Not too long ago, IT organisations turned to service-oriented architecture (SOA) primarily as a way to integrate enterprise applications. But now large companies are using SOA to create components that can be combined and reused as services across multiple applications.
Stories by John S Webster
Mergers and acquisitions have become a way of life across many industries. With vendors, competitors and sometimes their own companies consolidating at a rapid clip, IT managers and staffers at all levels have to stay on their toes in order to ensure job security.