SOAP is a protocol for exchanging XML-based messages over a computer network, normally using HTTP. SOAP forms the foundation layer of the Web services stack, providing a basic messaging framework that more abstract layers can build on. SOAP is the successor of XML-RPC, though it borrows its transport and interaction neutrality and the envelope/header/body structure from elsewhere, probably from WDDX.
Transitioning your organization to a service-defined model will help your IT department deliver critical applications and capabilities that your lines of business need to stay competitive, at the pace your line of business managers need them. This brief discusses five considerations that will help you understand the benefits of the service-defined enterprise and help make the transition from technology-defined to service-defined a smooth one.
SOA implementations tend to be complex, IT decision makers should carefully consider their choice of a SOA platform in terms of its ability to simplify the fundamental development, deployment, and management tasks involved. Read on.
Read this white paper for an explanation of how business process management melds with complex event processing. The combination nets intelligent business processes that react to changing business conditions in real time.
Read this informative whitepaper to learn how, as a Blue Coat customer, you can reap the benefits of Zscaler's comprehensive cloud security solution. Learn how enterprises with legacy proxy appliances-such as Blue Coat ProxySG-will further enhance their security with our unmatched advanced threat protection.
Written by: IDC Abner Germanow, Jonathan Edwards, Lee Doyle IDC believes the convergence of communications and mainstream IT architectures will drive significant innovation in business processes over the next decade.
This executive level brochure provides the strategy behind Information on Demand (IOD), the 5 entry points to IOD and includes a summary of the 2008, information market analyst Ovum’s independent evaluation of IBM's Information On Demand initiative which declared IBM to be at the "vanguard of the unified information management revolution." In this brochure customers will also learn how to optimize their business and create a sustainable competitive advantage.
This paper walks you through the tools and technologies that enable service orientation. The purpose of this paper is to share with you the value of Real-World SOA and a few success stories from our customers who have taken on Real-World SOA projects to support their business vision.
Check the health of your SOA applications now to avoid costly and troublesome “rescue missions” down the road. SOA Healthcheck for infrastructure helps you with your implementations to ensure they meet all the requirements needed to return on your investment. This demo is an overview of the SOA Healthcheck and its benefits. Fix small problems now to avoid big ones later.
This paper explains the constraints in using the legacy systems and the essential of modernizing the legacy systems and strategic alignment of IT with business. We have discussed different approaches towards modernizing the legacy systems and the ways to make your legacy modernization a success. Along the way, we have explained the benefits and possibilities of maximizing ROI and lowering TCOs by effectively modernizing your legacy applications and aligning IT and business practices.
To all but the savviest technologists, today's typical Web-architected enterprise product diagram is a confusing jumble of acronyms and buzzwords and pledges of "true enterprise wide" deployments. Separating the hype from reality is critical for end-users to select enterprise products that deliver the full benefits of true enterprise Web deployment.