Trends Report

SOA Adoption 2010: Still Important, Still Strong

March 22nd, 2011
With contributors:
Gene Leganza , Lauren Blackburn

Summary

Forrester's survey data shows that service-oriented architecture (SOA) still has strong penetration and high satisfaction rates. Even though today's headlines focus more on cloud computing, mobile applications, and social networking, enterprise interest in SOA-related products remains significant. However, among the four major SOA specialty products, enterprise interest has shifted away from enterprise service bus (ESB) products. Vertical sectors show similar adoption patterns as in past years. This report analyzes the latest SOA adoption data and concludes that SOA is still an important and valuable initiative to pursue.

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