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SOA Software Positioned in the "Leaders" Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for SOA Governance Technologies

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute (October 24, 2011)

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/11 -- SOA Software, a leading provider of SOA governance, cloud and enterprise API Management products, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Leaders" Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for SOA Governance Technologies.* According to the Gartner report, "SOA governance technology is about tracking and monitoring the artifacts in an SOA, enforcing and ensuring compliance with the policies associated with the artifacts and measuring the outcomes related to their use." SOA Software excels in enabling large enterprises to succeed in these endeavors.

"We consider our position in the 'Leaders' quadrant by Gartner to be recognition of the number of enterprise customers with SOA Software governance solutions in production," said Paul Gigg, President and CEO, SOA Software. "We continue to execute on our product strategy, aligning SOA governance needs across multiple stakeholders and delivering end-to-end governance in complex organizations."

According to the report, "...the vast majority of clients approaching this market today are not looking just for a repository for designing services or a few security policies to make sure some services are consumed only by the right entities. They are also looking for a comprehensive technology partner to cover SOA artifacts from planning to retirement and to assign a changing set of policies throughout their life cycle."

SOA Software's products combine to provide a unified SOA governance solution that is platform-independent, integrating seamlessly with SOA products from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, SAP, JBoss, and Tibco. The company provides a single enterprise-class integrated solution that delivers centralized SOA planning, lifecycle and operational governance automation, and API and developer community management. SOA Software's Portfolio Manager™ is a Planning Governance product that helps ensure the alignment of SOA Programs with strategic IT investment and business objectives and makes sure that enterprises build the right services at the right time. Repository Manager™ provides a software development asset (SDA) repository, lifecycle management, and metadata federation solution. Service Manager™ automatically implements and enforces policies from Policy Manager™. SOLA™ provides mainframe programmers with a portal for readily exposing and consuming Web services from IMS and CICS applications. SOA Software's Atmosphere provides a secure, robust platform that companies can use to share their APIs with the growing developer community. Atmosphere manages, monitors and secures companies' APIs ensuring that they deliver the level of service customers and partners require; the security of corporate and customer information and assets; and the integrity of the corporate brand.

*Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Integrated SOA Governance Technologies, 2011, Paolo Malinverno, Daryl C. Plummer, October 17, 2011.

The complete report is available here, compliments of SOA Software.

About SOA Software

SOA Software is a leading provider of unified SOA governance, cloud and enterprise API Management products that enable organizations to plan, build, and run enterprise services and open APIs. The world's largest companies including Bank of America, Pfizer, and Verizon use SOA Software solutions to transform their business. For more information, please visit

About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2011 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The Magic Quadrant graphic was published by Gartner, Inc., as part of a larger research note and should be evaluated in the context of the entire report. The Gartner report is available upon request from SOA Software.

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