Microsoft is adding capabilities for RFID and EDI to its BizTalk Server business process management platform as well as making BizTalk friendlier for application developers.
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Red Hat said this week it had spruced up its Red Hat Command Center server- and application-monitoring service, eliminating the need for users to maintain a Red Hat-prescribed hardware appliance to collect monitoring data.
Sun continues to work on the Java Kernel, the idea of which is to provide a subset of the Java Runtime Environment tuned to particular programs.
BEA Systems will ship the three products featured in its social computing suite geared for Web 2.0 on Monday.
IBM is making it easier to utilize its patented intellectual property to implement nearly 200 standards in SOA, Web services, security and other spaces.
IBM is working on a project to enable agile development of Web 2.0 applications, but the effort has drawn criticism because it is not an open source endeavour.
JBoss is introducing an upgrade to its open-source portal software that features integration with Google Gadgets.
Microsoft's Windows platform is losing traction as a target for application developers in North America but still is the dominant platform, according to <a href="http://www.evansdata.com/n2/index.shtml">Evans Data</a> survey results being released on Tuesday.
Zend Technologies will offer the 1.0 version of its framework for PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) Web application development, which in pre-release forms has attracted more than 1 million downloads, on Monday.
Developers of Moonlight, a Linux client version of Microsoft's new Silverlight multimedia technology, are closing in on feature-completeness, a leader of the project said on Monday.
Maven Networks, which provides hosting services for Internet TV, will add Microsoft's Silverlight technology as a video delivery vehicle.
Think Novell is sending more money to Microsoft under the vendors' intellectual property agreement than the other way around? Think again, a Novell executive said at the TechEd 2007 conference in Orlando, Florida on Monday.
BEA Systems Inc. has entered the event-driven architecture market with a product geared for SOA in Java environments.
Although Microsoft was not mentioned by name during opening proceedings of the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) in San Francisco, the company and its complaints about open source software allegedly violating 235 Microsoft patents clearly were on the minds of speakers and attendees.