How to Leverage the Cloud for Smarter SOA

While everyone talks about the Cloud, few seem to know what it really is, much less how to leverage Cloud-based solutions to achieve better ROI and grow efficiency. By offloading middleware and middleware management to virtual tools, IT managers can achieve both of the aforementioned goals. But they will need a solid strategy to get there. To really leverage cloud computing resources, IT managers need to be able to create clusters of cloud computing capacity, and intelligently link these to create smarter Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs) for their organizations.