Top Five Issues of SOA Governance: Webcast
Guest Experts: Andrew Nash, CTO, Reactivity and Sean Kline, Director of Product Marketing, Systinet Topics: The process to define and aggregate policies across infrastructures The options to create an SOA system of record that centrally aggregates service characteristics The short- and long-term architecture requirements to enforce security, routing and integration policies The mechanism through which services, connections and policies will be iterated The best evidence that SOA governance pays off for your enterprise [hide -1]Download File[/hide][hide +0]Register to Access this Document[/hide]…

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What to Look For in a SOA Maturity Model
As companies move beyond the “what” and “why” of SOA to the “how,” they are looking for any tool or approach that will accelerate the adoption and lower the risk of their Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) implementations. In response to this need, several SOA Maturity Models have cropped up that aim to help companies find out how far they have progressed on the SOA journey. Since SOA itself is still a set of emerging best practices, the main challenge with these models is that they all have different angles on the issue of SOA maturity, in many cases adding to the confusion over SOA rather than clearing any of it up. In this ZapFlash, we aim to cut through the noise and confusion, not with our own SOA Maturity Model (there are probably enough already), but rather with advice on how to understand what the differences are among the various models,…

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SOA Case Studies
Breakout presentation detailing case studies for Aeroplan, Merrill Lynch, E2Open, and The Hartford for Online Business Systems. Designed for both business and IT professionals, this interactive forum will help you understand how to: Leverage and integrate your existing systems to do more. Align your business and IT departments more effectively. Automate and streamline your business processes with technology. [hide -2]Download File[/hide][hide +1]Subscribe Today to Get Access![/hide]…

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Samsung SDS: Leading the Pack for Web Services Implementation in the Far East
Samsung SDS is the IT services arm of the Korea-based Samsung Group, one of the largest conglomerates in the Asia/Pacific Rim region. In 2002, Samsung SDS implemented a strategy to become the regional leader in Web Services and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) implementations, in spite of the fact that their customer base was largely unready for these emerging technologies. To this end, Samsung SDS built a core team focused on emerging Web Services and SOA technologies Web Services team with the necessary expertise to implement large-scale Web Services implementations, as well as architectural expertise. To date, Samsung SDS has implemented a number of successful Web Services projects, most of which are for sister companies within the Samsung Group–a strategy for building expertise and reference projects that has worked well for them in the past.[hide -2]Download File[/hide][hide +1]Purchase: $495[/hide]…

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Systinet Senior Program Manager Elected OASIS Committee Co-Chair
“A standards-based registry is essential to an SOA, and Systinet is taking the lead in both defining the UDDI OASIS Standard and creating innovative products based around it,” said Jason Bloomberg, senior analyst, ZapThink. “UDDI enables the loose coupling between service consumers and producers that provides the key agility benefit of service-oriented architectures. It’s the mechanism that provides visibility, scalability and reusability in an SOA. In other words, without UDDI it could be very difficult to get much benefit out of an SOA.” Read more at: Business Wire…

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Systinet's Leadership Grows with over 50,000 Registered Web Service and SOA Enablers
“For many enterprises, Web services have moved beyond the hype stage and are now a reality, as companies take the next step and build Service-Oriented Architectures,” said Jason Bloomberg, senior analyst at ZapThink. “Systinet was early to the Web services scene and has set the pace for the SOA enablement technology market ever since. 50,000 users is a significant milestone for an independent vendor, making Systinet a clear thought leader for Web services enablement.” Read more at: Business Wire…

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ZapThink: Web Services Management Market Set To Expand Dramatically; Growth Tempered by Fragmentation of Market Leading to Dominance by Incumbent Vendors
“Companies are coming to understand that Web Services Management is critical for both the operation of Web Services as well as SOAs,” said Jason Bloomberg, Senior Analyst with ZapThink. “As a result, vendors in this space are finding customer traction by offering a range of different capabilities, from monitoring, to SOA enablement, to metadata management.” Read more at: BusinessWire…

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