Tag: messaging middleware

Is Legacy Technology Still Your Greatest Asset?

Is Legacy Technology Still Your Greatest Asset?

Who has actually made the move off of the mainframe?

Lessons from the DevOps shop floor

Lessons from the DevOps shop floor

DevOps – Recently I’ve been investigating just how much time and effort companies put into building, configuring, using and maintaining their messaging middleware environments. And here’s what I’ve discovered.

The secret to exploiting your investment in messaging middleware!

The secret to exploiting your investment in messaging middleware!

Messaging Middleware – Large enterprises generally expend about ¼ of their entire IT budget on the systems and processes to connect the disparate systems that make up complex application stacks.

Need a way to reduce costs and improve application performance at the same time?

Need a way to reduce costs and improve application performance at the same time?

Application Performance – Much of the costs associated with implementing a new app or upgrading an existing app are operational. For most companies at least a quarter of their entire IT budget is aligned to integration and configuration management.

A brief overview of what’s new in IBM MQ 9.2

A brief overview of what’s new in IBM MQ 9.2

Recently, I wrote about the difference between long-term support and continuous delivery releases of IBM MQ. In that discussion I pointed out that based on their traditional cadence that a new MQ release was not far off. As expected, IBM has announced IBM MQ 9.2. This is scheduled for availability this week. As I discussed…
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Solving A Common Cloud Migration Issue For Messaging Middleware

Solving A Common Cloud Migration Issue For Messaging Middleware

Are you like many enterprises, using a mix of messaging middleware applications including IBM MQ, Kafka and/or Tibco EMS? And Are you in the process of either moving some apps off of mainframes and in-house datacenters to the cloud, or starting to build news apps in new cloud environments? These are currently common scenarios that…
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Multi Middleware Message Flow Tracking

If you are interested in multi middleware message flow tracking, this video may be the best 5 minutes you have spent in a very long time! Scott Corrigan from Nastel Technologies walks you through how to use Nastel’s XRay solution to view and analyze the performance of end-to-end transactions that span multiple middleware technologies (in…
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Mrs. Gallagher's Wedding Dress Can't Talk

Mrs. Gallagher’s Wedding Dress Can’t Talk

Click here to watch this parable as a video When you hear people talking about messaging middleware (or messages in general), you frequently hear the term “payload” being used to describe the message content. It’s an interesting word. The Oxford English Dictionary offers a few definitions of the noun “payload”. For example: 1. “The part…
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3 Reasons Your Middleware is Compromised

3 Reasons Your Middleware is Compromised

ONE: A Failure to implement app level encryption When developers create a middleware messaging connection between apps, they may choose to do so without encryption, to keep things fast and simple. Often apps rely on middleware level encryption which secures data in transit between middleware hubs (brokers). But without app level encryption, it can be…
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Nastel announces the general availability of Nastel Navigator 10

Nastel announces the general availability of Nastel Navigator 10

Nastel Technologies announces the general availability of Nastel Navigator 10, which includes new features for enterprise customers. Nastel Technologies™, a premier global provider of Messaging Middleware Centric solutions covering end-to-end Transaction Tracking and Application Performance Management (APM) for mission-critical applications in mixed cloud environments, announced today the general availability of Nastel Navigator™ release 10. Nastel…
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