This paper discusses adapters and their role in Web services and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).Businesses have spent billions of dollars on Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) technology, but have failed to achieve business agility. Many people are looking to Web services and service-oriented architectures to address some of the failures of traditional EAI. A universal adapter framework enables the same benefits as Web services, but requires less custom code and can be more flexible.
The iWay SOA Management Suite is an all-graphical tool that provides end-to-end management of security, policy, and monitoring, as well as validation of Web services or other components residing within companys Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) infrastructure. The iWay SOA Validation System meets the needs of QA and operations teams, who must validate the services theyve changed before taking them into production. Validates services against the entire set of dependent applications.