Link to article... The other noteworthy thing that happened last month was the SD Times article got published. Pamela Szabo (my boss) and I sat down with Eddie Correia and had a chat on What Enterprise Enabler is all about and where it sits in the integration space. During our conversation we also talked about how we stack up against BizTalk Server 2004 and he focuses on that as well within the artilce. Here’s an excerpt:

Claiming to offer a faster and more capable alternative to Microsoft’s BizTalk server, Stone Bond Technologies on Feb. 14 is scheduled to release Enterprise Enabler Server 2006, an update to its integration server for .NET that the Houston-based workflow solutions developer says now supports C# code and the .NET 2.0 framework, and is less complicated to install and use than its Redmond counterpart. Continue to read more here… (you do need an sdtimes user id)


  SQL Server Magazine featured Enterprise Enabler Server 2006 in the Vendor Briefs section of the March issue. I had sat down with Dawn and her editorial team and given them a product walkthough and here’s what they wrote:

“This product is all about moving and working with data,” says Nikhil Roy, vice president of product development for Stone Bond Technologies ( Roy talked to us during the beta-testing phase of Stone Bond Enterprise Enabler Server 2006, the latest release of the company’s integration suite of products.The products work together to let you remove barriers between data, applications, the development environment, and users by combining Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) and Extraction,Transformation, and Loading (ETL) in one environment.The latest release of the suite includes a sophisticated process designer for modeling business and data workflows, a visual data mapper for complex mixed relational and hierarchical input and output, and a process monitor that provides real-time tracking of server activity, including processes and transformations.The combined products let you build and maintain one or thousands of processes and data interfaces while detecting and managing change throughout your environment. Based on the .NET Framework 2.0, Enterprise Enabler Server 2006 is compatible with SQL Server 2005 and earlier releases.
—Dawn Cyr

If you subscribe to the magazine you can read about it in the march issue. Here is a link to the article on their website: Vendor Briefs – March 2006

The New Tech Spy has a post up about a supposedly new Boeing 797 with a radically new shape that would be able to accommodate 1000 passengers!!! I think it is safe to say that this is for humour only ….but nonetheless funny.