DataPower, Gluecode Join to Speed XML
As XML becomes more ubiquitous, developers are finding that XML processing requires more horsepower than their servers can provide.As XML becomes more ubiquitous, developers are finding that XML processing requires more horsepower than their servers can provide. Stepping in with new solutions to help accelerate XML content are DataPower Technology Inc. and Gluecode Software Inc. The pair will announce this week a deal in which the companies will co-market souped-up XML processing solutions for users of Gluecodes portal solution. Gluecode will use DataPowers XG3 XML processing software and the DataPower XA35 XML processing appliance to help scale the number of users that portals created with Gluecodes Gluecode Foundation Server can support.
"Enterprises are increasingly relying on portal applications to share information," said Kieran Taylor, director of product management at DataPower, in Cambridge, Mass. "XML is a key technology for enabling it, but performance and ease of use are two issues that remain."