Content tagged with Services Oriented
posted in September 2005
Take The 'Web' Out Of 'Web Services'?
Commentary  |  9/28/2005  | 
There's been a lot of blogging lately about the notion that the word "Web" should be dropped from "Web services" leaving only "services" to describe the technology. Jeremy Geelan, of Sys-Con, first raised the issue, quoting a plethora of sources from 19th century philosophy John Stuart Mill to Sun's Jonathan Schwartz and Bill Gates. Among other conclusions he comes to is this one: Microsoft wants to chain "Web services" to the realm of th
IBM Goes For Broke On SOA
Commentary  |  9/20/2005  | 
This week, IBM put its money where its mouth has been for quite some time: on service oriented architectures (SOAs). As part of a massive reorganization of its software and services portfolio, IBM finally announced its long-anticipated enterprise service bus (ESB) that has been in the works for years.
Readers Favor Best-Of-Breed SOA Technologies
Commentary  |  9/13/2005  | 
We have the interesting results of two different SOA polls for you this week, each of which sheds light on the way that SOA technology is being implemented in the enterprise. First, we asked readers if they were depending on smaller, best-of-breed players for their Web services/SOA technologies, or if they were holding out until larger vendors solidified their positions. You told us that most of you (56 percent) have gone with the smaller vendors, as opposed to 44 percent of you, who are waiti
SSO: The Holy Grail Of SOA
Commentary  |  9/7/2005  | 
SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) was in the spotlight again last week. An XML-based framework developed by OASIS Security Services Technical Committee, SAML allows companies to securely and automatically share identity information on the Web.

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