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Feb 11 2008   4:32PM GMT

Overheard: Say goodbye to middleware as a standalone offering

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

aneel_bhusri.jpg The notion of middleware as a standalone offering is disappearing.

Aneel Bhusri as quoted in SaaS Start-Up Workday Acquires Cape Clear

Workday acquired Cape Clear Software, one of the last remaining independent providers of an enterprise service bus, the middleware technology for service-oriented architecture. The SaaS startup, also known as the PeopleSoft alumni association, has positioned itself as an on-demand alternative to ERP.

Mary Hayes Weier writes “It’s a critical technology and talent acquisition for Workday, since IT managers often cite concerns about integrating their legacy apps with on-demand apps as the biggest barrier to SaaS adoption.”

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