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Study: SOA Deployments on Rise

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| While definitions of SOA vary, it generally refers to an IT architecture
| approach that eschews monolithic applications and instead breaks down
| functionality -- such as a customer credit check request -- into
| interoperable "services," theoretically allowing greater development
| flexibility and the potential for re-use.
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| The Link Group conducted the survey for IBM, polling 300 clients that
| attended the company's recent SOA conference, IMPACT 2008.
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| Fifty percent of respondents to it said they are now deploying SOA and 27
| percent reported having projects in the pilot phase.
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http://www.pcworld.com/businesscente...s_on_rise.html


Related:

Red Hat Announces Release of JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform

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| The JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform is intended to maximize flexibility in a
| wide array of deployment scenarios from small-scale integration projects to
| enterprise-wide SOA integration. Built from leading open source projects such
| as JBoss ESB, JBoss jBPM and JBoss Rules, the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform
| offers a light-weight footprint and simple installation for low-cost
| operations. These leading open source projects bring the following
| capabilities to the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform...
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http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/080214/20080214005628.html?.v=1


SOA Platform Supports Oracle Enterprise Linux

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| Oracle announced the general availability of Oracle's JD Edwards
| EnterpriseOne Tools 8.97. This latest release provides an open platform for
| customers to choose hardware, operating systems and database technologies
| based on their unique IT strategies and business requirements. *
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http://www.sys-con.com/read/496185_p.htm
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