SOA Software Named One of “100 Middle Market Security Companies You Should Know”

Annual Ranking at Security Growth Conference Recognizes Achievements in Closed Loop SOA Governance

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - May 30, 2007 - SOA Software, the leading provider of comprehensive SOA and Web services governance, management, security, and mediation solutions, today announced that it has been named one of “100 Middle Market Security Companies You Should Know” by USBX Advisory Services at the annual Security Growth Conference.  The Security Growth Conference is a comprehensive gathering of key global leaders, independent corporate innovators and investment professionals, all attending with the purpose of exploring new business opportunities and ways to leverage their company’s strengths to achieve greater success.  USBX Advisory Services is one of the event’s founders.

SOA Software merited its place on the ranking by USBX in recognition of the company’s advanced security capabilities in the new software paradigm known as Service-Oriented Architecture, or SOA.  In particular, the company was acknowledged for its unique ability to provide security for XML Web Services throughout the entire life cycle of this type of software, from design time through run time - a characteristic known as “closed loop SOA governance.”  The SOA Software WorkbenchTM is a closed-loop SOA governance product, integrating UDDIv3 registry technology with a powerful repository and policy management system. It can be deployed alongside Service ManagerTM, SOA Software’s robust SOA security and management product to provide a comprehensive closed-loop governance system. 

“We are very pleased to be endorsed by thought leaders in such an advanced area of technology,” said Roberto Medrano, executive vice president of SOA Software. “Industry trends show that closed loop SOA governance is becoming the sine qua non of enterprise architecture from here on out.” “The companies we rank are emerging leaders in the next wave of security offerings,” said John E. Mack, III, co-founder and CEO of USBX Advisors.  “The middle market is where we see the most exciting growth and innovation in security.  We have high expectations for SOA Software to lead the market with its comprehensive SOA Governance approach to security.”

The “100 Middle Market Security Companies You Should Know” ranking also includes such firms as Barracuda Networks, Cogent Systems (NASDAQ: COGT), Cybertrust, Digimarc, NetIQ, and VoxCom (TSX: VOX.UN)

About SOA Software
SOA Software is a leading provider of comprehensive enterprise-class SOA Governance, security, mediation, and management.  SOA Software’s products include the award winning Service ManagerTM, WorkbenchTM, and SOLATM.  Service Manager provides a high-performance, scalable SOA management and security solution. Workbench provides a comprehensive closed-loop SOA governance solution. And SOLA is SOA Software’s mainframe Web services solution for CICS programmers. These enterprise-class products combine to create the only comprehensive SOA infrastructure solution available today.  SOA Software is a privately held company backed by leading investors including Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Redpoint, Goldman Sachs, Palisades Ventures Fund and Paladin Capital Group. For more information, please visit

About USBX Advisory Services, LLC
USBX Advisory Services, LLC is a leading boutique Investment Bank providing Mergers & Acquisitions, institutional Private Placement and related Strategic Advisory services to middle-market companies and private equity groups. The USBX value proposition centers on delivering true ‘wall street’ level transaction skills and deep domain knowledge complemented by industry operating experience. The firm has built a strong reputation in the Security, Technology, Consumer, and Business Services sectors as well as a solid foundation of general experience in serving clients in any industry. USBX Partners leading the firm are former industry executives or major bracket senior investment bankers that have managed and negotiated over 500 transactions including engagements involving some of the most successful corporations and private equity groups in the world. USBX is a NASD and SIPC Member, with offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit

SOA Software, Service Manager, Workbench, SOLA and Network Director are trademarks of SOA Software, Inc.  All other names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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