SAP has been making lots of news on the ESA (enterprise services architecture) and SOA (service oriented architecture) fronts. SearchSAP.com interviewed Scott Campbell, co-author of the new book Mastering
Enterprise SOA with SAP NetWeaver and mySAP ERP. Released in October, 2006, the book explores the fundamentals of enterprise SOA, identifies the main considerations for successful deployments, and reviews the many relevant tools and technologies in SAP NetWeaver. In this interview, Campbell, SAP Practice Manager with Austin, Tex.-based MomentumSI, a consulting organization specializing in SOA, addresses:
Q&A: Breaking down SAP's ESA strategy – October 10, 2005: Understanding SAP's Enterprise Services Architecture message is the first step in transitioning a company to a services-based architecture. But many executives are still scratching their heads, according to Naeem Hashmi, chief research officer of Information Frameworks, an IT research and strategic consulting group in Londonderry, N.H.
Expert: SAP offers speed, but Oracle has more nimble approach to SOA: Interest in the service-oriented architecture (SOA) approach to software deployments continues to grow rapidly, and business applications giants Oracle and SAP are each vying for position at the forefront of the movement with two distinctly different SOA philosophies, according to one expert.
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