer this month. Touted as the world’s most widely used open source database system it will be interesting to see how Oracle aligns mySQL alongside its own database system. This acquisition has helped improve the score Read more about mySQL up as analysts focus on Sun’s acquisition by Oracle[…]

BMC and SAS move up in the Lighthouse Software Index

BMC has raised its profile this month in the Lighthouse Software Index and jumped up 8 positions. The firm has announced a major update on its Business Service Management Platform which aims to help customers improve their business operations in a tough environment. McAfee has also jumped up 5 positions and is now ranked 21 Read more about BMC and SAS move up in the Lighthouse Software Index[…]

Informatica leaps up in the Lighthouse Software Index

Informatica is the star performer this month as it jumps up an astonishing 19 positions this month. The firm’s score in the index has more than doubled this month as analysts focus on its acquisition of Applimation. The jump has also helped Informatica gain an entry in the top 25 this month. Open source database Read more about Informatica leaps up in the Lighthouse Software Index[…]

CA steals the show in the Lighthouse Software Index

CA has managed to move up 2 positions this month and is now ranked 5th in the Lighthouse Software Index. The boost in the firm’s ranking has come from analyst focus on its acquisition of Orchestria and its virtual systems management solutions. VMware, which reported a solid quarter of improved earnings, has also gone up Read more about CA steals the show in the Lighthouse Software Index[…]

Salesforce and VMware begin the new year with a move to the top 5 in the Lighthouse Software

Salesforce.com and VMware have both moved up to the top 5 positions this year. Strategic acquisitions and user conferences have improved the score of salesforce.com in our index and it’s placed at the 4th spot. VMware has moved up 5 positions since January 2008 and is now at the 5th spot this month. Its reputation Read more about Salesforce and VMware begin the new year with a move to the top 5 in the Lighthouse Software[…]

Entrust moves up in the Lighthouse Software Index

Entrust is the biggest gainer this month in the Lighthouse Software Index and is ranked 35th this month. Its ‘IdentityGuard’ solution is a finalist in 2009 SC Awards and has resulted in the firm racing up 23 positions. Autonomy, a leader in enterprise search and other infrastructure software, has also moved up 4 positions. The Read more about Entrust moves up in the Lighthouse Software Index[…]