About company Our development services Portfolio. Case studies Support Testimonials Contacts Brutka Ltd: web site development and custom software development

iTKO touts Web 2.0, virtualization in test product


iTKO on Thursday is offering an upgrade to its Lisa product for services testing, validation and governance, touting capabilities for Web 2.0 applications and virtualization.

Geared to architectures like SOA as well as to business process management, Lisa version 4.6 includes service virtualization for simulating a testing environment and enhanced UI testing support for rich Internet application and Web 2.0 application delivery models. Increased governance and policy validation is offered for composite applications in SOA, BPM, and cloud environments.

[ Related: iTKO was noted in InfoWorld's "How to handle SOA vendor consolidation" report in 2008. ]

The product integrates with registry/repositories such as Systinet. "We become the policy validation engine," said John Michelsen, founder and chief architect at iTKO.

Version 4.6 enables automated modeling and simulation of inaccessible or unavailable IT resources into IT virtual test environments for development and testing purposes. This provides realistic behaviors and stateful transactions like a production environment, the company said.

Enhanced UI testing includes requirements validation for Java Swing, Flash, AJAX, Flex, and ActiveX systems. Browser-native testing controls enable testers to verify that applications function as expected in browsers like Internet Explorer and Firefox. "In the UI testing side, we greatly enhanced our Web 2.0 or rich Internet application types," Michelsen said.

Lisa also supports enforcement of verification of policies and SLA by validating business outcomes and results using event-based triggers, such as services publishing.

Lisa 4.6 integrates with the Software AG's CentraSite product for governance. Also, expanded platform and standards support is offered for Eclipse, CORBA, SAML 2.0, and REST-based validation.







 

Other news for today


76
Mismatched tag

30.04 09 
Longjump puts SaaS inside IT shops.
Platform-as-a-service provider Longjump announced this week that its on-demand Business Applications Platform can now be licensed and used within a customer's four walls."Now we are...
 

30.04 09 
IBM, Mayo form open source health IT consortium.
Biomedical informatics researchers at IBM and the Mayo Clinic have launched a new open source consortium focused on natural language processing (NLP), in an effort to help doctors share diagnosis...
 

30.04 09 
Dell frees latest Vostro laptops of bloatware.
Dell on Thursday introduced small-business laptops that will be free of bloatware, which could help improve system performance and protect storage space.The Vostro laptops will be preloaded only...
 

30.04 09 
IBM continues push for Sun, but will the deal kill Solaris?.
The high-stakes, but still under-the covers battle by IBM to take over Sun Microsystems is still in play, but IBM may be rethinking what it is willing to pay for the enterprise vendor.The Wall...
 

30.04 09 
Central Desktop delivers Outlook plug-in.
Central Desktop has enhanced its eponymous Web-hosted collaboration suite with a plug-in for Outlook that the company believes increases its viability as a SharePoint alternative.Microsoft Outlook...
 

30.04 09 
Adobe, Nokia outline planned ventures at Web 2.0 show.
Officials from Adobe Systems and Nokia emphasized endeavors in the application design and form factor spaces in presentations at the Web 2.0 Expo conference Thursday in San Francisco.Touting...
 

30.04 09 
You don't know tech: The InfoWorld news quiz.
Any week in which April Fool's falls is deeply suspect in terms of news. But we're pretty sure we weren't hoodwinked in this week's quiz, which covers topics from the dark...