SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 17, 2005 – Intel Corporation today
announced it has acquired Sarvega Inc., a leader in XML solutions. The
acquisition combines Intel’s proven hardware capabilities with
Sarvega’s underlying XML software technology and engineering expertise.
Sarvega’s networking solutions optimize XML performance and Web
services on enterprise networks providing businesses with improved
reliability, security and flexibility to better serve and respond to
XML is an industry standard language used to describe data
independent of software or hardware that simplifies business to
business transactions and facilitates the seamless exchange of
information between individuals or businesses. Demand for XML-based
solutions is growing as it promises to address interoperability within
the data center and across multiple institutions, including security
and network traffic routing needs not currently addressed by IP-based
networks. Industry analysts have projected that XML-based Internet and
corporate network traffic will grow from 15 percent in 2004 to almost
50 percent in 2008.
Enterprise IT managers are
stressing the need for XML solutions that can be deployed across the
data center in a transparent and ubiquitous manner. This acquisition
supports Intel’s enterprise platform strategy as it facilitates the
development of integrated platform solutions that can help to meet this
Sarvega is a privately held company based in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.
that delivers XML solutions to enterprise IT managers. The company’s
offerings accelerate the processing of XML-workloads, increase network
and XML firewall security, and reduce system management overhead.
"With the accelerating acceptance of Service Oriented Enterprise
solutions in the marketplace, our customers are demanding greater
performance with respect to XML processing," said Richard Wirt,
corporate vice president, senior Intel Fellow and general manager of
Intel’s Software and Solutions Group. "This acquisition supports our
strategy to deliver added value to Intel’s computing platforms with
products that will help our customers implement end-to-end XML
Service Oriented Enterprise solutions are based on standard Web
service protocols and software building blocks which deliver
complementary, interoperable services to enhance business to business
"Sarvega has developed leading XML technology and we are involved in
some of the largest XML deployments in the world," said Christopher
Darby, Sarvega president and CEO. "Our XML technology is an ideal
complement to Intel’s strength in providing hardware-based solutions."
The current Sarvega product line will continue to be available and
be fully supported. Sarvega employees will join the Intel Software and
Solutions Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Source: Intel Press Release