Friday, June 18, 2004

SOA: Not a Buzz Word Anymore

SAP is using a service oriented architecture approach to get its customers to upgrade in an evolutionary manner. CEO Prof. Dr. Kagermann points out it is a core strategy for the company.

"[SOA] is not a buzzword. We know what to do and how to do it. The idea of SOA, of services, encapsulated objects and services [is not new]. The technology is there. The performance is there. And we have enough experience from the applications--we know what type of services are required and how to design more generic services. I feel quite confident." Henning Kagermann, eWeek, May 24, 2004

IBM DeveloperWorks has a number of white papers on SOA. Start here ...


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