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STRATEGIC FOCUS, INC. SAYS, WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT TOOL EXPENDITURES
TO GROW BY 33.2% in USA Versus 43.6% in Europe in 1998
July 7th, Milpitas, CA ... Strategic Focus, Inc. a market research and
software evaluation firm based in Milpitas, California, said today that the
US market for Web application development tools in 1998 will grow by 33.2%
over 1997 . The European market is forecasted to grow by 43.6% during the
same period. These results are the outcome of a recently published, demand
based, two volume study called "TRENDS IN WEB & JAVA APPLICATION
DEVELOPMENT MARKETS" in USA and Europe. Published in June 1998, the study
is based on a survey of Application Developers and MIS managers. The US
study is based on a mail survey and has a base of 200 respondents. The
European study is based on a phone interviews in three countries UK,
Germany and France and has a base of 450 respondents.
The expenditure growth rates are based on what the respondents said they
plan to spend on Web application development tools for building business
applications in 1998 relative to what they spent in 1997.
"The growth rates for web application development tool expenditures in
Europe are higher than in the US; but the per site expenditure is lower"
said Mr. Jay Prakash, President and Principal Consultant of Strategic
Focus. " Also, Europe is not one homogenous union; growth rates and
technology penetration varied significantly between the countries surveyed"
Founded in 1986, Strategic Focus is a Software Evaluation and Market
Research firm based in Milpitas, California. The firm conducts hands on
laboratory evaluation of Web application development tools such as
NetDynamics 4.0, Oracle Developer/2000 2.0, IBM's VisualAge for Java,
Apple's WebObjects 3.5, Progress Software's Apptivity Devcloper 3.0, Visual
Basic 5.0, etc. The firm also offers custom consulting services and
produces market research reports on the Internet markets. To learn more,
call us at 408-942-1500 or send an e-mail to email@example.com. Also
visit our web site http://www.strategicfocus.com, and download free
information including press releases, sample tool evaluations, etc.
Address: Strategic Focus, Inc., 500E. Calaveras Blvd., #321, Milpitas, CA 95035