SOA Technology Adoption Seen Reaching 90 Percent in 2006

Aberdeen survey shows enterprises are favoring service-oriented architecture suites and enterprise service bus technology to ease application integration woes


  • SOA "Lite": This approach is based on open-source programs and industry standards and is best suited for small companies, lightweight integration and simple Web services such as employee self-service.

  • Enterprise SOA: This is a suite of SOA middleware for mission-critical and complex installations, best suited for midsize to large companies.

  • SOA ERP: This approach offers midsize and some large companies an entry to SOA via extensions to enterprise resource planning (ERP) application software.

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