SOA Talk:

January, 2010


January 27, 2010  3:32 PM

Oracle gets EU approval on Sun purchase

Mike Pontacoloni Profile: Mpontacoloni

by Jack Vaughan

Java was one of the major sea changes in the history of application development. It brought some ease of use to objects as well as a usable set of standards for distributed computing. With word last week that the European Union had

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January 22, 2010  7:34 PM

Microsoft urges Congress to address cloud computing privacy concerns

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

Now that Microsoft Azure is commercially available and begins charging for use in February, Microsoft has taken its enthusiasm for cloud computing to Congress. This week Microsoft SVP Brad Smith called on U.S. legislators to

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January 21, 2010  9:58 PM

Ted Neward talks JavaScript, Scala, architecture and more

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

Well known enterprise systems consultant Ted Neward recently spoke with TheServerside.com about some topics he will cover at this years TSS Java Symposium. The Q&A session discusses ECMAScript (JavaScript),...


January 20, 2010  4:14 PM

IBM signs Panasonic onto cloud computing SaaS collaboration suite

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

IBM recently inked an important agreement with Panasonic, which is ditching Microsoft Exchange for IBM's LotusLive collaborative SaaS product. Panasonic will deploy LotusLive to its work force of more than 300,000, which many say makes this the largest enterprise cloud computing deal yet.

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January 18, 2010  7:13 PM

Mergers highlight the relationship of BPM and SOA

RobBarry Mike Pontacoloni Profile: Mpontacoloni

Several recent mergers have changed the BPM landscape. Earlier this month Progress picked up Savvion, IBM moved to purchase Lombardi in December, and in July Software AG made an offer for IDS Scheer.

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January 18, 2010  6:38 PM

SpringSource moves dmServer to Eclipse, “OSGi not ready for the enterprise”

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

SpringSource CTO Adrian Coyler recently wrote that his company submitted a proposal to move development of its dm Server over to Eclipse.org, henceforth known as the Virgo project. In explaining why this up-and-coming technology was

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January 11, 2010  7:24 PM

Progress Software acquires BPM vendor Savvion for $49m

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

Progress Software, a vendor of SOA, database and integration tools, announced its acquisition of business process management provider Savvion today for $49 million cash. The move broadens the already wide scope of products offered by Progress to include its first BPM offering. Progress CTO John...


January 11, 2010  7:16 PM

Challenging times for Java

RobBarry Mike Pontacoloni Profile: Mpontacoloni

by Jack Vaughan About 15 years along, Java continues to gain as an influential force in modern middleware. No matter what the future holds, it is clear that Java has brought new homogeneity to computing. Java’s biggest mid-tier value has been in J EE (formerly J2E), which has standardized many...


January 11, 2010  7:02 PM

BMC Software acquires Phurnace, enhances Java app deployment automation

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

Systems management software vendor BMC Software this month announced its acquisition of Phurnace Software, a provider of tools for automated Java application deployment, for an undisclosed sum. Phurnace has built its business, in part, by addressing a problem that a 2009 Hurwitz & Associates...


January 10, 2010  3:54 PM

TIBCO buys Foresight, strenthening B2B transaction offerings and healthcare market ties

RobBarry Rob Barry Profile: RobBarry

On January 8 TIBCO, a provider of infrastructure and integration software, acquired Foresight for an undisclosed sum. The company brings to TIBCO experience with transaction automation software and EDI for health care markets.

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