Composite Software Offers Namesake Information Server
A startup founded by a WebMethods veteran takes a shot at enterprise information integration with software that collects data from different sources and returns it in any format the user requests.p>Former CTO Jim Green left a high profile post at WebMethods Inc. last year to launch his own company in the Silicon Valley startup traditionwith cash from a handful of private investors, venture capitalists and bankers. Just over a year later, Greens company, Composite Software Inc., of San Mateo, Calif., on Monday announced its first product: the Composite Information Server. Billed as an enterprise information integration productversus the more traditional enterprise application integration technology on which Green cut his teeththe Composite Information Server is designed to collect data from a variety of sources and feed it back to the end user in any format requested.
"There are multiple data sources sitting across a network in an enterprise, and the advent of new technologies like Web services introduces more and new places where data resides," said Composite Software CEO Green in a phone interview. "[Information Server] accesses data as if it were in the same place and in the same formateven though its scattered all over the place."