Was your software vendor acquired?

Nastel is the better and safer bet for middleware monitoring and management

Recently, one of the “big four” software firms was acquired by a group of investors led by Bain Capital.  This is good news as this shows that there is demonstrable health in the IT Sector in that investors are willing to take the risk and purchase a software vendor.  Continue reading

Airline Attendants: The Middleware of your Flight

Business critical applications are increasingly being moved to the cloud as traditional barriers are overcome. But what does this mean? How can we simplify our understanding of this shift and the technology that plays a major role in accomplishing this task?

Since we’re talking cloud and travel, consider the following scenario.

Airline attendants are the middlware of your flight

Passengers, representing application data, travel back and forth between destinations – in this case, the cloud-hosted apps and the users. Continue reading