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Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide

Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise: A Step-by-Step Guide
Author: David S. Linthicum
ISBN 13: 9780136009221
ISBN 10: 136009220
Edition: 1
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Publication Date: 2009-10-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 264
List Price: $49.99

Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise offers a clear-eyed assessment of the challenges associated with this new world and offers a step-by-step program for getting there with maximum return on investment and minimum risk. Using multiple examples, Linthicum:

  • Reviews the powerful cost, value, and risk-related drivers behind the move to cloud computing and explains why the shift will accelerate
  • Explains the technical underpinnings, supporting technologies, and best-practice methods you ll need to make the transition
  • Helps you objectively assess the promise of SaaS, Web 2.0, and SOA for your organization, quantify value, and make the business case
  • Walks you through evaluating your existing IT infrastructure and finding your most cost-effective, safest path to the cloud
  • Shows how to choose the right candidate data, services, and processes for your cloud computing initiatives
  • Guides you through building disruptive infrastructure and next-generation process platforms
  • Helps you bring effective, high-value governance to the clouds

If you re ready to begin driving real competitive advantage from cloud computing, this book is the start-to-finish roadmap you need to make it happen.