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Worldwide application server market revenues are forecast to grow 17.5% year-over-year from $7.4 billion in 2013 to $23.1 billion by 2020. This is in the context of a world communications infrastructure that is changing. Technology is enabling interaction, innovation, and sharing of knowledge in new ways and application server market promise to bring significant capability to enterprises seeking mission critical solutions to making the Internet available for productive, efficient use. @ThingsExpo billboard on Highway 101 in Silicon Valley is viewed by 1.3 million motorists per week Application Server Market Company Profiles: 360 Logica, Actuate, Adobe, AgilePoint,  Appian,  Aurea,  BigAgi,  BizFlow, BonitaSoft, CA Technologies, Crosscheck Networks,  EMC, Fabasoft Group, Fiorano, Fujitsu, GSX, Hewlett Packard, HostBridge, IBM, Informatica,  Intalio, iWay Software, ... (more)

Research and Markets: Concise Analysis of the International Business Process Management (BPM) Cloud, Mobile, and Patterns - Forecasts to 2019

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3v6djb/business_process) has announced the addition of "Concise Analysis of the International Business Process Management (BPM) Cloud, Mobile, and Patterns - Forecasts to 2019" to their offering. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth. As people move to cloud computing and use their smart phones and tablets to access apps, exception management of business process becomes a significant aspect of doing business. Patterns are being used to control automated process better and interact with it in a more flexible manner. According to Susan Eustis, lead author of the team that prepared the study, "Cloud computing, mobile computing, and smart devices represent the major forces impacting business process management (BPM) markets. IBM and others are leveraging patterns to gain competitive ... (more)

SOA Product Review: Managed Methods JaxView 4.0

Whether you work for a very large company with thousands of services in production or a small company with only a couple, visibility into the performance and uptime of those services is critical. Before you start investigating the myriad of governance products on the market, many of which will set you back a great deal of money, let me save you some time (and money). You can get up and running in about an hour for chump change with JaxView from Managed Methods and get a firm handle on how your services are performing (or not performing as the case may be). If you’ve ever worked with SiteScope for website monitoring, you’ll recognize the quick time-to-value paradigm of JaxView and for good reason – it is brought to you by some of the same people who built SiteScope. You’re going to love JaxView’s intuitive user interface and different deployment options, including ... (more)

Cloud Business Solutions, Social Media, and Platform Systems of Engagement Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019

NEW YORK, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Cloud Business Solutions, Social Media, and Platform Systems of Engagement Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2019 http://www.reportlinker.com/p01171942/Cloud-Business-Solutions-Social-Media-and-Platform-Systems-of-Engagement-Market-Shares-Strategies-and-Forecasts-Worldwide-2013-to-2019.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=IT_Hosting LEXINGTON, Massachusetts (May 1, 2013) – WinterGreen Research announces that it has published a new study Cloud Business Solutions, Social Media, and Platform Systems of Engagement: Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2013 to 2018. The 2013 study has 673 pages, 165 tables and figures. Worldwide markets are poised to achieve continuing growth as the cloud com... (more)

Application Server Market

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Application Server Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p01593920/Application-Server-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Personal_Computer_and_Server IBM is moving toward domination of the application server market, going from 55% share in 2011 to 60% share in 2012, buttressed in part by its dominance in supporting development of mobile apps. This achievement of 60% share of the application server market provides IBM with a defacto standard status in the market. Mission critical application servers are needed in the enterprise to support scalability, reliability, and security. More light weight open source application servers have a place in the market for web presence software, but for a solution that involves transac... (more)

SOA World: Managed Methods Adds Support for Windows Integrated Security

Managed Methods Inc. (www.managedmethods.com ) the leader in SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) visibility and SOA runtime governance today announced the support for windows integrated security for both the NTLM and Kerberos authentication methods. This capability expands the SOA environments that JaxView supports in its proxy deployment option. JaxView offers various deployments including proxy, patent pending agent-less and agent based. JaxView is one of the only XML gateway products on the market place that has support for Windows Integrated Security. "We develop features for JaxView based on customer need. We had seen a few requests for this functionality and decided to move it up in our development que. We are happy to add this functionality for our customers and expand the environments that JaxView can support." states Al Aghili Founder and Chief Technology O... (more)

Managed Methods SOA Journal Launched on Ulitzer

Managed Methods SOA Journal launched today on Ulitzer. Managed Methods develops and sells versatile and cost-effective solutions products for monitoring Web services and managing service-oriented architectures. Our focus is providing practical tools that enable visibility and management of Web services operations in the production environment. As an organization, we offer the following value: IT Operations Monitoring Experience, Focus on Product Flexibility and Value, Customization Support, Customer-driven Development, and Flexible Licensing. About Ulitzer.com Initiating content coverage on any topic or launching a magazine at Ulitzer.com  is designed to be as easy as boiling an egg and doesn't take much longer. To become a Ulitzer author, anyone can fill out a simple author profile and submit for editorial review and approval. Once you've been handed the keys, you ... (more)

Managed Methods Releases JaxView Free Version for up to 5 Active Monitors

Managed Methods announces the latest release of its free solution for monitoring Web service availability. Managed Methods enhances its offering to customers looking for simple availability in smaller environments. Architects, developers and IT operations managers working with Web services in production need visibility into the operation and performance of XML-based services. Managed Methods offers a wide variety of functionality and installation options at a cost effective price. JaxView’s functionality includes runtime governance, policy enforcement, management, agent-less visibility and availability. To ensure complete visibility into your web services environment or the desired functionality to fit your needs, JaxView offers both passive (real user / real time) and active monitoring (synthetic services and transactions).  Now, Managed Methods is offering th... (more)

Managed Methods Offers SOA Management Support

Managed Methods has announced the availability of their SOA management and runtime governance support for deeper visibility for Aqualogic ESB, WebLogic Integration (WLI) and Progress Sonic ESB 7.6. This capability expands the SOA environments that JaxView supports, including  a wide range of support for applications exposed by ESBs , protocols and messaging and back-end-databases and systems. "We are exceptionally pleased with this release for the support of these integration and mediation products. Our customers are using JaxView in varying ways, from agentless visibility to security and brokering, with varying environments." states Al Aghili Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Managed Methods Inc. "This capability really extends our ability to provide true end to end SOA visibility and control to customers using various service buses. We have found that ever... (more)

Managed Methods Enhances Policy Enforcement with JaxView 3.7

Managed Methods has announced the availability of their SOA management and runtime governance product JaxView 3.7. While providing full support for SOA and Web service management for the IT operations, JaxView 3.7 expanded runtime policy enforcement features around the creation of Service Policy Profiles. Architects, developers, and IT operations managers working with Web services in production need visibility into the operation and performance of XML-based services. Managed Methods offers a wide variety of functionality and installation options at a cost-effective price. Security and policy enforcement is an important piece to ensuring the management of your SOA environment to prevent leaks of data or intrusion. JaxView offers security and policy enforcement features that enable customers a greater return on investment when deploying an SOA. JaxView 3.7 Policies ... (more)

Apptio Launches Demand-Based Forecasting for IT Budget and Spend Management

Apptio is betting big on the market for demand-based budget forecasting. A new feature in its technology business management solutions software suite aims to help business managers plan and budget more accurately by inputting departmental forecasts into its software. The Bellevue, Wash., company is calling it a “closed-loop” approach to financial planning, cost management, and transparency. The promised result: tighter alignment with business priorities, improved cost efficiency, and transparent reporting on the cost and value of IT services. Michel Feaster, vice president of products at Apptio, is convinced the company’s closed-loop financial planning process will “close the gap between IT and the business” by letting companies update budgets and forecasts based on real business priorities. “Demand-based forecasting gives IT the data it needs to respond more effectiv... (more)