This is part 7 in a 10 part series: 10 reasons for the growth in middleware appliances. The series summarizes what we’ve learned from our clients about what they value in appliances and why they selected Solace.
Five years ago, there were two distinct ways to consume entertainment and educational content: TV and the Internet, and they were quite distinct. Today the lines are blurred — you can stream NetFlix, search YouTube and chat with Facebook friends from your internet-connected TV, and watch TV programming from Hulu or recorded by your DVR on your laptop or mobile device. You don’t have to be Nostradamus to predict that sometime soon TV and the internet will be fully merged, but if you saw that coming five years ago, you would have been considered visionary.
That’s How Messaging and Content Routing Are Today
Today, enterprise messaging is a well understood set of technologies that are used in a well-defined way — applications agree on a topic, queue, or subject which is used to express interest in that content, and the messaging layer plays matchmaker to get data where it needs to be. … Read the rest