New Product Provides Pre-Built Use Cases for Many Common Microsoft SOA Deployment Scenarios
Los Angeles, CA. – February 8, 2012 – SOA Software, a leading provider of SOA governance, cloud and enterprise API Management products and a Microsoft Gold Partner, today announced a new product for Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) 6.1. With the goal of helping customers govern a wide range of Microsoft Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) use cases, SOA Software has loaded this product with prebuilt, pretested, and governance-ready WCF services, clients, tools, policy, and documentation.
“This is a ready-to-use Microsoft SOA toolset, designed for nearly instant deployment,” said Alistair Farquharson, CTO of SOA Software. “With a simple startup experience, the WCF 6.1 Agent ready-to-use governance package becomes the foundation for education, training, and best practices—ultimately a springboard for complete governance of a Microsoft SOA infrastructure.”
SOA Software’s product ships with 18 fully-tested use cases. These use cases include areas such as Kerberos, NET.TCP, NTLM, X.509 security, and WsHttpBinding. The Agent also includes support for; governing Microsoft BizTalk applications exposed as WCF services; native NET.TCP binding support in SOA Software Policy Manager; automated certificate provisioning; an enhanced logging framework; and improved operational alerts. The Agents now supports Oracle database connectivity for Windows Server-based Web services. For more information about ready-to-use SOA Governance for Microsoft see www.soa.com/microsoft.
In addition, SOA Software recently announced that Repository Manager 6.4 contains updated integrations with Microsoft leading development tools including Visual Studio 2008 and 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2005, 2008 and 2010. This deep integration both enables .NET developers to search for, investigate and consume services directly from their IDE and to automatically populate services managed within Team Foundation Server into SOA Software’s industry-leading service repository and governance platform.
SOA Software has earned the Gold Independent Software Vendor (ISV)/Software Solutions Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network. The company provides Ready-to-use SOA Governance Automation for Microsoft’s Enterprise SOA platform. This solution approach allows Microsoft customers to have confidence that they are governing Microsoft SOA elements either on their own or as part of a heterogeneous enterprise SOA environment. SOA Software Unified SOA Governance Automation also makes services exposed from applications running on WCF, BizTalk, and ASP.NET visible to and compliant with enterprise policies defined, enforced and audited across other platforms. Services from SAP, IBM, and others become visible to and compliant with enterprise policies defined and enforced across your ASP.NET, BizTalk, and WCF applications.
About SOA Software
SOA Software is a leading provider of unified SOA governance, cloud and enterprise API Management products that enable organizations to plan, build, and run enterprise services and open APIs. The world’s largest companies including Bank of America, Pfizer, and Verizon use SOA Software solutions to transform their business. Gartner placed SOA Software in the Leaders Quadrant for the 2011 “Magic Quadrant for SOA Governance Technologies.” The company is also recognized as a “Leader” by the Forrester Research Waves for Integrated SOA Governance and SOA Life Cycle Management. For more information, please visit http://www.soa.com.