Trends Report

The Standalone Business Rules Platform Market Segment Should Be Growing Faster

Market Overview: Business Rules Platforms In 2013

March 18th, 2013
With contributors:
Phil Murphy , Vivian Brown


The market for business rules technologies is healthy, but the standalone platform segment is growing more slowly than it should. Most enterprises should use standalone business rules platforms to manage the ever-changing logic of customer engagement, the supply chain, trading, product configuration, and similar crucial business decisions. More and more companies are using these platforms, but barriers are holding down adoption. Among the choices available to customers, IBM and Red Hat have the strongest market positions, but other vendors also offer strong products. This market overview enumerates and analyzes the standalone business rules platform choices to help application development and delivery professionals (AD&D pros) decide which products to use.

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