Put simply, middleware is software that connects two otherwise separate applications. Shifting functional requirements, the need for customization and time-to-market factors are key points of frustration for CIOs focused on meeting today's shorter cycle times. While XML and other global data standards promised to make middleware unnecessary, it continues to provide the necessary interoperability between applications to significantly improve performance and innovation.
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