Wednesday, January 16, 2008

News: Oracle agrees to acquire BEA for $19.375 per share in cash

Oracle agrees to acquire BEA for $19.375 per share in cash. The deal represents a 24% premium over BEA Systems' close on Tuesday at $15.58. See the official press release here.

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

News: Oracle SOA suite wins InfoWorld award for 2008

Oracle SOA Suite 10gR3 wins InfoWorld's 2008 Technology of the Year award in applications and middleware. Of special mention is this snippet

Topping the stack are the OWSM (Oracle Web Services Manager) -- locking down services with sturdy security and policy management -- and an easy-to-use rules facility, Oracle Business Rules Engine, for processing business logic and authoring customizable rule sets.

Read full story here.

Monday, January 14, 2008

Whitepaper on SOA security

A whitepaper on "What's required to secure Service Oriented Architecture" has been published on OTN by Marc Chanliau. Check it out here. It's also linked from the OWSM's OTN page.