Interop: from Java/RMI over SOAP to WS-* demo on Open Source !!

Interesting message from Robert Wahbe, MS Corporate VP Connected Systems Division: “A decade ago, Microsoft competed in a world in which promises of interoperability were tightly associated with Java and J2EE middleware products such as IBM WebSphere and BEA WebLogic. Last week at TechEd, Bob Muglia conclusively demonstrated how much Microsoft’s ten-year investment in XML…

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Guidance and sample for secure, scalable, available and interoperable WebServices using .NET platform…Oslo approaching

StockTrader 2.0 and Configuration Service 2.0 now live on MSDN! .NET StockTrader 2.0 and Configuration Services 2.0 Home Page Executive Summary Last May, we released the .NET StockTrader 1.0 as guidance for building service-oriented, enterprise-ready applications using .NET.  We’ve just updated it with new features to show expanded capabilities of what you can do with…

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Microsoft and interop? Microsoft Office 2007 will support ODF!

Microsoft Corp. is offering customers greater choice and more flexibility among document formats, as well as creating additional opportunities for developer and competitors, by expanding the range of document formats supported in its flagship Office productivity suite. The 2007 Microsoft Office system already provides support for 20 different document formats within Microsoft Office Word, Office…

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The Next Step in Openness and Interoperability

This morning, Ray Ozzie, Bob Muglia, Brad Smith and Steve Ballmer  are announcing important changes to our technology and business practices that will enhance the interoperability of our products and expand the technical information we share with developers, partners, customers, and competitors. The changes we’re announcing today are outlined in four interoperability principles that apply…

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The BizTalk® Adapter Pack for the masses

The BizTalk® Adapter Pack provides a single solution to easily and securely connect to Line of Business (LOB) data from any custom-developed .NET application, SQL Server-based business intelligence solution, or an Office Business Application (OBA).  The three adapters available in this release are Siebel, SAP and Oracle DB.  For clarity for OBA’s:  the adapter pack…

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Microsoft’s effort around interoperability

Most enterprises today are wildly heterogeneous and therefore interoperability is a major concern for most enterprises today.  To help its customers face those concerns Microsoft has been working on interoperability since years and the latest initiative concerning interoperability is called the “Microsoft Protocol Program”.  Learn more about the two major parts of that program: Microsoft…

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