Anticipating a greater need for large-scale enterprise messaging, Software AG has rebranded its messaging software, integrated it with its Terracotta in-memory storage technology, and is now is pitching the product outside its initial market of large financial firms.
Terracotta Universal Messaging, formerly called webMethods Nirvana Messaging, could be of interest to utility companies, retail chains and other organizations that cull increasing amount of data from sensor networks and point-of-presence systems, said Eddie McDaid, Software AG’s managing director for the Universal Messaging product.
The software could simplify the infrastructure, as well as filter and speed delivery of large amounts of data, often called big data. The software is also being integrated with Terracotta’s own BigMemory in-memory data store, and will become a key part of Terracotta’s In-Genius data analysis platform, due by the end of the year.
Multiple copies of server software, written in Java, could be run around the edge of a network, each collecting source data from multiple sources, and filtering the data and routing it “based on content and value,” McDaid said.