As organizations use enterprise SOA programs to reduce costs, improve agility and reduce risk, they are finding that they need to create a Unified SOA Governance infrastructure that governs a wide range of assets and artifacts through their entire lifecycle. Unified SOA Governance helps enterprises ensure that that services they identify, design and build are relevant and consumable across all distributed and mainframe platforms.
Overview of Akana’s suite for integrated SOA Governance Automation. Akana’s Portfolio Manager™, Repository Manager™, Policy Manager™, and Service Manager™ combine to form a comprehensive Integrated SOA Governance Automation solution, with SOLA™ providing a governable Mainframe SOA platform. The products combine to address the 3 major … ContinuedView Datasheet
For organizations that use IBM WebSphere as the platform for building or consuming web services, Akana offers a Ready-to-Use SOA Governance Automation solution. This paper describes how Akana’s solution, built with extensive, WebSphere specific presets, promotes the use of best-practices throughout an enterprise SOA program … ContinuedView White Paper
For organizations that use Microsoft .NET, WCF or Windows Azure as the platform for building or consuming web services, Akana offers a Ready-to-Use SOA Governance Automation solution. This paper describes how Akana’s solution, built with extensive, Microsoft specific presets, promotes the use of best-practices throughout … ContinuedView White Paper
Software development in the enterprise has never been a simple process. However, in the last decade, with the emergence of SOA, PaaS, private clouds, and cloud hybrids, the SDLC has become exponentially more challenging. A strong development governance platform is essential in this environment. This … ContinuedView White Paper
Implementing SOA as a technology solution can increase complexity with many loosely-coupled services that fail to deliver the benefits of SOA. SOA can only be successful if it is well-defined and well-managed. The basis for this is to define the objectives that you expect from … ContinuedView White Paper
This paper looks at SOA Planning Governance, an important part of SOA Governance automation that allows companies to build enterprise services according to plan and priority. This is done by modeling current capabilities and desired architectures against identified and prioritized candidate services. An SOA Planning … ContinuedView White Paper