In the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals, Microsoft SharePoint is positioned as leader (with 17000 customers) ahead of the competition from IBM, Oracle, SAP and other open source alternatives. Shows the strength of Microsoft in the Enterprise.
Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals
Five vendors dominated portal selections during the latter part of 2009 and into 2010: Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, SAP and Liferay. Microsoft SharePoint is a consideration in more Gartner portal inquiries — over 70% — than any other vendor.
Microsoft is alone among the megavendors, offering a cloud-based portal as a service in SharePoint Online and its broader Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS).
Source: Gartner (September 2010)