About Us Carolina Middleware, Inc. Acco Hengst, the founder of Carolina Middleware, Inc., named the company because of his expertise using Middleware, "the glue," that is a layer of software between systems, components of systems and their applications. This class of software provides data and messaging communication, as well as transformation services. Middleware provides applications with robust and reliable communication by providing standardization of interfaces and interoperability between heterogeneous systems. CMW specializes in consulting solutions that interconnect a complex variety of components that use different technologies and applications that constitute a system. Our technical expertise assists decision-making, system implementation, and overall project delivery at the enterprise level.