Announced at Gartner AADI in Las Vegas earlier today, SOA Software ( is one of the newest additions to the Microsoft Business Process Alliance. SOA Software's Workbench and Service Manager products provide comprehensive integrated SOA Governance automation capabilities for BizTalk Server 2006 R2 and Internet Information Services (IIS) in Windows Server 2003.

Excerpt from SOA Software's press release:

"SOA Software works with Microsoft products including BizTalk Server 2006 R2, .NET 3.0, Windows Workflow Foundation, SQL Server 2005, 2007 Office System, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, IIS, Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, Active Directory and Certificate Server. The company worked closely with Microsoft throughout the inception and development of Microsoft's ESB Guidance Toolkit for BizTalk Server. The combination of BizTalk Server with SOA Software's Integrated SOA Governance automation products provides a cost effective, comprehensive ESB solution for commoditized business integration.

"We are working with SOA Software on a wide range of SOA initiatives to ensure that our business process management solutions meet the needs of enterprise customers," said Burley Kawasaki, director of product management in the Connected Systems Division at Microsoft. "SOA Software's standards-based integrated SOA Governance automation solutions help customers use our products to quickly implement security-enhanced, reliable business processes."


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