Middleware Articles

Oracle Closes BEA Deal For $8.5 Billion

The valuation comes as Oracle and BEA agree on terms that will have Oracle pay $19.375 per share in cash for outstanding shares in the web application company.

Oracle Responds To Real-Time Events

The company’s Event-Driven Middleware Suite debuted last month can complement service-oriented architectures with its pervasive messaging technology.

HP To Offer MySQL Services

An extension of Hewlett-Packard’s existing open source support initiatives will provide services to support customers using MySQL database software.

Oracle To Let Loose “Fusion Middleware” Brand

Oracle is placing its “Oracle Fusion Middleware” brand on 32 middleware and development products.

upSuite High Availability Middleware Program Successfully Ported to Linux

Product Enables 99.999% Availability of Telecom and Enterprise Networking Applications Using Carrier-Grade Linux on Intel Architecture-Based Platforms.

Middleware is Dead. Long Live Shared Services.

IT is continually and increasingly being pressured from the business world to justify the value it brings to the company given the huge investments it absorbs. Quite rightly so, and thankfully we are moving into a new era of how we think about technology systems, moving away from duplicating data and platforms to both cause the need for EAI and the problems and costs associated with its implementation. Designing to access, real-time shared services will eliminate this unnecessary step and simultaneously design IT to naturally reflect and enable the cross-company business processes it is intended for in the first place.