Get a Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite PoC via our Kickstarter Program

7th March 2018

Making a choice of which Business Process Management technology (BPM) is right for your business is not easy and conducting research in a way that shows project teams how to build sophisticated business automation solutions can be a challenge. As a result, Tier 2 Consulting has created the BPM Kickstarter Program to offer clients a […]

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[webinar] Get under the bonnet of Business Process Management (BPM)

23rd January 2018

Today’s business environment is changing more rapidly than ever. To succeed, your business has to be agile. It must respond quickly as markets, customer needs and regulations change. Business process management (BPM) with rule-driven applications is key to making that happen. Red Hat® JBoss® BPM Suite can help your organisation be successful in your transformation […]

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Is your enterprise IT at the crossroads?

23rd November 2017

There is a wholesale cultural and technological shift taking place in enterprise IT. Companies are waking up to the reality that they can no longer let legacy systems dictate the pace of change needed to remain competitive. CTOs, CIOs and IT Managers are no longer seen as heading up expensive cost centers. They are the […]

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On balance, Red Hat 3Scale API Management looks to us like an API leader

11th October 2017

Last month we issued a couple of day passes to colleagues from the technical team, to attend a Red Hat training course on Red Hat 3Scale API Management, Red Hat’s API management offering. This post is penned by Tier 2 Middleware Consultant David Norris, who rounds up his findings with a balanced scorecard approach. Fresh […]

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Enlightenment from the Red Hat EMEA Partner Conference

26th June 2017

  Last week I was a delegate at the Red Hat EMEA Partner Conference in Frankfurt, spending quality time with senior Red Hat product managers, marketing VPs and fellow partners from across the region. Three days of visioning, tech updates, product roadmaps, knowledge sharing and contextualising the changing face of enterprise IT. And what change […]

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Suite Treats – Working with Data in JBoss BPM

6th April 2017

So you’re using Red Hat’s JBoss BPM Suite to design business processes? But you don’t just want a pretty diagram: you want business processes that actually work – and work with real data! That means figuring out how to: save your process instance data in a database; pass data in and out of forms make […]

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Three years in a (premier) league of our own.

13th March 2017

    Great news – we’ve just received confirmation that our Red Hat Premier Partner status is renewed, marking three successive years as the only Middleware Solutions  Business Partner in the UK and Ireland with this level of accredited technical expertise. Having validated skills in the deployment and use of Red Hat JBoss technologies means […]

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New Year, new clients – same commitment to exceeding expectations

20th January 2017

Tier 2 Consulting has kicked off 2017 by netting a number of substantial projects for both existing and new clients, with formal confirmations received in the last few trading days of 2016 – always a great time of year to score. The work spans a number of technology areas and will involve long term on-site […]

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JBoss Developers are not just for Christmas

20th December 2016

Thinking about buying-in JBoss Technical Services or Consultancy skills in the New Year? Great, but here’s some reflective, festive food for thought. The Red Hat Partner Program puts validated technical skills at the heart of the process. So there is a big, tangible difference between companies you might be considering that come with little or […]

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Getting Started With OSGi Versioning

13th December 2016

One of the useful features of OSGi is the ability to have multiple versions of the same Java classes deployed in a single JVM at the same time.  This is helpful if you have multiple applications deployed that are dependent on different versions of third-party framework, or your own utility classes. You can therefore use […]

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Driving system integration for Motability Operations Ltd

18th October 2016

Employing over 800 people, Motability Operations Ltd is responsible for the finance, administration and maintenance of the Motability Scheme under contract to the national charity established by the UK government in 1977. The Motability Scheme helps disabled people exchange mobility allowances to lease cars, scooters, or powered wheelchairs. As a result, Motability Operations is the […]

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Septimus EAP

5th September 2016

Just got used to JBoss EAP 6 administration? Welcome to EAP 7! Don’t panic, it’s not a total re-write in the way that EAP 6 was. And all the basic operations of the server, the profiles, the directory structures and files, standalone and domain mode, the management console and CLI are all still there. Having […]

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Red Hat® JBoss® Fuse – An ESB for All Seasons

2nd August 2016

Middleware integration requirements vary greatly and can influence the technology used for implementation. Some requirements need centralized, large-scale service oriented architectures (SOA) that delivers integration via reliable, high-performance networks. Others require the ability to handle smaller data loads economically and efficiently using distributed deployments with more enterprise application integration (EAI) than SOA integration patterns. Red Hat® JBoss® Fuse […]

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Red Hat JBoss Fuse – community to enterprise considerations

1st August 2016

Red Hat® JBoss® Fuse Red Hat® JBoss® Fuse is an open source enterprise service bus (ESB) that connects disparate applications, services, and devices for comprehensive and efficient solutions. JBoss Fuse includes the popular and versatile Apache Camel project, an implementation of the most commonly used enterprise integration patterns. With over 150 connectors ready to use, […]

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JBoss EAP 7 – now fully Java EE7 Certified.

28th June 2016

If you are running EE 7 applications unsupported on WildFly, you’ll be interested to know that JBoss EAP 7 has recently been fully Java EE 7 certified. Which also gives clients using a (more expensive) supported EE7 container the option to migrate on to Red Hat JBoss EAP 7. The business value of JBoss EAP […]

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Tier 2 Consulting builds on its Premier Partnership with Red Hat

17th June 2016

We are delighted to announce the continuation of our Red Hat Premier Partner accreditation – which maintains Tier 2’s position within the partner ecosystem as the only Middleware Solutions Premier Partner in the UK & Ireland. Our focus on Red Hat JBoss Middleware solutions and the subscription support provided to new and longstanding clients is […]

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Tier 2 showcased in latest IDC Partner Spotlight

25th January 2016

  Today sees the publication of a specially commissioned Partner Spotlight (sponsored by Red Hat) looking at Innovative Approaches to Partner Transformation. The new Red Hat sponsored spotlight highlights the innovative approach taken by Tier 2 Consulting in a revolutionary Partner-to-Partner (P2P) initiative, where complementing skills from three separate Red Hat partners are blended across […]

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Oh No – it’s SSL!

12th October 2015

You always fear what you don’t understand. That’s why SSL is so scary: because no-one understands it. I often think that’s the secret of its success – it’s so scary, no-one goes near it, therefore it remains a mystery, therefore it remains secure. And yet everybody uses it, most of us really need it, and […]

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Still the only Red Hat Middleware Solutions Premier Partner in the UK and Ireland

9th June 2015

Last month saw the renewal of our Premier Partner accreditation – making Tier 2 Consulting the first and still the only Middleware Solutions Premier Partner in the UK & Ireland for Red Hat. This is pleasing on two fronts – firstly it reinforces our status as the go-to Red Hat Partner for middleware solutions in […]

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End of year Q&A with Tier 2 MD Andy Kennedy

21st December 2014

It’s that time of year when we reflect on the achievements of the past twelve months and look ahead to new challenges. Tier 2 Consulting MD Andy Kennedy takes time out to share his thoughts on 2014 highlights and has a peek at 2015. Q. How significant has the Red Hat Premier Partner accreditation been […]

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