Fiorano Software, Inc.

Fiorano Software, Inc.

March 15, 2011 08:02 ET

Fiorano Throws Down the Gauntlet at Messaging Middleware Vendors

Pumps up version 9.3.0 of its turbo-charged FioranoMQ JMS Messaging Server

Highest speed and lowest latency release handily outperforms IBM and TIBCO

LOS GATOS, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwire - March 15, 2011) - Fiorano Software, (www.fiorano.com) a leading provider of enterprise class business process integration and messaging infrastructure technology, today released FioranoMQ 9.3, the newest version of its high performance enterprise communication backbone and the world's fastest standalone standards-based JMS-compliant messaging server.

The newly released FioranoMQ 9.3 JMS Server includes significantly enhanced .NET support for logging and client-side persistence, simplifying the development of .NET clients over the platform. Additional optimizations boost performance for both pub/sub and point-to-point applications in a secure environment. 

Countering recent claims in the press by IBM's Dave Klavon (http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Enterprise-Applications/IBM-Flexes-Middleware-Muscle-183197/) about its middleware performance, Atul Saini, CEO Fiorano stated that Fiorano had long been the leader of the pack, with independently benchmarked performance far exceeding that of IBM WebsphereMQ and Sun (Oracle). Peak performances for the FioranoMQ JMS Server exceed 95,000 messages per second for publish/subscribe messaging in closed benchmark testing.

"IBM's performance claims don't tell the whole story", said Saini, "For messaging middleware used in critical applications in Financial Services, Telecommunications and Retail among other industries, Fiorano outperforms IBM by a factor of between five to twenty times for both persistent and non-persistent messaging. IBM's self proclaimed "dominance" in the middleware business is less about innovation and has been based, for the most part, on keeping many customers including most large global banks locked into a proprietary API designed in the mid-90's. "Customers are running out of patience", said Saini, "they no longer have the time or budgets to deal with archaic architectures and vendor lock-ins and the mantra of "You never get fired for choosing IBM" is fast fading."

"We invite customers to test middleware platforms independently to learn the truth", he added.

Independent benchmark results, together with reference to the test sources can be found at http://www.fiorano.com/whitepapers/fmq/jms_performance_comparison.php.

With all of this added performance, Fiorano continues to deliver the industry's lowest JMS latency numbers. FioranoMQ 9.3 performs with latencies between 5 and 20 milliseconds – an industry best amongst commercial JMS servers. 

FioranoMQ is the world's first grid-enabled, peer-to-peer JMS messaging platform with unbounded scalability and unparalleled ease-of-management via JMX standards. The technology seamlessly integrates heterogeneous IT systems, improving operational efficiency, business agility and performance.

About Fiorano Software

Founded in 1995, Silicon Valley based Fiorano is a California Corporation with proven leadership in enterprise middleware and peer-to-peer distributed systems. Fiorano's innovative event-driven, dataflow SOA platform integrates applications and complex technologies into an enterprise nervous system, increases business process performance, yields higher message throughput and enhances availability through agent-based visual composition that bridges the capability gap between business models and their implementation – the model is the application, ready to run. 

Global leaders including ABN AMRO, Boeing, British Telecom, Capgemini Telecom, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group, McKesson, NASA, POSCO Steel, Qwest Communications, Rabobank, Schlumberger, Lockheed Martin, United States Coast Guard and Vodafone have deployed Fiorano to drive innovation through open, standards-based, dataflow SOA applications built in just days, yielding unprecedented productivity.

Fiorano Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and FioranoMQ (Message Queue) deliver the industry fastest, lowest latency, highest throughput real-time messaging (asynchronous and synchronous) to power high performance, highly available, and collaborative workflow applications whose application services are distributed throughout the IT landscape. Fiorano Cloud Platform, built on the Fiorano Cloud ESB (Enterprise Service Bus), a hybrid ESB Platform integrates applications across SaaS, PaaS and on-premise worlds. Fiorano's distributed, peer-to-peer agents abstract complexity of developing and deploying services to unlock value in a customer's enterprise architecture framework.

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