It seems Pollyanna to assume that Intel, Apple, Cisco, Tim Warner, and Verizon would work together to build out simplicity, convenience, and integration for all things IP in and around the home.
Analyst Dana Gardner examines IT news and trends that impact software strategists to provide insights and outcomes on SOA, app dev, SaaS, enterprise infrastructure and mobile convergence.
Dana Gardner is president and principal analyst at Interarbor Solutions, an enterprise IT analysis, market research, and consulting firm.
The function seems to be munging, so shouldn't they all get equal access?
Microsoft could provide Softricity's functionality to enterprises so that they could take their custom-developed Windows environment applications and convert then into streamed application services, with an efficient grid-like infrastructure for support.
Oddly, at the same time as this trend-line of accelerating developer capability/productivity amid a larger global pool of developer talent, Gartner is saying development is dead.
This is good news for everyone except Microsoft.
We can think of this improvement as extending what you can do with an iPod, in terms of software evolution that's independent of the hardware, to all sorts of connected consumer, industrial, and automotive devices.
In a business where utilization efficiency is king, reliability essential, and SOA an imperative, the clustered JVM model seems a no-brainer.
The news is that NetBeans gets support from JBoss (as well as another on-stage plug by Motorola CEO and Sun alum Ed Zander), and Java to be open sourced properly at some point in the future.
I thought maybe: "Oracle Adopts NetBeans as Development Platform -- Tells Most Developers to Go to Hell."
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