Novell Inc. today plans to unveil an 18-month road map for its eDirectory server software, dubbed Project Destiny, that outlines its strategy to extend secure identity management to every aspect of Web services.
Systinet Corp. has released Version 4.0 of WASP (Web Applications and Services Platform), its suite of products for building and managing Web services that features improvements in areas such as security and performance.
Eyeing Java converts to its .Net applications platform, Microsoft Corp. on Monday planned to release its Visual J# .Net development tool, to make it easier for developers used to Java to build for .Net.
In an attempt to ensure consistency in the development of Web services, IBM Corp., Microsoft Corp., and BEA Systems Inc. on Thursday will announce a software group the purpose of which will be to promote existing and future standards as defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the Organization for the Advancement Of Structured Information Standards (OASIS).
IBM Corp. and Microsoft Corp. today proposed an XML-based Web standard, the Web Services Inspection (WS-I) specification, which will describe what services a business offers and how users can access those services.