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SOA governance

April 1, 2010  8:31 PM

SOA Software revamps its policy manager with OSGi, security federation and better integration

Posted by: RobBarry
SOA governance

When exposing Web services to entities external to your organization, it is easy enough to roll your own security and management policies - if you don't have a lot of services. As B2B integration points increase in number, however, many find it useful to handle the various areas of policy...

February 8, 2010  10:17 PM

Quick bits: Jonathon Schwartz’s goodbye tweet – Oracle buys AmberPoint – Middleware in the data center

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Java, SOA governance

Last week, in the wake of the Oracle-Sun merger, Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz left. He tweeted on the way. This week Oracle was back buying, grabbing SOA governance software maker AmberPoint. Such software is useful as middleware moves deeper into the corporation. Here are a few quick bits ...

December 9, 2009  7:51 PM

New service governance tool from Layer 7

Posted by: RobBarry
SOA governance

At Gartner's 22nd Annual Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit this week, Layer 7 released a new service governance tool, the Enterprise Service Manager (ESM). Traditionally a company focused on SOA security, Layer 7's new offering allows teams of developers to manage web...

June 23, 2009  2:19 PM

Taking the long view of SOA and cloud computing

Posted by: Brein Matturro
cloud computing, SOA governance

By Jack Vaughan What were the problems with Grid computing? Basically, it was too complicated and of too narrow use. But, let’s be frank and earnest, its biggest problem was that the term ‘Grid’ was too rigid and inflexible. That problem of Grid computing has been easily solved. Its name...

May 22, 2009  4:43 PM

Parasoft SOA package addresses business process/system integration testing

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
SOA governance

Application Life Cycle specialist Parasoft moved recently to expand coverage of critical aspects of complex transactions extending - using the company’s terms -  “through web interfaces, backend services, ESBs, databases, and everything in between.” The result is a considerable update to...

March 5, 2009  6:01 PM

Where SOA ends

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
SOA development, SOA governance

By Ted Neward
In the rush to embrace new technologies and demonstrate "cutting-edge awareness", companies (and individuals) sometimes create mountains out of molehills. Such was the case with XML a few years ago, relational databases before that, object- orientation, Java, graphical user...

January 22, 2009  11:02 PM

SOA Software Portfolio Manager builds on Logic Library purchase

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
SOA governance

SOA Software earlier this month entered the world of SOA Governance planning with SOA Software’s Portfolio Manager. The objective is to help companies plan and prioritize services creation.

January 13, 2009  12:41 PM

Jeff Papows in at SOA governance house WebLayers

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
SOA governance

Industry veteran Jeff Papows will take the helm at WebLayers, the Cambridge, Mass.-based maker of SOA governance policy enforcement and automation software.The move comes at the same time the company announces it has secured a new $3-million round of equity funding from Ascent Venture Partners,...

January 12, 2009  11:00 PM

New AmberPoint suite links to WCF and Dublin

Posted by: Jack Vaughan
Microsoft, SOA governance

Last month Microsoft re-confirmed aspects of its BizTalk server roadmap, which includes a specialized Windows ‘SOA’ server known as ‘Dublin.’ Included in the announcement was word of ESB and...

November 17, 2008  4:26 PM

Policy and contract focused architecture

Posted by: Heather Clancy
Composite applications, Enterprise architecture, SOA, SOA development, SOA governance

Perhaps architects are paying too much attention to the services when they work on service-oriented architecture implementation, writes Neil Ward-Dutton. He suggests that they might focus on "contract-and-policy-oriented architecture (CPOA)."

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