IBM leads the middleware software market and is taking customers away from Oracle thanks to changes in pricing strategy.
Red Hat is increasingly using JBoss as a strategic platform to move (or "migrate") enterprises to open-source, which may pave the way for it to get aggressive with applications.
Equinox runtime project aims to make applications easier to deploy with an OSGi-compliant componentized middleware platform.
The company's top executive for its middleware efforts gives people at Oracle OpenWorld a peek at its Fusion 11g beta.
Oracle's software revenue--applications, middleware, and databases--was solid, but hardware sales lagged.
Middleware will be needed in the green revolution.
The U.S. health care system is a mess, but an open-source middleware broker that connects disparate data sources could help.
Company churns out another impressive quarter, with revenue rising 12 percent, but it may need to invest more in its middleware business to ensure future growth.
Company reports improvement in both revenue and net income, getting some help from sales of its Fusion middleware.