Accenture Commits $450M to SOA
The consulting firm plans to spend millions on developing new SOA capabilities over the next three yearsfurther proof of the technology's momentum in big business. (Baselinemag.com)Technology consulting firm Accenture said on July 19 that it will invest $450 million over the next three years on developing new capabilities in service-oriented architecturefurther proof of the technologys momentum in big business. As part of the investment, Accenture will create a new research lab, develop a blueprint for SOA implementation and expand SOA offerings aimed at specific industries. HP is aiming its SOA frameworks at vertical markets. Click here to read more.
SOA refers to a method wherein one application, typically Web-based, is able to enact or use functions contained in another application.