CA and Symantec jump up in the Lighthouse Software Index

Lighthouse Software Index - June 2008CA is the highest profile mover this month. It has gained 3 positions and is now ranked at the 4th spot. The firm has been rated as “strongly positive” by Gartner in the records management software market. Symantec has now launched its new Symantec Online Fraud Protection service. It has moved up 4 positions and is ranked at the 5th spot.

The biggest gainer of analyst focus this month is Telelogic (an IBM company). The firm has announced several enhancements to its products which provide problem tracking, change request and workflow management across the enterprise. Informatica has just completed the acquisition of Identity Systems, it’s moved up 8 positions and is the only new entrant in the top 25 this month.

Epicor is the biggest loser this month, it has dropped 8 positions to the 47th spot. BEA has dropped out of the top 5 this month and is ranked at the 6th spot. The drop can be attributed to the reduction of analyst focus on the firm as the hype of its merger with Oracle wears off. Tibco has moved down 2 positions and is the only firm to have dropped out of the top 25 this month.

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Duncan Chapple