IBM going for dominance in SOA

Little Gartner analysis on IBM’s latest SOA iniatives. Conclusion : challenging, but not quite there yet ?

… IBM’s new service-oriented architecture (SOA) initiative brings together an attractive set of products, services and templates based on a new architecture. But some of the products are immature and unproven. …


  • Enterprises using earlier IBM products (such as MQSeries Integration and WebSphere Business Integration 4.x): Begin planning for the transition to IBM’s new product offerings.
  • Enterprises considering first-time IBM implementations: Recognize that the new products are unproven, but consider them for non-mission-critical projects.

  • O and there’s that word transition again