SANTA CRUZ, CA, April 5, 2007 - Enterprises are bullish on the concept of service-oriented architecture (SOA), and adoption is expected to double over the next two years, according to Evans Data Corporation's recently released Corporate Development Issues Survey. In this survey, close to a quarter of enterprise-level developers indicated that they already have service-oriented architecture in place, and another 28% plan to do so within the next 24 months. Adoption of enterprise service buses (currently at 15%) will more than double during this same time, respondents said.
"The SOA software market is poised for healthy growth as large enterprises across all verticals are adopting SOA-based solutions for their business related issues," notes John F. Andrews, President of Evans Data Corporation. "Enterprise integration and the need for flexible business processes continues to drive the demand for SOA as a viable and popular option to achieving competent IT infrastructure.
Other findings from over three hundred in-house corporate developer responses in the Corporate Development Issues Survey:
- Sixty percent of the in-house corporate developers said they will likely increase budget spending on web security allotments over the course of next year, web services came in second in the list of budgeting priorities, followed by integration projects.
- Ten percent of the respondents said they currently have grid computing, respondents indicated that this number will triple, to 30%, within 24 months
- The top reasons for corporations to outsource, to save money (22%), in-house skill shortages (20%), and access to special expertise (17%)
Evans Data Corporation provides regularly updated IT industry market intelligence based on in-depth surveys of the global developer population. Evans' syndicated research includes surveys focused on developers in a wide variety of subjects.
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