Engineering presents Open Source novelties at Solutions Linux in the OW2 village and conference

Date: March 16, 2010

Open Source novelties about business intelligence, interoperability, governance of middleware services, development of SOA applications, quality of products, processes and services are presented in Paris.

Paris, 16th March 2010 - During the 11th edition of Solutions Linux, taking place in Paris from 16th to 18th March, Engineering presents at the OW2 Village the latest novelties about its solutions of the SpagoWorld Initiative, which is a mature open source answer to a wide range of needs, covering various domains such as business intelligence, interoperability, the governance of middleware services and the development of SOA applications, quality of products, processes and services.

Engineering presents SpagoBI – the only entirely Open Source Business Intelligence suite. SpagoBI innovations mainly concern the new SpagoBI Studio and SpagoBI Meta modules. Moreover, SpagoBI Server offers a new GIS engine as well as the opportunity to manage free notes and business metadata. Together with a preview of the next 2.5 version, some other new analytical engines are shown: Smart Filter to get data in an easy way, RT Console to monitor critical situations, Accessible reporting compliant with WCAG 2.0.

In the Open Source SOA domain, the new Spagic 3 final release is presented. It offers the OSGi Universal Middleware supporting the modular development of SOA/BPM solutions, in compliance with the OSGi 4.2 specifications, through Eclipse Equinox and Eclipse ECF.
As for Open Quality of products, processes and services, Spago4Q offers an increased number of extractors from tools, supporting the development of processes, as well as some new dashboards to display the Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreements.

Moreover, during the Solutions Linux Conference – Cycle OW2 (18th March) – which is dedicated to those innovative solutions hosted by OW2 Consortium aiming to support the innovation of enterprise infrastructures, SpagoWorld team takes part in some speeches, presenting:

  • the new generation of Business Intelligence solutions thanks to the OW2 BI Initiative
  • Location Intelligence: when Business Intelligence meets Cartography
  • Spagic: the OSGi Universal Middleware for effective SOA solutions.

About Engineering
Engineering Group is the major Italian IT player, with more than 6,300 people and 37 offices in Italy, Ireland, Belgium and Latin America. Its Research & Innovation department plays a primary role in the EU IT research projects and supports many open source initiatives, including the SpagoWorld Initiative and its open source projects: SpagoBI, Spagic, Spago4Q and Spago. Visit

About SpagoWorld initiative
SpagoWorld is a free/open source initiative, founded and managed by Engineering Group. It includes four main projects: SpagoBI, the Open Source Business Intelligence suite for integrated and flexible solutions; Spagic, the free/open source platform for the governance of middleware services and the development of SOA applications; Spago4Q, the free/open source platform to measure, analyse and monitor the Quality of products, processes and services; Spago, the Java Enterprise Framework for the development of web and multichannel applications in SOA environments. Visit

About OW2
Founded in January 2007, OW2 is an independent industry community dedicated to developing open source code infrastructure (middleware and generic applications) and to fostering a vibrant community and business ecosystem. The OW2 Consortium hosts some one hundred technology projects, including Acceleo, ASM, Bonita, eXo Platorm, Funambol, JOnAS, Lomboz, Orbeon Forms, PetALS, SpagoBI and XWiki. Visit

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