Oracle and IBM are the only two Integration Platform vendors in the Leadership quadrant of all three Gartner Magic Quadrants for Application Infrastructure related to service integration (SOA). You may wonder “what’s the difference between Oracle and IBM integration offerings?” …they both provide application connectivity, have an Enterprise Service (more...)
Check out the Service Integration and BPM article on "Integrate and Mobilize" in the new issue of Oracle Magazine. Great snapshots on Oracle SOA Suite and Oracle BPM Suite customers San Joaquin County, California and Teva North America, subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries.
Topics include why Teva chose Oracle (more...)
Hey all you dedicated Facebook users! Can’t put down Facebook while you’re driving? We have the solution for you. Stay connected with your friends even while driving with Oracle’s newly released “Facebook Windshield”.
Combining automotive hardware and integration software, the Facebook Windshield is an Engineered System that keeps your focus (more...)
You are 8 minutes away from having a better understanding of the following three topics. Watch this brief webcast titled “Simplifying Integration in the Enterprise and Cloud” to learn:
- How integration complexity will increase
...unless you avoid the accidental cloud architecture
- The 4 main aspects of Oracle SOA Suite
... and (more...)
Learn about Oracle's strategy for simplifying integration and developing a more responsive enterprise even while you expand your integration support to include cloud and mobile. Recently uploaded to YouTube, this session highlights the commonly overlooked aspects of cloud integration to give you a more comprehensive view of the many (more...)
If you’ve ever wondered how some big companies are able to rapidly acquire and merge applications? Take a look at this webcast by Cisco’s Senior IT Manager Paras Jain. Shortly after the WebEx acquisition 5 years ago, Cisco consolidated to a single unified customer experience for online ordering of cloud and on-premise collaboration applications. Within 6 months, Cisco achieved break-even on their Oracle SOA Suite integration investment, eliminated duplicate order data entry and significantly improved their service level agreements (SLAs).
In the webcast, Paras dives into their SaaS IT System Architecture to describe how Oracle SOA Suite and Oracle (more...)
As the saying goes, there is no better way to be sure you truly understanding a technology than to be able to explain it so your grandparents understand it…OK, I’ve never heard it before either but it sure sounds true. And if you are even somewhat involved in SOA, the chances are good that someday, you will be asked to explain the value of SOA to a high-level business manager or senior project manager or maybe even the CEO of your company. So rather than mumbling something about “loosely coupled” or “service reuse” or “enterprise service bus” and then following (more...)
I recall attending a Gartner integration conference in 2003, ten years after Gartner’s Alexander Pasik introduced the term SOA. Attendees were still voicing skepticism with comments like “SOA is just a new term for <insert unrelated re-use technology name here>” or “is this just another fad I can wait out?” Since this introduction, there has been a gradual but steady growth in the acceptance of service-based integration over the last decade as a strategy to increase agility and time-to-market but not as a mandate.
A tipping point has finally occurred as a result of two recent trends, (more...)