|By SOA News Desk||
|February 6, 2008 04:00 PM EST||
Software AG announced the availability of additional
security enhancements for the service-oriented architectures (SOA) created or
managed with the webMethods product suite. Under the terms of a new license
agreement with Layer 7 Technologies (Layer 7), Software AG will now offer and
support Layer 7's SecureSpan SOA security and policy enforcement solutions to
customers on a global basis. Layer 7 is a leading provider of gateway software
and appliances for securing, scaling and simplifying production SOAs.
When used in conjunction with the webMethods product suite from Software AG, Layer 7's family of SecureSpan products can be used to simplify the implementation of advanced security and policy controls for SOA. Furthermore, it also serves as a fully-interoperable Policy Enforcement Point (PEP) for the services governed by CentraSite. Jointly developed by Software AG and Fujitsu, CentraSite is an industry-leading solution for SOA governance used by Global 2000 enterprises worldwide.
"The addition of Layer 7 measurably enhances the SOA policy control and enforcement options that we offer," said Jignesh Shah, Product Line Director for SOA Governance, Software AG. "For our customers, our expanded relationship and interoperability with Layer 7 means that they can take advantage of the turnkey ease-of-use offered by an SOA appliance from Layer 7 without sacrificing the control and flexibility offered by either CentraSite or the webMethods product suite. By delivering these capabilities through Software AG, we're helping our customers accelerate the secure expansion of their SOA deployments."
"Layer 7 Technologies is a leader in the security and operational management of production SOA. Software AG's ability to resell and bundle Layer 7 products with the webMethods suite will give their customers a one-stop source for building and running their SOA infrastructures," added Dimitri Sirota, Vice President for Marketing and Alliances at Layer 7 Technologies.
"SOA governance presents a complex set of challenges, because it involves policy creation, communication, management, and enforcement across the Service lifecycle," said Jason Bloomberg, Managing Partner at ZapThink. "The combination of CentraSite and Layer 7 Technologies' SecureSpan security and policy enforcement capabilities provides enterprises with a comprehensive governance and security solution that covers the gamut from policy definition through enforcement."
As a member of the CentraSite Community, Layer 7 is fully interoperable with CentraSite using standards-based approaches. As an example of this interoperability, the CentraSite Governance Edition from Software AG and the Layer 7 SecureSpan XML Appliance were used earlier this year to demonstrate interoperability of the WS-Policy Candidate Recommendation using the UDDI (Universal Description, Discovery and Integration) standard. This was an important milestone in WS-Policy's subsequent promotion to Recommendation Status by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Oct. 9, 2015 09:30 PM EDT Reads: 309
Oct. 9, 2015 09:00 PM EDT Reads: 408
Oct. 9, 2015 08:45 PM EDT Reads: 132
Oct. 9, 2015 08:15 PM EDT Reads: 202
Oct. 9, 2015 08:00 PM EDT Reads: 930
Oct. 9, 2015 08:00 PM EDT Reads: 314
Oct. 9, 2015 07:45 PM EDT Reads: 165
Oct. 9, 2015 07:45 PM EDT Reads: 186
Oct. 9, 2015 06:45 PM EDT Reads: 222
Oct. 9, 2015 06:30 PM EDT Reads: 130
Oct. 9, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 324
Oct. 9, 2015 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 114
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly by extending current technologies, products and networks. By 2020, Cisco estimates there will be 50 billion connected devices. Gartner has forecast revenues of over $300 billion, just to IoT suppliers. Now is the time to figure out how you’ll make money – not just create innovative products. With hundreds of new products and companies jumping into the IoT fray every month, there’s no shortage of innovation. Despite this, McKinsey/VisionMobile data...
Oct. 9, 2015 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 246
Chris Van Tuin, Chief Technologist for the Western US at Red Hat, has over 20 years of experience in IT and Software. Since joining Red Hat in 2005, he has been architecting solutions for strategic customers and partners with a focus on emerging technologies including IaaS, PaaS, and DevOps. He started his career at Intel in IT and Managed Hosting followed by leadership roles in services and sales engineering at Loudcloud and Linux startups.
Oct. 9, 2015 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 226
You have your devices and your data, but what about the rest of your Internet of Things story? Two popular classes of technologies that nicely handle the Big Data analytics for Internet of Things are Apache Hadoop and NoSQL. Hadoop is designed for parallelizing analytical work across many servers and is ideal for the massive data volumes you create with IoT devices. NoSQL databases such as Apache HBase are ideal for storing and retrieving IoT data as “time series data.”
Oct. 9, 2015 03:45 PM EDT Reads: 510