[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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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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PRESS RELEASE: AMMEON AND TIER 2 CONSULTING DRIVE GREATER IT AGILITY WITH RED HAT PRODUCT SUITE

5th June 2017

In a move which directly reflects the changing face of enterprise IT, two of Red Hat’s most accomplished partners in the UK have agreed to partner to support client engagements. 5 June 2017, LONDON – Ammeon, a leading IT transformation company and Tier 2 Consulting, Red Hat’s Premier Middleware Partner for the UK & Ireland, […]

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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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The advantages of Red Hat certification when building complex IT solutions

18th October 2016

    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 UK’s largest […]

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Mitigate the risk – work with experts in bespoke software development for the insurance market.

13th September 2016

Advances in web technology have allowed the insurance industry as a whole to operate on a more professional and cost effective basis and this in turn has led to many benefits for underwriters, brokers and insurers. But not every business challenge has an ‘out of the box solution’ ready to run in simple, compliant, plug-and-play […]

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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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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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Developing Custom Software in a Regulated Environment

1st June 2016

21 CFR Part 11 / Computer System Validation Tier 2 has significant experience of implementing systems to comply with the FDA’s 21 CFR Part 11, of which Computer System Validation (CSV) is one key part.  ‘Computer System Validation’, in summary is the documented process of ensuring that a system does what it is designed to […]

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Managing middleware just got a whole lot easier

14th December 2015

As 2016 approaches and your operational reviews focus on how to “do more for less”, we thought you’d be interested to know that all new Red Hat JBoss Middleware subscriptions and renewals now include the Red Hat® JBoss® Operations Network (JON) as standard. This includes the Red Hat® Enterprise Application Platform (EAP), Fuse ESB and the […]

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Helping Lloyd’s of London with its compliance procedures.

7th December 2015

Managing financial crime risk is an important compliance consideration for an insurer, particularly when delegating its underwriting authority.  Within the Lloyd’s Market those entities delegated authority by managing agents are known as Coverholders and are required to understand the anti-financial crime obligations that apply to them and those on behalf of whom they underwrite; and […]

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Secure web portal for 14M Genomics

16th November 2015

14M Genomics is a cancer diagnostic company, based in Cambridge UK and working in partnership with The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, to enrich the understanding of the role of cancer genes in the biology of disease. In March 2015, 14M Genomics (14MG) and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) announced a […]

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Tier 2 Consulting rewarded for its collaborative approach.

27th October 2015

Now in its seventh year, the Red Hat EMEA Partner Awards recognise the achievements partners have brought to the Red Hat ecosystem over the year and their ongoing commitment to further develop open source technology. Winners are recognised across a number of categories and Red Hat’s belief in nurturing strong partnerships inspired this year’s ‘Stronger […]

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Tier 2 to run Red Hat JBoss EAP technical workshop – Manchester, 5th November 2015

23rd October 2015

Join Tier 2 Consulting and Red Hat® on Thursday 5th November to discover the significant performance and cost benefits for migrating your applications to Red Hat JBoss® Enterprise Application Platform. This Technical Workshop will give you a first-hand look at the capabilities of Red Hat’s open source application platform for highly transactional Java applications; and […]

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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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HornetQ Clusters – Not a Breakfast Cereal

1st September 2015

In my last couple of blog posts, I showed you how to set up a cluster of JBoss EAP 6 servers, and how to use Apache to load balance a web application. We’re now going to look at a more exotic case of clustering: how do we cluster the HornetQ message broker? Why? There are […]

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That’s a Load Off – Web Tier Load Balancing in EAP 6

9th March 2015

In my last blog post, I talked about setting up a cluster of JBoss EAP 6 servers.  Now, to get the real benefit of clustering a web application, I want to talk about setting up web-tier load balancing. What is it? Without wishing to be Sybil Fawlty on Mastermind (specialist subject: the bleeding obvious), web-tier […]

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Join us at the Red Hat Middleware Day – London – 29 January

22nd January 2015

Join Tier 2 Consulting and Red Hat in London to see how having the right middleware in place lets you harness data from across the business and transform it at speed into actionable information. The day looks at middleware from both a business and a technical perspective and will explore: Red Hat JBoss Fuse – […]

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Tier 2 Consulting duo take top two slots (again!) in Red Hat EMEA Trainer of the Year Awards

18th November 2014

We are delighted to share with you news that Senior Middleware Consultant Ian Page has been voted Red Hat JBoss Middleware Trainer of the Year in the EMEA region for 2014, with John Cornforth coming in second. This reverses last year’s voting which saw John take the top spot with Ian ranked second. We are […]

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