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Understanding SOA, Web Services, BPM, BPEL, and More Part One: SOA, Web Services, and BPM
In the larger schema of things, SOA would espouse general, more abstract concepts of software reusability and encapsulation within certain boundaries (as to

soa eai  for the success of SOA and Web services in general is to provide an environment in which enterprises can leverage an available Web service to fulfill a specific business need. The key success factor will be that these users need to be insulated from the technical details and underlying technology and platforms. At their core, Web services are all about BPM, as the concept of Web services refers to the ability of combining portions of software applications (using a set of technology standards) to create

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Saga Continues Roll Out of EAI Tools


Saga Software announces availability of its Sagavista 1.1 Enterprise Application Integration software which is supposed to provide a faster messaging layer for improved performance, an enhanced Application Developer Kit (ADK), Unix support, agent adapters for Adabas« and 3270/5250 emulation.

soa eai  Continues Roll Out of EAI Tools Event Summary RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE) Continuing its roll out of its e-business integration flagship product suite Sagavista, SAGA SOFTWARE, Inc. (SAGA) (NYSE:AGS) announced the availability of Sagavista 1.1, which provides a faster Messaging layer for improved performance, an enhanced Application Developer Kit (ADK), Unix support, agent adapters for Adabas(R) and 3270/5250 emulation which provides enterprise level mission critical mainframe access to legacy applica Read More

Oracle Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part Four: SOA and Web Services


The battle for the dominance in service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web services has nonetheless so far largely been a war of words without the clear winner yet (and not any time soon), as many underlying Internet-based standards have emerged only recently.

soa eai  code. Namely, while both SOA and traditional EAI cover integration and horizontal application services, SOA goes much further by catering for vertical (business specific) services and presentation services. The latter would be the foundation for a universal desktop for all the Web-based applications of an enterprise, thereby providing a common look-and-feel , and language transparency across multiple applications. For a detailed discussion of the relationship between SOA, Web Services, BPM, and BPEL, Read More

Oracle Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part One: Event Summary and Market Impact


Although its service-oriented architecture-based platform and enterprise solutions will not likely be "all things to all people" any time soon, Oracle might be showing its ability to further develop its own enterprise infrastructure and applications via a blitz acquisition of a Collaxa, a small and focused vendor, despite its unwavering appetite for direct, large competitors.

soa eai  Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part One: Event Summary and Market Impact Event Summary The main idea behind this article is not to further delve into the strengths and weaknesses of the impending merger between Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL), the largest database and enterprise software provider (recently inaugurated the number two leading business applications provider), with its second largest rival, PeopleSoft , Inc . (NASDAQ: PSFT). Its purpose is to analyze why one should never Read More

Oracle Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part Five: Collaxa Acquisition


With the acquisition of Collaxa, Oracle has quickly plugged a hole in its SOA/BPM message by providing new workflow capabilities and monitoring tools to report on the progress of business processes, and by providing runtime support for BPEL.

soa eai  shifts. Part Four examined SOA and Web services. Part Six will discuss weaknesses and make user recommendations. Collaxa Uses BPEL Collaxa managed the complexities of communication through its abstraction layer where its solution interacts with disparate execution systems through BPEL. It works by encapsulating the orchestration facilities needed to coordinate, manage, and monitor service-oriented business processes. Subsequently, developers are exposed to these facilities through a JSP-like component Read More

Oracle Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part Two: Strategy


Oracle's vision of a complete collaborative e-Business solution requires a database strategy, an application server strategy, and an e-business strategy. Will users buy into this vision?

soa eai  Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part Two: Strategy Database Strategy In light of Oracle Corporation 's (NASDAQ: ORCL) recent acquisition of PeopleSoft and its growing appetite for the competition, its easy to see how one might underestimate Oracle's internally-developed, product strategy. However, this California-based (US) company has heeded the calls of its customers and the market by beginning a product strategy that focuses on open and flexible business processes. Ease of integration, the Read More

Automated Testing: Preventing DOA for SOA


The task of managing and maintaining today’s IT infrastructure has become vastly more complicated and complex as IT has become more critical to business success. The response from a technology perspective has been the introduction of services oriented architectures that enable IT to be responsive to the business needs but also live within their economic constraints. But the very technologies fueling this success create significant problems. Even small changes can cause major disruptions in today’s highly interactive and interdependent applications. Unfortunately, the pace of change means traditional testing architectures with lengthy development and testing will not work. But the testing must be done. Worksoft’s Certify is discussed as the test management repository and framework solution to this testing problem for XML-based applications.

soa eai  Testing: Preventing DOA for SOA The task of managing and maintaining today’s IT infrastructure has become vastly more complicated and complex as IT has become more critical to business success. The response from a technology perspective has been the introduction of services oriented architectures that enable IT to be responsive to the business needs but also live within their economic constraints. But the very technologies fueling this success create significant problems. Even small changes can cause ma Read More

The Future of SOA-based Applications and Infrastructure


The ultimate winner in the SOA market will have to provide industry-specific solutions solving essential problems that others cannot. Focus must move away from technology lock-in and vendor dependency, to best solutions for customers, even if it means customers can use competitor products.

soa eai  entirely new. For example, SOA in the multi-enterprise computing paradigm would gain a B2B element and serve a real business need. Likewise Web services will become a community of Web services that can be used to advance collaboration, which demands that application logic be shared and computing tasks be distributed. No technology should be used just because it has been invented, and that has been the case with SOAs and Web services. A particular business need must be the driver. To that end, many CEOs Read More

Taming the SOA Beast - Part 1


Certainly, I admit to not being a programmer or a techie expert (not to use somewhat derogatory words like “geek” or “nerd”) per se. Still, my engineering background and years of experience as a functional consultant should suffice for understanding the advantages and possible perils of service oriented architecture (SOA). On one hand, SOA’s advantages of flexibility (agility), components

soa eai  the SOA Beast - Part 1 Certainly, I admit to not being a programmer or a techie expert (not to use somewhat derogatory words like “geek” or “nerd”) per se. Still, my engineering background and years of experience as a functional consultant should suffice for understanding the advantages and possible perils of service oriented architecture (SOA). On one hand, SOA’s advantages of flexibility (agility), components’ reusability and standards-based interoperability have been well publicized . Read More

Extricity Makes a Move into IBM’s Sphere of B2B Influence


B2B/EAI software vendor Extricity announced that International Business Machines is shipping the Extricity B2B platform as part of IBM’s WebSphere BtoBi Partner Agreement Manager. An OEM alliance with IBM is bound to provide Extricity with additional credence and leverage in the ever-expanding B2B/EAI market.

soa eai  Makes a Move into IBM’s Sphere of B2B Influence Extricity Makes a Move into IBM's Sphere of B2B Influence M. Reed - January 23, 2001 Event Summary Extricity , Inc., a leading business-to-business (B2B) software platform provider, has announced that IBM is shipping the Extricity B2B software platform as part of IBM's WebSphere BtoBi Partner Agreement Manager . The two companies announced an OEM agreement in September wherein IBM licensed Extricity's B2B process technology to be integrated as a Read More

Standardized Battlespace SOA: Enabling Network-centric Operations


Network-centric operations (NCO) provide the ability to leverage information networks to generate a more dynamic and agile decision-making space. A fundamental enabler is service-orientated architecture (SOA). The use of industry-standard IT architectures helps ensure that systems can be provisioned rapidly, shared as appropriate, and give the flexibility and response times needed within such challenging environments.

soa eai  Battlespace SOA: Enabling Network-centric Operations Network-centric operations (NCO) provide the ability to leverage information networks to generate a more dynamic and agile decision-making space. A fundamental enabler is service-orientated architecture (SOA). The use of industry-standard IT architectures helps ensure that systems can be provisioned rapidly, shared as appropriate, and give the flexibility and response times needed within such challenging environments. Read More

Extending COBOL to SOA, Web Services, and Beyond: A Look at the Architecture with a Mainframe Perspective


In the rush to explore the “next big thing” in software technology, it’s easy to forget the huge investment you’ve already made in mainframe assets. These assets have performed the business functions that they were designed for, but it’s OK to remain open to new solutions too. By leveraging existing assets while moving to a service-based architecture, you can extend your existing business resources while saving money.

soa eai  COBOL to SOA, Web Services, and Beyond: A Look at the Architecture with a Mainframe Perspective In the rush to explore the “next big thing” in software technology, it’s easy to forget the huge investment you’ve already made in mainframe assets. These assets have performed the business functions that they were designed for, but it’s OK to remain open to new solutions too. By leveraging existing assets while moving to a service-based architecture, you can extend your existing business Read More

Case Study: Mohawk Papers


At Mohawk Fine Papers, a new Web-based enterprise asset management (EAM) system replaced a maintenance management system (MMS) to provide efficiencies for paper-making and converting equipment. Since implementing the new EAM, Mohawk has standardized its maintenance processes, streamlined work order flow, automated business rules, and achieved more detailed tracking of assets. Learn more about the EAM software’s modules.

soa eai  Mohawk will further engage SOA in the future, particularly within the Infor portfolio. The company will also push more of its IT vendors toward SOA compliance in an effort to fully integrate its IT architecture, according to Stamas. As part of the project, Mohawk embraced the idea of server virtualization, which allowed the company to reduce the number of HP Proliant DL380 servers from 20 to just three, which run the Windows Server 2003 operating system. Whitaker says the computing environment was ironed Read More

The Top 5 Reasons for an Enterprise SOA Platform


Accessing more real-time intelligence can give your company the flexibility and agility to win in the marketplace. However, multiple and disparate data systems, lengthy integration cycles, and isolated business processes may well be standing in your way. The question then becomes “What kind of IT platform is going to give me the kind of information I really need to have?”

soa eai  Reasons for an Enterprise SOA Platform Accessing more real-time intelligence can give your company the flexibility and agility to win in the marketplace. However, multiple and disparate data systems, lengthy integration cycles, and isolated business processes may well be standing in your way. The question then becomes “What kind of IT platform is going to give me the kind of information I really need to have?” Read More