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Tibco revs Enterprise Message Service

Application integration specialist Tibco announced Enterprise Message Service (EMS) version 8.0, now with support for the Java Message Service (JMS) 2.0 spec that enables higher volumes of transactions.

Tibco says its Enterprise Message Service is a standards-based messaging solution that can serve as the backbone of a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) by providing JMS compliant communications across a wide range of platforms and application technologies.

The firm said version 8.0 introduces an updated centralised management interface, allowing administrators to much more easily configure and monitor all EMS servers.

Version 8.0 also adds support for the new Java Message Service (JMS) 2.0 specification, which was finalised in May of 2013, and is the latest messaging standard that allows application components based on the Java Enterprise Edition to create, send, receive, and read messages.

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"To remain competitive in today’s environment of ever-increasing data volumes, organisations must develop a strategy to scale and streamline IT systems to support business growth while reining in costs. EMS version 8.0 goes a long way to help organisations do just that," said Denny Page, chief engineer, Tibco. "The new Central Administration capabilities greatly simplify the management of large complex deployments, while support for JMS 2.0 with its simplified APIs, help reduce application development costs."

The new Central Administration for TIBCO Enterprise Message Service allows administrators to configure and monitor all instances of EMS within their environment. Administrators can now make changes to multiple EMS server configurations and deploy those to all server instances automatically. The new monitoring views provide easy insight into key EMS server metrics from the same browser interface.

JMS 2.0 is the first update to the JMS specification in over a decade and introduces a number of capabilities, including a new simplified API as well as a number of new messaging features that will allow applications to handle much higher message volumes.


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