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Evaluation Shortlist

Cape Clear Software Inc.s Cape Clear 6 This ESB offering directly competes with the Iona and Sonic products, providing good developer and BPM tools and strong standards support (www.capeclear.com)

Iona Technologies Artix 3.0 An ESB platform that provides simple-to-use tool sets with powerful integration capabilities (www.iona.com)

Systinet Corp.s Systinet Server 5.5 A Web services management platform that integrates with middleware products to provide key SOA capabilities (www.systinet.com)

Standard application servers, development tools and middleware platforms With the right kind of development and integration expertise, products such as those offered by leading vendors such as BEA Systems, IBM, Oracle, Sun Microsystems and WebMethods Inc. can be used to build a solid enterprise SOA

Labs Director Jim Rapoza can be reached at jim_rapoza@ziffdavis.com.