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Lars B. Nielsen has over 20 years of experience in building and managing marketing teams in high-technology companies. Prior to joining Kapow Technologies, Lars B. Nielsen had broad global marketing management responsibility in positions as Vice President and Acting Senior Vice Preside...
DataSynapse has announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with enterprise infrastructure software leader BEA Systems Inc. The agreement allows DataSynapse to embed BEA WebLogic Server into its FabricServer software, which is designed to enable J2EE applications to ru...
Rocket Software and Seagull Software today announce that, with the approval of the Seagull Holding N.V. Supervisory Board, they have executed a binding Merger Protocol under which Rocket Software, or one of its wholly owned subsidiaries, agrees to make a public offer to acquire 100% of...
Rich Internet Applications (RIA) describe what the software development community aims to do; break out of primitive Web delivery to deliver robust functionality, exciting data visualization and 'thicker,' role-based and process-oriented user interfaces. These types of RIAs are now pos...
Further extending its leadership role in Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), BEA Systems, Inc. , a world leader in enterprise infrastructure software, today announced its ground-breaking entry into the virtualization market accompanied with an aggressive strategy and product roadmap, ...
A version of Web Logic Server that includes Liquid VM - a BEA-specific JVM - is on its way in the first half of 2007, says Guy Churchward, vice president and general manager of the Java Runtime Products Group at BEA.
Pop quiz: what company both doubled its annual revenue in 2006 and closed a $26.25 million round of funding? Clue: it also tracked 290,000 downloads of its RIA platform and lined up IBM, Walmart.com, H&R Block, Monster, Barclays Global and Pandora as customers. Extra clue: it also anno...
Fiorano Software, Inc. (www.fiorano.com), aleading provider of business process integration and messaging technologysolutions and Silicon Plains (www.sptech.com), a leading provider ofenterprise content and business process management solutions, announced astrategic Partnership to prom...
As part of this new release, the Cross-Virtualization Manager (XVM) module of Cassatt Collage becomes the first product to simultaneously support the automated management of VMware ESX 3.0, Xen 3.0, and XenSource XenEnterprise 3.0 virtual machines. In addition, Cassatt Collage 4.0 uses...
across the multiple applications and serversthat are often involved in composite SOA applications. Intersperse 6.0delivers a readily customizable user interface to provide a visual,role-based display of the wide range of information needed for managing SOAdeployments. And with this r...
SYS-CON Events (www.sys-con.com)announced today that AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 East(www.ajaxworld.com), which will take place on March 19-21, 2007, will attract over 1,000 developers, architects, IT managers, and software professionals of every stripe who will be converging in N...
B2B marketplaces facilitate efficient search and transactions by offering services such as buyer/supplier and product/services searches and transactions such as procurement and asset disposal.
We need your help. My team is trying to understand the demand for AJAX, in all its forms. Could you take a few minutes and answer a short survey? We're also offering an incentive. By taking the survey, you will have a chance to receive a $100 Amazon gift certificate. (BEA employees are...
Convergin announced a new partnership with BEA Systems. The two companies have integrated the Convergin Accolade Wireless Convergence Server (WCS), a state-of-the-art service interaction platform for IMS and pre-IMS 2G/3G/Fixed networks, with BEA WebLogic SIP Server, the industry?s fir...
In this post, I will be recounting my experience with Ubuntu server 6.10, WebLogic Workshop 9.2, and REST. Note: This in no way implies support of any kind from me or BEA. This is just the personal experiences of someone who can not keep his hands off the keyboard. This also gave me an...
BEA Systems, Inc. , a world leader in enterprise and communications infrastructure software, and BroadSoft, Inc., a leading provider of VoIP application software, today announced a broad-ranging strategic alliance. This alliance includes joint development, sales, and marketing of solut...
both of which are designed to support fluid, next-generation Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs).
BEA Systems, Inc. , a world leader in enterprise infrastructure software, today announced JRockit(R) Mission Control 2.0, the latest version of the most advanced tool for monitoring and optimizing application behavior at the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) level. Using JRockit Mission Contr...
Even though I write for SYS-CON, I've never publicly complimented them. But this time they really deserve a credit. SYS-CON will present the AJAXWorld 2007 Conference & Expo 2007 East in March. Usually, attendees have very limited access to speakers during conferences, and SYS-CON Even...
ICEsoft, provider of enterprise AJAX solutions, announced that it has become a Select Software Partner in the BEA Partner Program. ICEfaces offers features designed to optimize its support for BEA WebLogic Server, and ICESoft's project to integrate the ICEfaces package with BEA Worksho...
Understanding the complexity of AJAX at the browser level is critical to refining and debugging rich AJAX applications that leverage Web technologies such as JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and XMLHttpRequests. Adding a third-party AJAX runtime heightens the complexity and su...
At the end of each year, when SYS-CON informally polls its globe-girdling network of software developers, industry executives, commentators, investors, writers, and editors, our question is always the same: where's the industry going next year?
BEA has introduced a new integrated solution that is designed to transcend the boundaries of traditional business process management (BPM) by supporting more contextual and collaborative process needs.
Does this sound familiar? You have a domain object, perhaps for reporting purposes, that's built from a ton of JDBC queries and it takes too long to load. Nothing else happens until this object is built, so it's become a bottleneck. Even worse, each of the queries is actually well tun...
BEA Systems announced JRockit Mission Control 2.0, the latest version of the most advanced tool for monitoring and optimizing application behavior at the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) level. Using JRockit Mission Control 2.0, enterprises can achieve the performance and reliability require...
Day one of BEA World started out with the usual fanfare at a packed hall, and our Liquid Thinking video in Chinese. The master of ceremonies was Sichen Yu, one of the key technical people in China. Marcus Tsoi, the General Manager of our China business then kicked the day off by welcom...
Java 6 is has been announced on Monday. While not really a blockbuster release, it has some useful features. First, XML processing, via JAXP and JAXB are now standard. I believe that Sun is also removing some APIs for the first time. In addition, the inclusion of JSR 269 standardizes t...
A development environment typically consists of a single-server J2EE container for unit testing Web and enterprise J2EE applications. In contrast a production environment is far more likely to be a complex, clustered configuration. Problems discovered during production-level testing of...
BEA Systems, Inc. , a world leader in enterprise infrastructure, today announced the results of a cost and benefits survey of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) decision makers, which found that SOA is quickly evolving from pilot or departmental projects to enterprise-wide initiatives...
eSolutions BEA, provider of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and enterprise infrastructure software, has announced the launch of the BEA SOA 360º platform in the UAE during the 26th Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX Dubai 2006) which takes place at the Dubai Internationa...
A week ago, I attempted some predictions on what Oracle would announce at OOW. I would like to review how I did. But first a few general comments. First off, what a boring conference! Not a log of news, except for Linux, and everyone including me knew it was coming. Also, from what I h...
Oracle OpenWorld is this week, so expect an avalanche of announcements by the company about their various efforts. OK, so the title is misleading. I admit I do not *actually* know what Oracle is going to announce, but it is not hard to figure out what's coming. Here's my top 10 list of...
SYS-CON Events (www.events.sys-con.com) announced today that the first international 'AJAXWorld(TM) Conference & Expo' (www.ajaxworldexpo.com), taking place on October 3-4, 2006, at theSanta Clara Convention Center, California, will offer AJAXWorld University - Developer Bootcamp progr...
BEA Systems has unveiled BEA Guardian Support Service, the industry's first and only patent-pending predictive and pre-emptive software support. Guardian represents a radical departure from the traditional break-fix support model employed by the enterprise software industry and is desi...
BEA Systems has announced that WebLogic Server was named the number one application server in the soon-to-be published independent Evans Data Corporation survey titled Professionals Choice: Application Servers 2006 User Ranking. This announcement reinforces WebLogic Server?s position a...
BEA has a broad ranging AJAX strategy. It extends across our tooling, server and portal product lines. In general, BEA views AJAX as a nascent technology, but are keen to deliver users the ability to build and use applications with AJAX attributes.
Kapow Technologies today announced that Simfy.de, a Germany-based online price-comparison web site for music downloads, is using the Kapow Web Integration Platform to collect data from online-music shops around the world so that users can locate music for the best price, and download i...
Data Networks Corporation (DNC), an enterprise data management and business process design firm, and Everware-CBDI, a global consulting firm specializing in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), announced today they have established a business partnership to help federal government orga...
BEA Systems, Inc., a world leader in enterprise infrastructure software, has announced the release of AquaLogic Data Services Platform (ALDSP) 2.5, which provides a virtual, unified view of data regardless of its type or location within the enterprise. BEA also announced a strategic OE...
ValueClick, Inc.'s, Commission Junction, a global provider of advanced affiliate marketing solutions, has announced the release of its Web services for advertisers and publishers. By offering a comprehensive Web services solution, Commission Junction is enabling its clients and third p...