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Author: Simon Barere

Simon Barere

IBM and Hybrid Cloud

It’s always the most prosaic things that get you. For Napoleon it was the Russian winter. For the NASA Mars Orbiter it was the metric system. For cloud it’s access to data. IBM focused on this last point in a major way at the InterConnect 2015 conference. Robert LeBlanc, Senior VP of IBM Cloud had… Continue reading →

Simon Barere

API Management at Microsoft Technology Centers

SOA Software recently announced the showcasing of its API Management solution at the Microsoft Technology Centers (MTCs), and I wanted to spend a little time going into more detail on what this means and why it is important. The MTCs are Microsoft locations worldwide where you can preview the latest Microsoft and partner technology. It… Continue reading →

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DataPower GatewayScript

The best-selling API and SOA appliance just got better. Earlier this month, IBM announced at the Impact 2014 conference the latest release of its IBM WebSphere DataPower gateway – release 7. The release contains a number of important new features and enhancements. I wanted to focus on one feature that is perhaps the single most… Continue reading →

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Microsoft Cloud Integration

Stefan Reid from Forrester Research recently put out a report on cloud integration called “The Forrester Wave: Hybrid Integration, Q1 2014”. I was happy to see that Microsoft was well represented, and that they did well. Microsoft’s key product contributions were Windows Azure BizTalk Services and Windows Azure Service Bus. Reid talks about the growing… Continue reading →

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Have It Your Way On DataPower

SOA Software just released the latest version of our Policy Manager for DataPower API and SOA management solution for DataPower. It contains a new feature, Custom Policy, that is so relevant to what DataPower customers need today that I thought I would share a bit of the excitement on what it is, what it can… Continue reading →

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Preparing for SOA and API Convergence

SOA Software recently published a new whitepaper entitled “SOA and API Convergence: What it Means for IBM Customers” that offers some engaging ideas on the future relationship between SOA and API technology. The whitepaper gives IBM customers some solid architectural ideas founded on the SOA and API strength of the IBM DataPower gateway partnered with… Continue reading →

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Microsoft Predictions for 2014

The end of 2013 coincided with the new product launch of SOA Software’s Intermediary for Microsoft. Not a bad way to end the year. SOA Software has always been committed to first class SOA and API management support for the Microsoft community, and Intermediary for Microsoft marks an exciting next milestone in our Microsoft product… Continue reading →