Ilog Integrates Business Rules Technology With Other Products
Ilog Inc. wants to push its business rules technology into Web services, a move that could make it easier for business users to manage and change policies without the help of programmers.Ilog Inc. wants to push its business rules technology into Web services, a move that could make it easier for business users to manage and change policies without the help of programmers. To do it, Ilog is integrating its product lines. Later this month, the company will release the next version of its Java-based optimization engine, JConfigurator, according to Jean-Francois Abramatic, Ilogs senior vice president of research and development. The engine will be integrated with Ilogs JRules business rules technology and include support for the Web services standard Simple Object Access Protocol as an access protocol, instead of a proprietary technology. JConfigurator lets users set preferences and then configures the application to run in accordance with those preferences.
In addition, Ilogwith headquarters in Paris and in Mountain View, Calif.is working to integrate its Java-based visualization software, JViews, with its business rules technology in an upcoming release of those products. The visualization products are suites of components for building user interfaces. Users can input data, and the systems make diagrams based on the data.