Enterprise Application Integration - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/2053 en Tibco 6.0 moves outside the data center http://www.infoworld.com/t/middleware/tibco-60-moves-outside-the-data-center-240375?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>Updating its platform for the hyper-connected cloud era, Tibco has equipped the new version of its flagship application-integration software with the ability to communicate with external applications.</p> <p>Tibco ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks 6.0 also includes a redesigned visual interface and an in-memory data grid for faster processing.</p> Application Servers Data Integration Enterprise Application Integration Middleware Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:54:57 +0000 admin 240375 at http://www.infoworld.com Ex-Microsoft architect's startup focuses on SaaS integration http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/ex-microsoft-architects-startup-focuses-saas-integration-237107?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>A former Microsoft architect has founded a startup called Azuqua aimed at tackling the problem of joining together and automating business processes from multiple SaaS (software-as-a-service) applications.</p> <p>The proliferation of SaaS and the "API [application programming interface] economy," provides a vast opportunity for a service that can easily pull together processes from multiple applications to serve various scenarios, CEO Nikhil Hasija said in an interview prior to Tuesday's launch of the company's platform.</p> Applications Application Development Cloud Computing Business Process Management Enterprise Application Integration SaaS Startups Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:50:53 +0000 admin 237107 at http://www.infoworld.com Red Hat brings SOA to the cloud http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/red-hat-brings-soa-the-cloud-235793?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>Rounding out its set of software for connecting enterprise applications, Red Hat has released additional software for its JBoss Fuse enterprise service bus that provides the basis for building service-oriented architectures.</p> <p>The new software "sets the stage for faster and easier business process project development," said Sameer Parulkar, Red Hat principle product marketing manager for JBoss integration products.</p> Cloud Computing Data Integration Enterprise Application Integration Cloud Computing Wed, 05 Feb 2014 23:20:43 +0000 admin 235793 at http://www.infoworld.com Oracle builds a bridge to Salesforce.com with new adapter http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/oracle-builds-bridge-salesforcecom-new-adapter-234514?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>Kicking off an initiative to better bridge cloud services with its own software, Oracle has released an adapter that allows organizations to copy data between their Salesforce.com accounts and Oracle software.</p> <p>"We're encapsulating standard Web services calls into easier-to-use adapters," said Demed L'Her, Oracle vice president of product management.</p> Cloud Computing Oracle Salesforce.com Application Servers Data Integration Enterprise Application Integration Middleware SaaS Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:11:33 +0000 admin 234514 at http://www.infoworld.com In a cloud world, developers and admins can't ignore each other http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-explosion/in-cloud-world-developers-and-admins-cant-ignore-each-other-226862?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>Last week, InfoWorld's David Linthicum posted an excellent piece on <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/want-good-cloud-job-better-know-traditional-it-too-226418">the importance of maintaining a firm grasp on IT fundamentals</a> as you steer your career toward the cloud. In it, Linthicum argues that you can't very well expect to succeed in the cloud space without having a solid understanding of what makes traditional enterprise environments tick. He couldn't be more on the money.</p> Cloud Computing Data Center Data Explosion IT Management IaaS Enterprise Application Integration Private Cloud Systems Management IDG Insider Tue, 17 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Prigge 226862 at http://www.infoworld.com zAgile CEO: Why you should consider model-driven integration http://www.infoworld.com/t/enterprise-application-integration/zagile-ceo-why-you-should-consider-model-driven-integration-225304?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p><em>As more and more businesses turn to cloud applications and platforms, we risk reinventing the siloed organization, where different business units go around IT to adopt various disconnected solutions. Duplicate yet slightly different records about the same products and customers become scattered in isolated data stores, often serving a single app. For the organization as a whole, the chaotic result can be a step backward from carefully integrated legacy systems, which may have been rigid, but at least they talked to each other.</em></p> Cloud Computing Data Management Enterprise Application Integration SaaS Data Management Wed, 21 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 New Tech Forum 225304 at http://www.infoworld.com Connecting applications on both sides of the firewall http://www.infoworld.com/t/enterprise-application-integration/connecting-applications-both-sides-of-the-firewall-222846?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p><em>This week on the New Tech Forum we're featuring Maneesh Joshi, senior director of product marketing and strategy for SnapLogic, a cloud data integration startup. As companies move forward with a mixed bag of applications and services, both in-house and in the cloud, the problem of creating data connections between these apps will arise over and over, as each new application is integrated into the enterprise.</em></p> Cloud Computing Enterprise Application Integration Cloud Computing Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:00:00 +0000 New Tech Forum 222846 at http://www.infoworld.com Informatica hopes Vibe can be data integration's version of the JVM http://www.infoworld.com/t/applications/informatica-hopes-vibe-can-be-data-integrations-version-of-the-jvm-219988?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>Informatica has given its virtual data machine technology a proper name and is planning to create versions of it that can run on anything from high-end servers in private data centers to small devices and sensors.</p> <p>Dubbed Vibe, the "VDM engine" concept has been part of Informatica's data integration platform since the beginning, said Marge Breya, executive vice president and chief marketing officer. It allows users to create data-integration mappings once, and then run them across multiple platforms.</p> Application Testing Data Integration Enterprise Application Integration Applications Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:49:33 +0000 admin 219988 at http://www.infoworld.com Red Hat rolls FuseSource middleware into JBoss stack http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/red-hat-rolls-fusesource-middleware-jboss-stack-214342?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>Expanding its stack of enterprise ready open source middleware, Red Hat has integrated key software from its <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/red-hat-acquiring-fusesource-196634" target="_blank">acquisition</a> of FuseSource last September.</p> <p>Red Hat has folded both FuseSource's Fuse enterprise service bus (ESB) and FuseSource's software for running the AMQ (Advanced Message Queuing) protocol into its JBoss line of middleware, integrating the two programs into the rest of the stack.</p> Open Source Software Red Hat Application Servers Linux Enterprise Application Integration Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:57:50 +0000 admin 214342 at http://www.infoworld.com Oracle discusses Taleo product plans, girds for new battle with SAP http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/oracle-discusses-taleo-product-plans-girds-new-battle-sap-187266?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>Oracle moved quickly on Friday to lay out its plans for the HCM (human capital management) software market, a couple days after rival SAP <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/250449/sap_lays_out_product_direction_postsuccessfactors_deal.html" target="_blank">did the same thing.</a></p> Applications Oracle Enterprise Application Integration Applications Cloud Computing Fri, 24 Feb 2012 20:39:37 +0000 admin 187266 at http://www.infoworld.com Thanks to the cloud, integration is back -- with a twist http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/thanks-the-cloud-integration-back-twist-186107?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>It's like 1999 all over again. The rise of the cloud, and thus the movement to the placement of data and applications outside of the firewall, leads to the reemergence of application integration. That's why several new companies are coming online that support cloud computing integration directly, and why existing enterprise application integration (EAI) providers are dusting off their integration technology and pushing it at the cloud.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Enterprise Application Integration Cloud Computing Fri, 10 Feb 2012 11:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 186107 at http://www.infoworld.com Interview: Gaurav Dhillon, cloud entrepreneur http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/interview-gaurav-dhillon-cloud-entrepreneur-182081?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>Back in the early 1990s, with a $75,000 grant from the National Institute of Health, Gaurav Dhillon literally started Informatica in his garage. During his 12-year tenure as CEO, he built Informatica into a public company that stands as one of the leading EAI (enterprise application integration) software vendors.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Enterprise Architecture Data Architecture Data Integration Enterprise Application Integration Middleware SaaS Startups Web Services Cloud Computing Mon, 19 Dec 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 182081 at http://www.infoworld.com Devops: IT's latest paper tiger http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/devops-its-latest-paper-tiger-180482?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>These days, everybody seems to want to discuss <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/devops-gets-developers-and-admins-the-same-page-173460">devops</a>. I wish I could. To do that, though, I'd have to know what we're talking about.</p> Application Development devops Agile Development IT Management Application Development IT Strategy Enterprise Application Integration Systems Management Consumerization of IT Thu, 01 Dec 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Neil McAllister 180482 at http://www.infoworld.com It's time to lower the ax on obsolete browsers http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/its-time-lower-the-ax-obsolete-browsers-606?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>By now, maybe you've already begun <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/how-use-html5-your-website-today-220">converting some websites to HTML5</a>. If so, you were probably surprised by how easy it actually is. Because HTML is designed to be backward-compatible, HTML5's new elements degrade gracefully on older browsers, even ones that shipped before the first drafts of the new standard were published.</p> Application Development HTML5 HTML5 JavaScript Enterprise Application Integration Web Development Web Applications Web Browsers Thu, 09 Jun 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Neil McAllister 163606 at http://www.infoworld.com Software AG buys in-memory specialist Terracotta http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/software-ag-buys-in-memory-specialist-terracotta-845?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>Software AG has entered into an agreement to acquire Terracotta, which will allow the software vendor to develop more advanced cloud services and increase the performance and scalability of its business software management tools using Terracotta's in-memory technology for Java, it said.</p> <p>Software AG is acquiring all software rights for "a middle two-digit euro million amount" in cash, the company said. Terracotta is a privately owned company that employs 55 people in San Francisco and New Delhi. The deal is scheduled to close in June 2011.</p> Applications Open Source Software The Industry Standard M&A Enterprise Application Integration Open Source Software Mon, 23 May 2011 14:10:21 +0000 admin 161845 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft to expand AppFabric toolset http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/microsoft-expand-appfabric-toolset-488?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>Microsoft will release next month a set of new components to its Azure AppFabric suite of middleware cloud services that should make it easier for administrators to create and manage cloud applications.</p> <p>The June release of the Azure AppFabric CTP (Community Technology Preview) will introduce a set of capabilities for building and managing multitier applications from a single console, said Microsoft manager Seetharaman Harikrishnan, Microsoft general manager in the application server group.</p> Application Development Cloud Computing Data Center Microsoft Application Servers Data Integration Development Tools Enterprise Application Integration Middleware Wed, 18 May 2011 23:14:13 +0000 admin 161488 at http://www.infoworld.com Google Apps, NetSuite take on Microsoft with tighter cloud integration http://www.infoworld.com/t/enterprise-application-integration/google-apps-netsuite-take-microsoft-tighter-cloud-integration-830?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Google_Cloud_hp.jpg" alt="Google Apps, NetSuite take on Microsoft with tighter cloud integration" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>In a move that could convince more organizations of <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/microsoft-exchange-google-apps-716">Google Apps' business-world chops</a>, NetSuite today announced that its financial and ERP soft</p> Applications Cloud Computing Google Apps Collaboration Software Enterprise Application Integration ERP SaaS Web Applications Wed, 11 May 2011 21:02:48 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 160830 at http://www.infoworld.com How to integrate with the cloud http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/how-integrate-the-cloud-714?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>When businesses decide to go to the cloud for an enterprise application and open an account with Salesforce.com or some other SaaS (software as a service) provider, they typically don't consider how that SaaS app will integrate with their existing software.</p> <p>But integration is crucial. By now, every business understands you can't have multiple applications operating on different versions of the same customer record, for example, without those versions being updated and reconciled.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Salesforce.com Enterprise Application Integration SaaS Cloud Computing Wed, 27 Apr 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 158714 at http://www.infoworld.com IBM gets back to basics http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/ibm-gets-back-basics-568?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>IBM Impact, the big annual IBM software event in Las Vegas, can't help but remind you how huge the company is. This year 8,000 customers, partners, and IBM employees are here -- most of them crowded into one cavernous megascreen auditorium for the keynote, kicked off by a rock 'n' roll number that saw three musicians soloing on iPads. It's a feel-good show that typically comes with significant product announcements.</p> Cloud Computing Enterprise Architecture Business Process Management Enterprise Application Integration Web Services Cloud Computing Mon, 11 Apr 2011 21:53:03 +0000 Eric Knorr 157568 at http://www.infoworld.com Amazon to provide 'formation' cloud computing http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/amazon-provide-formation-cloud-computing-871?source=rss_enterprise_application_integration <p>Amazon.com just announced a <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/amazon-aims-make-it-easier-build-complex-clouds-736">new product called CloudFormation</a> that allows those who use the AWS (Amazon Web Services) cloud to configure and manage resources as a single system by creating a template that describes the applications and resources that make up their system or architecture.</p> Cloud Computing Enterprise Application Integration Cloud Computing Tue, 01 Mar 2011 11:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 152871 at http://www.infoworld.com