Ascential Software Corporation unveiled its strategic product development plans for the next 24 months to capitalize on emerging technologies, meet evolving enterprise data integration requirements and "future-proof" information technology investments. Customers and partners can expect 64-bit computing and expanded grid-enabled capabilities, continued innovations in support for service-oriented architecture,and new functionality for radio frequency identification (RFID), among others. Ascential Software also announced the general availability of Ascential DataStage TX and its incorporation into the Ascential Enterprise Integration Suite.

The company confirmed the value of and alignment between Ascential Software's plans and the enterprise integration requirements of customers and partners through a series of planning sessions and surveys. "The product direction that Ascential Software outlined maps directly to what the marketplace is telling us it needs in an enterprise-wide data integration environment," said Sandra Rogers, director, Web Services and Integration Software, IDC. "Ascential's strategy to partner and provide open technology based on industry standards that interface with other essential integration software is critical in today's evolving system and services-based architectural landscape."

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Information Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access