VP Innovation at Axway, Co-founder at Vordel

Mark O'Neill

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We at Vordel released Version 5.2 of our Gateway, which connects to Cloud Services. If you need to connect your systems to SalesForce.com, Amazon S3 or SQS or SimpleDB, or Microsoft or Yahoo! Web Services, with security and without writing code, then this is the product for you. Here's the release: San Diego, CA - July 29, 2009 - Vordel, the XML networking management company, today announced at the Burton Catalyst Conference the general availability of Vordel 5.2, its suite of application networking products. Vordel 5.2 enables enterprises to connect their applications to Cloud services such as Amazon Web Services, SalesForce.com, and Microsoft Azure. Vordel benefits enterprises by resolving the complexity of connecting SOA and Cloud-based services and providing a secure and transparent environment for this process. To successfully transition and adapt to a cloud en... (more)

Connecting to the Cloud in Japanese - クラウドに接続する

The Connecting to the Cloud series of articles, which I wrote for IBM DeveloperWorks, is now available in Japanese. The series introduces cloud platforms such as Force.com and Amazon SQS, including code samples in Java, and governance and policy, again including code samples (an Amazon policy expressed in JSON). The Gateway "onramp" model is described. Here are the links to the Japanese versions of Parts 1,2, and 3 of the series: クラウドに接続する: 第 1 回 アプリケーションにクラウドを活用する クラウドに接続する: 第 2 回 ハイブリッド・クラウド・モデルを実現する クラウドに接続する: 第 3 回 クラウドのガバナンスとセキュリティー ... (more)

Cloud Computing in Practice

James Urquhart has assembled a very impressive list of examples of Cloud Computing in practice. Examples include: Number of applications running on Force.com: 135,000 Number of applications hosted by Ruby on Rails platform service vendor Heroku: 40,000+ Objects stored in Amazon Web Services S3: 64 billion (as of August 2009) Full details at: http://news.cnet.com/8301-19413_3-10405895-240.html ... (more)

More on Microsoft's "Migrating Data To New Cloud"

Microsoft Developer More commentary on Microsoft's "Migrating Data to New Cloud" patent application: - Loraine Lawson in IT Business Edge - Gavin Clarke in The Register And, of course, the patent application itself: ... (more)

Telstra Hybrid Integration Case Study next week at Gartner AADI Sydney

Next week I'm excited to be attending Gartner AADI Sydney, where the Axway sponsor session features Telstra's Richard King speaking about Hybrid Integration, at 3.15pm on Monday July 21. Hybrid Integration, and the Hybrid Integration Platform (HIP), are very exciting topics in integration at the moment. Connections between on-premises and Cloud services are enabled in this way, all through APIs. Here is the preview of the talk: Innovations in Cloud, Mobile, Social Media and Big Data are revolutionising how Telstra International goes to market to engage with their customers, emplo... (more)