Scaling a message-based system is a common enterprise problem. Web 2.0 needs to get a little enterprise-like to make things work better.
Apache ships version 1.0 of Synapse open source enterprise service bus (ESB) with WSO2 product right behind.
Eventually all of these buzzword-y acronyms will assimilate. In the meantime, SOA meet IAM, who may or may not be friends with OSS.
Hosted application company buys Cape Clear to build integration service into its application suite.
Do we really need all the Apache projects? No. But then, do we really need most of the open-source development we get?
Open source integration company bulks up with second round of funding.