We just have to get those customer sites to saddle up and ride alongside the SOA bandwagon.
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.
You've seen similar open source distribution and solution as adjunct to a commercial product strategies from Red Hat, JBoss, IBM, Novell, and Sun.
If Microsoft wants to encourage the creation of an ecology of development around services that use its tools and deployment scenarios, where's the beef?
Today could mark a resurgence of the tough, feisty, quick-footed Microsoft.
The maturation of ESBs is a topic worth boning up on and tracking closely, from all the angles.
For Microsoft, SOA is a means to Windows everywhere, and not an ends unto itself.
Just build the best business and data-viewer browser software now, give it away, and outsource the hardware to Apple.
Bump this up to milestone from the level of "me-too" on the scale of adoption.
They call it Connected Computing, but I think it should be called .Client/Server
This dramatically and quickly commoditizes platforms and infrastructure.