Analyst Firm Positions SOA Software in Leaders Quadrant for SOA Governance

Evaluation based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

Los Angeles, Calif., April 6, 2009 - SOA Software, the leading Integrated SOA Governance vendor today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant in the ‘Magic Quadrant for Integrated SOA Governance Technology Sets, 2009’  report.  According to the Gartner report, “SOA governance is about ensuring and validating that assets and artifacts within the architecture are operating as expected and maintaining a certain level of quality.”

“In my opinion, Gartner has positioned us in the leaders quadrant in recognition of our strong customer traction,” said Paul Gigg, President and CEO of SOA Software. “From my perspective, this is confirmation of SOA Software’s strategy of SOA governance automation on a platform independent basis.”

According to the report, “Customers are looking for solutions to easily integrate with their SOA and integration platforms. The job of integrating SOA governance between disparate domains remains complex…..., ensuring that the technology supports heterogeneous environments is essential.”

SOA Software’s products combine to provide a unified SOA governance solution that is platform-independent, integrating seamlessly with SOA products from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, SAP, JBoss, and Tibco.  The company provides a single enterprise-class integrated solution that delivers centralized SOA planning, lifecycle and operational governance automation.  SOA Software’s Portfolio Manager™ is a Planning Governance product that helps ensure the alignment of SOA Programs with strategic IT investment and business objectives and makes sure that enterprises build the right services at the right time.  Repository Manager™ provides a software development asset (SDA) repository, lifecycle management, and metadata federation solution.  Service Manager™ automatically implements and enforces policies from Policy Manager™SOLA™ provides mainframe programmers with a portal for readily exposing and consuming Web services from IMS and CICS applications. 

The Magic Quadrant for Integrated SOA Governance Technology Sets, 2009 Graphic

About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted November 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The Magic Quadrant graphic was published by Gartner, Inc., as part of a larger research note and should be evaluated in the context of the entire report. The Gartner report is available upon request from SOA Software. 

The complete report is available here, compliments of SOA Software.

1 - Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Integrated SOA Governance Technology Sets, 2009” by Frank Kenney and Daryl Plummer, March 31, 2009

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