Oracle Launches Expanded Service-Oriented Architecture Offering

Enhancements Illustrate Leading Momentum for Oracle SOA and Rapid Integration of BEA Technology with Oracle(R) Fusion Middleware

Enhancements Illustrate Leading Momentum for Oracle SOA and Rapid Integration of BEA Technology with Oracle(R) Fusion Middleware

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Oracle OpenWorld –

News Facts

— Resulting from the rapid integration of BEA Technology with Oracle(R) Fusion Middleware, organizations are expected to benefit from expanded Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) software from Oracle including Oracle SOA Suite 10g Release 3 and Oracle Enterprise Repository 10g Release 3. — Planned enhancements to Oracle SOA Suite 10g R3 include integrations with Oracle Service Bus and Oracle WebLogic Suite, based on BEA AquaLogic Service Bus and BEA WebLogic Server respectively, as well as certification with Oracle WebLogic Application Grid. — Oracle Enterprise Repository 10g R3, the core element of Oracle SOA Governance, is planned to be certified with Oracle SOA Suite and Oracle BPM Suite. The release is also expected to feature expanded governance capabilities that span Oracle and non-Oracle SOA applications. — Today's announcement supports Oracle's strategy of delivering complete, integrated and end-to-end product suites on an open, standards-based middleware and database architecture. Oracle's approach helps customers to simplify computing environments, lower cost and risk, and provides greater choice and flexibility.

Comprehensive SOA Software

— Oracle SOA Suite features the following components: — Oracle JDeveloper — provides a unified design time environment to design services, access services from existing information systems and Business Applications and to design composite applications and business processes. — Oracle BPEL Process Manager – allows organizations to orchestrate disparate applications and Web services into business processes. — Oracle Service Bus — delivers standards-based integration for high-volume, mission critical SOA environments. — Oracle Web Services Manager — governs the interactions with shared services through security and operational policy management and enforcement. — Oracle Business Activity Monitoring– offers a solution for building interactive, real-time dashboards and proactive alerts for monitoring business processes and services. — Oracle Business Rules — enables business analysts and non-developers to easily define and modify business logic. — Oracle Complex Event Processing — provides a rich, declarative environment for developing event processing applications to improve business operations. — Adapters — A broad range of technology and packaged adapters provide high performance and native connectivity to a broad range of information systems, Business Applications, mainframes, TP-monitors and other systems. — Oracle Enterprise Repository provides a solid foundation for delivering governance throughout the SOA lifecycle by acting as the single source of truth for information surrounding SOA assets and their dependencies.

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— Oracle SOA Governance products include Oracle Enterprise Repository, Oracle Service Registry, Oracle Web Services Manager and Oracle Enterprise SOA Management Pack.

Supporting Quote

— "Following the acquisition of BEA, Oracle outlined a comprehensive integration roadmap," said Amlan Debnath, senior vice president, Product Development, Oracle. "The new releases of Oracle SOA Suite and Oracle Enterprise Repository illustrate our rapid progress in unifying leading software from the two companies."

Supporting Resources

— Oracle SOA Governance Data Sheet — Oracle SOA Blog

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