VP Innovation at Axway, Co-founder at Vordel

Mark O'Neill

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Maureen O'Gara presents a sneak peak of the Vordel Cloud Service Broker private beta over at Cloud Computing Journal Contact Vordel at info@vordel.com if you'd like an invitation to the beta.... ... (more)

Getting started with the Vordel Gateway

My colleague Ian Marsh has written some really useful blog posts about how to get started with the Vordel Gateway , including the ubiquitous "Hello World" and then some really useful pointers to how to create policies inside the Gateway. Definitely useful and worth following Ian over at http://enterprisegateway.wordpress.com/ ... (more)

Securing Web Services

Web Services and SOAP The actual definition of a Web service is a matter of some debate because the world of Web services can extend from small closed networks to global discovery services implemented using UDDI (Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration). But at a practical implementation level it is useful to think of a Web service as any software service that can be defined using WSDL (Web Services Description Language) and which uses SOAP for communication between a requester and a listener. This communication uses SOAP as the enveloping protocol. Tools such as SOAP:... (more)

XML Without Wires - Part 1 of 2

Wireless transmission is becoming more and more common for many document types, and XML is no exception. But XML itself presents a number of challenges to the wireless medium. This article, the first in a two-part series, describes these challenges, and describes techniques that can be used to tailor an XML-aware system to the wireless world. Wireless bandwidth continues to be at a premium, despite the long-standing promises of 2.5G and 3G networks. XML isn't binary, and while this means that knotty problems like little-endian/big-endian confusion are avoided, it also means that... (more)

Unifying Security Policy Across the Web, Web Services, and Web 2.0

How can security policies be centralized across an enterprise's set of Web applications? In particular, we examine the case of security policies for web services and for traditional websites and describe how the two can be administered and enforced together to improve both the cost of administration as well as the strength and flexibility of the security system. Web Services and Websites: Different or the Same? Organizations have significant investments in web-delivered applications. To date, these web systems have typically taken the form of websites serving up HTML pages accessi... (more)