There is no shortage of vendors in the marketplace that are marketing their technologies as SOA Governance solutions. It is important to know that you can’t buy SOA Governance. What you can buy are solutions that make your governance processes more efficient, especially when it comes to policy enforcement. In Chapter 4, we introduced the concept of policy-driven infrastructure, which had the following key components:
Policy enforcement points
Policy decision points
Policy information points
Policy management points
Technology can help you in all of these domains, whether it is for pre-project governance, project governance, or run-time governance. The technology solutions that are available today include:
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