Enterprise Service Bus: Web Services Meet Message-Oriented Middleware

Kobielus, James
April 2006
Business Communications Review;Apr2006, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p30
Trade Publication
The article features the enterprise service bus (ESB) which refers to a universal middleware environment that supports speedy, standards-based integration across network application environments. An ESB environment provides simplification along several dimensions including unified integration paradigm, modular integration layers, flexible integration patterns, ubiquitous integration-logic deployment and visual integration models. The author also discusses the core ESB architecture, functionality and standards. INSET: Microsoft WCF: Looks, Walks And Quacks Like An ESB.


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