ISEs Give Developers a Helping Hand
Vendors in the Web services arena look at the integrated service environment as a new way to help developers create applications from services.Some of the vendors in the Web services arena are looking at the integrated service environment (ISE) as a new way to help developers create applications from services. Gartner Inc. has introduced a Gartner Magic Quadrant report on the ISE market, listing companies such as BEA Systems Inc., WebPutty Inc., Novell Inc., Bowstreet and M7 Corp. as visionaries in this new space. Stamford, Conn.-based Gartner defines an ISE as "a suite of integrated development tools, frameworks and technologies used for building service-oriented and composite applications."
Meanwhile, San Jose, Calif.-based WebPutty last week announced the release of WebPutty Application Platform 7.0. The new version supports Microsoft Corp.s Visual Studio .Net and IBMs Rational XDE application development and life-cycle support platforms. WebPutty 7.0 is a unified development, integration and maintenance platform.