SOA Talk:

SOA governance


April 25, 2012  7:51 PM

Progress plans to jettison middleware offerings, focus on OpenEdge



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
ESB, Progress Software, SOA governance

UPDATED - Long-time SOA player Progress Software disclosed plans today to divest important SOA and BPM holdings. In a prepared statement, the company said going forward it would focus on “core” OpenEdge product development and the new Application Platform-as-a-Service cloud computing market. It...

September 19, 2011  9:09 PM

SOA Software updates SOA management for Microsoft WCF



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
.NET, SOA governance

Microsoft created its own world with its own language for .NET. This has created a veil that is sometimes difficult to see through. It walks its own path, and has never hyped SOA to the extent other...


June 21, 2011  7:33 PM

On Erl’s growing body of SOA work



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Enterprise architecture, SOA governance

As many SOA practitioners have discovered over the years, when team leaders and members are looking for a starting place, a refresher or a general reference on SOA, the library of Thomas Erl is a good choice.


April 29, 2011  5:19 PM

Gartner sees middleware growth for 2010, IBM still holds crown



Posted by: Rcloutier
IBM, Microsoft, middleware, Oracle, SOA governance, Tibco

In the midst of economic disruption, application infrastructure and middleware software revenue has continued to thrive, posting 7.3% growth in 2010, according to Gartner. Developing areas are driving most of the growth in application infrastructure and middleware; Asia/Pacific is leading the...


March 29, 2011  9:20 PM

What are emerging cloud computing best practices?



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services, SOA governance

By Alan Earls What are emerging cloud computing best practices?  According to Jignesh Shah, vice president for Business Infrastructure Products & Solutions at Software AG, one of the emerging best practices is to centralize internal access to all cloud services through a 'gateway' or...


March 14, 2011  4:49 PM

SOA governance, cloud computing and trust



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Cloud Services, SOA governance

Governance is one of the essential elements of SOA. It is also one of those aspects of SOA that is likely to come to the fore in cloud computing. Service dependencies that are inherent in composite applications are hard enough to track as it is. There is every reason to believe these dependencies...


November 10, 2010  6:10 PM

Systematic and SOA-Style Magic Quadrants – Software AG pursues integration



Posted by: Jack Vaughan
business capabilities, SOA governance

While some others run from the SOA tag, services pioneer Software AG continues to push hard on the SOA front – But it is also a primer player in the general middleware field as well. These dual sides of integration – one in which SOA is prominent, the other in which SOA may be incidental or...


August 10, 2010  7:40 PM

In brief: Software AG touts webMethods and open source spreads



Posted by: James Denman
Open source software, SOA governance

By Kathleen Kriz Software AG touts webMethods - Software AG recently reported growth in its webMethods division, up 27% from the same quarter last year. According to the company, this high-growth division generated 47% of the company's total revenue of about $351 million for the...


May 19, 2010  4:42 PM

In SOA, bottom-up integration leads to top-down governance



Posted by: RobBarry
bottom-up, SOA governance, top-down

Most industry experts I've talked to about SOA governance seem to agree that the top-down approach is something you see at enterprises with mature IT departments that may have already been doing SOA for a while. This made it rather interesting when MuleSoft released a new


April 30, 2010  6:04 PM

As SOA shops grow in size, repository managers become useful



Posted by: RobBarry
SOA governance

Following its launch of Policy Manager 6, SOA Software this month released Repository Manager 6.2, a tool that keeps track of services and...


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