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Vendor agreement on specs likely to boost SOA adoption

A move by 18 technology vendors to release key service oriented architecture specifications to an international e-business standards body will boost the adoption of SOA in the enterprise, industry insiders say.

Tibco backs BPEL 2.0 in ESB

Tibco Software has upgraded its BusinessWorks enterprise service bus (ESB) to leverage the Web Services BPEL (Business Process Execution Language) 2.0 specification.

Apache faces Web services spec barriers

Apache officials hope to iron out licensing issues with Microsoft and IBM pertaining to the WS-Security specification so that Apache can add the technology to its open source Axis SOAP stack. Axis is envisioned as a Web services engine for deploying SOAs, according to Apache.

WS-Security receives official blessing from OASIS

Web Services Security 1.0, the foundation specification for creating a security infrastructure around Web services, officially became a standard Monday, paving the way for corporate adoption.

Butting heads over B2B

Companies looking to conduct complex business transactions might expect Web services to enable those efforts. But along the way, they might find some business partners adamant about using another technology for the same purpose, electronic business with XML.

Web services mgmt. gathering steam

With management still a major question in the Web services model, start-ups, major vendors and standards bodies are stepping up efforts to provide answers to corporate customers.

SAML 1.1 ratified, products announced

The OASIS Internet standards consortium said Monday that its members ratified Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) Version 1.1 as an official standard, approving changes to the specification will improve interoperability with other Web services security standards.

Singapore to invest $740M on new e-government push

Singapore launched its Second e-Government Action Plan (eGAP II) Tuesday, promising to make virtually all government services and procedures available online by 2006.

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