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Q3 2011

Unified SOA and Cloud Services Governance

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Product Highlight: Atmosphere

SOA Software Enterprises are making business applications available as APIs to drive business growth and expose new opportunities. As a result APIs are reshaping the business landscape as dramatically as the rush to create an Internet presence with a web site did in the late 90s. APIs are becoming the primary way that businesses interact with their customers, reach new markets, and provide the global app development community with the tools to deliver business capabilities to customers.

Atmosphere provides a secure, robust platform that companies can use to share their APIs with the growing developer community. Atmosphere manages, monitors and secures companies' APIs ensuring that they deliver the level of service customers and partners require; the security of corporate and customer information and assets; and the integrity of the corporate brand.

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SOA Software Announces Industry's First Enterprise-Ready API Management Solution

SOA Software, a leading Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and cloud services Governance provider, announced today the availability of Atmosphere, the industry's first true enterprise-ready API Management solution.

Enterprises are making business applications available as APIs to drive business growth and expose new opportunities. As a result APIs are reshaping the business landscape as dramatically as the rush to create an Internet presence with a web site did in the late 90s. APIs are becoming the primary way that businesses interact with their customers, reach new markets, and provide the global app development community with the tools to deliver business capabilities to customers.

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SOA Software Extends RSA® Access Manager into SOA and Cloud Services

SOA Software, a leading Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and cloud services governance services provider, announced today that it has integrated its Policy Manager and Service Manager products with RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE:EMC), Access Manager version 6.1. This integration enables customers to leverage their existing investment in RSA Access Manager to authenticate and authorize web and cloud services transactions.

SOA Software's integration of Policy Manager and Service Manager with RSA Access Manager allows customers to ensure consistent authentication and authorization policy enforcement across web-based and Web services applications and systems.

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Network Products Guide Names SOA Software Winner of the 2011 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards

SOA Software, a leading SOA and Cloud Services Governance provider, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named SOA Software a winner of the Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the Best Deployments category for it work with the State of California Department of Water Resources (DWR). These industry and peer awards from Network Products Guide are the world's premier information technology awards honoring achievements in every facet of the IT industry. Winners from all over the world were honored in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 10 at the 6th annual dinner and presentations.

The State of California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is the operator of the State Water Project, the largest State-built multipurpose project in the United States. The goal was to convert a silo-based organization into a multi-platform entity where IT functionality could be accessed through the entire organization. By incorporating SOA and streamlining the infrastructure, DWR met new State and Federal requirements. The upside was the creation of an agile entity that delivered new applications quickly and cost effectively.

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SOA Software Repository Manager in 2011 Best Product Awards

SOA Software, a leading SOA and Cloud Services Governance provider, announced today that Repository Manager has been recognized as a Best Product Awards finalist by Network Products Guide in the IT Software and Services category. These industry and peer awards are the world's premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry.

Repository Manager is SOA Software's industry leading development governance platform that simplifies the creation, integration, management and promotion of enterprise assets and services throughout the complete development lifecycle. Repository Manager serves to automate the path to SOA and Cloud, enabling customers to rapidly develop, govern and deploy services within the SOA service lifecycle. With its strong integration with leading application development environments such as Eclipse and Microsoft Visual Studio, federation with all major run-time registries like including IBM WSRR, HP SOA Systinet and UDDI registries, and its extensive integration with SOA Software's Policy Manager, Repository Manager enables customers to rapidly govern and deploy services and other software assets from a single point of control within the SOA enterprise lifecycle. Repository Manager is used by Fortune 500 customers to drive application agility and reduce cost and risk in their SOA deployment.

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California Department of Water Resources SOA Project Recognized for Excellence in Deployment

SOA Software, a leading SOA and Cloud Services Governance provider, announced today that State of California Department of Water Resources (DWR) received the award recognition in the "Best Deployments" category for the role SOA Software products played of a comprehensive Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) platform.

"Implementation is where the rubber hits the road with SOA," said Tim Garza, CIO of the State of California Department of Water Resources (DWR). "SOA Software backs up its products with outstanding follow-through in the deployment phase of a major SOA initiative. They are very deserving of recognition for this most important aspect of the enterprise software business."

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SOA Software Named a 2011 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards

SOA Software, a leading SOA and Cloud Services Governance provider, announced today that it has been named a Hot Companies and Best Products Awards finalist in the "Solutions for Enterprise (Large)" category. These awards recognize companies with future potential as well as cite proven products that deliver significant innovation to customers.

Portfolio Manager™ is a ground breaking SOA portfolio management product that helps customers better align IT investments with business initiatives and become more adaptable to their changing requirements. It helps customers identify candidate services and build an SOA roadmap through SOA Modeling (i.e. top-down analysis), Asset Identification (i.e., bottom-up application inventory), and SOA Roadmap Management (i.e., service identification, prioritization and allocation) processes. To achieve these goals Portfolio Manager functions as part of SOA Software's unified SOA Governance automation suite.

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SOA Software Provides Simplified Configuration and Management for IBM WebSphere DataPower

SOA Software, a leading SOA and cloud services Governance provider, announced today the availability of version 6.0 of its Policy Manager for IBM WebSphere DataPower product. The product allows customers to transform their DataPower appliances into an enterprise-class SOA Infrastructure supporting both mainframe and distributed environments.

Policy Manager for IBM WebSphere DataPower provides a centralized configuration and management solution for DataPower.

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SOA Software Achieves "Ready for IBM Rational Software" Validation

SOA Software, a leading SOA and cloud services Governance provider, announced today that it has achieved "Ready for IBM Rational Software" Validation. SOA Software Policy Manager™ for IBM Rational Team Concert is a comprehensive solution offering unique SOA and Cloud Services Governance process and collaboration capabilities to instill consistency and accountability. It allows Rational Team Concert users to participate in an enterprise policy-driven level of governance across the lifecycle of software projects.

The Ready for IBM Rational validation certifies that SOA Software Policy Manager has met the rigorous requirements of Ready for IBM Rational software V7.8.1 for Team Concert integration at the IBM Software Delivery Platform - Software Delivery Lifecycle and Jazz levels of the program. The solution also qualified for the Ready for IBM Rational Best Practices Indicator.

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Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) hold tremendous promise for reduced costs and increased agility for state and local government organizations. But how you implement SOA will determine whether or not you achieve your goals. Struggling with heavyweight, complex, and expensive proprietary SOA platforms can quickly sap any potential ROI gains.
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Cloud computing is rapidly becoming one of the most important parts of a company's IT investment strategy. Cloud computing and SOA are both highly relevant to today's enterprise, and are also highly synergetic. This presentation uses a set of real-world examples to highlight the alignment between SOA and cloud computing initiatives, and the ways in which companies can benefit from the synergies between them with effective cloud and SOA programs and solutions.
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