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Smart SOA Connectivity and Integration Podcast Series

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Get the latest straight from the pros. Hear from our lab experts from Hursley explain how to reduce complexity and optimize cost.


Listen to software development experts from the IBM® Software Development Laboratory in Hursley, England and some of their U.S.-based counterparts explain how to reduce complexity, improve access to vital business information, and optimize IT budgets in this exclusive, listen-at-your-own-pace podcast series on Smart Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Connectivity and Integration.

Delivering Value in Today’s Economy with SOA Connectivity and Integration

John McLean, IBM Hursley Lab, Vice President and Lab Director

Beginning with a discussion on key business drivers that are impacting companies today – cost optimization and business agility – this presentation provides an overview of three of IBM’s connectivity and integration solutions:

Messaging Family Update with WebSphere MQ and WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition

Dermot Flaherty, IBM Hursley Lab, WebSphere MQ STSM, Lead Messaging Architect

Learn about the messaging layer of IBM’s ESB solution and how it improves the flow of information across the enterprise, adjusts to dynamic business requirements, reduces maintenance and integration costs, and seamlessly bridges to new technologies. Explore the latest updates, as well as the roadmap for future releases.

ESB Messaging and Enrichment – Untangle Your Connectivity Infrastructure

Anthony O’Dowd, IBM Hursley Lab, ESB STSM, Lead Message Broker Architect

Focusing on the enrichment layer of IBM’s ESB solution, this presentation discusses a number of processing scenarios and usage patterns where customers have achieved business value from implementing an ESB. In addition to a product overview, learn about the latest releases and roadmaps for two of IBM’s software ESBs – WebSphere Message Broker and WebSphere ESB.

WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances

Adolfo Rodriguez, IBM, STSM, Architect, DataPower SOA Appliances

Hear about the latest updates in the integration appliance world, including appliances for XML acceleration, XML secure, ESB implementation, low-latency MQ, B2B and others. Discover how WebSphere DataPower can provide a bullet-proof solution to tough issues like XML security, and learn how to take advantage of the simplicity of installing and configuring the WebSphere DataPower device to address the issues listed above.

Service Visibility and Governance with WebSphere Service Registry and Repository

Martin Smithson, IBM Hursley Lab, WSRR Architect
Sunil Murthy, IBM, WSRR Product Manager

Ideal for those who have implemented a Service Oriented Architecture, this presentation provides an overview of WebSphere Service Registry and Repository (WSRR), including the latest enhancements and future directions in the world of Governance Automation. Learn how WSRR fits into a total solution for Governance Automation – key to the success of any SOA implementation – and how to use WSRR as a central repository for coordinating multiple sources of service metadata.

Connectivity Strategies – What Are We Focused and Where Are We Headed

Marc-Thomas Schmidt, IBM, Distinguished Engineer, Chief Connectivity Architect

Hear the key strategies that are driving the future enhancements for IBM’s connectivity and integration solutions. Explore some of the lessons we’ve learned from companies that have implemented SOA, and the resulting trends that are driving the focus of and enhancements to our connectivity and integration portfolio. Areas of discussion include federated connectivity, governance, consumability, and cloud computing.

WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition

Patrick Verdugo, IBM, WebSphere Tiger Team Connectivity Manager

Is your organization still moving files from point A to point B as a form of integration? Listen to one of the top experts in the field of Managed File Transfer describe how WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition can be used to automate, secure, and document larger scale file transfers. Learn how this incredible technology helps address reliability and auditability requirements that are becoming more stringent every day.

Delivering Competitive IT Advantage with Cloud Integration Solutions

Nathan Cowan, General Manager, Hubspan Inc

This presentation will focus on "WebSpan" a Cloud based SaaS Integration Platform. WebSpan is a joint solution from IBM and Hubspan, a leading provider of business integration solutions. It combines best of breed integration solutions built on the proven middleware infrastructure of WebSphere. You will learn about real world examples of how companies achieved up to 100% customer retention, 25% increase in revenues, and vastly improved operational accuracy and efficiencies, all while reducing IT infrastructure costs by leveraging WebSpan.

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