Red Hat Launches Integration Capabilities with SAP® Solutions as Part of The JBoss Way
Integration provides new functionality to enhance developer productivity
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Red Hat, Inc. (NYS: RHT) , the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced new integration capabilities for SAP® solutions as part of The JBoss Way, a development approach that provides developers a more productive and simpler way to develop modern applications. The collaboration is an effort to enhance interoperability between Red Hat and SAP solutions, and provides capabilities that make it easier to consume SAP application data and business processes from Red Hat's JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform, JBoss Enterprise Data Services Platform, or JBoss Enterprise Application Platform.
"The long-standing collaboration between Red Hat and SAP is thriving, and integration between technologies from both companies is a great example of what The JBoss Way was designed for," said Craig Muzilla, vice president and general manager, Middleware, Red Hat. "The aim of this integration is a more intelligent, integrated enterprise — one that can maximize the value of data assets and accelerate business decisions. Ultimately, our goal is to enable developers to innovate faster and create transformative applications that have real business impact."
The integration is done via SAP NetWeaver® Gateway technology, which provides a simple way to connect devices, environments and platforms to SAP software based on open standards. It offers connectivity to SAP applications using any programming language or model without the need for knowledge of SAP solutions by leveraging REST services and OData and/or ATOM protocols.
"SAP and Red Hat both support open standards, such as HTML5, REST and OData, and frequently join forces in standards-based consortia," said Adi Kavalar, vice president, Product Management, SAP. "The support of SAP solutions in the JBoss Enterprise Middleware portfolio - for consuming SAP NetWeaver Gateway-provisioned, REST-based OData services - underscores our cooperation in the open community and is a welcome and encouraging step for customers and developers."
Introduced in June 2012, The JBoss Way encompasses a new set of frameworks, tools and architectural designs focused on improving developer productivity in building modern applications for mobile, the cloud and more. JBoss Enterprise Middleware gives businesses a choice of scalable and high-performance application development frameworks and platforms needed to build effective enterprise Java applications and services. The portfolio features a comprehensive suite of development tooling to construct customer Java applications, including those that extract data from SAP NetWeaver.
Learn more about Red Hat integration capabilities for SAP solutions at SAP TechEd 2012 Las Vegas, where Red Hat is exhibiting in booth 502.
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