Friday, September 15, 2006

Webmethods set to buy Infravio


WebMethods is all set to buy Infravio, a company specializing in Web Services platform, for $38mn. Infravio a 65 member team with 50 members in Chennai, India has moved closer to WebMethods due to its tireless work on SOA.

WebMethods plans to use infravio's flagship product X-Registry, a leading registry/repository platform for governance of SOA products & incorporate into WebMethods fabric.

Off late, WebMethods is picking up various small companies to consolidate its position in SOA based product delivery. The CEO has clearly mentioned this desire while picking up Cerebra & not Infravio.

Will this make WebMethods a leader among the SOA space?? Lets see...

Sunday, September 03, 2006

webMethods buys Cerebra Inc

On its course to release v7 of the popular product webMehtods Fabric, webMethods Inc took over a small startup Cerebra Inc. This way wM is moving from its application integration roots to SOA.

Webmethods Fabric's new version will incorporate the semantic metadata management technology with automated discovery capabilities of Cerebra. This way Webmethods is evolving from an enterprise application integration(EAI) vendor to being a provider for SOA & BPM services, according to Marc Breissinger, CTO at Webmethods.

More on it at, SearchWebServices and Computer Business Review.