Especially in heterogeneous landscapes of many custom built applications, service orientated architectures can create a significant
value. However SOA is becoming more and more complex today and the people responsible for enterprise architecture management have to
keep control of all dependencies and the evolutionary change among service provider and service consumer.
Software AG is, jointly with more than 40 other software vendors, forming the CentraSite community and provides an open, standard
based SOA governance platform. In parallel to web based access, Software AG and several CentraSite community partners provide
Eclipse based plugins for meta data management, such as service and process descriptions. This talk will show several examples and
the coding model of the SOA management Eclipse plugin. We will also show some real examples out of the financial industry.
Dr. Stefan Ried is VP Strategic Customer Relations at Software AG and is globally responsible for integration products. Stefan
holds a PhD in physics and brings experience from innovative software companies such as SAP and INTERSHOP to Software AG. He
joined Software AG in June 2005 and contributed to the creation of the crossvision SOA Suite.