Alfresco has launched a new Business Process Management 2.0 suite and related open source project called Activiti. Activiti, which will be offered under an Apache 2.0 open source license, is a lightweight business process management platform designed to operate in cloud environments, the companies announced Tuesday. The project will operate independently of Alfresco but it … [Read more...] about Alfresco, SpringSource launch Activiti BPM open source project
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Containers are where all the cool-kid DevOps kids want to put their applications. While there's a lot of edge servers available in containers, such as web and e-mail servers, there are far fewer middleware programs. Red Hat wants to change that. Red Hat has been integrating its Java Enterprise Edition middleware stack into OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud since … [Read more...] about Containers, OpenShift, and Middleware
Thanks to its 2012 acquisition of Polymita, Red Hat has added major functionality to its software suite for managing business processes, making the package an appealing choice in the enterprise market for BPM (business process management) software."Rather than building this stuff ourselves, we were able to leverage the technology from Polymita and bring this to market sooner," … [Read more...] about Red Hat Polishes Business Process Management Suite
Red Hat JBoss ESB 4.2. This may look fairly innocent, but it's much more than another competitor to WS02 ESB, Mule or FUSE ESB (formerly known as Celtix from IONA). This product will likely serve as the lynchpin to Red Hat's rumored SOA Platform suite of products. This in turn will give Red Hat a pretty compelling platform upon which to build solutions for complex even … [Read more...] about Red Hat Ships JBoss ESB 4.2, Portends SOA Suite
Man, what a wacky world software has become. Remember when $6.6 billion meant something? It's play money at this point.Who wins and who loses if Oracle gets BEA?Oracle: ProbablyOracle has never had a clear story about app servers and despite the successful "Fusion" branding it's never been totally clear on just what makes up Oracle's middleware offering. I think the big boost … [Read more...] about Who wins if Oracle gets BEA?
Bottom LineJBoss Drools 5.0 adds several new features, such as workflow, constraint programming, and event programming, all of which significantly boost its usefulness as a decision management toolkit. However, it lacks support for common mechanisms for enterprise integration, such as JCA, WS-*, or JMS, as well as a strategy for SOA, such as registering rules as services.Red … [Read more...] about First look: JBoss Drools grows up, and out
In a move to jump ahead of other PaaS (platform as a service) providers in the enterprise space, Red Hat will augment its OpenShift offering with a suite of middleware to ease the process of deploying cloud-based applications."The needs of a traditional enterprise developer go beyond what a person writing a simple Web app needs," said Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat. "They need … [Read more...] about Red Hat serves middleware to cloud developers
A recent Red Hat survey on mobile trends revealed that 70 percent of organizations plan to embrace the Internet of Things in the next 5 years. So where is Red Hat on the IoT stage?To further understand Red Hat's IoT strategy, I reached out to the company's Senior Director of Product Marketing, Mark Coggin. Q: Can you explain Red Hat's focus on mobile-cloud?Coggin: First, … [Read more...] about Is Red Hat ready for the Internet of Things?
In today's business environment, as enterprises seek to do more work with limited resources, orchestrating and planning daily business operations to optimize resources can be a big challenge.This environment is putting new pressure on developers and IT, according to a Forrester Consulting survey commissioned by Red Hat."Developers are at the epicenter of a massive shift in the … [Read more...] about Why Red Hat is tackling BPM