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Hospital Simplifies Integration with InterSystems

Holland Hospital is using InterSystems Corp.’s Ensemble object-based integration and development platform to drive improvements in patient care. IT execs at Holland said they especially liked how the Ensemble SQL-compliant object database made it easy to rapidly connect to a variety of systems.

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Ivory Modernizes Mainframe at Top HR, Payroll Outsourcer

Securex, one of the largest HR and payroll outsourcers in Belgium, modernized their customer-facing mainframe applications to be more interactive, responsive and cost-effective using GT Software’s Ivory Service Architect.  IDN examines how Ivory moved an aging batch CRM application to a new platform, converted it from VSAM to CICS and opened it up to leverage SOA and agile web services.

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Microsoft, Progress, CA, Others Agree on WS-* for Devices

OASIS has approved new standards to bring SOA/web services to peripherals, consumer electronics, and various instruments for smart apps. The three new standards are supported by Microsoft, Progress Software, CA, Software AG, Rde Hat and other OASIS members.

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SugarCRM Adds Integration, Mobile Tools to Cloud

SugarCRM is using the cloud to make it easier to build and manage mobile CRM (customer relationship management) solutions. The improved web services and better tools are part of the Sugar Open Cloud, and available as a beta test offerings.

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Frost Bank Standardizes on Ivory for Mainframe SOA

Frost Bank, which manages $15 billion in assets, is standardizing on GT Software's Ivory Service Architect for a wide range of mainframe integration and modernization projects. Bank IT execs cite Ivory's easy approach to updating and integrating a wide array of core mainframe apps and data.

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Ping Identity Launches SAML Endpoint Program

Ping Identity Corp. is offering a new end-to-end program designed to help companies speed the rollout of SSO (single sign-on) and identity-enabled Web services between their partners and customers.

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Open Source IT Embraces Cloud Computing, Google App Engine

Cloud computing is gaining strong momentum in the open source community, with close half of all professionals saying they will offer their apps as web services via cloud providers. Google's Apps Engine, so far, is the top cloud provider-of-choice, says a survey by Evans Data Corp.

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Amazon’s AWS Offers Public Data as Free ‘Cloud’ Service

Amazon Web Services is taking 'cloud services' to a new level with its launch of "Public Data Sets on AWS," on-demand centralized repositories of public data sets that users can integrated into their AWS cloud-based applications - at no charge.

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Survey: SOA Security a Growing Concern for IT Execs

More than half of IT professionals say they have deferred or slowed SOA or web services adoption due to security concerns. Many wants vendors and services firms to improve SOA security solutions. The global study was released at Computer Associates' CA World in mid-November in Las Vegas.

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Survey: Measuring ROI ‘Greatest’ Challenge for SOA Devs

Determining ROI or payback-for-business from SOA investments is the "greatest challenge" facing SOA developers, finds an Evans Data Corp. survey. Determining SOA's ROI is tougher than technical tasks such as identifying Web Services, testing and validating, the survey said.

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WSO2 Open Source Tools, Training Bring SQL to SOA

Open source SOA firm WSO2 is helping database administrators and programmers play a more central role in SOA projects with release of WSO2 Data Services tool and online training.

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Sun Ships OpenSSO Enterprise To Secure Web Services

Sun Microsystems Inc. has announced Sun OpenSSO Enterprise software, an integrated and 'open' end-to-end toolset for secure single sign-on (SSO) for SOA and web services environments.

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