Stories by Phillip Windley

Governing SOA

SOA (service-oriented architecture) promises enterprises endless advantages: increased code reuse, reduced integration expense, better security, and -- the big payoff -- greater business agility. Whether you achieve those benefits, however, probably has more to do with your policies and procedures than the quality of your code.

IBM snags DataPower for app-level networking

In case you haven't noticed, IBM's WebSphere group is building a one-stop middleware conglomerate, adding products and acquiring small companies at a furious pace. Today, the WebSphere brand doesn't just refer to IBM's J2EE application server but to a full-fledged middleware integration platform.

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