Oracle just announced that it has purchased Amberpoint. If you have ever been interested in Web services management, then you surely know about Amberpoint. The company has long led the pack of best-of-breed vendors for Web services and SOA Management. My history with them goes back to the old days of the OASIS WSDM technical committee, where their engineers brought to the group a unique level of experience and practical-mindedness.
The official page has more details. In short, Amberpoint is going to reinforce Oracle Enterprise Manager, especially in these areas:
- Business Transaction Management
- SOA Management
- Application Performance Management
- SOA Governance (BTW, Oracle Enterprise Repository 11g was released just over a week ago)
I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues from Amberpoint.