SOA made fast and easy

Network appliances for XML processing and ready-made component architectures can help turn your project from painful to powerful

Network appliances for XML processing and the ready-made service component architecture or Windows Communication Foundation can help turn an SOA project from painful to powerful.

Chances are you've already had your hands in a service-oriented-architecture project or two. Of the 11,000 largest enterprises worldwide, 95% are engaged in "some type of effort to implement SOA," says Susan Eustis, president of WinterGreen Research. "Most of these projects have started out as compliance efforts and have been extended to include a dashboard that is used to manage the business. SOA starts out as a small trial initiative before it is expanded."

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