Microsoft Looking to Partners for SOA, 'Oslo'By Darryl K. Taft | Print
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Partners will play a big role in seeing Microsoft's "Oslo" service-oriented architecture strategy to fruition.REDMOND, Wash.As part of its ongoing strategy to deliver more service-oriented architecture enabling technology and guidance to its customers, Microsoft and some of its partners have announced new SOA offerings.
For its part, Microsoft released the first public CTP (Community Technology Preview) of its MSE (Microsoft Managed Services Engine) to its CodePlex community development site. A company official announced the release at the Microsoft SOA and business process conference here on Oct. 30.
According to a Microsoft overview describing MSE, it enables service virtualization through a service repository, which helps organizations deploy services faster, coordinate change management, and maximize the reuse of various service elements.
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