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PUBLIC MARKS from nhoizey with tags soa & sonic

July 2006

CRN | Sonic SOA Offering Balances Flexibility, Maturity

Product pricing, channel discounts and packaging are a bit confusing. Licensing is on either a per-CPU or per-seat basis. An upgrade to the full Sonic SOA Suite adds Sonic Orchestration Server, Sonic XML Server and Sonic Database Service to the mix. Sonic’s SOA Suite is priced at $35,000 per CPU. Most organizations will find the rich functionality of these additional products compelling. Certainly, they make the offering from Sonic as close to an “SOA-out-of-the-box” as you can get in today’s market.

Sonic leads the way toward services-based integration

Workbench does not support BPEL and lacks process simulation capabilities, but its process-orchestration capabilities hit the mark.

Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Software

Forrester Research has recently published the Forrester Wave: Enterprise Service Bus Q2 2006, authored by leading infrastructure analysts Ken Vollmer and Mike Gilpin. This most recent report, which evaluates the top ESB vendors using 100 criteria, cites Cape Clear Software as a leader in the Enterprise Service Bus space

August 2005

Service Oriented Enterprise

It appears as though the Apache ESB project, Synapse, is moving forward. According to InternetNews, Blue Titan, Infravio, WSO2, Sonic and Iona are all supporting it.

LCblog | ESB: time to grow up | Aug 11th 2005 8:32pm

While some of its rivals have descended into a puerile debate about who was first, Sonic Software is showing admirable maturity in its handling of ESB evolution. But will it follow through to the logical conclusion and leave the acronym behind?