Service Oriented Architecture

To thrive in today's ultra-competitive marketplace, top businesses of all sizes and in all industries are looking for better ways to achieve operational excellence that enables them to run their companies more efficiently and cost-effectively. They need to drive innovation that matters to recognize market needs and respond to them quickly and decisively. 

Service oriented architecture (SOA) is a standards-based and business-driven IT architectural approach to managing services made available by different software packages for reuse and reconfiguration. 

In the past few years, SOA has evolved from being considered a cutting-edge concept for the most forward-thinking companies into a mainstream practice driving real business value in every corner of household-name and local companies alike. The business value that SOA brings is well-established, expanding and mainstream. 

SOA, is an increasingly adopted approach for helping organizations harness maximum business efficiency and effectiveness from the widest possible range of enterprise IT assets. By providing businesses with the opportunity to develop a new degree of competitive differentiation, SOA makes it possible to expand business adaptability and flexibility while delivering faster time to market. It can significantly improve software reuse, flexibility and comprehensibility, and can also improve the visibility of software's value to the business. As a result, SOA can help address the needs of both business and IT stakeholders: acting as a unifying force in IT-business alignment. 

Given the complexity of SOA-based programs and projects, organizations need to prioritize opportunities for SOA deployment, identify qualitative and quantitative SOA value drivers and pinpoint specific SOA initiatives that bring the most value to a business or government. In SOA deployment, very little has been standardized on beyond the use of Web services. Due to the lack of standard technologies, SOA remains challenging to manage for most IT organizations. Buying technologies from several vendors and building the SOA component stack is the most common form of SOA deployment today. 

Oneattain views service-oriented architecture as a key part of developing distinctive capabilities that drive competitive advantage, in any business. Oneattain's approach to SOA assertively seeks opportunities for realizing high performance and responsibly mitigates risk to ensure the highest degree of client success. 

At oneattain, SOA is a central part of how we help our clients have breakthrough business success. Because of this, oneattain is committed to continuing to respond to its clients' needs as they build SOA projects in their own environments, as well as driving advancement and innovation in the SOA space as a whole. 

oneattain's proven record of unlocking innovation and operational excellence with its clients has made it clear how to get the most out of your SOA pursuits. If you haven't already, you can implement a focused SOA starter project for rapid business value and then expand on this value using industry-specific business services and BPM. We support your broadened initiatives with a structured approach to infrastructure and management in support of SOA and throughout, we provide oversight to these projects with proven SOA governance methods. Regardless of where you are with SOA, oneattain can help you extend your business value in a way that's right for you. Start getting greater business value today through an approach to SOA that fits your current capabilities, goals and priorities. 

Key Benefits of SOA 

Faster and more flexible reconfiguration of business processes 
Decrease of operational costs of information technology 
Secure and reliable service levels Implementing upgrades and product enhancements on the fly 
Seamless plug and play of different technology providers and/or custom legacy code 

Architectural Components of SOA used for SOA Deployment 

  • Web Services 
  • Portal Framework 
  • Application Servers 
  • Integration Framework 
  • Security Framework 
  • Analytics Framework 
  • Master Data Management 
  • Enterprise Service Bus 
  • BPM Framework

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