Sun and Microsoft announced two "milestones" this week in their ongoing alliance, including the official opening of a Sun/Microsoft Interoperability Center on Microsoft's Redmond, Washington campus.
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IBM again touted agile software development methods on Tuesday at the SD West Conference 2008, with an official saying the company itself probably has one of the world's largest adoptions of agile.
Shedding new light on the company's Silverlight 2 browser plug-in technology, a Microsoft official wrote a blog post Friday morning that emphasized RIA (rich Internet application) development capabilities planned for an upcoming beta release.
HP announced on Monday SOA governance software and services aimed at helping companies accelerate SOA adoption while reducing risks.
Sun is expected to announce this week that it will make the Sun SPOT (Small Programmable Object Technology) device platform available via open source, but a user expressed concerns about Sun's commitment to the technology.
Developers of the Python programming language are working concurrently on two upgrades to the core platform, both to arrive in 2008, representatives of Python said Wednesday.
Nortel will leverage Web services and SOA to enable integration of communications services into business applications with the company launching its Communications Enablement strategy Wednesday.
Sun Microsystems' push to open source all of its software helped prompt one vice president, Larry Singer, to leave the company, Singer said at a conference in San Francisco on Tuesday afternoon.
Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday is unveiling its Service Delivery Platform (SDP) 2.0, which is geared to help wireless service providers take advantage of SOA and offer Web 2.0 services.
Microsoft plans on Tuesday to unveil what could be an industry-changing effort in application modeling and SOA with its "Oslo" project, which could significantly change the equation in the Windows application deployment space.
Sun offered informational updates Monday on several ongoing efforts in the open-source arena, including product plans for the OpenSolaris version of the Solaris OS, Java, and the GlassFish application server.
Oracle staff have cited collaborative potential for Enterprise 2.0 and cast the company's WebCenter platform as its product offering in this space.
Oracle is announcing an enhanced version of its business process analysis software that enhances collaboration between process modelers and implementers.
BEA Systems and Adobe Systems are partnering on rich Internet application development in an arrangement incorporating both SOA and Web 2.0 concepts.
With an incremental update to its Solaris 10 OS, Sun is extending the platform's virtualization capabilities to accommodate Linux and Solaris on the same computer.