Why Axis2?

As we discussed earlier, web services are moving rapidly and a lot of organizations have moved to web services field. As a result of this, new requirements are encountered and new standards are defined. Especially, the widespread use of Cloud computing also introduces a number of interesting challenges to the web service world. Most of the commonly used commercial Clouds (for example, Amazon, EC2) use a web service as the main management interface. Now people are looking for web services, which perform fast, have reliability, security, and transaction, and above all usability. In addition to the requirements, new WS-* specifications have defined and web service engine need to support those.

As we discussed in the previous section, Apache ...

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