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1 Summary of Forrester Wave Forrester Ranks IBM as a Leader in Both B2B and B2C E-CommerceB2CB2BThe Forrester Wave™ is copyrighted by Forrester Research, Inc. Forrester and Forrester Wave™ are trademarks of Forrester Research, Inc. The Forrester Wave™ is a graphical representation of Forrester's call on a market and is plotted using a detailed spreadsheet with exposed scores, weightings, and comments. Forrester does not endorse any vendor, product, or service depicted in the Forrester Wave™. Information is based on best available resources. Opinions reflect judgment at the time and are subject to change
2 Summary of Gartner Magic Quadrant Gartner places IBM in the Leaders Quadrant Once AgainThis Magic Quadrant graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a larger research note and should be evaluated in the context of the entire report. The report is available upon request from IBMThe Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 1Q2007 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
3 Gartner and Forrester Declare IBM an E-commerce Leader Highlights from Forrester:For two years running, IBM is the only vendor to ranked Leader in both B2C and B2BIBM achieved the highest combined score for the three categories evaluated: Current Offering, Strategy and Market PresenceIBM ranked #1 in B2C Strategy (product strategy, financial resources and cost)IBM also ranked #1 in Product Architecture and Campaigns and MarketingIBM scored in top two in Market Presence (install base, revenue, growth, employees and partnerships)Highlights from Gartner:IBM was once again positioned the Leader Quadrant in the 2006 E-Commerce Magic QuadrantIBM is the only vendor who has presided over the Leaders quadrant since 2002IBM scored highest of all 11 vendors evaluated in Ability to ExecuteIBM gained considerable ground in Vision since last yearFor the first year ever, there were no vendors who scored higher in Vision than the Leaders. All nine other vendors significantly lagged the IBM in VisionThe Forrester Wave™: Commerce Platforms, Q3 2006, Forrester Research, Inc., September 2006Magic Quadrant for E-Commerce , 4Q06 by Eugenio M. Alvarez, Gartner Research, January, 2007