WS-I


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WS-I

(1) See wafer scale integration.

(2) (Web Services Interoperability Organization, www.ws-i.org) A consortium founded by Microsoft, IBM, BEA Systems and Intel that is dedicated to the development of Web services. Its goals are to provide guidance and education, to promote interoperability and to ensure that Web services evolve and become widely used.
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We are extremely pleased that Solstice's involvement in the WS-I standards will benefit the community and our customers, as well as define a uniform testing approach for SOA and integration environments that has real-world usefulness.
Today's announcement is "gratifying," said Steve Holbrook, Chair of the WS-I Board of Directors.
As an active member of the WS-I since its inception, webMethods has served the organization in a variety of roles, including editor of the Basic Profile and as the chair of the marketing communications committee.
Since its founding in 2002, WS-I has worked closely with OASIS and other organizations that develop Web Services standards, integrating groups of selected standards and publishing best practices for applying them in the form of Profiles.
Rob Cheng, Oracle's senior product manager for web services and emerging standards and a WS-I member, said: "We expect enforcement to be market driven, by competitors, reviewers and media.
1 is an important update to WS-I's efforts to advance interoperability and security for Web services," said David Burdett, Chair, WS-I Board of Directors.
WS-I offers a range of membership choices: organizations may join as Contributing Members, Associate Members or as Advocates.
During the company's first term on the WS-I board, webMethods' contributions included chairing the WS-I Marketing and Communications Committee, which is responsible for public relations, event management, member recruitment, member retention and WS-I content development.
webMethods already serves in several roles within the organization, including a prominent position in the Basic Profile Working Group as one of the editors of the WS-I Basic Profile.
WS-I is an open, non-profit industry organization chartered to promote best practices for deploying secure, interoperable Web services across platforms, operating systems, and programming languages.
By adding support for WS-I Basic Profile to the existing support for Web services standards such as WSDL, SOAP, ebXML, and UDDI, J2EE technology provides both the Web services programming model and data model that enable developers to build end-to-end applications and services that can be used on any Internet enabled device, anytime, anywhere and by anyone.