SOA Software and Parasoft deliver integrated test and governance

SOA Software and Parasoft are partnering to offer an integrated governance and testing suite for service-oriented architectures. The partnership will allow end users to combine Web services management and error refactoring for SOA and Web service-based apps.

SOA Software markets a suite of products for building SOA infrastructure. Products include Service Manager, Network Director, Partner Manager for publishing B2B Web services, and SOLA, a mainframe Web services solution for CICS programmers. Parasoft offers SOAtest, a suite of products focused on automated error protection.

"The key to a successful SOA deployment is visibility and consistency," says Wayne Ariola, VP of corporate development at Parasoft. "SOA Software's comprehensive product suite delivers a proven infrastructure for enterprise SOA deployments. Parasoft SOAtest strengthens this infrastructure with our SOA-aware testing framework. The combination of solutions insures consistency and delivers unparalleled visibility into the design, development, deployment and quality of service assets."