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Wily Technology (www.wilytech.com) provides Enterprise Application Management solutions. The company's products are designed to enable companies to successfully manage their critical Web applications and infrastructure by providing real-time, end-to-end visibility into the performance ...
I received a lot of feedback last month on my 'Will Every Child Be Left Behind?' editorial. A lot of you related your collective disappointment in the current state of our public schools. What surprised me was the number of readers who thought that application servers, XML, and Web ser...
The politicians are at it again with their general collective hallucinations. Recently Rod Paige, the U.S. Secretary of Education, made the following statement: There is a new fervor in American education and a new creativity that's being driven in part by this generation of tech-savvy...
Steve Pattison, vice president of alliances and business development at Interwoven, talked to Jack Martin, editor-in-chief of WJ, about the enterprise content management (ECM) provider's relationship with IBM.
Jack Martin, editor-in-chief of WebSphere Journal, recently sat down with Buell Duncan, general manager of ISV and Developer Relations for IBM.
Another month is upon us and the world continues to change. The world of corporate governance is making its presence felt in all corners of information technology as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements begin to take effect with regard to Section 404. You only need to read the daily new...
As the world becomes progressively more comfortable with e-business as a business model for the 21st century, criminals are also gaining a level of comfort in stealing information at a progressively alarming rate. Information theft is a global problem that will continue to grow as crim...
On October 6, 2004, IBM announced the latest release of WebSphere, version 6. The next day, Jack Martin, editor-in-chief of WebSphere Journal, sat down to talk with Dr. Bob Sutor, the director of WebSphere Foundation Software, about some of the new features in this release.
IBM just announced WebSphere Application Server (WAS) version 6, which IBM says can save companies as much as $110,000 per minute in lost revenue and productivity. This capability is a major advance for enterprise-class computing.
In this Q&A Rick discusses ways in which companies can protect their mission critical data even as they connect their networks with outside partners.
We're very excited about that relationship. As you may know, OnStar is the world's largest telematics service provider (TSP), with more than 2.5 million subscribers. Hopefully, by the end of 2004, that will have grown to more than 3 million subscribers, which will make OnStar 5 times a...
As I'm sure you've noticed. over the last few months I've been asking you whether you think BEA is DOA? The response has been intense and interesting. At some points some readers started with personal attacks on me and, in some cases, the publisher of this magazine. I think those peopl...
Jack Martin, editor-in-chief of WebSphere Journal, recently sat down with Bruce Radloff, CTO of OnStar, and Tony Lent, vice president of OnStar's Wireless Strategic Business Unit, to talk about how they use WebSphere.
With a customer roster that includes Fortune 500 companies like Citibank, Verizon, JP Morgan, and medium-sized shops like Spectra Marketing, Viador - provider of reporting and OLAP analysis tools for customers that need to do reporting and analyze their data such as financial analysis ...
Last month, Jack Martin, editor-in-chief of WebSphere Journal, and Tom Inman, vice president of product management and marketing, IBM WebSphere Software, talked about the differences between WebSphere and WebLogic. This month, they look at what's happening in WebSphere now and in the f...
Microsoft has released an XP update with advanced security technologies and has urged Windows XP users to turn on Automatic Updates to get consistent security updates. However, IBM has told its users not to install the Windows XP update.
How low does BEA have to go before Oracle or, for that matter, anyone makes an offer for BEA? The answer may be lower than you think. Someone, anyone buying BEA has been a perennial topic of conversation for the past couple of years.
Jack Martin, editor-in-chief of WebSphere Journal, recently spent some time chatting with Tom Inman, vice president of product management and marketing, IBM WebSphere Software, about WebSphere's market share relative to BEA's WebLogic, how IBM handles WebSphere sales, its customer and ...
Jack Martin speaks to Devi Gupta, director of Strategic Marketing at Prolifics, about IBM WebSphere and BEA WebLogic.
Jack Martin also spoke to George Kosmides, president of Noospherics, about their IBM relationship.
Jack Martin, editor-in-chief of WebSphere Journal, recently spent some time chatting with Tom Inman, Vice President Product Management and Marketing, IBM WebSphere Software, about WebSphere's market share relative to BEA's WebLogic, how IBM handles WebSphere sales, its customer and par...
IBM announced some new software and services to make it easier for companies to adapt their information-technology infrastructures to changing business conditions. The latest IBM offerings will help companies build service-oriented architectures (SOAs), which are collections of busines...
IBM is really on a roll as WebSphere continues to shellac BEA in market share and product extensions. Now they go and release Stinger (beta version) for the next-generation DB2 to give Larry Ellison and Oracle something to think about.
Ineffectual corporate management has given a great gift to programmers, system administrators, and CIOs - endless corporate accounting scandals. Our federal government has not missed this scandalous behavior, as they have passed an extraordinarily strong, far-reaching law to contend wi...
Well, it's another month and we're off to a good start with IBM making it easier for people to find new uses for WebSphere. IBM has taken the teams-based approach to the next step. They just released a roles-based group of tools - six power packs and eight tracks in total - based on wh...
WebSphere Journal editor-in-chief Jack Martin recently chatted with Paraic Sweeney, IBM's VP of Marketing for Industry Solutions and Business Integration, Software Group. In this exclusive interview, Sweeney discusses IBM's Middleware Industry Solutions initiative, the drivers behind a...
Ineffectual corporate management has given a great gift to programmers, system administrators, and CIOs - endless corporate accounting scandals. Our federal government has not missed this scandalous behavior as they have passed an extraordinarily strong, far-reaching law to contend wit...
Some new opportunities are appearing in the world of technology, some of them quite unexpected. Faced with the specter of mad cow disease appearing in the U.S., the American rancher and the entire chain of U.S. food suppliers are about to embark on a far-reaching program that will affe...
In the world of IT, outsourcing - also known as 'offshoring' - is either the dirtiest word you can utter or a brilliant one; it's all about who says it to whom and where it is said. No matter who uses it, it is a word most often said in private.
As we go to press with our December issue, Microsoft has issued its 65th security bulletin of the year disclosing a security flaw of critical severity in most versions of its popular Windows operating system. Microsoft urged users of Windows 2000, Millennium, 98, and NT 4.0 to download...
The IBM WebSphere family of products can be a lot of different things to different people, and – just like any family – each member has its own strengths and weaknesses.
Jack Martin, editor-in-chief of WebSphere Journal, recently spoke with Rob High, IBM Distinguished Engineer and chief architect for IBM WebSphere Application Server. In this exclusive interview, High discusses the SMB market, computing as a utility, and WebSphere's approach to security...
The whole point of my recent series of editorials has been to get people thinking about what has happened to the job market for IT developers and administrators - and where it is going next. Over the past two months I have written about what I have witnessed at countless dot coms and d...
Jack Martin, editor-in-chief of WebSphere Journal, recently spoke with Rob High, IBM Distinguished Engineer and chief architect for IBM WebSphere Application Server. In this exclusive two-part interview, High discusses principles of architecture, the evolution of customer requests into...
Whether you like it or not, the offshoring of IT projects is here to stay, so get over it. If you can't get over it, get out of IT. But before you head for the exit, think about what you'll be missing.
In the world of IT, outsourcing is either the dirtiest word you can utter or a brilliant one; it's all about who says it to whom and where it is said.
WebSphere Journal editor-in-chief Jack Martin recently chatted with Joe Damassa and the WebSphere marketing team, which features some new faces but is just as dedicated to the continued success of the WebSphere brand. In this exclusive interview the team discusses open standards, I...
The latest way to make a buck is to get your company some very cheap labor using L-1 visas. You can pay the new workers less than minimum wage - and it's completely legal.
WebSphere Developer's Journal Editor-in-Chief Jack Martin recently spoke with IBM's Peter Fordyce, Worldwide WebSphere Foundation and Tools Sales Manager about how he sees his group's role in the WebSphere community - and what customers are looking for.
It's been a busy month in the world of WebSphere, with the advent of some very exciting new functions in WebSphere Studio and WebSphere Application Server. The latest version of WebSphere Studio (v5.1) takes a huge step toward helping people build Web applications in Java - without...