SOA Software Repository Manager in 2011 Best Product Awards

Repository Manager a finalist in the IT Software and Services category

Los Angeles, CA - May 9, 2011 - 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.

“We are pleased Repository Manager is recognized” said Roberto Medrano, Executive VP of SOA Software. “It is a testament to the capabilities of repository manager to meet the needs of large enterprises to effectively govern their SOA”.

Repository Manager’s capabilities include:

Development Governance - manage heterogeneous asset types from a single source. These assets can include services, components (e.g., .NET, J2EE), legacy systems, and/or knowledge assets, such as patterns and best practices, used by development teams. Repository Manager provides seamless integration with Microsoft, SAP, IBM, and other development platforms.

Federation with Service Registries - discover and publish services from and to runtime service registries including HP SOA Systinet, IBM WSRR, Software AG CentraSite and any UDDI registry to ensure consistency of service definitions through the enterprise.

Asset Import Center - Repository Manager Import Center supports discovery and synchronization from IBM WSRR and UDDI registries.

Integration with Leading Software Development Platforms - reference and replicate assets and artifacts from common SCM solutions.  Provide seamless governance processes across all enterprise software development platforms including Microsoft, SAP, IBM, Eclipse and others.

Configuration Designer Plug-In - This Eclipse plug-in enables users to graphically design governance processes for deployment to their Repository Manager installations.

Effective Asset and Service Management and Deployment - deep integration with SOA Software’s Policy Manager provides compliance policy validation to ensure cross-enterprise compatibility of services and other software assets. Repository Manager can automatically provision service and schema definitions under development to Policy Manager which in turn automatically applies the correct compliance policies for those definitions. Strong integration with development tools ensures efficient operation of the development process.

Discover Assets and Services Collaboratively - comprehensive technical and business search capabilities to ensure that created applications meet business needs.

About Network Products Guide Awards As industry’s leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. The Hot Companies and Best Product awards were created to honor and generate industry wide recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and IT professionals worldwide in every area.  The awards are administered by Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com.

About SOA Software SOA Software is a leading provider of unified SOA and Cloud Services Governance automation products that enable organizations to successfully plan, build, and run enterprise services and PaaS applications. The world’s largest companies including Bank of America, Verizon, and Pfizer use SOA Software solutions to transform their business. For more information, please visit http://www.soa.com.

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