SOA Software Announces New Consulting Partner Program

Professional Service Companies Join SOA Leader to Provide Closed-Loop Governance Solutions

Los Angeles, Calif. - June 4, 2007 - SOA Software, the leader in SOA infrastructure systems that provide comprehensive SOA and Web services, governance, security, mediation and management solutions, today launched the SOA Software Consulting Partner ProgramTM.  This program partners SOA Software with professional service organizations to provide the optimal consulting, training, support and development assistance needed by large enterprises deploying SOA solutions. Numerous professional service partners have joined the program: AZORA (Sunnyvale, Calif.), a provider of innovative SOA architectural services, e-brilliance (Conshohocken, Pa.), a highly focused strategic consultancy; ERPWeb.NET (Rock Hill, S.C.), a HUBZone, 8(a), SDB IT Technology Consulting Company; Omnikron (Los Angeles, Calif.), a technology resource provider; and Tekmark Global Systems (Edison, NJ), a providers of information technology, communications and consulting services.

The Consulting Partner Program joins SOA Software’s partner network, which consists of 35 total partners to date among the following categories:

  • Platform Partners, which specialize in operating system and application platforms;
  • Technology Partners, which includes product offerings that add value to or derives value from the SOA Software suite;
  • Value-Added Distributors (VADs) and Value-Added Resellers (VARs), who resell the products and provide customized solutions across global markets; and
  • NEW Consulting Partner Program offered for professional service organizations.

“We are pleased to welcome companies to the SOA Software Consulting Partner Program, as we are working closely with all our partners to deliver product and service excellence for our large enterprise customer base, including more than 100 of the top Fortune 1000 companies,” said Roberto Medrano, executive vice president of SOA Software. “The partnerships with consulting organizations worldwide provide clients, not only with SOA products, but also with consulting capabilities related to the architecture and deployment of SOA.”

The SOA Software product suite has been selected because of SOA Software’s ability to provide closed-loop governance, central policy management, life cycle management along with SOA security, and management. SOA Software can mediate between different standards and ESBs. The SOA Software WorkbenchTM is a closed-loop SOA governance product, integrating UDDIv3 registry technology with a powerful repository and policy management system. It can be deployed alongside Service ManagerTM, SOA Software’s robust SOA management and security product to provide a comprehensive closed-loop governance system. 

“SOA Software is a natural partnership for us,” said Guy Del Grande, president and CEO of Tekmark Global Systems. “Our global financial clients are looking for development and support services for their legacy systems that can be executed swiftly, effectively and efficiently. The solutions from SOA Software allow us to do that while leveraging the investment in the legacy platform.”

“By combining SOA Software’s solutions with AZORA’s architectural education and consulting offerings, we can provide our customers with a unique ability to achieve the promises of SOA no matter what technology platform they choose,” said Julio P. Roque, CEO of AZORA.

“This relationship with SOA Software is another indication of our growth strategy to position e-brilliance with cutting-edge tools and strategic relationship that enable clients to have agile responses and maintain their strategic competitive advantage,” said Michael Axelrod, president of e-brilliance. “The SOA Software relationship enables us to address the need and the opportunity to develop next-generation, Web-enabled enterprise applications.”

“After a review of various partnerships, ERPWeb.NET chose SOA Software because they offer the best SOA product suite and best fit to SAP in the marketplace,” said Oscar Perez, president of ERPWeb.NET.

“We are very pleased to be leveraging our two plus decades of on-site experience at some of the world’s largest companies to help in enterprise-class SOA initiatives,” said Basu Ghosh, founder and CEO of Omnikron. “SOA is a technology issue, but it is also very much a project, personnel and organizational matter. Working with SOA Software, we can offer a complete solution that takes into account all of these crucial factors.”

Other consulting partners not quoted above are: AgilePath Corporation, Applied Technology Solutions, Inc., eCube Systems, LLC, and IBM Global Services.

About SOA Software
SOA Software is a leading provider of comprehensive enterprise-class SOA Governance, security, mediation, and management.  SOA Software’s products include the award winning Service ManagerTM, WorkbenchTM, and SOLATM.  Service Manager provides a high-performance, scalable SOA management and security solution. Workbench provides a comprehensive closed-loop SOA governance solution. And SOLA is SOA Software’s mainframe Web services solution for CICS programmers. These enterprise-class products combine to create the only comprehensive SOA infrastructure solution available today.  SOA Software is a privately held company backed by leading investors including Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Redpoint, Goldman Sachs, Palisades Ventures Fund and Paladin Capital Group. For more information, please visit http://www.soa.com.

SOA Software, Service Manager, Workbench, SOLA and Network Director are trademarks of SOA Software, Inc.  All other names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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